MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein Animal Health, the leading companion animal health distributor in the United States, and the U.S. animal health business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), announced that it will showcase its latest dental equipment, instrumentation, endodontic and periodontal products at the 2013 Veterinary Dental Forum (VDF), in New Orleans, beginning today through October 6, Booth Number 203/302. Henry Schein Animal Health is a premier sponsor of the VDF, one of the animal health industry's major events, with nearly 1,000 animal health practitioners expected to participate in an extensive array of educational sessions, technical updates and case study presentations from top experts. As a premier sponsor, Henry Schein donated supplies for all 25 of the laboratory sessions designed to provide veterinarians with an overview of the latest advances in veterinary dentistry. "Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition occurring in adult dogs and cats, and Henry Schein has been focused on veterinary dentistry for more than three decades," said Kim Allen, President, Commercial Division, Henry Schein Animal Health. "As part of our commitment to help our customers expand their practices through this important area of animal health care, we are pleased to be a sponsor of the Veterinary Dental Forum. The VDF is ideal for professionals seeking education and training on the latest veterinary dental techniques and innovative equipment to successfully incorporate dentistry into an animal health practice." Among the products that Henry Schein Animal Health will showcase during the VDF is the new Henry Schein TDC ™ Dual Action, a patented blend of esterified oils that are readily absorbed into the gingival tissues – helping to support gum health and enhance the benefits of teeth cleaning. Dr. James Anthony DAVDC, DEVDC, will be at the Henry Schein booth to discuss the new protocol for home and in-office use ( Saturday, October 5th from 9:35 a.m. to 10:35 a.m.). Henry Schein will also introduce new Henry Schein Veterinary Endodontic Products, as well as its line of high-quality dentistry instruments from Veterinary Instrumentation. Animal health practitioners attending the Forum can also take advantage of compelling equipment financing deals from Henry Schein Financial Services.