DENTSPLY Implants expands its market presence and continues the global launch

IDS, Cologne, Germany, March 2013 – The DENTSPLY Implants global market presence expands as the launch of the new business continues worldwide. After the latest, positively received launches in Germany and France in early January, you will now find DENTSPLY Implants in almost all the major markets around the world.

The businesses formerly known as Astra Tech Dental and DENTSPLY Friadent are now DENTSPLY Implants. The integration process between the two successful businesses has been carefully planned and methodically executed over the last twelve months.

Jim Mosch, Executive Vice President DENTSPLY International and Group President DENTSPLY Implants, says, “We have engaged and involved our people from both companies in the integration process, and the level of collaboration and commitment has been impressive. We have worked very hard at establishing DENTSPLY Implants over the last year and we have been very pleased with the response of the market to date.” The next major market scheduled to launch DENTSPLY Implants is Japan in April 2013.

At IDS in Cologne, you will see and experience DENTSPLY Implants in the 1,500 square-meter DENTSPLY Village. The unique and comprehensive product portfolio offers freedom to create predictable and lasting patient-specific implant solutions with an extensive line of dental implants, bone regenerative products, digital technologies and professional development tools.

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About DENTSPLY Implants
DENTSPLY Implants is the union of two successful and innovative dental implant businesses: Astra Tech Dental and DENTSPLY Friadent. DENTSPLY Implants offers a comprehensive line of implants, including ANKYLOS®, ASTRA TECH Implant System™ and XiVE®, digital technologies such as ATLANTIS™ patient-specific CAD/CAM solutions, guided surgery, regenerative bone products and professional development programs. DENTSPLY Implants creates value for dental professionals, and allows for predictable and lasting implant treatment outcomes, resulting in enhanced quality of life for patients. Visit for more information.

About DENTSPLY International
DENTSPLY International Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of dental and other healthcare products. The Company believes it is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products. For over 110 years, DENTSPLY’s commitment to innovation and professional collaboration has enhanced its portfolio of branded consumables and small equipment. Headquartered in the United States, the Company has global operations with sales in more than 120 countries. Visit for more information.