Our 10,000 dental instruments and product solutions are sold in over 100 countries, and we have over 900 employees representing and growing our brand around the world. Headquartered in Chicago, we have offices and distribution centers in Italy, Germany, China, and Japan, and a sales force spread over 30 different countries.

Hu-Friedy’s mission is the same today as it has always been – to help dental professionals perform at their best. In order to do that, we have to be at our best, too, because better dentistry starts with us - and we take that responsibility very seriously.


Alleviating Patient Concerns About Dental Office Safety


As fall and winter approach, practices should review and adapt protocols in preparation for flu and respiratory illness season, and any uptick in COVID cases. It’s important to note that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now aggregates and reports COVID-related hospitalizations instead of COVID transmissions, making it a lagging indicator.


Dental Infection Prevention Month: Identifying Chairside Infection Risks

Guide to Minimizing Infection Risks in Dental Practices

It’s Dental Infection Control Awareness Month (DICAM), and there’s no better time than now to brush up on ways to support patient safety in the dental chair. That means shining a light on what you and your team need to know to protect yourselves and your patients, starting with a refresher on infection risks.


Plumbed Versus Portable Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation: Which Is Best?

Want to offer nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation to your dental patients?

Nitrous oxide offers a perfect way to put adults and pediatric patients at ease during procedures. It can also serve as a good revenue generator.

For many dental professionals, the question comes down to which solution makes the most sense.


Ultrasonic Inserts: Maintenance Checklist

How To Properly Care For Your Ultrasonic Inserts

Did you know a hygienist spends 2 hours per day on average power scaling? With so much usage and often a different insert for many procedures, you must regularly evaluate your inserts to ensure they continue functioning properly. Ultrasonic inserts combine the power, efficiency, and comfort you need to treat a wide range of patients, but they can also be delicate. Below is a checklist to help you properly use, care for, maintain and therefore extend the useful life of your Ultrasonic Inserts.


Waterline Testing: What Do You Need to Know?

Follow These Steps for Accurate Waterline Testing Results

With more areas recommending or requiring dental unit waterline (DUWL) testing, the pressure is on dental practices to prove that their treatment water meets current industry standards. It’s important that dental practices follow protocols as outlined in accompanying equipment and product Instructions for Use (IFUs) to achieve the most accurate results.


How to Talk About Pedo Crowns with Your Pediatric Patients

Explaining benefits of Pedo Crowns

Applied to permanent molars, sealants can reduce the risk of cavities by 80%. But, what about deciduous teeth … and the caries that can sometimes show up? When it does, it’s common for parents to be upset and worried. And that anxiety can easily pass along to the child.

So, how can you help both parents and their children have a positive dental experience, even when the dentist finds a cavity?


Increasing Patient Comfort with Advanced Technology

How to deliver the best care while keeping your patients relaxed

In any health care environment, patient comfort is incredibly important. While hygienists are highly trained with this in mind, technology can make it even easier to ensure your patients are relaxed when in the chair. In fact, when dental offices stay up to date on the latest technological advancements, it assures patients they’re getting the highest level of care and comfort.