Basel, 25 May 2018 – The Straumann Group and Zirkonzahn USA Inc. today announced that they have signed an agreement to work together in the United States and Canada. The collaboration will include co-development and co-marketing activities coupled with joint symposia in the US for dental clinicians and technicians (https://inofficemilling.com). The aim is to promote seamless digital workflow that seeks to maximize patient satisfaction and treatment availability for a broader section of the population.
There are more than 34 million Americans who are edentulous in at least on one arch.1 While more than 50% can afford treatment, the actual treatment rate is still very low - but is growing.
Marco Gadola, CEO Straumann Group stated: “We are delighted to collaborate with Zirkonzahn in North America to create further growth opportunities in the CADCAM prosthetic segment, supporting our strategic goal of delivering end-to-end digital solutions for full-arch tooth replacement.”
Alessandro Cucchiaro, CEO of Zirkonzahn USA, said: "By adding our expertise to the collaboration, we will provide leading-edge technology to American and Canadian customers, enabling them to offer the best possible solutions for patients.”
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