wash2April 26-27, 2016

The DTA Washington Conference has become one of the most important ways you, as a member, can become involved in federal legislation and educate congressional leaders about oral health care and our industry.  The congressional visits DTA members made during the past Washington Conferences had a direct effect on our industry’s victory of the bill passing to delay the excise tax on medical devices.  You are the most valuable resource the industry has when it comes to building relationships with our elected officials and initiating change. Join us in 2016 as we make further strides for our industry!

am3DTA recognizes the importance of providing timely and informative programming as well as opportunities to network with industry peers to ensure our members are on top of trends and issues that are relevant to their businesses.  We also understand that as a unified voice we can have a greater impact on the issues that affect our industry.  Throughout the year and around the country, DTA offers a range of programs and events to address these objectives.  From our Annual Meeting to the Washington Conference to Mini Dental Schools and Emerging Leader events, DTA is always striving to provide our member companies with programming that will position them and their employees for success.  Check back often to see what DTA has planned for you during the coming year.

oakanadcharDate: Thursday, February 25th, 2016
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM CST
Location: Oak + Char, Chicago, IL
Cost: $70 per person*

*Food, wine, beer, soft drinks and gratuities included

Join us in the River North section of Chicago for mingling and modern Midwestern fare at Oak + Char.  Known for their bold flavors and OC Boards, you will be enticed by the food, but will stay for the new connections you’ll make and the camaraderie of DTA members.  According to the Chicago Tribune, Homey meets hip at Oak + Char, a River North spot that boasts a laid-back, neighborhood feel,making it the perfect place for members to network after their first day of Midwinter Meeting.  

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FTFLogoSpending for Dental Care: Who Pays and Why It Matters

FTFarticleDate: Feb. 24, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Pullman Room, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Cost: $129 (includes boxed lunch)

Identifying and implementing programs to encourage and fund oral health care should be a major focus for policy makers, employers, the dental profession and the dental trade.  To provide focus on this critical topic, DTA is hosting the 2016 Future Trends Forum Spending for Dental Care: Who Pays and Why It Matters on Wednesday morning, Feb. 24th at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place prior to the start of the Chicago Midwinter Meeting.

Three hundred DTA members representing more than 100 companies gathered from Oct. 20-23 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, Fla., for the 2015 DTA Annual Meeting where they learned what it takes to achieve growth no matter what. More than 30 first-time attendees participated in this annual networking and educational event for dental manufacturing and distribution professionals. New members in attendance included Anterior Quest, Avalon Biomed, Darkstar Consulting, Doxa Dental, Kaya Dental Supplies, Paige Mead Recruiting, PSA, Inc., Vatech, Verasoni and Wala Enterprises.

You can check out more photos from the annual meeting on our Facebook page.

ELdegustibus2“This is so much fun, cooking and eating at De Gustibus!” one attendee texted back to their colleagues.  In keeping with Thanksgiving themes of food and fun on November 30, DTA’s Emerging Leaders gathered at the De Gustibus Cooking School in New York’s Herald Square for a night of great food, drink and to watch a celebrity chef at work. New York chef Michael Ferraro (Delicatessen and macbar) prepared a four course meal while interactively instructing the group through the preparation of each course. He carefully deconstructed each dish for all cooking levels to understand and offered tricks of the trade. A Sommelier introduced wine pairings with each course and made them available at discounts for the attendees. All received a full menu of recipes, descriptions of each wine and a free subscription to the food magazine of their choice.

View photos from the event.

harborDTA’s Emerging Leaders gathered for a Pacific Harbor Cruise during the recent California Dental Association Spring Sessions in Anaheim. The event provided them with the opportunity to enjoy great networking. DTA Chairman of the Board, Michael Augins (pictured here with DTA Emerging Leader Co–Chairman, Nicolle Campion) joined in the event to share his experiences in the dental industry and encourage greater involvement in the DTA.



Exhibitor Company/Product Description Table #
Abrasive Technology

Abrasive Technology has manufactured the Two Striper line of P.B.S. diamond dental burs since 1971 and provides dental professionals with other diamond abrasive products including Luminescence Plus polishing paste and diamond fiber finishing strips and discs. AT’s newest product offerings include the fiber-reinforced composite Carbopost, Snowpost, and new Snowlight posts, and Stainbuster burs.

Categories: Laboratory Equipment & Services

Advanced Healthcare Limited

AHL manufacturer a range of OEM dental materials including Glass Ionomer restorative materials and cements, composite, bonding and prophylaxis products. These are available either as "own brand" or we also have our own AHL Brand products which can all be seen at We hold ISO 13485, 9001, CE certificates as well as FDA registration, BSI accreditation and BDIA (BDTA) membership.

Categories: Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.)

American Dental Supply

 American Dental Supply has your solution.  We provide dental labs around the world with the finest specialty chemicals and ceramics.  Our mission is to provide you, our valued customers, with the most effective, economical and safest materials available.  Guaranteed.

Categories: Other: Lab Chemical Supplies

American Tooth Industries

American Tooth Industries is comprised of product brand divisions that have manufactured dental products for over 200 years combined; Justi, 150 years, Leone, 80 years, Pozzi, and Major; each recognized as a world leader in the field. ATI sells synthetic resin teeth, acrylic specialty items, abrasives, and orthodontic products.

Categories: Laboratory Equipment & Services

Avalon Biomed, Inc.

Avalon Biomed is a small company creating and manufacturing best-in-class products that are globally affordable. Our award-winning bioactive cements are inorganic hydraulic formulas using the latest in materials technology.  From vital pulp therapy to perforation repair to root canal sealing, our products are used in general dentistry and endodontic procedures.

Categories: Other

Blossom/Mexpo International Inc.

Blossom Brand is well recognized in the US and International Market for its Latex, Nitrile, and Vinyl exam gloves as well as its dental supplies such as Face Masks and Dental Dams. Having been in the infection control business for over 26 years, we genuinely understand the importance of excellent protection and we are committed to provide these products to all dental professionals. In short, we are a partner you can trust to grow with!

Categories: Infection Control, Laboratory Equipment & Services, Supplies & Instruments

Brasseler USA

Leading instrumentation provider to the dental profession. Product offering includes clinical and laboratory diamonds, carbides and polishers; a complete line of endodontic instrumentation and equipment; clinical and laboratory hand instruments; dental hygiene instrumentation and handpieces for operatory, laboratory, oral surgery/implant, endodontic and hygiene uses.

Categories: Supplies & Instruments

CDM Center of Excellence, Ltd.

Dental Consumbles and Disposables, Dental Cotton Rolls, Endodontic Instruments , mixting tips ,sterilization Reels/Pouches, Dental Needles ,Barrier Envelope , Barrier Films.Face Mask, Non Wowen Products,Oral Surgical Implantology Kit 

Categories: Infection Control, Other

Centrix, Inc.

Centrix was started by a dentist to "Make Dentistry Easier". Whether it is developing materials that have faster setting times or delivery systems that make processes simpler, our focus is to improve the art and science of dentistry, especially restorative dentistry. We want to deliver what dental professionals need, results. As a company founded by a dentist - for dentists - our pledge is to make your lives easier and your practice more productive.

Categories: Supplies & Instruments, Other


Crosstex is dedicated to delivering innovative infection prevention and control products for patients, caregivers and other healthcare providers which improve outcomes and save lives.  With a reputation for developing and commercializing these unique and innovative solutions for the challenges faced by the global healthcare community, Crosstex is the industry “go to” company especially as it relates to Compliance, PPE and Sterility Assurance products and protocols.  With 11 manufacturing and distribution facilities – 7 in the United States and 4 internationally Crosstex services the global healthcare community in an efficient and timely manner.  Crosstex – committed to making the practice of healthcare safer.

Categories: Infection Control, Other


Launched in 1985, the DEFEND brand, by Mydent International, has grown into a global leader serving over 45 countries in the manufacturing of high quality infection control products, disposables, preventatives and impression material systems. With over 30 years of reliable service to the healthcare industry, Mydent International manufactures more than 35 percent of consumables used in the dental operatory and a large percentage in other healthcare industries.

From our award-winning sterilization products, impression materials, prophy paste, wipes and lab coats, to our disposables and more, Mydent International manufactures more than 300 items used by healthcare professionals.

Categories: Infection Control, Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.), Supplies & Instruments

Dental Herb Company

Dental Herb Company® has been Improving Oral Health Naturally since 1996. Our professional strength antimicrobial products have proven efficacy in reducing oral bacterial to promote gingival healing, fight periodontal disease and reduce gum inflammation and bleeding. Formulated with a proprietary blend of the finest herbal extracts and essential oils, our premium products provide an ideal Truly Natural, alcohol-free, non-staining alternative to chlorhexidine. We are currently researching distribution opportunities outside the U.S.

Categories: Perio/Oral Hygiene Consumable Products

Denterprise International, Inc.

Denterprise International, Inc., a Florida corporation since 1996, is a specialist with the registration of Medical and Dental Devices and Software with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Categories: Diagnostic Equipment, Imaging Systems

DENTIN Implants Technologies LTD

The DENTIN system, characterized by a minimum number of system components and easy and efficient handling properties

DENTIN Implants, a dental implants manufacturer and dental implant supplier of internationally recognized integrated systems and products for oral implantology and restorative dentistry. We are dedicated tousing biocompatible materials, achieving excellent manufacturing quality, and consistent quality control of our products for the safety of patients, dentists, and dental technicians. A important feature of DENTIN products is their ease of handling and satisfaction of the most stringent aesthetic demands.

Categories: Supplies & Instruments

DENTSPLY Raintree Essix

DENTSPLY Raintree Essix provides total appliance fabrication solutions including: Hilliard Thermopliers for Minor Tooth Movement and MTM Clear Aligners.

Categories: Supplies & Instruments

DMG America

DMG America is the exclusive distributor of DMG products such as Icon, the revolutionary treatment for incipient caries and white spots, and other innovative dental materials such as Luxatemp Ultra, Honigum, PermaCem 2.0 and Constic.

Categories: Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.)


Hedy is a premier provider of high quality infection control and dental disposable products. Through our commitment to quality, service and customer satisfaction, we ensure that our distributors and customers receive a great experience from Hedy. Since our inception in 1992, we have been dedicated to providing the best in gloves, masks, dental dams and other disposable products.

Categories: Infection Control, Supplies & Instruments


Founded in 1908, Hu-Friedy is a global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments
and products designed to help dental practitioners perform at their best. Its products, hand-crafted by highly skilled artisans, are known for their precision, performance, longevity, reliability and quality. Headquartered in Chicago, Hu-Friedy’s 10,000+ products are distributed in more than 80 countries and the company maintains offices in Rotterdam, Tuttlingen, Germany, Milan, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Categories: Infection Control, Supplies & Instruments


For more than 40 years, Johnson-Promident has been the trusted source for rotary instruments, handpieces, small equipment, parts and accessories. We maintain one of the broadest product lines in the US to support all needs and price points.

Categories: Supplies & Instruments

Keystone Bosworth

Since 1908, Keystone Industries has maintained a strong reputation of producing innovative high-tech dental products in both the operatory and laboratory realms. We are committed to the goal of total customer satisfaction. We are dedicated to the achievement of this goal by meeting or exceeding our customer expectations for product quality, competitive pricing and prompt delivery and customer service.

Categories: Supplies & Instruments

L&R Manufacturing Company

Manufacturer of Ultrasonic Cleaning Machines, Accessories and Cleaning Solutions.

Categories: Infection Control

Lares Research

Lares Research, the handpiece manufacturer.

Categories: Office Equipment

Maxim Integrated

Maxim Integrated is a $2 billion semiconductor company that is renown for its innovation in Data Logger Products for a wide variety of applications. Maxim Integrated has just completed the development of a data logger for the dental autoclave market.  Maxim’s Data Logging Product reliably monitors every autoclave cycle providing immediate pass/fail readout while requiring no strips to read, interpret or process. It also automatically records and archives the data for every cycle. It does this providing a convenience and a cost advantage to traditional methods.

Categories: Infection Control

MDT Micro Diamond Technologies Ltd

MDT, a world renowned manufacturer of Rotary Instruments : Diamonds - Multi-Use and Single-Use, Carbides and Polishers, offers Superiority through Technology thanks to state-of-the-art automated production processes. MDT Diamond burs are made with the finest quality premium select diamonds, hardened ground Swiss made Stainless Steel Shanks with strict tolerance, special in house developed Triton® coating process for More Diamond per Diamond® and color coded rings on all burs for quick grit identification.
MTD Rotary Instruments cover all needs in clinics and labs.
MDT: Efficiency in your hands.

Categories: Supplies & Instruments, Other
Medental International

Medental manufactures dental consumables, composites, enamel bonds, fissure sealants, and all kinds of cements.

Categories: Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.)


Medicom.® Trust in Quality. Like you, we never compromise. Our commitment is to help to make the world safer and healthier by offering consistent, reliable protection. We use carefully selected materials and engineer our products to offer protection you can count on.  As the maker of Safe brands, we take pride in the protection we offer, so you can take pride in yours.

Categories: Infection Control


MICROCOPY manufactures NeoDiamond- America's #1 Selling Diamond Bur, NeoBurr- Award-Winning Carbides, NeoDrys- Ultimate Parotid Saliva Control and Film & Sensor Flaps. Gazelle Nano Composite Polishers & Bite-Chek - Articulation Film with an easy-grip handle is now available exclusively through Microcopy. It is our mission to provide customer satisfaction by offering truly innovative, effective, high-value products.

Categories: Supplies & Instruments

MTI Dental Products

MTI Dental is an American Manufacturer of Quality Dental Handpieces.
For over 30 years MTI has made the popular Lynx line of Dental handpieces, a favorite among Dentists around the world. MTI low speed Motors and attachments are of outstanding quality and perform at the highest standard. Continuing with the longstanding tradition of innovation, quality, and high performing dental products, MTI has reinvested itself in cutting edge manufacturing and engineering capabilities to once again become a leader in our respected field.  MTI Dental... We are not just salespeople we are American Manufacturers!

Categories: Laboratory Equipment & Services

MYCO Medical

As a leading NMSDC Diversity Certified Supplier, MYCO Medical is committed to bringing Reliability, Innovation, and Value to the healthcare industry with an emphasis on “physician preference” surgical devices and disposables. We offer a range of conventional and safety products that are utilized in the physician, hospital, dental, veterinary, and podiatry markets, including surgical blades and scalpels, blade removal systems, blood collection and infusion sets, procedure needles, and wound care sutures. For more information, visit

Categories: Infection Control, Supplies & Instruments

National Dental Inc.

Developers of the new SiriusMax Advanced Curing System and multiple Intraoral Camera brands. Contact 1.800.392.1171 or .

Categories: Imaging Systems, Supplies & Instruments

Odin Technologies


Categories: Diagnostic Equipment, Imaging Systems, Other

Osseo Scientific

Osseo Scientific is a company dedicated to designing and manufacturing the finest dental handpieces. All of our dental handpieces, such as Low Speed, High Speed, Prophy Handpiece and Angles, dental attachments, implant bone drills, and other dental supplies, are made to the highest standards ,We are committed to technological innovation and up-to-date manufacturing technology. We are known for selling Tens of thousands of dental handpieces to satisfied customers in the US and worldwide. Osseo Scientific is recognized for our commitment to excellence and integrity while offering exceptional dental handpieces, dental supplies, & repair services.

Categories: Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.), Supplies & Instruments

Pac-Dent International Inc.

We specialize in the designing, manufacturing, and wholesale of disposable dental products and small equipment. Our goal is to provide the highest quality products with competitive prices and professional services. For more information, visit our booth and browse our website at

Categories: Diagnostic Equipment, Infection Control, Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.), Supplies & Instruments

PDT, Inc./Paradise Dental Technologies

PDT, Inc. We've been crafting the finest dental instruments in the world in our family-owned business since 2000. We've brought to market such products as the original Montana Jack® Scaler, the O'Hehir New Millenium™ Curettes and the Wingrove™ Titanium Implant Instruments. We also manufacture and provide the finest instrument cassettes. Check out our new Restorative and Surgical Line! 

Categories: Diagnostic Equipment, Infection Control, Supplies & Instruments, Other

Pomee USA Inc.

Dental Surgical Instruments.

Categories: Supplies & Instruments


We provide implant abutments and attachment solutions for nearly every implant system on the market at a great discount. We also provide innovative products for prosthetic dentistry and labs.

Categories: Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.), Supplies & Instruments, Other

Prima Dental

Prima Dental is a precision dental instruments company supplying over 100 countries. We're driven by the pursuit of better. Better design, better engineers and better dental products. We supply best in class precision products to dental instrument distributors and in turn dental practices around the world. Our bur range covers the spectrum of dental requirements from heavy duty crown removal to fine detail cosmetic finishing.

Categories: Laboratory Equipment & Services, Supplies & Instruments

Pro2 Solutions, Inc.

Specializing in the development , manufacturing, and distribution of Infection Control products. Cranberry brand offers unique proprietary value-added products while Beesure brand offer end-users eco-friendlier alternatives. Products include" Latex/Nitrile/Vinyl gloves, Face Masks, Dental Dams, and other disposable products. 

Categories: Infection Control

Pulpdent Corporation

Pulpdent manufactures high-quality products for the dental profession, including ACTIVA BioACTIVE Restorative, Base-Liner and Cement, Embrace P&F Sealant, and Tuff-Temp Plus. 

Categories: Other: Dental Materials


Dust Collection and Air Purification Equipment

Categories: Laboratory Equipment & Services

Ronvig Dental Products

Manufacturer of innovative high-end instruments for injection and restorative treatments. We will be demonstrating CALAJECT, our computer-assisted injection system for local anaesthesia. We will also be showing ASPIJECT SAFE, our new safety syringe with built-in protection against needle stick injuries. Read more at

Categories: Supplies & Instruments


Recherches Techniques Dentaires (RTD) is the world leader and inventor of fiber-reinforced composite posts. Leading brands include DT Light-Post® and Macro-Lock®, both featuring patented Illusion® color change technology, and their patented X-RO fibers. RTD provides private label brands, and there are specialty posts come such as Fibercone. The company also makes a variety of pre-impregnated splinting and reinforcement fiber products utilizing only the highest quality Quartz fibers, as well as fiber- reinforced composite CAD CAM blocks and discs, resin cements, core build-up materials dual-purpose resins and universal dental adhesive.

Categories: Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.), Supplies & Instruments

Sable Industries Inc.

Sable sells premium quality after market handpiece and small equipment parts, high speed and slow speed handpieces, and a 100% natural microbial eVac cleaner called Bio-Pure.

Categories: Infection Control, Supplies & Instruments

Select Dental-Blazer Products

IPR Products,Interproximal Recpricating System,Photo Mirrors,Fog Free Photo System,Doctors Eye Mirror System,Maxicure Cure Lights,MegaTray.

Categories: Diagnostic Equipment, Laboratory Equipment & Services


Septodont is recognized as the world leader in local anesthetics and anesthetic accessories. In addition , Septodont provides restorative materials and specialty products.

Categories: Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.)


Sino-Dental: The most influential dental exhibition in Asia Pacific region. Date: June 9-12, 2016. Venue: China National Convention Center (CNCC), Beijing, China. The one and only dental exhibition officially recommended by the Department of Commerce of P.R. China. Formally supported by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology of Germany in 2013. A total exhibition area of 45,000 sqm and over 2,000 booths in all. More than 700 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions. Over 100,000 visitors from 90 countries. Latest dental technology & scientific advances. Excellent Chinese products with competitive price and service. One-stop solution for product purchasing. Most ideal business platform, with business cooperation developing, potential market exploring, and partner hunting. Top-level academic seminars and workshops.

Categories: Other: Trade Show


Since 1973, SUVISON has provided global oral healthcare information online and offline on professional, technical, human, commercial and industrial resources to the world dental community. It offers informative, promotional, advertising and marketing services closely related to the dental trade and industry worldwide, by operating the Suvison web sites ( and and publishing the printed and web editions of, i.e., the WORLD DENTAL YEARBOOK and the GUIDE TO THE WORLD DENTAL INDUSTRY BY COUNTRY, with codified information in eight languages. Aimed at dental professionals and dental trade and industry, its sites feature over 2,000,000 pages of extremely informative content.

Categories: Other

VH Technologies Ltd.

Creators of DiaShine, the Benchmark Polish, we create finishing and polishing solutions for all dental restoration materials.

Categories: Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.), Supplies & Instruments

Whip Mix

Whip Mix manufactures dental lab products such as Gypsum, Investment, Articulators, Equipment, Waxes, Liquids, Furnaces, 3D Printers.

Categories: Laboratory Equipment & Services

Yates Motloid

Yates Motloid has been providing solutions to the dental lab market segment since 1949. All products have been developed, manufactured, tested, approved, & used by many of the leading dental schools & labs throughout the world.

Categories: Materials (Alloys, Resins, Implants, etc.)



DammeyerThe Emerging Leaders’ wine tasting event was well attended and offered a relaxed networking opportunity after a long day on the show floor at McCormick Place.   Attendees learned about wine pairings from Midmark Corporation‘s Director of Guest Services and trained sommelier, Todd Dammeyer, followed by mingling with fellow colleagues in the dental trade.  The DTA’s Emerging Leaders have become one of the most popular and growing groups with events planned throughout the year in conjunction with other dental meetings around the country. 

“Loved the EL gathering – It gave me an opportunity to meet with DTA members who I have been wanting to get to know better and reacquainted with some old friends,” said Kelly Beauregard of SolmeteX


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DTA’s Emerging Leaders were the toast of Manhattan when they gathered for an evening of fun, food, bowling and networking at the Bowlmor Lanes in the heart of Times Square on Monday, December 1st during the Greater New York Meeting. After an hour plus of enjoying heavy hors d’oeuvres and networking, the entire group hit the lanes to bowl into the wee hours of the evening. Though competitive by nature, a lot of team building exercises ensued as various teams competed with each other in the true spirit of the holiday season.

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