Mike Smurr
Director of Marketing, Merchandise
Patterson Dental

Mike Smurr is the Patterson Dental Director of Marketing, Merchandise. Mike began his career with Patterson in 2000, as Milwaukee Branch manager, and held that position until December 2008. During this time, the branch earned Branch of the Year honors twice (fiscal 2001 and fiscal 2003), as well as the Chuck Lottes Award in fiscal 2004 for largest dollar increase in net income over prior year. Mike began his dental career in 1982 as a territory manager for Columbus Dental, serving northern Illinois and Wisconsin. In 1986, he became a marketing manager with Columbus Dental, and was instrumental in transitioning product lines when the company was purchased by Bayer Dental (now Heraeus). From 1989-1990 Mike worked in Germany with the International Marketing team of Bayer Dental. Upon returning to the U.S., he held positions of increasing responsibility, from key account manager to national sales manager. In 1998, Mike became the dental marketing director for Banta Healthcare Products (now TIDI Products), where he advanced to vice president of sales and marketing, responsible for the dental, medical and foodservice business. In his current role as Director of Marketing, Merchandise, Mike is responsible for the marketing interactions between Patterson Dental and the over 800 manufacturers with whom Patterson works. This includes marketing communications, product submissions, promotional and introductory product campaigns and private label business.

OSAP (Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention) is a community of dental practices, educators and consultants, dental companies and stakeholders with interest in trusted information, education and resources in the area of oral healthcare. They offer many valuable training and …
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Watch your mailbox! On August 1, our Fall Hygiene Guide will be arriving at dental practices and hygienists’ homes all across the country. It will feature promotions, special pricing and valuable free offers on select hygiene-related products. Don’t miss out …
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Watch your mailbox for the upcoming July/August ONtarget flyer! It will feature special pricing and valuable FREE offers on select merchandise and equipment from a huge variety of vendors. This issue showcases promotions on products such as Septodont’s Vivacaine anesthetic, …
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Patterson is pleased to be a part of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) Annual Session in San Diego May 24-27! As advocates for children’s oral health, the AAPD promotes evidence-based policies and clinical guidelines; educates and informs policymakers, …
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Ask your Patterson representative about the spring “What’s Hot” flyer for scorching hot deals on top-selling products from 3M, Kerr, Dentsply, VOCO, Hu-Friedy, DentaPure® and Patterson Private Label. Offers are valid from May 1 to June 30.

Micro-Mega

Micro-Mega (Besançon, France) has been designing, machining and manufacturing high-quality endodontic instruments for over 100 years and is one of the leading manufacturers of endodontic products both in Europe and Asia. For the past several years, Patterson Dental Canada has …
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OnTarget May June 2012

Watch your mailbox for your upcoming May/June ONtarget flyer! It will feature special pricing and valuable FREE offers on select merchandise and equipment from a huge variety of vendors. This issue showcases promotions on products such as 3MTM ESPETM Retraction …
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With cooler temps on the way, we’ve decided to heat things up a bit with another edition of the “What’s Hot” flyer. This flyer features hot products along with some great promotions from vendors like 3M, Cranberry, Pierrel, Denticator, Hu-Friedy, …
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