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 […]

COCO Lux: A leap for dental photography

Dentistry could always use a little Broadway-style magic—so give ’em the old razzle-dazzle by shining a spotlight on COCO Lux. Designed and manufactured by the South Korean company HASS, COCO Lux is a big leap for dental photography. It’s compatible with any mobile device and uses both natural and LED lighting for the most accurate […]

Benco Dental’s Lucy Hobbs Project hosts three February events in Midwest

Inspiring speakers, the latest in dental technologies, innovative agendas – The Lucy Hobbs Project invites members of the dental community to experience these at three February events where they can make a difference in their careers, communities and the lives of their patients.

In the Midwest next month, free events will be hosted on the regional and collegiate level; registration is currently open.

“The Lucy Hobbs Project is dedicated to offering diverse events across the country,” said Rachel Pugh, Branding and Communications Manager for Benco Dental. “Whether it be on campus, to connect with students, in collaboration with dentists, to discuss relevant issues or within networking opportunities, to bring colleagues together, our mission is to keep the conversation going and drive dentistry forward.”

Powered by Benco Dental, The Lucy Hobbs Project encourages dental professionals to become part of the movement that is changing the face of dentistry through networking, innovation and giving back.

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FEBRUARY 7 in DUBLIN, OHIO: 
An evening of educational discussion will focus on The Opioid Crisis: What We Don’t Fix Cannot Heal, along with efforts of addiction prevention being made statewide. Phing Saurer, DDS, PhD will serve as emcee for a Lucy Hobbs Project Regional Event at Brick House Blue, 6605 Longshore Street, Suite 240, Dublin, Ohio 43017. Lucy Hobbs Humanitarian Award recipient Sharon Parsons, DDS, will discuss the importance of prevention and opioid harm. Speaker and activist Dr. Parsons founded the nonprofit “A Voice for Sean” for opioid addiction education and advocacy after the loss of her adult son, Sean, to an opioid overdose. A raffle of prizes will benefit “A Voice For Sean.” Dinner and refreshments will be provided and the top 15 nominees in the Columbus area will receive dental support awards. Attendees will earn 1.5 Continuing Education credits while learning and giving back. Register today: Click here.

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  • FEBRUARY 7 in DETROIT, MICHIGAN: A keynote discussion, Giving It Your Heart, aims to inspire dental and hygiene students and dental alumnae from Detroit Mercy to ignite their passions for the profession. This Lucy Hobbs Project YOU Event, hosted in collaboration with University of Detroit Mercy will take place from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m., at the Detroit Mercy Dental Corktown Campus Special Functions Room, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Detroit, Michigan 48208. Attendees will gain insight from Professor Pamela Zarkowski, JD, MPH, BSDH, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University. Desserts and networking are also on the menu. Register today: Click here.

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  • FEBRUARY 21 in CHICAGO, ILLINOIS:  An evening of cocktails and networking at the Riff Music Lounge (3rd Floor) – a Meet-up – will celebrate the formal announcement of the 2019 Lucy Hobbs Project Annual Celebration. Attendees can expect free transportation from the Chicago Midwinter meeting to the venue, 2239 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, Illinois, 60616, along with cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, reach out to Ali Riviello at 570-602-7068 or ariviello@benco.com. Register today: Click to register.

Want to get involved?

To host a regional event, take part in a Lucy Hobbs Project YOU event at a dental school, or attend the 7th Annual Celebration of Women in Dentistry, contact Event Coordinator Ali Riviello at 570-602-7068 or ariviello@benco.com.

About The Lucy Hobbs Project


The national, long-term program, powered by Benco Dental and 10,000 members strong, helps women in dentistry use their voices as a force for change. Named for Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor, the woman who, in 1866, became the first American female to earn a degree in dentistry, this Project aims to bring women together from all facets of the dental profession – dentists, dental assistants, hygienists, receptionists, sales representatives and others. Free to join, it supports the following pillars: innovation, networking, and giving back. To learn more, or to sign up for The Lucy Hobbs Project®, visit: http://thelucyhobbsproject.com/

About Benco Dental

Benco Dental, headquartered in Northeastern Pennsylvania, is the largest privately-owned dental distributor in the United States, offering a full array of supplies, equipment and services to dentists across the nation.  Founded in 1930 by Benjamin Cohen, the company has remained family-owned and focused on its unique mission to “deliver success, smile after smile.” Within the past 88 years, the company has grown from a single downtown location to a national network that includes five distribution centers, and three design showrooms.  Benco, which has been named one of Fortune Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma for the past three years, one of the NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women for the second consecutive year, and Pennsylvania’s Best Places to Work® for 12 of the past 14 years, is proud to feature a highly skilled team of more than 400 professionally trained sales representatives and over 300 factory-trained service technicians. For more information, visit benco.com or call 1.800.GO.BENCO.

 

Calling America’s best young dentists for Incisal Edge 40 Under 40; nomination deadline 02.25.19


Incisal Edge, the premier lifestyle magazine for dental professionals nationwide, will honor America’s finest young practitioners for the 9th consecutive year. Nominations will be accepted through February 25, 2019 at: IncisalEdgeMagazine.com Annually, Incisal Edge’s top 40 Under 40 recognizes innovative and passionate young professionals in dentistry across the U.S. Whether they’re renowned for their medical […]

5 reasons Benco delivers Herman Miller furniture to dentists across the U.S.

At Herman Miller, people are important because they give purpose. From their earliest days as a small town furniture company, to the global family of brands they are today, Herman Miller’s focus has always been people —  colleagues, neighbors, customers and partners. Five years ago Benco Dental, the nation’s largest family-owned dental distributor in the […]

5 ways penmanship can boost your #dentalpractice on #NationalHandwritingDay

Handwriting — yours is as individual as your dental style. In celebration of the this week’s #NationalHandwritingDay — January 23 — put your personal spin on these five suggestions to improve your dental brand, your way. 1. Draft handwritten kudos cards for your #dentalstaff.  ( https://www.bencoprints.com/ ) 2. Personalize birthday messages and #milestonemoment notes to celebrate […]

Incisal Edge collaborates with Dentaltown on print distribution

Dental lifestyle magazine published by Benco Dental expands audience, enhances website — incisaledgemagazine.com When each issue of a national magazine features award-winning journalists and photographers and internationally acclaimed style directors, all dedicated to creating informative, insightful and compelling content about the dental community’s stalwarts, how does it offer even more to its readers? Team up with […]

2019 resolution No. 1: Nominate one of America’s best young dentists for the honor of a lifetime

The Incisal Edge “Top 40 Under 40” is a program aimed at recognizing innovative and passionate young professionals in dentistry. Incisal Edge, the leading lifestyle magazine for dental professionals nationwide, is searching for the top 40 dentists in the U.S. who are under the age of 40 and are setting new benchmarks for outstanding dentistry. Published by […]

Headed to Northeastern PA? This small Dental Museum packs a punch.

America’s largest privately-owned dental distributor has a surprise in store for all who visit its home office situated in the rolling hills of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Neatly tucked amidst the Benco Dental CenterPoint East distribution center and office complex: a fine dental museum. The brainchild of the company’s Chief Customer Advocate, Larry Cohen and his wife, Sally, […]