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Ivoclar Vivadent Introduces the Efficient Esthetics Product Portfolio

Posted on Friday, November 30, 2018

Ivoclar Vivadent announces the introduction of its Efficient Esthetics Product Portfolio for direct restorative procedures. Designed to help dentists achieve high-quality esthetic restorations with greater efficiency and predictability, the product combination reduces working steps by up to 58%, without compromising restoration durability. The optimally coordinated products include the Tetric® Evo-Line family of composites, Adhese® Universal, Bluephase® Style LED curing light, and OptraGate® lip and cheek retractor. When used in combination, simplicity meets esthetics for isolating, bonding, restoring, and curing during direct restorative procedures.

High Esthetics

The Tetric® Evo-Line composites include four well-coordinated resins for direct restorative needs and feature refractive index technology to create beautiful, esthetic restorations in true A-D shades. Sculptable Tetric EvoCeram® and flowable Tetric EvoFlow® are universal 2-mm layering composites for anterior and posterior restorations. Sculptable Tetric EvoCeram® Bulk Fill and flowable Tetric EvoFlow® Bulk Fill can both be used for 4-mm bulk placement in the posterior region to save clinicians up to 47% of placement time compared to conventional composites.

High Bond Strength

With Adhese® Universal—a single-component, light-cured adhesive for direct and indirect bonding procedures and all etching protocols—high bond strengths (>25 MPa) can be achieved. The only universal bonding agent available in the innovative VivaPen®, Adhese® Universal achieves predictable results with virtually no sensitivity, while simultaneously promoting cost-effective and efficient use: 3 times more applications per ml compared to bottles.


Reliable Curing

Designed specifically for intraoral polymerization of light-curing dental materials, the Bluephase® Style high powered Polywave™ LED curing light features a 10-mm probe that covers the surface of most preparations in one cycle. Clinically proven to effectively cure all materials, the high powered Bluephase® Style LEDs allow for complete, reliable curing in just 10 seconds.

Quick & Easy Retraction

OptraGate® is the single use, latex-fee lip and cheek retractor with a unique flexibility and elasticity that make it quick and easy for dental professionals to place and comfortable for patients to wear. Available in junior, small, and regular sizes and indicated for a variety of applications—including intraoral scanning and restorative treatments. OptraGate® promotes increased access and visibility of the treatment field and improves treatment procedure efficiency.

About Ivoclar Vivadent

Ivoclar Vivadent is a global leader in innovative materials and processes for quality, esthetic dentistry. The company employs over 3200 people and operates in over 120 countries throughout the world. Ivoclar Vivadent is headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein. Its North American headquarters is based in Amherst, NY. For more information, call 1-800-533-6825 in the U.S., 1-800-263-8182 in Canada.


Innovative Anesthetic Syringe Ensures Stopper Stays Inside Carpule

Posted on Friday, November 30, 2018

The harpoon on traditional aspirating syringes can pull the rubber stopper completely out of the anesthetic carpule when trying to unload or change cartridges, which is not only unsafe, but wastes precious time as well. Invented by a dentist, the plunger on the Pike Anesthetic Syringe features a modified sleeve that positively separates the harpoon from the stopper when retracted. The syringe’s patent-pending design works every time, so practitioners will never have to deal with this hassle again. The Pike Syringe is fully autoclavable and compatible with all standard anesthetic carpules and needles.

For over 35 years, Practicon has partnered with dental professionals to advance patient care, increase productivity and profitability, and heighten professional enjoyment by bringing “practical innovations” to dentistry. Practicon’s growing product line ranges from hard-to-find problem solvers to cost-effective everyday supplies. For more information, visit or telephone (800) 959-9505.

Introducing the Next Generation of Colgate Total® Toothpaste

Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018

Colgate® is excited to introduce the Next Generation of Colgate Total®. New Colgate Total®SF contains a new Stannous Fluoride formula stabilized with Zinc Phosphate that fights plaque-causing bacteria on 100% of mouth surfaces*1 including teeth, tongue, cheeks, and gums, providing the ideal preventive solution for whole mouth health.

Colgate Total®SF effectively fights harmful bacteria while protecting against bacterial repopulation, significantly reducing the overall bacterial load while creating a protective barrier that helps shield against attachment and regrowth. In development for more than a decade, the unique formula of new Colgate Total®SF is the subject of 28 granted patents and 95 pending patent applications.

Offering comprehensive benefits for the whole mouth, the new advanced formula found in new Colgate Total®SF addresses all indications of the original Colgate Total® including plaque, gingivitis, caries, stain removal/whitening, and calculus. Yet new Colgate Total®SF delivers even more benefits than ever before to help patients achieve superior whole mouth health.

Specifically, ongoing clinical testing of new Colgate Total®SF shows superior reductions vs. ordinary non-antibacterial toothpaste in:

✓ Plaque

✓ Gingivitis

✓ Calculus

What’s more, Colgate Total®SF now provides additional new benefits:

✓ Sensitivity relief

✓ Enhanced enamel strength

✓ Odor neutralization

“The advanced fluoride formula of Colgate Total®SF offers significant advantages versus ordinary fluoride toothpaste, and still retains all of the benefits that dental professionals already love about our original Colgate Total,” remarked Dr. Barbara Shearer, Director of Scientific Affairs for Colgate. “Our advanced fluoride formula provides multiple benefits for the whole mouth. These attractive features combined with a great taste make Colgate Total®SF a great tool to empower dental professionals and patients striving to achieve whole mouth heath.”

*Statistically significant greater reduction of cultivable bacteria in saliva and on tongue, teeth, cheeks, and gums with new Colgate TotalSF vs non-antibacterial fluoride toothpaste after 8 weeks, 12 hours after brushing.


1. Colgate Clinical Report 20180316BAC

About Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care, and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s website at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures®, Colgate’s global oral health education program, please visit


The Dawson Academy’s Airway Symposium returns January 2019

Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Dawson Academy’s third Airway Symposium will share the latest information and research about the practical application of diagnosing, evaluating and treating airway and sleep-disordered breathing in children and adults.

The American Dental Association recommends that dentists screen patients for medical and dental problems that can be related to airway disorders, such as TMJ issues, bruxism, teeth erosion, gastric reflux, and esophageal and throat cancer. The two-day Airway Symposium will discuss the anatomical evolution resulting in airway and breathing issues, advancements in recognizing these issues and explain how dentists can evaluate and diagnose these disorders.

Internationally known dentists will bring their expertise in different dental fields to assist other dental professionals to better understand airway and breathing disorders. The instructors at the Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida are:

Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson, general practitioner, senior faculty member and director of dental medicine curriculum at The Dawson Academy. Dr. Wilkerson is a leader in research and education on dentistry’s role in the diagnosis and medical management of disordered breathing. He launched The Dawson Academy’s annual Airway Symposium in 2017 and has lectured on integrative dental medicine, whole health dental treatments and airway/dental sleep medicine all over the world.

Dr. Kevin Boyd, a board-certified pediatric dentist practicing in Chicago. Dr. Boyd is also an attending instructor in the residency-training program in Pediatric Dentistry at Lurie Children’s Hospital. His clinical approach to treating toddlers and children orthodontically focuses on how facial structure, bone growth, and oral hygiene can directly impact a child's sleeping habits, jaw growth, crooked teeth, and breathing patterns.

Dr. Barry Raphael, an orthodontist in New York. Dr. Raphael uses techniques designed to provide children and teens with an optimal airway and breathing pattern by addressing anatomical, physiological and behavioral aspects of growth and development. Dr. Raphael is immediate past-president of the New Jersey Association of Orthodontics and is on the organizing committee for the ADA Conference on Children's Airway Health.

Dr. Marianna Evans, an orthodontist and periodontist in the Philadelphia area. Dr. Evans divides her time between private practice, teaching at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Orthodontics and clinical research. She lectures on airway orthodontics and periodontal plastic surgery. She co-founded the OrthoPerio Institute and recently developed 4D Morphotropic Orthodontics™, an airway-focused preservative orthodontic technique.

During the two-day course, dental professionals will:

-Discover the impact and evolution of airway and breathing disorders from childhood through adulthood.

-Connect the relationship between airway disorders and occlusion.

-Learn how the experts diagnose, evaluate and treat these disorders.

-Understand how to incorporate the concepts into your practice.

The Dawson Academy’s Third Annual Airway Symposium will be held Jan. 18-19, 2019 at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First Street S. in St. Petersburg, Florida. The course provides 16 hours of continuing education (CE) credits.

Registration is available online at

About The Dawson Academy

The Dawson Academy teaches dental professionals to enhance their general dentistry and to confidently solve complex dental problems through multiple interdisciplinary treatment methods. In following The Dawson Academy’s concepts, dentists have significantly increased efficiency and profitability at their dental practices. Based in St. Petersburg, Florida, The Dawson Academy offers in-person courses, hands-on training and local study groups in seven countries, as well as online courses and treatment planning software. More than 30,000 dentists and dental lab technicians have completed The Dawson Academy’s continuing education courses since 1979. For more information, visit 

Zest Dental Solutions Welcomes Tom Stratton as President

Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018

Zest Dental Solutions® is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Stratton as President. Tom has 26 years of experience in the global dental industry, most recently serving as President of Implant Direct, a Danaher company. Before that, Tom held the positions of President, General Manager, and Head of Commercial Operations for DEKA Lasers, Dentsply International, and Zimmer Dental (formerly Sulzer Medical).

“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Tom to the Zest Dental Solutions family,” says Steve Schiess, CEO. “His experience and expertise extends beyond the dental implant space, making him a great fit with our team and portfolio of products.”

Mr. Stratton commented, “I’m excited to be joining Steve and the ZDS Team and helping to further the success in expanding Zest product offerings through multiple channels, including its strategic partnerships in the global implant and consumables market.”


Declining Reimbursement Rates a Key Concern among Dentists, Reports National Survey from Bankers Healthcare Group

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Declining reimbursement rates is the top industry concern among dentists, according to a 2018 national survey from Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financial solutions for healthcare professionals. Nearly three-quarters (72%) of 413 licensed dentists (both practice owners and independent practitioners) surveyed by BHG indicated high levels of concern about this trend’s impact on the industry.

“Lower reimbursement rates mean dentists take in less income, so it’s not surprising that this was the most cited concern among the audience,” said Al Crawford, Original Founder, Chairman and CEO of BHG.

When asked to rate other concerns in the industry, dentist cited:

Impact of DSOs/corporate dentistry: 61% highly concerned

This issue was less like to be a concern among younger dentists (42%) and more likely to be a concern among those practicing in a suburban office (71%)

Increasing competition saturating the industry: 49% highly concerned 

This was more frequently cited by those practicing in an urban (53%) or suburban (51%) location and those aged 35-49 years old (54%)

Government healthcare programs: 43% highly concerned 

This was more likely to be cited by younger dentists (51%) and those working in an urban office (48%)

One-quarter of those surveyed listed “Other” additional industry concerns, including the cost of equipment; availability of equipment; patients’ access to care; cost of education; and insurance.

BHG's National Survey of Dentists examines financial concerns, business outlook and social media use across dental specialties in the United States. To learn more about how BHG works with dentists, please visit:

About Bankers Healthcare Group 

Bankers Healthcare Group provides innovative, hassle-free financial solutions to healthcare professionals. Since 2001, BHG has provided more than $3.5 billion in financial solutions to satisfied customers nationwide and worked with over 110,000 practitioners. BHG is proud to maintain partnerships with leading healthcare industry associations, and is continually recognized for innovation, growth, and being a best place to work. BHG is partially owned by Pinnacle Financial Partners. To learn more, visit, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. 


Benco Dental Presents Five Solutions to GNYDM Audience

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Benco Dental has introduced five insightful solutions from its vendor partners and branded lines. Among them: groundbreaking offerings from Herman Miller, PRO-SYS, Carestream Dental, exocad GmbH, and Convergent.

  • Herman Miller Compass: The sophisticated furnishings of Herman Miller and Nemschoff have been used in stylish, versus sterilizing, healthcare environments for five decades, elevating the human experience of care. As a Herman Miller Healthcare dealer, Benco Dental offers oral health professionals an elevated new world in which to work. Compass cabinetry for the dental operatory presents a system designed for change. Components are easily assembled, removed, rearranged, and refreshed. Storage can be quickly relocated; dental utilities can be easily accessed, added, or modified; and damaged product can be easily replaced without demolition. Tiles and components are wrapped in durable material that requires no edge banding. The results: unmatched flexibility with a seamless, cleanable, durable surface. Intelligent design and efficient installation make the purchase price affordable.

  • PRO-SYS VarioSonic: After two years of R&D, Benco Brands is proud to release the PRO-SYS VarioSonic electric toothbrush—the first sonic toothbrush specially designed for healthy patients, as well as patients with compromised soft tissue. With five different brush heads of various stiffnesses in the box and five distinct speeds, the VarioSonic allows 25 possible intensities—perfect for every oral condition. VarioSonic features Dupont™ filaments, the gold standard of dental bristles, a travel case, a battery that lasts a full month, and a beautiful package that dentists will be proud to present to their patients. Best of all, it’s priced at two thirds less than the market leader, so it’s a power brush that anyone can afford.

  • Carestream CS 3100 Milling System: Expand chairside restorative treatment options and deliver aesthetic, accurate, and durable restorations. CS 3100 offers three distinct fabrication options, including milling, grinding, and carving, and delivers hybrid resin and ceramic restorations—ideal for full contour crowns, inlays, onlays, veneers, and three-element bridges. This quiet, vibration-free mill can be used anywhere in the dental practice. Its compact design and small footprint allow ease of installation. Integration makes it all possible—the CS 3100 features integrated compressed air and a cooling circuit, and no water supply or drain is needed. Automatic calibration and easy cleaning and handling offer accessibility for use by every staff member.

  • OneVisit Chairside powered by exocad: At Benco Dental, the OneVisit concept for CAD/CAM same-day dentistry launched in 2014 as the first open in-office restoration production system with a focus on customer choice. At exocad GmbH, ChairsideCAD launched earlier this year as the first complete open architecture CAD/CAM software platform. The result of their recent collaboration: OneVisit Chairside powered by exocad, an open-architecture CAD/CAM software platform for single-visit dentistry. The Chairside workflow is streamlined, easy to learn, and optimized for usage in the dental practice, including a step-by-step guide through the design process. In just a few steps, OneVisit Chairside creates highly esthetic proposals with minimal post processing. Experience matters, and the exocad platform is based on the same proven technology as its lab software, which is renowned for its reliability and robust features.

  • The Next Generation of Solea® by Convergent Dental, Inc.: The new, smaller Solea cuts faster, smoother, and 99.2% anesthesia-free and features enhanced software and improved remote access with a 4G LTE mobile data connection. The industry-leading CO2 all-tissue dental laser, Solea, earned its reputation for enabling dramatic practice growth and reduced stress for dentists and patients by taking anesthesia, bleeding, sutures, and discomfort out of the dental experience. Its latest advancements provide unprecedented clinical performance, significant software upgrades, improved ergonomics, increased accessibility, and a smaller footprint (15% slimmer). Before launch of this platform, Solea dentists reported doing four to six more procedures per day while feeling like they were doing less work. Now they can expect all those benefits with enhanced ergonomics—a lighter, more maneuverable handpiece with improved rotation and a wider range of motion. 

Benco Dental will feature these five insightful solutions, alongside leading-edge services, equipment, and merchandise, at the Greater New York Dental Meeting, through November 28, at Booth 1617.

Convergent Dental Ranked as One of Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018

Convergent Dental ranks on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech companies in North America.

Convergent Dental’s chief executive officer, Mike Cataldo credits teamwork with the company’s 348% revenue growth. He said, "I'm proud of the fact that Convergent Dental is ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in North America again this year. This is a great accomplishment, especially considering the magnitude of the paradigm shift to completely anesthesia-free dentistry. Every department within the company has been firing on all cylinders to make this happen, so credit goes to Team Convergent for this great achievement."

 “Congratulations to the Deloitte 2018 Technology Fast 500 winners on this impressive achievement,” said Sandra Shirai, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “These companies are innovators who have converted their disruptive ideas into products, services, and experiences that can captivate new customers and drive remarkable growth.”

“Software, which accounts for nearly two of every three companies on the list, continues to produce some of the most exciting technologies of the 21st century, including innovations in artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, and robotics,” said Mohana Dissanayake, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Industry Leader for technology, media and telecommunications, within Deloitte’s audit and assurance practice. “This year’s ranking demonstrates what is likely a national phenomenon, where many companies from all parts of America are transforming the way we do business by combining breakthrough research and development, entrepreneurship, and rapid growth.”

About Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™

Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech companies—both public and private—in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2014 to 2017.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

About Convergent Dental

Convergent Dental, Inc. is a privately owned dental equipment and technology company. The Company’s flagship product, Solea®, is the only CO2 laser to be cleared by the FDA for all-tissue indications and delivers an anesthesia-free, blood-free, suture-free experience that you can count on. Solea is a true breakthrough in dental laser technology that delivers a completely different experience for both dentists and patients versus traditional instruments or any laser before. Solea enables better clinical outcomes, dramatic practice growth, and a superior patient experience. For more information, please visit Follow the company on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

About Deloitte

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Henry Schein One Announces Upgrades to TechCentral OmniCore at GNYDM

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018

Henry Schein One, a joint venture of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), announced today at the Greater New York Dental Meeting in New York, NY that its all-in-one network infrastructure solution, OmniCore™ now features a more robust server, increased storage space (both locally and in the cloud) and the ability to connect up to 44 end point connections. This allows OmniCore to deliver complete networking and storage services for larger practices. Offered by TechCentral, OmniCore provides all the essential hardware in one convenient box, and the IT services needed to operate dental practice networks.

“No matter the size of a single practice’s network infrastructure, OmniCore’s new features give customers access to a wider range of IT solutions,” said John DeMark, TechCentral Director of Sales, Henry Schein One. “As we continue to invest in our technology, customers can rely on TechCentral to manage and maintain their dental practice network, taking the IT stress out of dentistry and helping them focus on delivering quality patient care.”

OmniCore is a new IT solution for the dental industry called, “hardware as a service,” which gives customers the option to pay a monthly fee for TechCentral to provide all of the essential hardware and services to run a network infrastructure. Because TechCentral retains ownership of the hardware, the team takes on the responsibility of maintaining, updating or replacing components automatically as they become out-of-date, eliminating common IT tasks from the dentists’ responsibilities. These tasks often include replacing outdated hardware, updating software licenses, maintaining secure firewalls, backing up data and managing network solutions.

“OmniCore has lot of great functionality, but what it boils down to is the security,” said Tamara Whitley, Co-owner and Office Director, Whitley Family Dental. “I love being able to go to sleep at night knowing my office systems are taken care of and my patient data is more secure. You can’t put a price on having peace of mind.”

OmniCore will be showcased at the Greater New York Dental Meeting in New York, NY from November 25 – November 28 at booth #4627. Enjoy a one-stop shopping experience for all your IT needs by visiting,, or call TechCentral at 844.243.6074.

About Henry Schein One

Henry Schein One, the practice management, marketing and patient communication joint venture formed on July 1 involving the products and services of Henry Schein Practice Solutions, a subsidiary of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), Henry Schein's international dental practice management systems, and the dental businesses of Internet Brands, a KKR portfolio company, is a dental technology and services company that delivers innovative software, hardware and services into one connected technology platform that connects practice technology to improve every aspect of practice management, and enhance each step of the patient experience.

The company’s portfolio includes Henry Schein Practice Solutions' products and services such as Dentrix®, Dentrix Ascend®, Easy Dental®, and TechCentral™, European dental practice management systems, including Software of Excellence®, Logiciel Julie, InfoMed®, Exan®, and Labnet®, and web-based solutions such as Demandforce®, Sesame Communications™, Officite™, and™. By integrating the dental practice technology dental teams’ need to manage the practice, Henry Schein One’s products, services, and solutions will streamline patient communications, marketing tasks, and office workflow to help dental teams become smarter, more efficient business managers.

When dentists partner with Henry Schein One, they can rely on our trusted advisors and support staff to help each member of their team use both technology and business management best practices to improve their business and grow.

Henry Schein One is headquartered in American Fork, Utah. For more information, visit

About Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for health care professionals powered by a network of people and technology. With more than 22,000 Team Schein Members serving more than 1 million customers globally, the Company is the world's largest provider of Business, Clinical, Technology, and Supply Chain solutions to enhance the efficiency of office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites.

A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the S&P 500® and the Nasdaq 100® indexes, Henry Schein's network of trusted advisors provides health care professionals with the valued solutions they need to improve operational success and clinical outcomes. The Company offers customers exclusive, innovative products and solutions, including practice management software, e-commerce solutions, specialty and surgical products, as well as a broad range of financial services. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items.

Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 34 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $12.5 billion in 2017, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 15 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit Henry Schein at,, and @HenrySchein on Twitter. 

Henry Schein to Showcase New Solutions and Live Events at the Greater New York Dental Meeting

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018

Henry Schein, Inc, has announced its lineup of new solutions, exclusive product offers, and special events at the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) as part of the company’s broader effort to accelerate the adoption of digital technology in the dental profession. In addition, the booth will feature access to key leaders who can discuss emerging trends impacting practices. 

Visitors to the GNYDM will have the opportunity to learn about Henry Schein’s commitment to helping oral health professionals navigate the world of dentistry through the company’s digital equipment and technology solutions (booth #4225); practice management solutions from Henry Schein One (#4627) - a joint venture of Henry Schein; and financial and business solutions from Henry Schein Financial Services, Henry Schein Professional Practice Transitions, and Henry Schein Business Solutions (#4125). The company is also hosting live events as part of its Classroom series, featuring tips and tools for a productive practice, esthetic solutions for pediatric dentistry, handpiece equipment repair, and many more important topics to help enhance practice success. For the complete schedule of daily events offered by Henry Schein throughout GNYDM, visit the Company’s event landing page. In addition, Henry Schein subject matter experts are being interviewed as part of Henry Schein’s digiTALK series. Video interviews will be featured on Henry Schein Dental’s Facebook page.

“We are excited to showcase Henry Schein’s portfolio of practice management, business, and clinical solutions that customers can rely on to meet their unique practice needs,” said A.J. Caffentzis, President, US Dental Distribution, Henry Schein. “At this year’s Greater New York Dental Meeting, clinicians will learn about—and experience first-hand—our latest investments in digital technology to help them seamlessly integrate these technologies into their workflow. As our customers’ trusted advisor, we look forward to talking to clinicians about what is happening in the marketplace, and providing education on trends that will help them grow their business. Our success is their success.”

Featured Solutions to Enhance Operational Efficiency

Throughout the show, Henry Schein will showcase the latest products offered by Henry Schein, such as 3Shape TRIOS® MOVE, DEXIS™ Titanium, and Planmeca PlanMill® 30 S, as well as the full lineup of Dentsply Sirona’s CEREC® solutions. Henry Schein Dental’s leadership team, along with representatives from Dentsply Sirona, DEXIS, Planmeca, 3Shape, VOCO, A-Dec, and KaVo Kerr will be available to answer questions, suggest customized solutions, and demonstrate new products.

Additional product demonstrations include the latest practice management software solutions from Henry Schein One, including Dentrix® G7 featuring Dentrix Smart Image and OmniCore™. Dentrix® G7 is the upgraded version of the award-winning practice management system, which integrates the Dentrix® patient chart with various image types from several third-party imaging vendors, including 2D, 3D, and CAD/CAM images, helping to automate common imaging and practice management-related activities. TechCentral’s OmniCore™ is an all-in-one network infrastructure solution that provides essential hardware and services needed to operate dental practices' IT needs. 

In addition to product offerings, Henry Schein representatives will be available to discuss its expanded portfolio of practice solutions from Henry Schein Business Solutions and Henry Schein Financial Solutions, including Henry Schein Dental Business Institute, the Henry Schein Practice Analysis tool, and the latest integration of CareCredit with practice management solutions, Dentrix® and Easy Dental® from Henry Schein One, which offers practitioners more financing options for patients. 

Exclusive Show Product Offers

Henry Schein is offering many opportunities for practitioners to take advantage of exclusive GNYDM promotions, including special pricing on equipment and technology as part of its Showroom Red Tag Sale; Cyber Monday Flash Sale on select products; end-of-year savings for treatment center package offerings, as well as 3D imaging and digital impressioning solutions to enhance the patient experience and improve practitioner health; and no payments for six months on new equipment, technology, or off-the-shelf software. New this year, Henry Schein is excited to invite practitioners to its block party where they can "mill around" and learn about exclusive offers on Dentsply Sirona CEREC® and Planmeca PlanMill® Blocks.

Engaging Thought Leadership Conversations 

The Henry Schein Dental booth (#4330) will serve as a broadcast center, featuring #scheinchats, the company’s signature social media series available on Facebook Live that will feature engaging conversations offering perspectives from oral health professionals, nonprofits, and industry-leading supplier partners. Kicking off this series will be Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Henry Schein, and Roopali Kulkarni, President, American Student Dental Association (ASDA), for a conversation about the issues, trends, and opportunities facing dental students as they enter the workforce. This chat represents the third consecutive year in which Mr. Bergman has discussed issues of the day with the presiding president of ASDA, reflecting the company’s commitment to the next generation of dental leadership. For those unable to attend in person, #scheinchats will be livestreamed on Henry Schein Dental’s Facebook page.

Visit Henry Schein Dental to learn more about Henry Schein’s presence at GNYDM, and details on the business solutions and integrated technologies available to help dental practitioners operate a productive practice, attain business goals, and assist in the delivery of quality patient care.

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