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Nobel Biocare is Considering a Sales Process BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JULY 31, 2014

Nobel Biocare, the second largest dental implant developer, confirmed that it is exploring a sales process. This verifies that private equity firms and other medical device companies have reached out to assess a buyout. The company affirmed further that the... more

Straumann Appoints New CEO BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, JANUARY 9, 2013

Last week Straumann announced that they would replace CEO Beat Spalinger with Marco Gadola, who previously served as Straumann's Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Operations at Straumann from 2006 to 2008 and is currently Regional CEO Asia Pacific at supply chain management company Panalpina. Mr. Spalinger is leaving Straumann "by mutual agreement with the Board." more

Institutional Investors Showing Interest in Dental Implants BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, NOVEMBER 30, 2012

Thomas Straumann, the Vice Chairman of the dental-implant manufacturer, Straumann Holding, sold a 10% stake in the company to the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GSIC), citing that he needed to meet other financial obligations due to the “prevailing weak... more

Dental News Roundup June 2012 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, JULY 2, 2012

Keystone Dental and Southern Implants merge ... Straumann completes acquisition of 49% of Neodent ... Sirona expands distribution agreement with Patterson ... Early-stage implant company Nasseo wins UC San Diego Entrepreneur Challenge ... Nobel announces management changes more

Dental News Roundup April 2012 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, MAY 1, 2012

Dentsply, Nobel, Straumann announce 1Q:12 earnings ... OrthoAccel announces investment ... Sialo Technology receives CE mark ... Dentsply launches new ATLANTIS abutment for the ANKYLOS System more

Dental Roundup February 2011 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, MARCH 13, 2012

Dentsply, Nobel, Straumann announce earnings ... Align launches Invisalign Outcome Simulator ... Glidewell announces Inclusive portfolio launches ... Zimmer Dental launches Trabecular Metal Dental Implant ... Swedish study shows 92% dental implant survival rate at 18 years ... Nobel Biocare announces that Michel Orsinger will not assume role of Chairman more

Straumann Reorganization Addresses Portfolio Complexity and Geographic Reach BY MATTHEW JAFFE, DECEMBER 7, 2011

Straumann announced this week that they are implementing a new structure to organize by sales region (EMEA & Latin America, North America, Asia/Pacific) and by business (Surgical, Prosthetics, Regenerative). These changes will help to address the increasing geographic scope and... more

Dental News Roundup - July 2011 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, JULY 29, 2011

Dentsply and Zimmer Dental announce earnings . . . Straumann makes investment in Dental Wings . . . Study shows cavities, missing teeth correlated to diabetes more

Dental News Roundup May 2011 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, MAY 31, 2011

Astra Tech bids due next week . . . Nobel Biocare reportedly interested in Camlog . . . Align announces Cadent interoperability . . . NIH appoints director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research . . . Straumann names CFO more

Dental News Roundup April 2011 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, APRIL 28, 2011

Earnings reports from Align, Dentsply, Nobel and Straumann . . . Align receives early termination of anti-trust waiting period in its acquisition of Cadent . . . Astra Tech adds Atlantis Abutments to its abutment solutions portfolio . . . Straumann now offering VITA Mark II and TriLuxe glass ceramics in Europe more

Dental News Roundup February 2011 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, FEBRUARY 28, 2011

Nobel, Straumann announce earnings . . . 3D Systems launches dental printer . . . BIOLASE introduces Waterlase iPlus laser . . . Nobel Biocare adds IPS e.max CAD crown to the NobelProcera line . . . VITA announces shade guide improvements . . . Biomet 3i's social networking campaign . . . Vident, Patterson announce distribution agreement . . . Astra Tech partners with 3Shape A/S more

Straumann Reports Strong 4Q, Announces Plans for 2011 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, FEBRUARY 15, 2011

This morning Straumann reported 7% revenue growth in 4Q:10, accelerating from 3% in 3Q:10 and matching rebounding dental implant sales at Biomet and Zimmer. North American revenue growth, according to Straumann's press release, reached the double digits, an encouraging sign for an industry that has struggled in the recession. more

Dental News Roundup October 2010 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, OCTOBER 29, 2010

Align, Straumann, Zimmer report 3Q . . . Align receives approval to market Invisalign in China . . . FDA to hold an advisory panel on dental amalgam . . . Nobel launches Replace Select TC . . . Straumann initiates controlled rollout of MembraGel more

Dental News Roundup August 2010 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, AUGUST 31, 2010

Nobel, Sirona, Straumann report earnings . . . Aspen Dental and Kool Smiles up for sale . . . Sirona celebrates 25th anniversary of CEREC with new product launches . . . Study finds that healthy weight and physical activity correlate to lower rates of severe periodontitis . . . ADA addresses IOM on national oral health policy . . . Straumann marks ten years at Villeret in Switzerland . . . Biolase appoints interim CEO more

Dental News Roundup May 2010 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, MAY 28, 2010

NADX's go-shop period ends . . . Smile Brands cancels its IPO . . . Sirona launches new products . . . Straumann receives award for Roxolid . . . Regenerating teeth from stem cells more

Dental News Roundup April 2010 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, APRIL 30, 2010

biohorizons_product.jpgAlign, Dentsply, Nobel, Straumann report 1Q:10 . . .GeoDigm to acquire National Dentex . . . MicroDental to manufacture PPM (Pure Power Mouthguard) . . . RIEMSER, Inc. launches AlloSorb allograft . . . Three-year data on BioHorizons dental implants . . . Nobel Biocare introduces new website for dental professionals . . . Zimmer opens new Zimmer Institute in Parsippany, New Jersey more

Dental News Roundup March 2010 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, MARCH 31, 2010

technician2_small.jpg FDA accepts PMA application from Ondine Biopharma Corporation, developers of the Periowave Photodisinfection System . . . Astra Tech launches OsseoSpeed TX implant line . . . Sirona introduces new 3D software for CEREC . . .Nobel Biocare provides clinical data on NobelActive, All-on-4 Solution and TiUnite . . . DTI, Nobel and Straumann strength management teams more


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