Benco Dental offers dental offices Compass to navigate change, VarioSonic to navigate every oral condition

Nation’s largest privately-owned dental distributor introduces Herman Miller cabinetry system that features interchangeable components for flexibility; launches PRO-SYS® sonic toothbrush to GNYDM audience Navigating change. Innovating. Driving dentistry forward. The nation’s largest privately-owned dental distributor, with an 88-year record of delivering success to dental practices, introduces five insightful solutions from its vendor partners and branded […]

PRO-SYS® VarioSonic® Powerbrush receives ADA Seal of Acceptance

The American Dental Association (ADA) today announced that the PRO-SYS® VarioSonic® Powerbrush receives its ADA Seal of Acceptance. The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs accepted the power toothbrush based on the finding that the product is safe and effective in removing plaque and helping to prevent and reduce gingivitis when used according to the manufacturer’s […]

Are moms-to-be who chew Xylitol gum helping their babies’ futures?

Xylitol consumption by pregnant women might have positive effects on their children, according to a report in Evidenced-Based Dentistry. Nature.com stated that in 11 studies published between 2000 and 2012, involving a total of 601 patients: “Xylitol consumption by mothers with high Mutans Streptococci (MS) levels was associated with a significant reduction in the mother-to-child transmission of salivary Mutans Streptococci.” Does maternal use of […]

50,000 toothbrushes on their way to mouths in need

Ron Lamb, DMD, President of World Dental Relief and the 2012 ADA Humanitarian of the Year (shown) welcomes four pallets July 15 at the World Dental Relief headquarters in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.   Inside these packages: 50,000 Benco Brands toothbrushes on behalf of the PRO-SYS® BuyOne, Give One effort.  Among the benefiting organizations from this donation is KinderSmile Foundation, one […]

Does near record-breaking snowfall support award-winning dental research? Ask Tufts students.

On the cusp of surpassing an all-time snowfall record of 107.6 inches set in 1995-1996, Boston encourages its great healthcare thinkers to break through barriers to knowledge and challenge the status quo. Students at Boston-based Tufts University School of Dental Medicine spent March 4 showcasing research they had prepared under the guidance of talented mentors.   Invading oral cancer […]