Need a reason to brush more? Read this.

Worldwide, 30% of people aged 65-74 years have lost all their natural teeth. Data shows that severe gum diseases affect about 5-20% of the worldwide population. According to FDI World Dental Federation’s latest findings on oral health, methods exist to avoid becoming part of these statistics: Regular tooth brushing, at least twice a day, and using fluoride toothpaste are […]

Distracted? Don’t get behind the wheel.

It’s been more than a year since Benco Dental, the largest privately-owned dental company in the United States, launched its Safe Driving Campaign, but the message is evergreen. With more than 400 associates in the field as Territory Representatives, Equipment Specialists and Service Technicians, Benco places top priority on travel safety. Since the National Safety Council recognizes April 2014 as […]

‘Advice for a Happy Life’ accessible to us all

Caption: Bill Murray’s character Phil Connors becomes an expert pianist in his ‘Groundhog Day’ quest for satisfaction. (Photo: Columbia Pictures/Everett Collection) By Chuck Cohen/ Managing Director, Benco Dental A few weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal published an excerpt from a new book by essayist Charles Murray, ‘Advice for a Happy Life,’  that provides five excellent slivers of life wisdom.  […]

Sunday reading? Catch up on a week’s worth of news.

SUNDAY: “Same-day crowns,” digital radiography or X-rays, digital dentures, cone-beam computed tomography (CT) –prime examples of advancements that reflect the growth in digital dentistry, according to USA Today’s  “High-tech teeth” April 6 article. MONDAY: Legislation introduced in California would require warnings on beverage containers with added sweeteners that have 75 or more calories per 12 ounces, […]