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DENTSPLY Implants welcomes Materialise Dental, a market leader in 3D digital implantology

EAO, Dublin, Ireland, October 2013 - DENTSPLY Implants continues to grow its Digital Open Solutions portfolio by welcoming Materialise Dental and the SIMPLANT product assortment, further strengthening the market presence in digital implant dentistry.


October 17, 2013
by DENTSPLY Implants

“We are very excited to announce the integration of Materialise Dental into DENTSPLY Implants. With a very strong portfolio of digital guided surgery and planning solutions, this will take us a step closer to becoming the global leader in digital implant dentistry, says Mikael Sander, Group VP Digital Implant Solutions, DENTSPLY Implants.

The Digital Open Solutions portfolio also includes ATLANTIS patient-specific CAD/CAM solutions, including abutments and implant-supported suprastructures. The solutions are available for all major implant systems. In 2014, Belgium will be the next country with a DENTSPLY Implants market unit. Over the last 18 months, DENTSPLY Implants has been introduced in over 20 countries around the world.

About Materialise Dental
Materialise Dental supplies a range of products and services to implant professionals and their patients. From dental scanning and planning to drilling and implant placement, the SIMPLANT dental practice software offers clinicians a comprehensive 3D system for accurate and predictable implant treatment. Materialise Dental has been part of DENTSPLY International since 2006.

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, SIMPLANT® guided surgery, bone regenerative 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 www.dentsplyimplants.com 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 www.dentsply.com for more information.