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September 5, 2011 News Implantology

Nobel introduces NobelReplace Conical Connection and NobelReplace Platform Shift

by ken

Nobel‘s website has always been an industry leader in terms of esthetics and informatics http://www.nobelbiocare.com/en/campaigns/nobelreplace-conical-connection-and-platform-shift/default.aspx#t4211532 I particularly enjoy the clinical case reports and videos – check out the link above.  Also, delighted to see that along with Astra Tech, Straumann

August 26, 2011 News Implantology

Dentsply and Astra Tech sitting in a tree, D-o-m-i-n-a-t-i-n-g

by ken

Personally, bigger is never better. Customer service and the value of the enduser goes out the window in lieu of margins and bottom lines. Perhaps Bret W. Wise may see this as an opportunity to turn the corporate culture of

July 6, 2011 News ImplantologyLaser Dentistry

Interview: ‘Lasers are going to revolutionise implantology’

by ken

“Luke, I am your father” has suddenly taken a strange twist. And the rumoured purchase of AMD lasers by Dentsply in concert with the acquisition of Astra Tech should be making more and more sense.  The new LightWalker hard- and

June 29, 2011 News Keeping you guessing

Standard Oil – Dentsply International – do the math?

by ken

One has to wonder whether a colossus is the answer to the future of dentistry. Does a monolithic entity that detaches itself at the corporate level, further and further from it’s client base, r Image via CrunchBase eally bring needed

June 22, 2011 News Implantology

Astra Sells Dental Unit for $1.8 Billion

by ken

By Margot Patrick from the Wall Street Journal LONDON–AstraZeneca PLC said Wednesday it has agreed to sell Astra Tech to Dentsply International Inc. for $1.8 billion,after a sale process that attracted strong interest from private-equity firms and strategic buyers looking to tap into

June 21, 2011 News Implantology

AstraZeneca Near Sale of Unit to Dentsply

by ken

From Bloomberg – June 21, 2011 AstraZeneca Plc (AZN) is close to an agreement to sell Astra Tech, a Swedish maker of dental implants and medical devices, to Dentsply International Inc. (XRAY) for about $1.8 billion,said a person with knowledge of the sale.

May 24, 2011 News Implantology

Atlantis Abutments – Astra Tech Implants

by ken

I’ve mentioned Todd Welch before – www.wtnperio.com and www.wtnperioblog.com – he’s a superb talent. Check out his latest posting today. Image by M. Janicki via Flickr Here is a recent case I completed. I place Astra Tech dental implants and

April 17, 2011 News Dental industryImplantology

AstraZeneca to sell £1.3 billion dental unit as it focuses on medicine business

by ken

From the DailyMail in the UK – 1.3 billion pounds is 2.04 billion Cdn dollars Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has begun a £1.3 billion auction of its dental implants and medical devices division as it looks to focus on its core medicine

March 4, 2011 News CAD/CAMCone beam computed tomographyGeneral NewsImplantologyTrends in Dentistry

Astra Tech is ON FIRE!!!!!

by ken

3Shape and Astra Tech have agreed on a global strategic alliance. The scandinavian companies intend to develop of a new software. (DTI/Photo courtesy of Dimitriy Shironosov) Mar 4, 2011 | EUROPE Scandinavian dental specialists form global alliance by Yvonne Bachmann,

March 4, 2011 News Implantology

Astra Tech’s OsseoSpeed TX implant line launched to the US market at AO Annual Meeting

by ken

Astra Tech, leading provider of comprehensive solutions for dental implant therapy, launched their OsseoSpeed™ TX implant line to the US market at this year’s AO Annual Meeting. The OsseoSpeed™ TX implant comes as the next step in the continuous evolution

February 24, 2011 News Implantology

About 20 bidders circle AstraZeneca unit – interesting, but I just liked the design of corporate headquarters by Frank Gehry

by ken

By Quentin Webb LONDON | Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:34am EST (Reuters) – About 20 bidders are readying offers for all or parts of Astra Tech, the dental and medical devices unit that AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) hopes could fetch $2 billion, people

February 21, 2011 News ImplantologyTradeshows

Astra Tech at the IDS

by ken

Check out the link on the Astra Tech website for their technical videos Astra Tech Videos  Products At Astra Tech Dental we aim to provide dental professionals with the freedom of unlimited possibilities when it comes to implant therapy. Our

November 18, 2010 News Implantology

UH OH!!!!!!!!!!

by ken

AZ looks to sell off Astra Tech dental and devices unit WORLD NEWS | NOVEMBER 17, 2010 KEVIN GROGAN AstraZeneca has reportedly hired JPMorgan to find buyers for its Astra Tech business,the sale of which could bring in $2 billion. The