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Recent Conversations Around the FTC Complaint Against Benco, Henry Schein and Patterson

By on February 19, 2018 in Dental Supply

There has been a lot of talk about the Federal Trade Commission’s recently filed complaint against Benco Dental Supply Company, Henry Schein, Inc. and Patterson Companies, Inc.  We want to make sure dentists know who their friends our.  Synergy is a an independent organization founded on the concept of helping to preserve  independent dental practitioners. Together with our vendor partners such as Darby Dental Supply, we work to provide discounts on dental supplies and services for individual dental practices. We work to keep you competitive with the DSO’s and corporate dental groups that are supported by the companies named in the complaint  by the FTC. To read more about the complaint, click here. To learn more about Synergy, well, you’ve already come to the right place. But here’s an article that gives you a bit more background onto who we are and why we started the company.  Happy reading!  ...

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Thanks, Dr. Ed Swift, for a Great CE Lecture

By on January 30, 2018 in Dental Supply

Synergy launched 2018 by hosting its first ever continuing education lecture. Dr. Ed Swift of the UNC School of Dentistry did an amazing job – like we knew he would – updating our guests about things related to adhesive and restorative dentistry. We want to thank all of our sponsors – 3M Oral Care, Darby Dental Supply, Komet USA, Kettenbach LP, Cornerstone Dental Labs and Septodont – for supporting the event. Everyone who attended earned 3 CE credits. We look forward to the next one! Pictured are (L-R) Dr. Ed Swift and Dr. Mustafa Shah-Khan, Founder and CEO of Synergy Dental...

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Synergy Hosts First Annual Continuing Education Event

By on November 8, 2017 in Dental Supply

Synergy, in its mission to help the independent dental practitioner, is hosting its first annual continuing education event. Dr. Ed Swift is the featured speaker.  The topic: Update on Adhesive and Restorative Dentistry.   The event is on Jan. 19, 2o18 in Charlotte, NC.  For more information about how to register, click here or email cbecker@thesynergydentalpartners.com. About Dr. Swift Dr. Ed Swift received his DMD degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in Operative Dentistry from the University of Iowa. He is currently a professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry and the Associate Dean for Education and Chief Academic Officer at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Swift is a member of various professional organizations and is a fellow of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Materials. He also has served on the Dentsply Corporate Education Advisory Board and the 3M Scientific Dentistry Board. Dr. Swift serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, Operative Dentistry, and American Journal of Dentistry and has published over 200 journal articles and is a co-editor of a leading dental textbook, Sturdevant’s Art and Science of Operative Dentistry. A special thanks to our sponsors: 3M Oral Care, Darby Dental Supply, Komet USA, Kettenbach, Cornerstone and...

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The Passionate Dentist

By on June 8, 2017 in Dental Supply

Dr. B. from The Passionate Dentist really hit the nail on the head when he said that we’re out there to really help the dentist. Because we are! We started Synergy back in 2010 on the concept of leveraging the purchasing power of independent dental practices to negotiate discounts on supplies and products needed in the dental field. Synergy has used this purchasing power to negotiate contracts with suppliers throughout the dental industry. You can hear more in Episode 100 of The Passionate Dentist as Drs. Shah-Khan and Richard Offutt share their stories and tell Dr. B their goals as the founders of Synergy. Click here to...

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