Benco Dental Supply was founded in 1924 in Philadelphia. Benco Dental operates nearly three dozen regional showrooms and distribution centers in Pennsylvania, Indiana, Texas and Florida. The company employs more than 900 people and has more than 20,000 customers in 20-plus states. Benco s mission is help dentists improve earnings and productivity by co-managing supply, equipment and practice development needs. It has more than 30,000 items available for immediate delivery. The company offers a variety of products from leading manufacturers, as well as Benco Dental-brand products, including cements, impression materials, ultrasonic scalers and high-output curing lights. Benco Dental s inventory control system uses supermarket-style bar codes to organize client dental supplies with a simple barcode scanner and electronic up-load system. The company s equipment consultants assist dental offices in selecting equipment and organizing their floor plans. Benco Dental Supply's headquarters is in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.