DEFEND Spore Testing Awarded “Best Product”

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In a clinical evaluation conducted by Dental Product Shopper, Mydent’s DEFEND Spore Testing was issued the prestigious “Best Product 2013”  award.  11 clinical evaluators participated, resulting in a final score average of 4.6 out of 5.0.  According to the evaluation, “Ease of use” received the highest rating (4.9 out of 5.0).

The other criteria evaluated:

  • Response time
  • Effectiveness
  • Instructions
  • Ease of doing tests
  • Documentation
  • Overall satisfaction

On Dental Product Shopper’s website, comments received included, “Very easy to use,” “prompt results,” and “this is a great product.” A dentist in practice for 25 years reported, “No problems, easy to use, and good documentation.”

To read the complete clinical evaluation, click here.

To view DEFEND Spore Testing on Mydent’s website, click here.

Mydent International Launches New Defend Mobile Website

Mydent International has launched a new mobile website that facilitates smartphone based browsing. The mobile website, also tablet friendly, features the latest promotions, articles and news from the Defend brand of dental supplies.

According to Mydent’s E-Marketing Manager, Eric Slone, “Mobile usage is rising exponentially. We have seen an approximate 25% increase in mobile traffic over the last 3 years. Our goal is to provide dental professionals with convenient, easily accessible product information and updates.”

The new mobile website also features click-to-call, MSDS information, quick access to social media pages and more. To view the mobile website on your smartphone or tablet simply visit

New Defend Mobile

Dealer Appreciation Awards Distributed at IDS

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At the 2013 IDS, Mydent International distributed “Dealer Appreciation Awards” to a few selected dealers. The show was a huge success and we look forward to attending the next meeting in 2015!

IDS 2013: The 35th International Dental Show

From March 12-16 in Cologne, Germany, Mydent International will be meeting with various prospects and partners in the dental industry.

Mydent will be introducing over 20 new products (which includes USA made), ranging from Temporary Crown & Bridge Material , Dental Needles, Bite Trays , Pit and Fissure Sealant, Barrier Envelopes and more.

Mydent also offers an unbeatable Container Direct Program to its distribution partners. This program helps improve efficiency and inventory control for dealers.

Visit Mydent in the USA Pavilion Hall 4.2, Aisle G, Booth #68.

Click here to learn more about IDS 2013.

Mydent International Attends 2013 Chicago Midwinter Meeting

Mydent is pleased to attend the 2013 Chicago Midwinter Meeting from February 21–23.

Mydent looks forward to attending this meeting, while educating visitors about DEFEND products.  Visitors will also get access to product samples, SpaFinder raffles, and special offers.  Visit Mydent at Booth #1007 .

To learn more about this meeting, click here.

Mydent Attends Yankee 2013

Mydent is pleased to attend the upcoming Yankee Dental Meeting.

Attendees can enter to win SpaFinder gift certificates and take advantage of specials. At the meeting, Mydent will discuss its broad range of infection control products, disposables, preventatives and impression materials.

The meeting will be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center – Booth #2036.
To learn more about the Yankee Dental Congress, please click here.

Mydent International Attends GNYDM 2012

Greater NY Dental show 2012Mydent International proudly attended another fine year of the Greater New York Dental Meeting.  At the show, Mydent provided samples and literature for its upcoming line of hand cleaning and care products.

Attendees also learned about Mydent’s other product additions and were able to take advantage of trade show specials.

According to GNYDM, the 2012 show attracted over 50,000 attendees from around the country and various parts of the world.

Click here to learn more about GNYDM.

The Dental Geek Features Mydent’s Contribution

dental geekThe Dental Geek, a popular blog about working in the dental industry, recently featured content contribution from Mydent International.  In the post, Mydent included several helpful tips covering social marketing for dentists on Facebook.

For example, “Many studies show that pictures provide more engagement with fans. As people scroll down the newsfeed, a picture is more likely to attract their attention (especially if it is humorous or unique).”

Click here to read the entire blog post.

DEFEND Spore Testing Now Available

Mydent International has introduced its new DEFEND Mail-in Spore Testing Service, available for steam, chemical vapor, dry heat and ethylene oxide sterilizers.  As one of the most cost-effective methods of biological monitoring, this service offers dental professionals reliable testing of their autoclaves.

Mydent’s Spore Testing Service provides test results within 24 hours of receipt of registered tests via its new, secure online web portal, located at  With easy to follow instructions that can be found at, this service includes detailed documentation of test results as well as a reminder system to help dental professionals stay on schedule.  

Mydent International Launches Breast Cancer Awareness Program

Mydent International is raising breast cancer awareness through its newly launched website, “Defend Yourself with Pink!”

The program, available through Mydent’s distribution network, will feature a selection of pink Defend products including face masks, lab coats, jackets, tray covers and more. Dental professionals will get access to 4+1 specials on these products through December 31, 2012.

Mydent International will be donating a portion of proceeds to the National Breast Cancer Foundation to help support education, breast health services and other programs provided by the foundation. In addition to this donation, Mydent International proudly supports Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest and most effective autism science and advocacy organization.

To learn more about Mydent’s “Defend Yourself with Pink” program, call 800-275-0020 or visit