At the heart of Dentsply Sirona there is a vigorous commitment to innovation and clinical education. We employ more than 600 engineers and scientists, continuously fund more than 50 clinical studies on an ongoing basis and launch more than 30 significant new products each year. Over the past six years, we have invested more than $600 million in research and development and will continue investing in our industry-leading platform to launch new products and solutions. We train more than 300,000 clinicians each year in the largest clinical education platform in the industry, focusing on fostering learning environments that promote clinical success and clinician professional development. By aligning our R&D efforts and education platform we will build on our history of introducing innovations that advance patient care around the globe. At Dentsply Sirona, driving better, safer and faster dentistry is at the core of our mission.
Dentsply Sirona was formed in 2016, when DENTSPLY International Inc. and Sirona Dental Systems Inc., two leaders in dental innovation merged together to create the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies. From our humble beginnings more than a century ago to today’s position at the forefront of the digitization of dentistry, Dentsply Sirona has set a global standard for dental consumables, specialty products, digital treatment and clinical education.