How She Does It All – Power & Balance of the Female Dentist.

The topic of the day at Abington Hospital’s Jefferson Health Zaslow Auditorium as presented by Lisa Philp, RDH, drew Lucy Hobbs Project members for an afternoon of insight. Special guest at the event included American Dental Association Immediate Past President Dr. Maxine Feinberg. The Lucy Hobbs Project mission: to empower women in dentistry to drive change and […]

Who is supercharging company growth? Find out at SGF.

Michael Strahan, Pro Football Hall of Famer and Broadcaster. Richard Cohen, Managing Director, Benco Dental. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, multiple Emmy award-winning actor. Seth Meyers, Host, Late Night with Seth Meyers. Deborah Norville, Anchor, Inside Edition. Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff  and senior advisor to President George W. Bush. Jim Messina, President and CEO of The […]

Honesty is the best policy; ADA handles it with humor.

Earlier this month, discussed the dental industry’s humorous attempts to engage patients and the general public at Halloween. With three days to spare before Oct. 31, American Dental Association @AmerDentalAssn member dentists – and even the organization’s President Dr. Maxine Feinberg — donned seasonal gear to answer a burning question: What do dentists give out for #Halloween? Their answers might surprise you, especially […]

Is Benco Dental in harmony with the universe?

In tandem. In balance. In sync. Each phrase accurately describe the way Benco Dental’s CAD/CAM Bootcamp training session taking place in Chicago today conveniently aligns with the June 30 leap second. In case you didn’t read about it on or in your Twitter feed, #leapsecond, the one extra second in your day June 30 evolved from a natural occurrence. explains it succinctly: […]

Fibbers or flossers?

Fourteen percent of adults would rather clean the toilet. Nine percent would rather sit in gridlock traffic for an hour. And 7 percent would rather listen to small children crying on a plane. This according to a survey (results shown above courtesy of American Academy of Periodontology) completed on behalf of the AAP and released this week […]

‘Watson’ helps supplier gain clues to purchasing patterns of dentists

Making headlines for its analytical minds is the largest privately-owned dental supply distributor in the United States. IBM announced today that Benco Dental is using Watson Analytics to unearth Big Data insights to better gauge the true effectiveness of marketing and business programs. “So we’ve gone from a strategy based on gut feeling and following what the rest of the […]


BY ALISON MAJIKES/ Special to Many young people today may be dreaming of becoming a dentist or hygienist when they grow up, but in reality, going to school for a career in the dental field can be a bit pricey, making that dream unattainable for some. Lucky for the future dentists and hygienists, an article on […]