MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc., the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, will unveil at the Greater New York Dental (GNYDM) Meeting the Henry Schein ConnectDental® Pavilion, which brings together for the first time the industry's broadest array of open solutions designed to help any practice or laboratory enter the digital age.
For practitioners considering integrating digital technology solutions into their practice or laboratory, the Pavilion provides a full suite of innovative, integrated solutions, services and support, as well as global experts who have successfully incorporated digital dentistry and experienced increased efficiency and enhanced patient care. Click here for a schedule of experts appearing at the Pavilion.
Debuting for the first time at the GNYDM meeting, which takes place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from November 27 - December 2, the Henry Schein ConnectDental Pavilion is designed to educate and encourage practitioners to harness the power of digital dental technology for the benefit of the patient and the practice. The Pavilion will showcase open-architecture solutions ranging from digital intraoral scanners, milling and printing devices and materials, to Conebeam 3D imaging, practice management and digital laboratory solutions. Visitors to the Pavilion will also see how Henry Schein's "Practice Analysis Tool" can help identify tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of a practice. In addition, the "ConnectDental Cafe" located within the Pavilion will offer a comfortable spot for visitors to engage with visiting industry experts to learn how these visionaries have incorporated these digital solutions into their practice to deliver an enhanced patient experience.
"Two years ago, Henry Schein unveiled its vision for the future of digital dentistry, and we have made great progress in realizing that vision, most recently through our ConnectDental solution," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. "ConnectDental is a patient-centric model that delivers a complete solution, which represents a transformational change in the dental community. The Henry Schein ConnectDental Pavilion reinforces our mission and commitment to focus on practice care, so that our customers can focus on patient care."
The Pavilion includes a number of Henry Schein's valued supplier partners offering digital dental solutions, and also displays a variety of key products and services. 3M, 3Shape, 360imaging, Bego, Custom Milling Center (CMC), Dental Wings, DDX®, Dentrix®, Glidewell Laboratories, iSy® by Camlog, Ivoclar Vivadent, KaVo Kerr Group, Katana, Planmeca, VHF and Zirlux® are among those highlighted in the Pavilion.
"Relationships founded on trust with our customers and supplier partners lie at the heart of ConnectDental," said Jim Breslawski, President, Henry Schein, Inc., and CEO, Global Dental Group. "The supplier partners of ConnectDental represent the vanguard of the digital dental era. All of us at Henry Schein are proud to represent their products in the marketplace and to demonstrate their significant benefits to our customers."
Reinforcing that the first step into digital dentistry is through ConnectDental, the Henry Schein ConnectDental Pavilion is located just steps away from the Crystal Palace entrance to the Javits Center on the main floor outside the Exhibit Hall. More than 53,000 people are expected to attend the meeting.
"As the largest dental meeting in the United States, the Greater New York Dental Meeting is the ideal location to unveil this exciting new Pavilion," said Dr. Robert Gottlander, Vice President, Global Prosthetic Solutions for Henry Schein, Inc. "The Pavilion is a wonderful educational engagement environment for digital dentistry and a great gateway into the larger world of Henry Schein's offering, represented in our main booth in the Exhibit Hall. It is a must-see for practitioners interested in the significant benefits that digital dentistry can provide to their patients." Click here to view Dr. Gottlander speak about the Henry Schein ConnectDental Pavilion.
In addition to the Pavilion, the full line of Henry Schein's dental offering is showcased at several booths throughout the GNYDM Exhibit Hall, including Equipment/Technology (#4225), Henry Schein ProRepair (#4431), Merchandise / Exclusives (#4636), Henry Schein Professional Practice Transitions (#4633), Henry Schein Practice Solutions (#4627), Zirlux and Digital Materials (#4330), Glove Club (#2405) and Henry Schein Dental Surgical Solutions/Camlog (#4230).
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 the NASDAQ 100® indexes, Henry Schein employs more than 18,000 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 100,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 150,000 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 $10.4 billion in 2014, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 16 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit Henry Schein at www.henryschein.com, Facebook.com/HenrySchein and @HenrySchein on Twitter.
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