1. Centrix Names Debora Bridges Sales Manager of Special Markets

    March 2016, Shelton, CT: Centrix welcomes Debora Bridges to her new role as Sales Manager Special Markets where she will focus primarily on Dental Service Organizations, Dental Schools, Government Facilities and Community Health Organizations. Her goal will be to bring increased market share and to actively promote Centrix products by partnering with members of the dental industry, as well as service organizations, government entities, community health clinics, and corporate clients. In addition to sales, she will be responsible for ongoing training and education within these customer segments, a responsibility she has taken on in previous positions within her extensive career in the dental industry.

    Debora most previously worked with dental manufacturer DentalEZ Integrated Solutions where she consistently exceeded her sales goals within specialized account relationships. She has worked as a consultant in marketing and sales of dental products as well as a COO at a dental start-up. She began her career at Syntex Dental Products, where she took on increasingly more demanding requirements within sales and marketing for the company.

    Debora graduated with a BS from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. She is multi-disciplined athlete who has pursued excellence in tae kwon do, hapkido and scuba diving. She trains triathletes in swimming and also volunteers for organizations that support athletes with physical challenges.

    Debora can be reached at 203.513.0774 or by email at dbridges@centrixdental.com. Please contact her to learn how Centrix is making dentistry easier.

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  2. Centrix Announces New Regional Account Manager for the Northwest

    Lindsay Prager

    October 2015, Shelton, CT: Centrix is pleased to announce a new addition to the Centrix sales team, Lindsay Prager.

    Lindsay is a goal-driven sales professional who will be tasked with supporting the Centrix network of preferred distributor partners in AK, CO, ID, MT, ND, NE, OR, SD, UT, WA and WY. Lindsay was previously a National Sales Representative for dental device maker ContacEZ where she grew her target sales channel by 33%.

    Prior to direct sales, Lindsay was in customer support at CAESY dental patient education. There she was charged with inside sales lead development for this division of Patterson Dental. Lindsay has consistently demonstrated her ability to take on new challenges and we believe she will be an invaluable resource for our distribution partners in the Northwest US.

    Lindsay is a recent magna cum laude graduate of Washington State University in Vancouver, Washington. She is also an active member of her community where she volunteers for a number of non-profits as well as within the public school system.

    Lindsay can be reached at 360-608-5113 or by email at lprager@centrixdental.com. Please contact her to learn how Centrix is making dentistry easier.

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  3. Future Dental Hygienists Visit from Korea

    Fones Dental School, “The First School of Dental Hygiene”, in Bridgeport, CT, in partnership with SMU University in South Korea, arranged for students to participate in a factory tour at Centrix headquarters.

    Led by Toby Hampp and Lauren Thunem, the tour gave a group of future dental hygienists a chance to see Centrix in action, from manufacturing and shipping to sales and marketing. The students were excited to see the manufacturing machinery, the products coming off the assembly lines and the detail that goes into our quality control and packaging.

    Also on hand for the tour, Dr. William B. Dragan and John Discko discussed access to oral health and shared their combined years of dental experience with the students. It was a very informative tour for these young future hygienists!

    We wish them the best of luck in their studies and in their future careers in the dental industry.

    Centrix makes dentistry easier!

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  4. Steve Jones joins Centrix to aid dealers in Latin America and Asia

    Industry Veteran Steve Jones Will Lead Distributor Sales in Latin America and Asia

    July 2015, Shelton, CT: Centrix is pleased to welcome dental industry veteran Steve Jones to the company. Steve will be managing distributor relations and business development in both Latin America and Asia. Steve has held senior sales and marketing positions with the SybronEndo division of the KaVo Kerr Group, where he consistently achieved double-digit growth in his sales territories.

    Steve has an extensive background in new business development and expansion, new product development and launch, distributor and clinician training, and sales turnaround on a global scale. At SybronEndo, Steve held the positions of Director of Latin American Sales, Vice President of International Sales, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, and Vice President of International Sales and Clinical Affairs.

    In addition to his impressive international sales and marketing background, Steve is actively engaged in the dental industry as a founder of ROOTS and its Spanish language version, EndoLatinos, two online forums for endodontists to share clinical experiences, opinions, scientific evidence and interesting endodontic cases. The combined forums boast over 40,000 members worldwide with membership continuing to grow.

    Steve can be reached at 714-747-6369 or by email at sjones@centrixdental.com. We encourage distribution partners in Latin America and Asia to reach out to Steve and learn how he is making dentistry easier.

    Steve, hard at work next to the pool…

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  5. Alejandra Mosquera Joins Centrix to Aid Dealers in the Southwest U.S.

    May 2015, Shelton, CT: Centrix welcomes Alejandra Mosquera to our talented team of Regional Area Managers. Alejandra is dedicated to assisting our Preferred Dealer Network in the Southwestern US territory (AZ, NM, TX, OK, AR, KS, LA, MO, IA). Having worked in both clinical and sales roles, she brings a wealth of dental industry knowledge to the preferred dealers and dental professionals in the region.

    Alejandra joins Centrix from inVentiv Health where she worked as a brand and sales ambassador for high-profile Johnson & Johnson dental products including Listerine and Reach. There she provided training and educational in-service to dental professionals, and sales support to national dental distributors. She has previously worked in clinical settings as a Registered Dental Hygienist as well as a Surgical Dental Assistant. Alejandra speaks frequently at dental professional meetings and is fluent in both English and Spanish. She also volunteers her time for non-profit groups including Give Kids a Smile and Ronald McDonald House. Alejandra holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Texas at Houston Dental Branch and is a Registered Dental Hygienist.

    Alejandra can be reached at 281-638-4014 or by email at amosquera@centrixdental.com.

    Please contact her to learn how she can help you in the selling process while making dentistry easier.

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  6. The TOP Fluoride Varnish in 2015, Centrix FluoroDose®, now available for sale in Europe

    April, 2015 - FluoroDose recently received CE 0482 mark approval for sale. FluoroDose features a 5% sodium fluoride cavity varnish, goes on smooth, not sticky, so there is no “wooly” feeling.  Exclusive LolliPack® packaging makes FluoroDose the easiest fluoride varnish to apply while providing the maximum fluoride uptake. It dries when in contact with saliva – no need to worry about “dry fields’” or “moisture control”.  Each unit contains one single dose (0.3ml) of FluoroDose plus one Benda® Brush applicator. Simply peel the cover, dip in the brush, mix and apply.

    “The TOP Fluoride Varnish” – The Dental Advisor Jan./Feb. 2015, VOL. 32, No.1

    FluoroDose Product Demo Video: http://vimeo.com/117812839

    “I am pleased that our FluoroDose is now available to our European customers.  It is one of our most popular products. At Centrix, we make preventive dentistry easier. Great prevention starts with great products.”
    Dr William B. Dragan, CEO and Founder, Centrix

    “I am an instructor in dental hygiene.  We are impressed with several things about FluoroDose! First of all, we really like the creamy and hydrophilic consistency of the product. With FluoroDose- it goes on smoothly, quickly, and wicks interproximally easily. Secondly, in the past a lot of children complain about the taste, and some even gagging and throwing up after application of the varnish. This just doesn’t happen with Fluorodose! They rarely complain about the taste. We LOVE FluoroDose!

    Andrea Maddux, RDH, BSDH
    Instructor/Community Coordinator
    Temple College, Dental Hygiene Program

    For more information, product inquiries and orders, visit www.centrixdental.com, contact your dealer, or contact our Centrix European team:

    European Dealer, Government & University Sales
    Mirja Jackson
    Telefon: +49 (0) 2234 949877-0
    Gebührenfrei: 0800 2368749 nur in Deutschland
    Fax: +49 (0) 2234 949877-8
    Email: mjackson@centrixdental.com

    Eastern European Sales
    Andrei Enachescu
    Phone: +4 0723 357 233
    Email: aenachescu@centrixdental.com

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