PRO-SYS® VarioSonic® Power Toothbrush Rated +++++ By Dental Advisor

Following an evaluation that included 1,802 brushing sessions by a panel of dentists, hygienists and patients, the VarioSonic® power toothbrush by PRO-SYS® received Dental Advisor’s highest possible rating of +++++, Excellent/Editor’s Choice, based on a 96% overall score. Evaluators noted its performance (“Definitely feels better”), choice of distinct cleaning modes (“I liked the option of […]

Benco Dental announces new partnership with VOCO

Two family-owned companies renowned for setting new standards of innovation unite to drive dentistry forward

Benco Dental announces a new partnership with VOCO, an almost 40-year global leader in the manufacturing of dental materials and technologies.  This collaboration delivers VOCO’s extensive product line of high- quality direct and indirect materials and digital workflow technologies to Benco customers.

“VOCO has a strong heritage of applying intensive research and development to create innovative dental products,” said Chuck Cohen, Benco Dental Managing Director. “Their tenacity in setting new standards, even for products most take for granted, is perfectly aligned with our commitment to driving dentistry forward in every way possible.”

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Chuck Cohen, Benco Dental Managing Director

Benco Dental, headquartered in Northeastern Pennsylvania, is the largest family-owned dental distributor in the United States, offering a full array of supplies, equipment and services to dentists across the nation. Within the past 88 years, the company has developed distribution innovations that have become industry standards and in 2018, launched an Innovation Index. This key metric tracks the percentage of products sold that were introduced in the previous three years.

Based out of Cuxhaven, Germany, VOCO performs extensive research and development in the fields of direct and indirect restoratives, oral care and digital dentistry, setting new standards in the creation of innovative dental products and application aids to provide better solutions to dentists throughout the world. VOCO researchers partner and maintain close contact with over 150 universities and research institutes worldwide, and have been leading several research projects co-sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Research. This has enabled VOCO to act as a technological forerunner in several material development areas. As a leader in Nano-technology, VOCO products have received high praise and recognition in the U.S. with top ratings from The Dental Advisor, Reality and other independent institutes.

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Benco Dental announces a new partnership with VOCO, a 40-year global leader in the manufacturing of dental materials and technologies. Shown is Admira Fusion Nano-Ormocer® Direct Restorative, recipient of top ratings from The Dental Advisor and other independent institutes.

“We see many similarities between Benco and VOCO,” said Leif Ebert, CEO of VOCO America, Inc. “Both companies have been family owned for generations, which gives us the advantage of operating on a mid to long-term strategy rather than having to think quarter-to-quarter. Both companies have achieved enormous growth over the past few decades, and we are looking forward to continuing this success story together.”

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Leif Ebert, CEO, VOCA America, Inc.

VOCO exports to over 100 countries on six continents. Benco’s national network includes five distribution centers and three design showrooms and features a highly-skilled team of more than 400 professionally trained sales representatives and over 300 factory-trained service technicians.

For details, visit benco.com or call 1.800.GO.BENCO.

Benco Dental Announces Distribution Agreement with Align Technology for iTero Element® Intraoral Scanners

Benco Dental, the largest privately-owned dental distributor in the United States, today announced a distribution agreement with Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN), for Align’s family of iTero Element intraoral scanners. This agreement expands Benco’s offerings to the general dentist community with iTero® scanner’s proven digital technology including exclusive visualization software with the Invisalign Outcome Simulator. […]

4 reasons Dr. Kurt Kline believes Herman Miller furniture should be on dentists’ ‘2019 to buy’ list

Mentoring from an oral-implantology legend fueled Dr. Kurt Kline’s 30-year progression into a true “maverick of the healing arts.” “Not long after graduate school, at an [American Academy of Implant Dentistry] meeting, I attended a symposium. I wanted to learn from one panelist in particular—world-class implant dentist Carl Misch—and I told him so. Weeks later […]

Benco Dental to host 7th annual Lucy Hobbs Project celebration this fall in Chicago

Public invited to free Meet-up tonight at Riff Music Lounge; Nominations open for Project’s Awards The Lucy Hobbs Project® will host a Meet-up, an evening of cocktails and networking, tonight, February 21 at the Riff Music Lounge, 2239 South Michigan Avenue, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60616. All are welcome. Tonight’s free event will spotlight details […]

Benco Dental Driving Dentistry Forward Through Innovation

Nation’s largest family-owned dental distributor announces rollout of groundbreaking single-shade composite from Tokuyama, Onset® buffering system compatible with four anesthetics, and Ucreate’s interactive digital art panels Benco Dental, with an 88-year record of delivering success to dental practices, introduces three insightful solutions from its vendor partners and branded lines. Among them: groundbreaking offerings from Tokuyama, […]

The Orbiter — a method to streamline the way a dental practice cures

The Orbiter® XL curing light eye shield system addresses health hazards associated with curing lights at a dental practice by blocking approximately 99.8 percent of harmful near ultraviolet and blue light according to a recent blog at ergocept.com. In addition to the obvious health benefits, this innovation alleviates frustrations long associated with the use of curing […]