Benco Dental Partners with Keep A Breast Foundation™

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New Fuchsia Gloves and Masks Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Benco Dental is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Keep A Breast Foundation™ (KAB), a group whose mission is to help eradicate breast cancer by exposing young people to methods of prevention, early detection, and support.

Benco Dental customers can now purchase natural extensions® Earloop Masks and Nitrile Plus Gloves in bright fuchsia and a donation will be made to KAB.

“KAB’s approach to breast cancer awareness is fresh and creative,” said Rick Cohen, managing director of Benco Dental. “This partnership offers our customers the opportunity to participate in a cause that matters to them, while introducing KAB to the dental profession.”

Teaming up with Benco is a natural fit for KAB.

“Last February, the British Dental Health Foundation released a report from Sweden evaluating 3,000 patients; women with tooth loss or gum disease were 11 times more likely to develop breast cancer,” explained Shaney Jo Darden, founder of KAB. “Our partnership with Benco is an opportunity to shed light on what you can do to dentally lower your risk.”

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About The Keep A Breast Foundation
The Keep A Breast Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to help eradicate breast cancer by exposing young people to methods of prevention, early detection and support. Through art events, educational programs and fundraising efforts, we seek to increase breast cancer awareness among young people so they are better equipped to make choices and develop habits that will benefit their long-term health and well-being.

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 more than 50 regional showroom locations and five distribution centers servicing over 30,000 dental professionals in more than 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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