Planmeca expands distribution of CAD/CAM portfolio

The expansion will give bring in a variety of new distribution partners.

Planmeca announced several new distribution partners for the expansion of its distribution agreements with the addition of the Planmeca CAD/CAM portfolio in North America. New distribution partners include Patterson Dental, Atlanta Dental Supply, Burkhart Dental Supply, Midway Dental Supply and Nashville Dental, Inc. This expansion includes the recently launched Planmeca Emerald Intraoral scanner, Planmeca PlanCAD design software, Planmeca PlanMill 40 S and Planmeca Romexis Compare Adaptive Learning software for the Education market.

 “As the demand for our chairside dentistry solutions like the - Planmeca FIT - increases, it’s vital we work with industry partners that can supply a high level of support and innovative products and service that is expected within the marketplace. With proven track records and an average of 100 years of experience in the dental industry, our new distribution partners provide sales and field level support that will exponentially expand the reach of our CAD/CAM solutions,” said Brett Hines, President of Planmeca USA.

Digital dentistry has expanded the need and created high demand. Users need both, ultra-fast intraoral scanning at an affordable price, and they need a way to easily connect, share and control their practice workflows. While some might want to scan and send to their labs; others want to offer same-day dentistry. Planmeca’s CAD/CAM solutions address both of these needs.

“Adding Planmeca’s CAD/CAM portfolio brings all the components of the Digital Work Flow together with the power and control of Romexis software” says Tom Richardson, President of Atlanta Dental Supply. “We are now able to help our clients evaluate and add each component of the work flow at a time that’s best for their practice while providing the full support and personal care they need.”

 “The Planmeca partnership reflects the values and integrity that Burkhart Dental represents to our clients. We are excited to add and grow the CAD/CAM product line with them,” says Michael Norton, Director of Equipment & Technology, Corporate, Burkhart Dental Supply.

 “We look forward to our new collaboration with Planmeca CAD/CAM. With the addition of Planmeca products, we can continue to provide dental innovations to our customers and an improved customer experience,” states Steven Kizy, President and CEO – Midway Dental Supply.

“Nashville Dental Inc. is committed to serving our customers, from their every-day needs, to the latest in technology and digital dentistry. As the industry continues to transition, NDI will adapt as a company, while staying true to our principles. We will continue to provide excellent products that meet the needs of our customers. We are proud of this partnership with Planmeca, because it aligns with our values. Planmeca has consistently provided our customers with the best in technology for imaging products and now with the Planmeca FIT system, we extend that commitment to excellence in digital CAD/CAM dentistry. We are excited about this addition to our existing partnership and look forward to providing these solutions to our customers,” states Todd Brown, Vice President, Equipment - Nashville Dental, Inc.

Dave Misiak, President, Patterson Dental North America states, “Patterson Dental has a reputation for excellence not only in product offerings but with customer relationships and service. Planmeca and its line of CAD/CAM products mirror the level of excellence that we are continuously striving for. We are excited and look forward to building a thriving partnership with Planmeca.”

“Our newly formed partnerships represent the core value of creating an exceptional client experience and significant reach in alignment with our objectives for the brand,” says Brett Hines, President, Planmeca USA. “We are confident in the ability of our new distributors to solidify our Planmeca CAD/CAM line as the new standard in chairside CAD/CAM throughout North America.”