Benco Family Foundation Tops 1 Million Toothbrush Donations with Gifts to Chicago Public Schools and UIC College of Dentistry

The Benco Family Foundation will donate PRO-SYS® toothbrushes to every Chicago Public School elementary student in celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month as well as contribute an additional 40,000 toothbrushes to the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry community service programs. With these contributions, the Benco Family Foundation will top 1 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tribute to Gertrude E. Curtis, one of the first African-American female dentists

To celebrate Black History Month, let’s shine a spotlight on this unsung groundbreaking woman. Biographical information was in short supply, but The New York Age, an African-American newspaper, featured Dr. Gertrude E. Curtis prominently in its society pages. It was 1909 when Gertrude E. Curtis graduated from the College of Dental Surgery in Philadelphia. Dr. […]

Report: More Americans had car maintenance than teeth cleanings in past 6 months

Dentistry.com releases inaugural 2019 State of The American Mouth Report, platform launch   Earlier this week, Dentistry.com, a dental health hub designed to help people get the best dental care possible, commissioned a survey conducted online by The Harris Poll: its inaugural State of the American Mouth Report, revealing American views and behaviors toward oral and dental care, habits, and priorities. […]