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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.
“This is an exciting day for both companies, for the dental community and for patients around the globe. We are bringing together two world class companies that share a culture of innovation and will foster the development of differentiated, integrated solutions for general practitioners and specialists, particularly in the highest growth segments of the dental industry,” said Jeffrey T. Slovin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sirona. “Combining Sirona’s proven digital solutions and equipment...
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Sirona Dental, Inc.’s CEREC 30th Anniversary Celebration, scheduled Sept. 17th through Sept. 19th, is fast approaching and hotel rooms are filling up quickly. The block of rooms reserved at a special rate at The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Hotel for CEREC 30 attendees is full, and the hotel is no longer accepting reservations.
There is good news for registered attendees who have not yet booked a hotel room: Sirona secured another block of rooms for a special rate at The Mirage Hotel and Casino, located directly across the street from The Venetian and The Palazzo Hotel. It is highly recommended to book a room(s) as soon as possible due to the influx of reservations and the limited number of rooms. Rates at The Mirage start at $159 per night (plus applicable taxes and fees).
All rooms in the Sirona room block are available on a first-come, first-served basis, are subject to availability and may sell out at any time. To reserve a room at The Mirage, contact the call center at...
NFL Great Emmitt Smith Joins Exciting Lineup of Keynote Speakers At Sirona's CEREC® 30th (C30) Anniversary Celebration
Sirona Dental, Inc., the worldwide leader and pioneers of digital dentistry, recently signed Emmitt Smith, former NFL great and current President and CEO of Emmitt Smith Enterprises, Inc., to appear on stage during its upcoming CEREC® 30th (CEREC 30) Anniversary Celebration. Smith replaces Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jr., who had to withdraw from C30 due to personal reasons.
Emmitt Smith rose to prominence in the 1990s as the superstar running back of the Dallas Cowboys, and was an integral part of the team’s phenomenal success in winning three Super Bowl championships in a four-year span. Smith culminated his illustrious Hall of Fame career with the proud distinction as having the most rushing yards in NFL history, a record he still holds.
Since his retirement from football in 2005, Smith has successfully transitioned his talents from the gridiron to the business world, founding Emmitt Smith Enterprises (ESE)—an umbrella company of several organizations focusing...
Sirona Dental, Inc. announced the expansion of its national accounts and institutions business team to address significant demand for its products in dental schools, group practices, and governmental institutions. Doug Clarke was named west coast sales manager, Jay Novak was named east coast sales manager, and Ryan Hollenbeck recently joined the team as a 3D & CAD/CAM specialist.
“I am thrilled to announce that Doug and Jay, who were with Sirona in other sales roles, joined the national accounts and institutions business team as sales managers, where they will be instrumental in driving national business growth,” said Linda Ruggiero-Gehringer, vice president of national accounts and institutions. “Their proven sales skills combined with a deep understanding of our products, applications, and markets will help Sirona move into the next phase in our company’s history of aggressive growth while continuing to exceed the expectations of our customers.”
In preparation for its upcoming CEREC© 30th (CEREC 30) Anniversary Celebration, Sirona Dental Inc. announced today that in addition to an informative preshow program now posted on www.CEREC30th.com, the event’s Early Bird Registration specials have been extended until June 15th, 2015.
Originally set to expire on May 30th, the company that pioneered digital dentistry has decided to prolong Early Bird Registration until June 15th in order to provide dental professionals an extended window of time to purchase tickets at a lower price and take advantage of the many special promotions offered by registering early.
In addition, a detailed preshow program is now available on www.CEREC30th.com, the company’s dedicated website to all things CEREC 30. The preshow program details each day of the celebration’s jam-packed, three-day schedule and includes: an overview of CEREC 30; dates, times, and topics for each general and breakout educational session; keynote and featured...
Early Bird Registration for Sirona's CEREC 30th Anniversary Celebration Quickly Coming to an End on May 31st
Sirona’s Early Bird Registration for its upcoming CEREC© 30th (CEREC 30) Anniversary Celebration is quickly coming to an end. The company that pioneered digital dentistry is advising dental professionals to purchase tickets now for the three-day digital dentistry extravaganza before special Early Bird Registration offers expire on May 31st.
Following a full review of ticket sales momentum and current registration numbers for the event, the Company quickly realized that event tickets are selling at an extremely rapid pace and are urging dental professionals to take advantage of the special pricing before the CEREC 30 Early Bird Registration special comes to an end on May 31st.
“A number of very attractive incentives are offered for early registrants including lower ticket prices, VIP Packages offered at a reduced price, and more,” remarked Sirona Dental, Inc. President, Michael Augins. “We are extremely pleased with the outstanding level of interest...
Sirona Dental, Inc., the company that pioneered digital dentistry, announced today that due to overwhelming demand, VIP and Entertainment-Only tickets to its upcoming CEREC©30th (CEREC 30) Anniversary Celebration held at The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Hotel in Las Vegas from September 17-19th, 2015 will no longer be available for sale after May 15, 2015.
“Sirona’s CEREC 30 Celebration is smashing registration records,” said Sirona Dental, Inc. President, Michael Augins. “The record number of those who have already purchased tickets for C30 affirms the event’s popularity and solidifies its place as the world’s premier digital dentistry festival and experience.”
The Entertainment-Only pass is offered to spouses or guests who are not doctors and who are not attending courses. The pass allows entry to the welcome reception Thursday evening, celebrity entertainment Friday evening, and the closing celebration at TAO nightclub...
- October 2014
National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) will hold a Virtual ToothFairy Ball and Online Auction November 1-24 to engage caring companies and individuals across the dental industry in saving the smiles of vulnerable children.
Corporations and individuals participate by purchasing virtual "tables" for $5,000 and/or by donating items for the silent auction. Each table sponsor will have a $5,000 ToothFairy Grant awarded in their name to an NCOHF Affiliate community clinic or program serving at-risk children. Thanks to generous underwriters, 100% of event proceeds will be allocated to help children in need.
Table sponsors include the following generous individuals and corporations: 3M ESPE, 3M ESPE Retired Execs, A. Titan, Align Technology, Inc., BAE Systems, Benco Dental, Dr. Gordon Christensen, Darby Dental, Dentsply, DMG America, Dudnyk, Mr. Henk van Duijnhoven, Hanley Wood Marketing, Henry Schein, IQ Dental, Mr. Thomas and JoAnn Prescott, SciCan,...
- June 2014
Sirona Dental, Inc. is pleased to announce a special incentive for all commercial dental laboratories that complete an in-house demonstration of Sirona’s full line of inLab® CAD/CAM solutions.
Specifically, Sirona will reward all dental laboratories that complete a full Sirona inLab system demonstration between June 1, 2014 and August 31, 2014 with a Keurig® K145 OfficePRO® Brewing System. Participants will also receive a bonus 12 Count K-Cup® variety box that includes 12 different delicious blends of coffee.
Dental laboratories can register for inLab CAD/CAM demonstrations two ways:
Visit www.inLabdemo.com and click on the “Register Now” button. After completing the registration form, participants will have the option to choose a preferred demonstration date and time.
Contact your local Sirona inLab sales representative to schedule a convenient time and date by calling (855) InLab4U
The Keurig K145 OfficePRO Brewing...
- February 2013
Sirona's inLab SW 4.2
The power of innovation from Sirona continues with its introduction of the new inLab SW 4.2 at this year's LMT LAB DAY Chicago. Come and see how features like virtual articulation, enhanced smile design and expanded in-house implant applications, just to name a few, continue to set you apart from your competition and improve your digital restorative offerings.
The virtual articulation feature of the new inLab SW 4.2 allows you to set your Bennett angle within a range of 5° to 25° and your Sagittal plane from 15° to 45°, etc. If no data is provided by your dentists, then simply use the average value settings, which still substantially improve the initial fit of your restorations compared to conventional CAD/CAM designs. This reduces your overall finishing time and the finishing time of your dentist-clients, and is particularly valuable for model-free cases through Sirona Connect.
Users of inLab software are already experiencing the benefits of...
- November 2012
During its CEREC® 27 and a Half event held in Las Vegas in October, Sirona celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its inLab CAD/CAM system. Participants explored an exhibit hall, attended presentations by inLab experts and had an opportunity to network with thousands of fellow CEREC dentists and laboratory owners.
"Every time Sirona throws an event, I am beyond impressed learning about the new advancements of this amazing technology," says Matt Roberts, CDT, Owner of CMR Dental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID. "Sirona just keeps making CAD/CAM more interesting, my job much easier and my dentists happier."
For more from the event, visit www.CEREConline.com or www.CEREC27live.com.
The Science section of the October 9th edition of The New York Times, "The Digital Doctor," profiled a number of high-tech tools in the healthcare field, including Sirona Dental's CEREC System.
In "A New Tooth, Made to Order in Under an Hour," writer Gina Kolata describes how her dentist used a chairside CEREC system to deliver a crown in one visit. "Maybe you think that dentists are stuck in the technological dark ages, waving pliers and babbling about fluoride," she says. "In truth, the profession has quietly embraced sophisticated technology..."
Saying that 10% of dentists use chairside CAD/CAM, the article also explains the benefits and limitations of the technology, its applications in implantology and how dentists can also access the technology through laboratories.
- August 2011
3Shape A/S announces an interface solution that enables scans from Sirona CEREC intraoral scanners and Sirona inLab scanners to be modeled with 3Shapeâs Dental System™ design software.
- July 2011
LMT visits with Ivoclar Vivadent\'s CEO Bob Ganley to learn more about his company\'s investments in Sirona Dental Systems and D4D Technologies, and his thoughts on emerging trends in our industry.