Hu-Friedy Reaches Significant Milestone

Hu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacture of dental instruments, announced today that its online dental hygiene community, Friends of Hu-Friedy (, reached a significant milestone with the addition of its 25,000th member.

Friends of Hu-Friedy provides an interactive experience for the dental hygiene community with opportunities to share stories, experience products, gain continuing education credits and obtain insights into delivering optimal patient care. Launched in August 2007, The Friends of Hu-Friedy portal has become the go-to resource for hygienists who want to learn about the latest products, techniques and educational opportunities that will help them perform at their best.

The new membership of Angela Blaney, RDH, a practicing clinician for 14 years, brought the community to the 25,000-member mark. A graduate of Indiana University Northwest, she lists EverEdge scalers, the Sidekick Sharpener and Swivel DirectFlow Ultrasonic Inserts as some of her favorite Hu-Friedy products. In recognition of her status as the 25,000th member, the company provided Angela with a gift basket full of Hu-Friedy items.

Ken Serota, President of Hu-Friedy, states that Friends of Hu-Friedy provides the dental hygiene community with a place to support, encourage, and inspire one another. “The addition of Angela as the 25,000th member shows what an essential resource the site continues to be. We are so proud of what Friends of Hu-Friedy has become and look forward to uniting and educating even more dental professionals in the future.”

About Hu-Friedy
Founded in Chicago in 1908, Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Company helps dental professionals perform at their best by producing dental instruments and products designed to function as an extension of each practitioner’s particular skill. Its products, hand-crafted by highly-skilled artisans, are known for their precision, performance, longevity, reliability and quality. Headquartered in Chicago, Hu-Friedy products are distributed in more than 75 countries and the company maintains offices in Rotterdam, Tuttlingen, Germany, Milan, Shanghai and Tokyo.

For more information and to learn more about Hu-Friedy products, call 1-800-HU-FRIEDY or visit