Dentsply Sirona is at the forefront of innovation and is dedicated to expanding access to dental care globally. Updates and critical information on Dentsply Sirona, our business, and company announcements can be found in this Press Release section.
Midwest: New Instruments from Dentsply Sirona Germany
Beginning in August, 2016, US dental practitioners will have the opportunity to expand their dental handpiece selection. The new offerings of high-speed air-driven handpieces and electric attachments will be distributed by the Dentsply Sirona brand Midwest and manufactured at the largest manufacturing site of dentistry, at Dentsply Sirona in Bensheim, Germany. The merger between DENTSPLY and Sirona in February, 2016 allows this collaboration as well as a series of others.
Endo Meets 3D: Dentsply Sirona Develops New 3D Endo Software for Better, Safer and Faster Endodontics
Dentsply Sirona announces the introduction of another integrated solution to the market: a new 3D imaging software to improve the planning and workflow of endodontic procedures. With the largest research and development platform in the industry, Dentsply Sirona is committed to its mission of empowering dental professionals to provide better, safer, faster dental care.
Christof Bissdorf Appointed as Vice President and General Manager, Dentsply Sirona Canada
A new manager has been appointed for the Canadian location of the dental market leader following the merger of DENTSPLY and Sirona in February 2016: Christof Bissdorf brings with him a wealth of experience in the dental sector.
Dentsply Sirona: Merger Creates The Dental Solutions Company™
YORK, PA (USA)/SALZBURG (AUSTRIA), February 29, 2016 – Dentsply Sirona Inc. (NASDAQ: XRAY) today announced that it has successfully completed the merger of equals between DENTSPLY International Inc. (“Dentsply”) and Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. (“Sirona”). The merger of DENTSPLY, the market leader in dental consumables and Sirona, the market leader in dental technology and equipment, creates the world’s largest and most diversified manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies. Dentsply Sirona will have leading positions and some of the most well-established brands across consumables, equipment, technology, and specialty products to address the needs of dental professionals, specialists and dental labs. Each day, approximately 600,000 dental professionals will use a Dentsply Sirona product.(1) With the largest R&D platform in the industry, Dentsply Sirona will develop and support innovative end-to-end clinical solutions that advance patient care.
Dentsply and Sirona Shareholder approve merger
YORK, PA & LONG ISLAND CITY, NY, January 11, 2016 - DENTSPLY International Inc. ("DENTSPLY") (NASDAQ: XRAY) and Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. ("Sirona") (NASDAQ: SIRO) today announced the results of their respective special meetings of shareholders that were held earlier today. Shareholders of each company overwhelmingly approved all proposals necessary to complete the merger of equals transaction. Consummation of the merger remains subject to the conditions set forth in the merger agreement, including regulatory approvals. Sirona and DENTSPLY remain on track to complete the merger in the first quarter of 2016.
DENTSPLY and Sirona enter into definitive merger agreement
DENTSPLY International Inc. (“DENTSPLY”) and Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. (“Sirona”) announced today that Boards of Directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement which will result in the world’s leading manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies. The combination will create a combined company with the largest sales and service infrastructure in dental with 15,000 employees globally.