Answers to Your Questions

Below are Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding Dentsply Sirona’s business, as well as product and sales information for customers, dealers and distributors.

Why did DENTSPLY and Sirona combine?

The global dental industry is moving towards more integrated solutions and practitioners across the globe, including many in new and emerging markets, are rapidly adopting digital dentistry. Combined, Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental consumable products and technologies, able to support dental professionals’ work to improve patient care around the world.

Dentsply Sirona has a comprehensive end-to-end dental solutions offering that combines some of the best-known and established brands in the industry under one roof. Dental professionals prefer integrated products that will improve workflows and enable superior outcomes for patients. As Dentsply Sirona we will deliver those desired solutions, as well as continuing our long-standing investment in research, development and clinical education.

What is the vision of Dentsply Sirona?

Dentsply Sirona is The Dental Solutions CompanyTM for patients and dental professionals worldwide, now and in the future. Our mission is to empower dental professionals to provide better, safer and faster dental care. Our vision is to deliver innovative dental solutions to improve oral health worldwide.

Dentsply Sirona seeks to:

  • Act with uncompromising integrity at the forefront of the remarkable revolution in dentistry, with a strengthened commitment to innovation in technology, education, equipment and consumables, as well as the largest clinical education platform in the industry. Together, we will demonstrate a passion for innovation that shapes the dental industry for the next 100 years and beyond.
  • Improve the practice of dentistry with an unrelenting commitment to our customers, expand access to care around the world and fundamentally improve oral health worldwide by driving single-visit dentistry and improved clinical outcomes.
  • Develop new, innovative products and complementary, end-to-end solutions to empower dental professionals to provide better, safer and faster dental care.
  • Bring out the best in our people by continuing to support professional education on a global scale. 
What is unique about Dentsply Sirona?

Dentsply Sirona is The Dental Solutions CompanyTM with unmatched offerings of integrated products and solutions. We are the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies with the largest sales and service infrastructure in dental. Our products and solutions include leading positions and platforms across consumables, equipment, technology, and specialty products. 

We have an unparalleled focus on innovation, R&D and clinical education, with over $600 million in R&D invested over the past six years combined. Together, we have more than 600 engineers and scientists and fund more than 50 clinical studies on an ongoing basis. Furthermore, we develop more than 30 significant new products annually. Dentsply Sirona also has the largest clinical education platform in the industry, training more than 300,000 dental professionals each year. We strive to create strong and effective learning environments that encourage clinical success and provide professional development for clinicians. Combining the two largest innovators in the industry, along with a continuous investment in R&D and clinical education, will lead to faster and more impactful new technologies and best practices to improve clinical outcomes and advance patient care.

As the global dental market moves toward more integrated solutions and rapid adoption of digital dentistry, the future of dentistry is about providing comprehensive solutions across the spectrum of treatment for patients. By providing fully integrated solutions, Dentsply Sirona will improve the patient experience and reduce chair time by proliferating more efficient workflows and single visit dentistry. At Dentsply Sirona, we’re driving these key industry trends and setting the standard for the industry as the total solutions provider.

What products and solutions does Dentsply Sirona provide?

Dentsply Sirona combines some of the most well-known and established brands in the industry under one roof. We develop, manufacture and market a complete line of dental and oral health products, including general dental supplies and devices, CAD/CAM restoration systems (CEREC and inLab), a full suite of dental restorative products, digital intra-oral, panoramic and 3D imaging systems, dental treatment centers, hand pieces, hygiene systems, and dental specialty products in orthodontics, endodontics and implants. Additionally, our global consumable healthcare product team provides innovative urological and surgical solutions designed to improve quality of life for patients.

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What are Dentsply Sirona’s plans for the healthcare business segment?

The Wellspect HealthCare unit, which develops global consumable healthcare products and research, is widely recognized for its patient-driven innovation and the value, service and support it provides to patients, caregivers and practioners. Dentsply Sirona looks forward to ensuring we continue to deliver a high standard of care to those who use and need our products.

As a dental professional, what can I get from Dentsply Sirona that I couldn’t get from either company on its own?

Dentsply Sirona, as the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, provides comprehensive end-to-end dental solutions from some of the best-known and established brands in the industry under one roof.

By combining DENTSPLY’s leading consumables platform with Sirona’s leading dental technology and equipment offerings, the combined company is now a one-stop provider of cutting-edge integrated dental solutions. Our comprehensive product offering provides dental professionals with the tools to enable single visit dentistry, produce better dental aesthetics and create better outcomes for patients. In addition to advancing clinical care, Dentsply Sirona will develop solutions that improve aesthetics to improve patient acceptance of care and satisfaction with treatments.

Looking to the future, we are harnessing our strengthened combined R&D platform to develop better, safer and faster solutions to advance patient care and stay at the forefront of the digitization of dentistry. We will also continue to focus on offering education that promotes clinical success and professional development for clinicians. With the broadest clinical training platform in the industry, Dentsply Sirona trains more than 300,000 dental professionals each year, helping to drive adoption of best practices and technology to improve patient outcomes and clinical effectiveness. Dentsply Sirona invites dental professionals worldwide to enhance your skills and clinical techniques by participating in our programs and events. 

What does the merger mean for customers of Dentsply Sirona?

Relationships with customers, dealers and partners are critical to Dentsply Sirona. Our goal is to provide market-leading, comprehensive integrated solutions to drive better, faster and safer dentistry worldwide. Customers should expect continued superior service. If you have questions, please contact your sales or dealer representative.

Together, DENTSPLY and Sirona looks forward to remaining at the forefront of the technology curve and driving key industry trends to best serve dental professionals and provide dealers with the best array of products and solutions in the market. We look forward to continuing our relationship with all of our customers and dealers. 

Will there be any changes to existing contracts or disruption in service or deliveries?

Dentsply Sirona will continue working closely with our combined sales team and distributor network to provide our current product portfolios to customers while we concurrently work on developing new integrated solutions.

With enhanced scale, broader product offering and the largest sales and distribution network in dental, there are now even more ways for customers to purchase Dentsply Sirona products around the world.

Will customers have to use only Dentsply Sirona products? Or will Dentsply Sirona products function with offerings from other companies?

Dentsply Sirona will continue working closely with our combined sales team and distributor network to provide our current product portfolios to customers.

With enhanced scale, broader product offering and the largest sales and distribution network in dental, there are now even more ways for customers to purchase Dentsply Sirona products around the world.

Who can dental professionals, dealers, suppliers or partners contact with any questions?

Your day-to-day contacts will remain the same at Dentsply Sirona and there will be no changes in this regard. If there are any changes in the future to your relationship with Dentsply Sirona, these will be communicated directly to you.