Benco Dental Announces New Vice President of Sales and Branch Operations

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Effective January 1, 2012, Mike McElaney will assume the role of Vice President, Sales and Branch Operations at Benco Dental.

Benco Dental is pleased to announce that Mike McElaney will assume the role of Vice President, Sales and Branch Operations effective January 1, 2012. McElaney has served as Benco Dental’s Northeast Director of Sales since April 2011.

McElaney began his career at Healthco International and has more than 30 years of experience in the dental industry. During his career, McElaney has held responsibilities in a number of areas. He has served as a branch manager, regional manager, and Vice President of Sales for HPSC, Inc.; Vice President of Sales and Operations for Reeve Dental supply and, more recently, as the Executive Director of Merchandise and Equipment for Burkhart Dental.

“I am very happy to be a part of the extremely successful Benco Dental team,” says McElaney. “The level of talent our associates possess is unmatched and I look forward to the opportunities this new role presents as the company continues to grow and expand its outreach nationwide.”

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About Benco Dental
Benco Dental, headquartered in Pittston, Pennsylvania, is the largest privately owned, full-service distributor of dental supplies, dental equipment, dental consulting & equipment services in the United States. Founded in 1930 by Benjamin Cohen, the company has remained family owned and focused on the unique mission of “delivering success smile after smile”. During Benco Dental’s 81 year history, the company has grown from a single storefront location in Wilkes-Barre, PA into the nation’s fastest-growing dental distributor with over 50 regional showroom locations and five distribution centers servicing over 30,000 dental professionals in 40 states.

In 2009, Benco Dental reached a new milestone in the company’s long history by unveiling a 272,000-square-foot corporate headquarters, distribution center and equipment showroom in Pittston, Pennsylvania. Benco Dental CenterPoint houses the largest dental equipment showroom in North America, featuring 25 fully functional operatories, 14 operational digital X-rays including 2D and 3D units, three sterilization centers, design & lab concept suites and a summit training center for continuing education courses. The company has additional distribution centers in Fort Wayne, IN, Jacksonville, FL, Dallas, TX, Reno, Nevada.

Benco Dental provides more supply and equipment options than any other full-service dental distributor, an offering enhanced by a comprehensive suite of services, including office design, equipment repair, practice coaching, financing and real estate planning, wealth management, and dental-specific technology solutions. These services are supported by over 420 professionally trained sales representatives and 290 factory-trained service technicians. Put it all together and Benco Dental offers all the tools to enable dental professionals to achieve their desired goals for success. For more information, visit or call 1.800.GO.BENCO.


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