Hu-Friedy

Our 10,000 dental instruments and product solutions are sold in over 100 countries, and we have over 900 employees representing and growing our brand around the world. Headquartered in Chicago, we have offices and distribution centers in Italy, Germany, China, and Japan, and a sales force spread over 30 different countries.

Hu-Friedy’s mission is the same today as it has always been – to help dental professionals perform at their best. In order to do that, we have to be at our best, too, because better dentistry starts with us - and we take that responsibility very seriously.

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A Clear Path to Better Room Turnover

Are inefficiencies in the room turnover process impacting your practice?

 

While each operatory in your practice may see ten or more patients daily, and the time in between patients may go by in the blink of an eye, those precious few minutes between patients are critical to the success of the practice and the safety of your patients. Although the steps in infection prevention are numerous, they are all important and the stakes are high.

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4 Things to Look for in Your Composite Restoration Instrument Kit

If you had to pick just one set of composite instruments from the hundreds of designs and combinations available, which would you choose?

This may sound like another one of those “deserted island” questions, but for general and cosmetic practitioners, limiting your setup to instruments which truly help you to be efficient matters. It is much more beneficial to have a few carefully-selected, high-quality instruments at the ready than a dazzling array leaving you wondering what to use next. The world’s best golfers, after all, only carry 14 clubs in their bags.

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It Takes a Village

How Online Communities Are Game-Changers for Dental Clinicians

The online experience has come a long way since those first bare-bones, barely functioning websites that emerged 30 years ago. Today, it’s an omnipresent force that connects our computers and smartphones to appliances, bank accounts, entertainment – and most importantly, people. Lots and lots of people.

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The Truth about Pediatric Crowns

Why primary teeth need the best restorative option available

Tooth decay is the single most common childhood chronic disease according to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In fact, the CDC states 1 in 5 children between the age of 5 and 11 have at least one untreated decayed tooth, and more than 40% of children will have dental cavities by the time they reach kindergarten.

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4 Reasons Not to Miss Hu-Friedy at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting

The Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting is an amazing opportunity for dental professionals to gain insights and education from industry experts, learn about the latest and best dental products and services, and meet up with like-minded colleagues. The event, taking place from February 22-24, is jam-packed, with a wealth of information to digest in just three short days.

5 Ways Instrument Management Keeps Dental Practices Competitive in 2018 kbrown@hu-friedy.com Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:27

Is your practice as efficient as it could be?

In the modern world of dentistry, the status quo is no longer an option. To grow and be successful, dental professionals need to continually improve their practices by asking themselves, “What can we do better?” And as they look to the coming year, there are certain areas of improvement they all want to focus on.

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Artistry, Innovation and Passion

Honoring Hu-Friedy Master Instrument Maker Neville Hammond

Last week, the Hu-Friedy family suffered a tremendous loss when our friend, 52-year teammate, and Master Instrument Maker, Neville Hammond, passed away.

Neville joined Hu-Friedy in 1966 after moving to the U.S. from England, where he earned his Master Craftsman certificate making surgical instruments. His technical expertise and his desire to share his knowledge with
Hu-Friedy teammates were just a few of the many ways he made a difference.