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IMTEC acquired by 3M- Interesting times for Mini Implant.


IMTEC Corp. is a well known name to those who know about mini implants. Yesterday 3M company acquired IMTEC Corp. IMTEC Corp has been the leading manufacturer of dental implants and cone beam computed tomography scanning equipment. The mini implants produced by Imtech is small diameter, single unit implants which do not need invasive surgery.

This is what IMTEC had to say
"This acquisition gives 3M ESPE access to two of the fastest growing segments in the dental industry. “Our combined digital products and expertise will enable a digital ‘total restorative’ approach with more options than ever, including IMTEC implants, 3M™ ESPE™ Lava™ crowns, and 3M’s advanced digital workflow solutions,” said Jeffrey Lavers, vice president and general manager, 3M ESPE. “Together, we will have an end-to-end implantology solution, making the process easier, faster and better for dentists everywhere.”

Another press release quote IMTEC as "This acquisition does not impact our commitment to continue to work with you in serving the dental market and exploring ways to strengthen our relations. It does not affect any other aspect of our current business with you."

The combination of two big companies now entering into the dental implant field makes it more interesting and all eyes will be on them to see how the mini implant market will be affected. Its interesting times in field of mini implants.

Read the IMTEC announcement here: Click here

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