What’s in your backpack?

Thinking spring? The Lucy Hobbs Project and Cradles to Crayons have fall on the brain. More than 230 attendees gathering in Philadelphia to celebrate five years of exemplary women in dentistry arrived with backpacks and school supplies in tow April 27. At its upcoming annual celebration, Thursday and Friday in Philadelphia, the organization invited attendees to donate back-to-school […]

Double bubble = double the impact.

Benco Dental Managing Directors Rick and Chuck Cohen (shown), join the team at the nation’s largest privately owned dental distribution company in their support of the Second Annual Bubble Gum Challenge. During the Lucy Hobbs Project 5th annual celebration of women in dentistry, hosted by Benco Dental April 27 and 28 at Loew’s, Philadelphia, more than 250 attendees will be invited […]

Three cheers for dental innovation!

Shining a spotlight on innovations and the teams behind them, The Edison Awards™, celebrating 30 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced the 2017 Edison Award Winners on Thursday, April 20. With more than 500 senior executives and their guests in attendance, the awards […]

Friday To Do list: #1. Schedule afternoon with an inspirational mentor.

  On a regular basis, Robyn Benincasa inspires people to live beyond expectations. In some instances, this leads to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro or creating an adventure racing team, in others, starting an independent business. Next Friday, April 28, Benincasa, a CNN Hero, three-time Guinness World Record Distance Paddler and Founder of Project Athena Foundation (Survivors […]

A world in miniature: Dentistry and art intersect, again.

Dentists — in every instance artists of the oral cavity — focus on the mouth’s architecture (prosthodontist, oral surgeon), civil (periodontist) and structural (orthodontist) engineering, and interior design (general and cosmetic dentist). Takahiro Iwasaki, an artist in a related medium, constructs original architectural structures (shown, courtesy Colossal) in intricate detail as well. Using the finest bristles of toothbrushes, he […]

Aiming for a better patient experience?

Anutra offers an option that aims to create a better patient experience while increasing the efficiency of a practitioner. How does it work? Anutra leverages the science of buffering – its creators have set out to “revolutionize the delivery of local anesthetics by utilizing science and innovation.”  Founder of Anutra Medical, which neutralizes and delivers dental anesthesia, is Daniel […]

Looking for interior design solutions?

Two juried panels – one international and one based in the U.S. – say that Monica Wilder’s got them. A member of the CenterPoint Design Team at the nation’s largest privately owned dental distributor, Benco Dental, and an Interior Architecture student at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Wilder (shown above, right) recently earned the second of two […]