Dentsply Sirona Acquires Byte, a Direct-to-Consumer, Doctor-Directed Clear Aligner Company

Posted: January 6, 2021
Edited by Dentaltown staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and LOS ANGELES—Dentsply Sirona recently announced that the company has acquired Byte, a growing clear aligner company. Byte holds a leadership position in the direct-to-consumer clear aligner market.

Dentsply Sirona Acquires Byte, a Direct-to-Consumer, Doctor-Directed Clear Aligner Company

Byte CEO Neeraj Gunsagar and the existing management team will continue to operate the business.

“We are excited to take the next step in our evolution by bringing Byte into our organization. We have been pleased with the growth of our SureSmile clear aligner business, and we are confident that adding the innovative platform of Byte adds scale for us in the important clear aligner market. We look forward to working with the talented team at Byte as we utilize our collective strengths to expand patient access to quality care and support the success of dental professionals around the world," said Dentsply Sirona CEO Don Casey.

“We have been impressed with the passion that Dentsply Sirona has for innovation in dentistry. This combination provides Byte with unmatched resources and R&D capabilities that allow us to reach additional customers and accelerate our mission of changing the world one smile at a time. The transaction enhances our ability to offer affordable care to patients and increases awareness of the overall benefits of oral care. Our team is committed to driving our strong growth, and we are delighted to join the Dentsply Sirona family as we execute on our shared mission," said Gunsagar.

The transaction closed on December 31, 2020.
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