Young Innovations, Algonquin, Illinois, a global manufacturer and distributor of dental supplies and equipment, has acquired Mydent International Enterprises Corp. Based in Hauppauge, New York, Mydent is a supplier of infection control products, disposables, preventives, impression material systems, rotary instruments and restoratives, including the DEFEND brand, in more than 45 countries.
“We are incredibly proud to lead Mydent through its next phase of growth in partnership with our distributor customers,” says Dave Sproat, MBA, CEO of Young Innovations. “The DEFEND brand has developed a reputation for high quality at great value that resonates well with clinicians and dental organizations around the world.”
“Our acquisition of Mydent complements our robust infection control, preventive and restorative brand and product portfolio and aligns well with our commercial strategy,” adds Andrew Jones, BA, vice president of Corporate Development at Young Innovations.
There will be no immediate changes to ordering and service procedures for customers or vendors, according to the company. Andy Parker, BABS, CEO of Mydent, will serve in an advisory role for a transitional period.
From MENTOR. March 2018;9(3): 6.