MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. today announced the launch of new products and partnerships at the Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting and LMT LAB DAY. Building on Henry Schein's mission to improve the lives of those we touch by focusing on practice care so dental professionals and laboratory technicians can focus on patient care, the company will offer daily live scanning with the latest digital scanning devices, as well as feature thought-leader discussions via #ScheinChats, a social media series available on Facebook Live. The company will also host a press briefing on February 23 with the Florida Dental Association Foundation and introduce a new exclusive agreement with Simplifeye, an innovative technology solution available from Henry Schein Practice Solutions, on February 24.
"At this year's Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting, Henry Schein is excited to showcase new solutions that will help enhance practice and laboratory efficiencies," said Tim Sullivan, President, North American Dental Group, Henry Schein. "We are pleased to introduce to the market new products and partnerships that will help practitioners operate a productive practice and deliver the best possible patient experience."
Announcing New Products and Partnerships
Henry Schein Practice Solutions: At Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting, held at McCormick Place, the practice solutions business of Henry Schein, Inc. will launch TechCentral Hybrid Backup Service, which helps dentists efficiently store practice and patient data both on site and in the cloud, providing dentists peace of mind about their storage (#3211).
Henry Schein Exclusives: At the Henry Schein Dental booth (#2819), the company's exclusive products will be demonstrated, including the new Monoject™ Disposable Dental Injector, a pre-loaded, disposable injector designed to streamline patient procedures by eliminating setup and reprocessing steps, as well as new products from Clinician's Choice® Dental Products, Inc., including EVANESCE™ Nano-Enhanced Universal Restorative, material used for both anterior and posterior restorations that is designed to match natural tooth structure.
Zahn Dental: At LMT LAB DAY, held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, Zahn Dental will announce its partnership with Formlabs, designer and manufacturer of three-dimensional (3D) printing systems. On display will be Form 2, a desktop 3D printer, which can be used for a variety of applications that can help improve patient outcomes of surgical procedures (Grand Ballrooms E and F).
Members of the Henry Schein and Zahn Dental leadership team, along with sales representatives, will be available to answer questions about these new products. For more information, please visit Henry Schein Dental and Zahn Dental.
Live Events: At McCormick Place, Henry Schein will once again feature live scanning with Planmeca PlanScan Scanner®, 3Shape TRIOS® Intraoral Scanner and 3M™ True Definition Scanner, which will be held Thursday and Friday at 11:45 a.m. CT and 4:15 p.m. CT., and on Saturday at 11:45 a.m. CT only.
The latest edition of #ScheinChats will also be held—at Chicago Midwinter (Booth #2819) and LMT LAB DAY (Grand Ballrooms E and F)—and feature discussions between Team Schein Members and key industry leaders addressing topics such as leadership and its impact on the bottom line, the emerging role of dental hygienists, and 3D printing in the dental lab. Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, will be accompanied by Dean Kenneth Chance, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, for a conversation about oral care as primary care on Thursday, February 23 at 3:45 p.m. CT. For those who are unable to attend in person, visit Henry Schein Dental's Facebook page to watch the livestream: https://www.facebook.com/HenryScheinDental/.
In addition, Henry Schein will hold press conferences at McCormick Place on Thursday, February 23 and Friday, February 24 at LMT LAB DAY.
- Thursday's event, held at 3:30 p.m. CT, (Hyatt Conference Center, adjacent to McCormick Place, Room: Jackson Park D) will reveal preliminary results of a first-of-its-kind study conducted by the Florida Dental Association (FDA) Foundation and the Florida Mission of Mercy Committee to measure the impact dental outreach events can have on the health of local community members and hospital emergency department usage.
- Friday's event, held at the Dentrix booth (#3211) at 10:00 a.m. CT, will officially announce the company's partnership with Simplifeye as a Dentrix® Connected partner.
For a complete list of Henry Schein events during Chicago Midwinter and LAB DAY, visit www.henryschein.com/CMW2017
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. The company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the S&P 500® and Nasdaq 100® Indexes, Henry Schein employs more than 21,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than one million customers.
The company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items. The company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 33 countries. The company's sales reached a record $11.6 billion in 2016, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 15 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein website at www.henryschein.com.
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