Coltène/Whaledent announces formation of endodontic business unit

From Dental Tribune USA – May 5, 2011

Coltène/Whaledent has a long history of manufacturing and
selling endodontic products under the Roeko, Hygenic and Whaledent
brands. The ParaPost system from Coltène/Whaledent has been dominating
the market for more than 50 years. Well known for its product line that
includes gutta-percha and paper points as well as the invention of the
first silicone based sealer RoekoSeal, Roeko has just celebrated its
100th birthday.

Additionally, Roeko is known for
manufacturing the first cold filling system, GuttaFlow. A global leader
in dental dam, Hygenic also offers a well-established product line that
includes gutta-percha and paper points.

Now, Coltène/Whaledent has decided to join all of the brands under
one new business unit — COLTENE ENDO. This merger of brands enables the
team to focus on the Endodontic field, thereby enhancing customer
service and expediting innovation forces.

COLTENE ENDO just launched an innovative root canal instrumentation
rotary system called HyFlex CM that offers 300 percent higher resistance
to cyclical fatigue, superior canal tracking due to a new process that
makes the files extremely flexible without the shape memory of
conventional NiTi files.

is the North American division of Coltène Holding AG, a global dental
manufacturer traded on the Swiss Stock Exchange, that provides
best-in-class products to assist dental professionals in improving their
practice,procedures and treatment outcome of patient care worldwide.
Coltène/Whaledent is committed to helping the global dental community
augment oral health standards around the world by providing
intelligently designed products with success in mind,encompassing
dental laboratory fabrication, restoratives, prosthetics, endodontics,
hygiene/treatment accessories and rotary instruments.


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