Pacific Dental Services CEO Stephen E. Thorne IV to Deliver a Keynote Address at Forsyth dentech 2023

Stephen E. Thorne IV

Thorne and PDS Chief Enterprise Strategy Officer Daniel Burke to speak at leading oral health technology innovation conference.

IRVINE, CALIF. October 23, 2023 – Stephen E. Thorne IV, Founder and CEO of Pacific Dental Services® (PDS), will deliver a keynote address and take part in an esteemed industry panel to discuss dentistry’s essential role in healthcare at Forsyth dentech 2023. The event is a major international conference on oral health technology innovation, and is taking place at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in Somerville, Mass. Oct. 26-27.

“This is such an exciting time for the dental industry, with the convergence of dental and medical care becoming a reality,” Thorne said. “Technological advancements are already enabling innovative solutions in integrated healthcare, resulting in tangible improvements in patients’ overall health. I’m looking forward to sharing my vision for the future of oral health at the event.”

Thorne is one of two PDS leaders invited to speak at Forsyth dentech. PDS Chief Enterprise Strategy Officer and General Counsel Daniel Burke will take part in a prestigious panel of experts exploring “Investment: Seeking Unicorns in Dentistry.”

As an extension of its core business, PDS invests in companies that enable clinicians to elevate the standard of care for patients. Through its investments of financial and intellectual capital, PDS has contributed to the development of revolutionary technologies, such as robotic oral surgery, regenerative bioadhesive materials, saliva screening devices, heat-free implant drills, and digital patient financing solutions, among many other endeavors.

From Oct. 26-27, Forsyth dentech 2023 will convene thought leaders from research, industry, academia, and venture capital to drive innovation in oral health. Pacific Dental Services is a proud sponsor of the event.

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