Henry Schein, Inc., the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, opened a new headquarters building for its Practice Solutions business in American Fork, Utah
. The facility will offer practitioners a state-of-the-art training facility on digital dentistry.
The 100,000-square-foot, environmentally friendly facility features a "Center of Excellence" equipped with high-quality digital dental equipment and technology from Henry Schein's valued supplier partners, including; the Kavo Kerr Group, a Danaher company; Air Techniques; SciCan; and Planmeca, which provided its CAD CAM solutions. The new Center of Excellence will showcase innovative products to new dentists and provide local dental professionals a modern facility to offer free, high-quality oral care to the community's underserved population.
"The opening of our new Henry Schein Practice Solutions headquarters
and Center of Excellence underscores our dedication to being a reliable source of the latest digital dental equipment and technology for practitioners," said Stanley Bergman, Chairman of the Board/CEO of Henry Schein. "This facility also underscores our long-term commitment to American Fork and to the people of Utah, including its underserved population who will benefit from access to free oral care that local dentists will provide at the Center of Excellence, in keeping with Henry Schein's philosophy of 'Doing Well by Doing Good'. We are excited to provide this beautiful new facility for our team members, dental professionals and the community."
The new Henry Schein Practice solutions headquarters features a redesigned work environment created to optimize the Company's technology support function, and collaborative spaces for its development teams. 450 of the 800 Henry Schein Practice Solutions team members will work in the new building, which also includes "green" office features to reduce the facility's carbon footprint and increase energy efficiency. The building is currently pending LEED "Silver" Green Building Certification
Dentists from Share a Smile, a dental nonprofit based in Provo, Utah, which provides free dental care to the poor and homeless, will work with Henry Schein Practice Solutions to offer dental care at the "Center of Excellence."