Henry Schein Dental And American Dental Hygienists' Association Host "Dream
Center" To Mark 100th Anniversary Of Profession
Interactive Operatory Experience Provides Unique Opportunity to See the Latest
Dental Hygiene Equipment and Systems
MELVILLE, N.Y., June 17, 2013
MELVILLE, N.Y., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Henry Schein Dental, the U.S.
dental business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world'slargest
provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical
and animal health practitioners, and the American Dental Hygienists'
Association (ADHA) celebrate 100 years of the Dental Hygiene profession by
hosting the ADHA /Henry Schein Dream Center for the third year at ADHA's 90^th
Annual Session in Boston, MA from June 19-25, 2013. The Dream Center is a
hands-on operatory experience built on the exhibit floor of ADHA's Annual
The ADHA /Henry Schein Dental Dream Center will feature a full operatory with
six product stations for attendees to explore the latest in dental hygiene
technology. Participating companies include: DENTSPLY Professional, Text 2
Floss, Aseptico, Orascoptic, Kerr Total Care and Dental EZ.
Each product station in the ADHA/Henry Schein Dental Dream Center will feature
a five-minute educational session with a sponsoring company representative to
give participants the opportunity to receive a one-on-one, hands-on experience
with featured products.
"Henry Schein Dental is proud to once again partner with the ADHA as part of
our Company's commitment to support the important role of the hygienist," said
Tim Sullivan, President of Henry Schein Dental. "As we help celebrate 100
years of the dental hygiene profession, our hands-on operatory exhibit
provides an excellent opportunity for participating hygienists to explore and
experience the latest in state-of-the-art dental hygiene technology."
"As a former clinical dental hygienist, I know first-hand how important it is
for dental hygienists to feel empowered to purchase new technology and
products for their operatories that enable them to both deliver quality oral
health care and take care of themselves ergonomically at the same time," said
Ann Battrell, MSDH, ADHA Executive Director."As the role of dental hygienists
expands, their opinion on all products within the operatory is truly valued by
the dental practice. The ADHA/Henry Schein Dental Dream Center is the perfect
place for hygienists to get an up-close look at the technologies, which can
improve the operatory not only for patient care, but also for the hygienist
who practices there day-to-day."
About American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)
ADHA is the largest national organization representing the professional
interests of the more than 150,000 dental hygienists across the country.
Dental hygienists are preventive oral health professionals, licensed in dental
hygiene, who provide educational, clinical and therapeutic services that
support total health through the promotion of optimal oral health. For more
information about ADHA, dental hygiene or the link between oral health and
general health, visit http://www.adha.org.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. is the world's largest provider of health care products and
services to office-based dental, medical and animal health 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 NASDAQ 100® Index, Henry Schein employs more than 15,500 Team
Schein Members and serves more than 775,000 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 96,000 branded
products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more
than 110,000 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
25 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $8.9 billion in 2012, and
have grown at a compound annual rate of 17% since Henry Schein became a public
company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at
SOURCE Henry Schein, Inc.
Contact: Susan Vassallo for Henry Schein, Inc., Vice President, Corporate
Communications, (631) 843-5562, firstname.lastname@example.org
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