Benco Dental Company
Charles Cohen is managing director and third-generation owner of Benco Dental Company, the nation’s largest independently owned dental distributor, and Clarion Financial, a sister company offering financing to dentists. Founded in 1930 by Benjamin Cohen, Benco serves over 25,000 dental offices and dental laboratories across the United States. The company is based in Northeastern Pennsylvania with locations in 40 states.
A graduate of Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School and the University of Pennsylvania, Charles joined Benco as a territory representative in 1989. After taking on management roles in the company’s sales and marketing department, he assumed a senior leadership role in 1997; since that time, the company’s revenues have quadrupled.
Charles and his wife Rebecca live in Allentown with their son Benjamin & daughter Leah. Together they enjoy skiing, sailing, traveling, and biking.
Brian L. Danielsson
Brian Danielsson, DDS, MAGD is a general dentist who owns an eponymous practice in Ridgecrest, California. A member of the Incisal Edge editorial advisory board, Dr. Danielsson is also a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Diana Nguyen, DDS is a general dentist and assistant clinical professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at the University of California-San Francisco Dental Center. She was a member of Incisal Edge’s 40 Under 40 in 2014
Howard E. Strassler
Howard Strassler, DMD is a professor and the director of operative dentistry at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry; he also writes the “Cutting Edge” column in each issue of Incisal Edge. He practice in Pikesville, Maryland.
Sheila Riggs, DDS serves as Chair for the board of directors for Hennepin Healthcare Systems, Chair for the Department of Primary Dental Care and the Director of Community Engagement for the University of Minnesota and is a member of the board of directors for The Cargill Foundation. She is a member and former president of the Women’s Health Leadership Trust.
Cibola Dental, Cibola, TX
Angela Enriquez completed her Major in Biology in 2003 and then a Doctorate in Dentistry in 2008. She worked at Community Health Clinics from 2008-2013, where she gained a wealth of knowledge and skill in treating children and adults with complex dental needs and medical histories as well as healthy patients requiring routine care. Dr. Enriquez has participated in many outreach programs and has volunteered her services for the betterment of the underserved.
She has lectured on topics such as; Dental Treatment for the Pregnant Patient, The Connection Between Diabetes and Periodontal disease, and Infection Control Guidelines. Some of her interests for the staff of Cibolo Dental is to reach out to the surrounding communities to improve oral health education in schools and at health fairs as well as to serve men and women of the armed forces and their families.
Dr. Enriquez resides in Texas with her husband and 2 children.