Two days to join a texting challenge for Kids’ Healthy Mouths.

To coincide with National Children’s Dental Health Month, the Ad Council and The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives are extending their successful Kids’ Healthy Mouthscampaign to encourage children to brush their teeth for two minutes, twice a day. Throughout February, the campaign announced the winners of a national video contest (one shown above). They also introduced a new SMS […]

Stem cells from extracted teeth help corneal blindness research

By Kelsi Matylewicz/Social Media Intern, Benco Dental A team at The University of Pittsburgh conducted a study to investigate whether stem cells from human teeth can potentially be used to restore sight in those suffering from corneal blindness. The results: promising news for those with impaired vision. Cornea blindness occurs when the cornea is damaged after an external object […]

Passport ready? IDS is quickly approaching.

By Kelsi Matylewicz/Social Media Intern, Benco Dental  Know as “the industry’s top show for the dental world,” The International Dental Show (IDS) showcases everything associated with the dental care world. Infection control and management systems and tools? Check. Communication and organizational systems? Check. Communication and patient management tools? Check. Dental care kits, surgical machines and equipment? Check. Check. […]

One N.B.A. guard always welcome on the court

Even if they’re being reprimanded for tossing them at refs, or lacking a sanitary spot for temporary storage, N.B.A. players appear to put mouth guards to good use, according to a recent New York Times report by  Andrew Keh.  Surely, it’s scoring points with the American Dental Association, whose surveillance studies of mouth guard users and nonusers have consistently shown that the […]

5,000 reasons to share your vision for the future of dentistry

The 2016 Incisal Edge Design Contest, sponsored by Clarion Financial for the third year, aims to reward creativity and innovation in dental practice design. Incisal Edge, the leading lifestyle magazine for dental professionals, offers an opportunity for national recognition for those with the courage to create a new standard of excellence. Two distinct components define this year’s competition: […]