Is your workplace the best? The team at one family-owned dental company can say Y-E-S with certainty.
Kristie Ceruti • April 13, 2017
IN THE NEWS
As an organization dedicated to the well-being of both dental patients, dentists and the employees committed to their success, Benco Dental announces it has been named one of the country’s Best Workplaces in Health Care.
Benco Dental is one of the 2017 Best Workplaces in Health Care, according to the global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.
The nation’s largest privately owned dental distributor ranked 29 on the list, which is based on surveys from nearly 88,000 employees across the industry. The results show that team members enjoy a supportive work environment with effective communication and trust in leadership.
They also expressed widespread pride in their work, which reflects Benco Dental’s commitment to delivering a painless and innovative customer experience that improves the business engines, life balance and patient care of dental professionals.
“Benco Dental is truly honored to be selected by Fortune as a Best Workplace in Health
George Rable, Vice President, Culture and People for Benco Dental
Care for the second straight year,” said George Rable, Vice President, Culture and People for Benco Dental. “Speaking on behalf of the Cohen family and senior managers, we believe we have the best associates in the dental industry and couldn’t be more proud to be playing on their team.”
Benco Dental, headquartered in Northeastern Pennsylvania, is the largest privately-owned dental distributor in the United States, offering a full array of supplies, equipment and services to dentists across the nation. Founded in 1930 by Benjamin Cohen, the company has remained family-owned and focused on its unique mission to “deliver success, smile after smile.”
Research by Great Place to Work has shown that a high-trust workplace culture benefits not only individual performance but the success of the organization overall. The leading health care workplaces outperformed their peers in a number of important areas, such as training, compensation, clear expectations from management and the emotional health of their workplaces. The top-ranked workplaces are also positive, supportive places, with an average of 93 percent of their employees describing colleagues as friendly and welcoming.
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“Confidence in the organization’s leadership and day-to-day alignment with its mission are essential in an industry like healthcare, where technology and regulatory frameworks evolve constantly,” said Kim Peters, executive vice president at Great Place to Work. “The Best Workplaces in Health Care offer great places to work for all where every employee can pursue the best patient solutions while knowing that they, too, will have their needs met by a caring employer.”
The Best Workplaces in Health Care is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work–Certified™ organizations. To see the full list of the Best Workplaces in Health Care, click here. To see the schedule for all Great Place to Work Best Workplace lists and more information on how to apply, visit Great Place to Work’s website.
Benco Dental was also ranked as a Best Workplace for 2016 by Great Place to Work and Fortune. Within the past 86 years, the company has grown from a single downtown location to a national network of more than 65 regional locations, five distribution centers, and three design showrooms. Those design showrooms, one at the company’s Pa. headquarters, one in Southern California, and one in Texas, feature North America’s largest selection of dental equipment and technology, as well as a hands-on dental design experience, to assist dentists in the planning and construction of a new office.
For more information, visit benco.com or call 1.800.GO.BENCO
Benco Dental is one of the 2017 Best Workplaces in Health Care, according to the global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine. The nation’s largest privately owned dental distributor ranked 29 on the list, based on employees’ assessments of the pride they take in their jobs, a supportive work environment with effective communication, and the trust they feel toward Benco Dental’s leaders. Shown is an associate on the organization’s sales team, Friendly Benco Rep Andy Lesh, with Dr. Duane Sprau and Dr. Robert Clements, Dallas, Pennsylvania, who have been Benco customers for more than a generation. (Photo courtesy Benco Dental/Eric Larsen)
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Kristie Grier Ceruti, Senior Communications Specialist for Benco Dental, has been Molar-Musing for TheDailyFloss.com since its launch in 2013. Favorite dental moment: Interviewing Industry Icon, the late Dr. Esther Wilkins, at her Boston home during a record-breaking snowfall of 2015.
As the Digital Editor of Incisal Edge magazine, Kristie received a FOLIO: Eddie Award for journalism based on an architectural and interior design tour of the country’s most impressive dental practices.
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