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Envista to supply dental implants to Canada’s largest DSO as part of expanded partnership

BREA, Calif., US: Envista Holdings will supply Nobel Biocare dental implant products, services and training to the more than 500 clinics that operate ...

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3Shape files new patent infringement complaint against Medit

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: 3Shape recently confirmed that it has filed a patent infringement complaint against Medit, a South Korean company that specialises ...

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Report: Investors favouring private UK dental practices as faith in NHS reform declines

LONDON, UK: Though the National Health Service (NHS) is considered an exemplar of what a public health model can achieve, its dental arm has increasingly...

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Vast majority of US dentists increase pay for dental teams

CHICAGO, US: Around 80% of owner-dentists in the US have provided pay increases to the dental assistants and hygienists on their staff within the last 12...

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Henry Schein to acquire Condor Dental and expand its operations in Switzerland

MELVILLE, N.Y., US: Henry Schein has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the privately held dental distribution company Condor Dental in a ...

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Selling up for millions: Equity arbitrage increasing wealth of US dentists, but not for long

Dental market consolidation in the US is triggering high demand for clinics and some owners are taking advantage of equity arbitrage in order to make ...

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Dental sales a mixed bag as war and supply difficulties bog down pandemic recovery

LEIPZIG, Germany: Dental companies may have expected a widespread ebbing away of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic to bring them out of the financial woods. ...

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SmileDirectClub slashes net loss, signals major strategy change for 2022

NASHVILLE, Tenn., US: SmileDirectClub (SDC) became the public face of direct-to-consumer (D2C) orthodontics when it experienced phenomenal growth between...

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Sales slowdown puts the brakes on Align Technology’s record run

TEMPE, Ariz., US: Align Technology performed notably well in 2020, even as the pandemic took a bite out of income streams, and the company broke its own ...

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Exocad moves Asian headquarters to South Korea

DARMSTADT, Germany/SEOUL, South Korea: Exocad, an Align Technology company and a leading dental CAD/CAM software provider, has recently announced that ...

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Straumann Group to acquire Berlin clear aligner manufacturer PlusDental

BASEL, Switzerland: The dentist-led clear aligner treatment solutions provider PlusDental is to become part of the Straumann Group. The full acquisition ...

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Preferences for fixed restorations and resulting impact on the US and European overdenture markets

BURNABY, British Columbia, Canada: In recent years, patient preferences for fixed restorations have driven significant growth ...

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Envista finalises intra-oral scanner acquisition

BREA, Calif., US: On 20 April, Envista Holdings announced that it had completed its acquisition of Carestream Dental’s intra-oral scanner business. As ...

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Dentsply Sirona appoints interim executives amid leadership reshuffle

CHARLOTTE, N.C., US: John Groetelaars has been appointed interim CEO of Dentsply Sirona as part of a leadership reshuffle that included the immediate ...

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Practice ownership decline has hastened and is now irreversible, says HPI

CHICAGO, US: There has been an acceleration of the trends that are contributing to the gradual disappearance of solo private dental practices in the US ...

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Manhattan dental office accepting cryptocurrency

NEW YORK, US: A Manhattan dental clinic’s adoption of cryptocurrency as a payment method has highlighted the growing acceptance of digital currencies ...

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Dentistry ends 2021 with strong sales despite Omicron, supply chain troubles

LEIPZIG, Germany: The performance of the companies that supply dentists can be described as a thermometer in the mouth of dentistry at large. And whereas...

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Clear aligners: The star of 2021

LEIPZIG, Germany: Last year, clear aligner therapy provided dentists around the world with an attractive income stream even as patient volumes remained ...

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Young Innovations acquires Medical Purchasing Solutions

ALGONQUIN, Ill., US: Global dental products supplier Young Innovations has announced its acquisition of pharmaceutical and surgical supplier Medical ...

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GlaxoSmithKline announces name of independent healthcare company

LONDON, UK: In 2018, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, outlined its intention to separate its consumer ...

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3Shape and Align Technology settle patent infringement and anti-trust disputes

WILMINGTON, Del., US: A long-running dispute between two leading dental technology companies appears to have reached an end. Align Technology and 3Shape ...

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Envista starts new year with intra-oral scanner acquisition

BREA, Calif., US: Carestream Dental will sell its intra-oral scanner business to Envista Holdings in a deal that will cost the latter US$600 million ...

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Corus boosts growth in France with appointment of Nicolas Bonnard as CEO

PARIS, France: The French dental market is on its way to becoming the key market for prosthetics and orthodontics company Corus. The company serves over ...

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Apple’s iOS 14 shakes up digital dental brands

CUPERTINO, Calif., U.S.: In the past, key steps in maintaining one’s privacy might have entailed drawing the curtains after dark, planting a hedge or ...

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Pandemic headwinds batter SmileDirectClub

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: SmileDirectClub (SDC) is a leading provider of remote clear aligner therapy, but the company has missed out on the economic immunity...

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Dentistry learns to live with COVID-19 as incidence and earnings bifurcate

LEIPZIG, Germany: COVID-19 infections have increased dramatically in many countries—particularly in Europe—as the northern hemisphere inches towards its...

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Latest survey on European dental trade now available

LEIPZIG, Germany: The latest edition of a comprehensive report on the European dental industry is now available for purchase through Dental Tribune ...

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Europe’s clear aligner market heats up as Impress opens new production facility

BARCELONA, Spain: Orthodontics company Impress has opened an automated clear aligner production facility that uses HP industrial 3D-printing technology. The...

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Dental clinic in the cloud: Toothfairy app receives £3 million funding boost

LONDON, UK: According to Western folklore, children with a wiggly primary tooth can look forward to a visit from the tooth fairy, making an otherwise ...

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Dentists’ earnings slumped in 2020

CHICAGO, U.S.: New research from the American Dental Association (ADA) Health Policy Institute (HPI) shows that the average net earnings of general ...

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