Christmas Vocation

Family trees: When not at his practice, Dr. Peter Mutch (at far right), spends his time running Mutch's Hidden Pines tree far with his wife Nancy (third from left) and their sons, (at left) Andy Mutch and Dr. Nate Mutch.

Family trees: When not at his practice, Dr. Peter Mutch (at far right), spends his time running Mutch’s Hidden Pines tree far with his wife Nancy (third from left) and their sons, (at left) Andy Mutch and Dr. Nate Mutch.

THIS TIME OF YEAR, DR. PETER MUTCH MOVES FROM MOLAR ROOTS TO BLUE-SPRUCE ROOTS WITH EASE.
“I’ve been thinking.”
Dr. Pete Mutch jokes that when he utters this phrase, his wife of 39 years prepares for an adventure. “Nan says they are the worst three words that come out of my mouth.”
The Michigan dentist and his wife, who now live 30 miles from where they attended Marlette High School together, met during their senior year. “Went to the prom together, we were king and queen together,” he said with obvious affection.

So when he suggested they and their teenage sons move to 80 acres on the northern edge of the Detroit metro area to turn a family tradition into a family business, the answer was yes.
What began in 1993 as a restoration project on an old farmhouse and barn branched into the Mutch’s Hidden Pines that exists today at 303 W. Newark Road in Lapeer, Mich., which features more than 60,000 Christmas trees of different varieties. Continue reading

For the person who has everything

Tooth in a Jar, Hand Blown Glass, Life Sized Molar
IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS THAT MATTER. The creators of the “Anatomy in a Jar” series promise nothing less than a vacuum-sealed life-sized molar of exceptional detail with this offering. If your gift is seeking to satisfy a dentist with an eye for detail, this may be the perfect, or nearly perfect, option. Tiny dark flecks on the tooth’s surface simulate the real deal. Find it on etsy.com for $95.

Know an outstanding woman in dentistry? Nominate her.

Lucy Hobbs

Benco Dental invites nominations for The Lucy Hobbs Project Awards, which honor exemplary women in the dental community.

Five winners will be honored at our annual celebration June 6, 2014 in Orlando, FL.

The categories are:
Woman to Watch
Successful Practice/Icon in the Industry
Mentorship
Humanitarian
Clinical Expertise

Deadline is January 24, 2014

Visit the link below for more details and to nominate a woman in dentistry today.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LucyHobbsProjectAwardNominationForm

 

Plan your New Year’s resolutions early

3M™ True Definition Scanner shown with the IOS Glidewell TS 150™ mill with IOS FastDesign

3M™ True Definition Scanner shown with the IOS Glidewell TS 150™ mill with IOS FastDesign


1. Stop procrastinating.

2. Embrace innovation.
Benco Dental’s latest offering – the OneVisit solution – provides same day restorations for dental offices everywhere. Find out how the company plans to put CAD-CAM technology within every dentist’s reach at http://www.benco.com/onevisit/