How is Fresno, California on the road to more Healthy Smiles?

Prior to 2016, Healthy Smiles Mobile Dental Foundation, Fresno, California provided complete dental treatment with their mobile dental van (illustrated above) to some 5,000 underserved children each year. In 2016, with the “tremendous support from donations,” Tai Hartman, the organization’s Executive Director, said they were able to provide treatment for 7,250 children, and oral hygiene […]

How does a dental distributor better serve its customers?

Benco Dental works with other innovators who are equally committed to “powering the seamless customer journey.” For over 30 years, JDA Software Group Inc. has been the leading provider of end-to-end, integrated retail and supply chain planning and execution solutions.   Early this year, Benco Dental will go-live at its largest site (home office in Pittston, Pennsylvania) with […]

Do you want to discover the hidden leader within you (this Saturday)?

If you’re a woman in dentistry, Mina Paul DMD can offer the pathways and options open to pursue leadership positions. On January 28, Dr. Paul will address attendees at the Yankee Dental Congress Women’s Summit, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, regarding: unique challenges that women face while balancing all aspects of their lives ƒƒthe importance of mentoring […]

Want to visit a Friendlywall?

Stop by Ellis  County Family Dentistry in Waxahachie, Texas, where a warm welcome is by design, per Dr. Seth Atkins’ vision. This Texan, born and raised, built his practice around a commitment to the dental health of his patients. A well-thought out interior design reflects that same dedication. Among the components:  FriendlyWall™ by Finium, to capture warm tones. “Dr. (Seth) Atkins’ goal was to create […]

Need a quick check on infection prevention & control? CDC’s got an app for that.

On a daily basis you most likely monitor everything from the weather to your available funds and quickly satisfy your news, networking, shopping, music and caffeine fixes, all with mobile apps. Why not check your compliance with infection prevention practices? The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a new mobile application (app) — CDC DentalCheck — to assist dental facilities with […]

Do you have the best job? Yes!

Sounds like a reason to celebrate, according to a U.S. News and World Report Best Jobs Rankings which awards dentist the No. 1 position in The Best 100 Jobs. Three contributing factors, according to USNews.com: low unemployment rate, agreeable work-life balance, and comfortable salary. “The need for professionals to examine our teeth, fill and – gulp – refill […]

Where can you Transform Creativity? Chicago, in February.

Two full days of education will feature more than 300 seminars at the largest dental laboratory event in America – the  33rd annual LMT LAB DAY Chicago. Among the seminars, two opportunities presented by Dental Wings “Transforming Creativity,” will feature Dr. George D. Pylant III and Dr. Timothy Hart, focused on “The Gateway to New Dental Implant Digital Workflows” […]

Why are Delaware dental professionals taking it to the mat?

They’re following the advice of Lucy Hobbs Project guest speaker Dr. Carmelina D’Arro. Today at the Duncan Center in Dover, members of the Delaware Dental Hygienists’ Association learn “mindfulness practice for self-care and for excellent patient care” through the one-day program “Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There”. D’Arro, a public health dentist in Wilmington, Delaware and […]