April 1, 2015 -- DENTSPLY International Inc. has announced that it has reached a Settlement Agreement with DC Dental (a Baltimore based dental products distributor). This Agreement was reached after DENTSPLY challenged DC Dental’s unauthorized distribution of gray market DENTSPLY brand products. DC Dental has agreed to discontinue directly or indirectly acting as an unauthorized reseller of DENTSPLY brand products. Under the terms of the Settlement, DC Dental must discontinue all sales of DENTSPLY branded products by July 1, 2015.
In the utmost interest of patient safety, DENTSPLY is committed to combating the unauthorized sale of its products in the U.S. and intends to take appropriate action against unauthorized resellers.