Young Innovations, a leading global supplier of dental products, today announced the acquisition of Salvin Dental Specialties (Salvin). Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, Salvin is a leading supplier of regenerative biomaterials, surgical instrumentation, supplies and equipment specifically for implant dentistry.
“I am exceptionally proud of the company we’ve built for over forty years with our valued employees, customers, and partners,” said Bob Salvin, Founder and CEO of Salvin. “We have achieved our goal of creating a business focused on providing everything for the implant practice but the implants. Thanks to our strong team, culture, and focus, we are well positioned for continued success. We are excited to be partnered with Young in this new chapter of growth for Salvin.”
“Salvin takes great pride in delivering an exceptional customer experience and clinical support to implant practices, with a robust product line specifically designed by the Salvin team to meet the unique needs of this specialty segment,” said Dave Sproat, CEO of Young Innovations. “We are excited to support the ongoing growth of Salvin’s business, employees, customers, vendors and brand as a part of our broader global portfolio.”
“Our acquisition of Salvin reflects our continued commitment to invest in the oral surgery market. The combination of Salvin and Young now makes us the largest dental implant-agnostic supplier in the industry,” added Steve Clareen, Vice President/General Manager at Young Innovations. “The leadership team at Salvin is exceptional. They have built a fantastic business with a respected portfolio. We look forward to working together to drive additional value to Salvin’s customers and the patients they serve.”
Bob Salvin will serve as an adviser to Young Innovations and continue to provide counsel and support for the Salvin team and its customers. William Simmons, CEO, and Greg Slayton, President, will continue to provide daily leadership and management for the business from Charlotte. There are no changes to ordering and service procedures for customers or vendors.
Young Innovations, Inc. is a portfolio company of TJC, L.P.