How is one dental company making it easier to find what you need?

Shopping — either you love it or you don’t love it so much. Either way, the nation’s fastest growing dental distributor is making it easier to find what you need. Benco Dental, now servicing more than 35,000 dentists and dental laboratories, is known for its industry-leading online inventory management system Painless®. The latest Benco difference — a newly redesigned website: […]

Will a DNA test help defeat the scourge of oral cancer? PeriRx prepares for battle.

The world’s sixth leading cause of cancer kills one American every hour of every day, according to the National Institute of Health. Intimidating statistics. A new oral cancer screening tool with more than 10 years of research behind it aims to lower that mortality rate. According to an article in, PeriRx LLC’s launch of SaliMark OSCC, […]

Discussing the elephants in the room: Artist shares vision for dental ward

The artist’s challenges: Create artwork that appeals to young patients of varying ages in a location where there exists not one single large wall on which to hang your work for display. Sidenote, must be easy to sanitize. Illustrator Stephen Smith, of the Neasden Control Centre, explained to how those  parameters inspired his designs at Whitechapel Dental Ward: “It […]

Benco delivers singular style to dentistry with Herman Miller and Nemschoff

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 new Herman Miller Healthcare dealer, Benco Dental, the nation’s largest privately-owned dental distribution company, now offers oral health professionals an elevated new world in which to work. […]

Show your dentist some love! Even bad luck can be a bonding experience.

Jimmy Fallon @jimmyfallon showed the world with this Instagram photo Friday (above) that he’s a regular person like the rest of us. He tries to open stuff with his teeth, experiences consecutive misfortunes, and becomes the butt of jokes among his friends and loved ones. His reaction should serve as an example – instead of wallowing in misery, what does […]

‘Hulk’ shares strong bond with Benco Dental

“Many of you know him as ‘The Hulk’,” said Benco Dental Managing Director Rick Cohen, introducing CenterPoint Distribution Center Material Handler Mike Halchak at the company’s home office in Pittston, Pennsylvania,  Wednesday, August 19. Rick, along with Lou Mangino, VP Operations for the nation’s largest privately owned dental distribution company,  and George Rable, VP Culture and […]

More young people turning to dentures to solve smile problems

By Alison Majikes/Special to The areas of the nation that top the list in unemployment also see a prevalence of a condition that could prevent someone from getting a job: missing teeth. According to an article on, the number of working-age Americans with absent teeth seems to be on the rise. The largest example of this epidemic is […]