COLTENE is an internationally leading developer, manufacturer and seller of consumables and small equipment for dental practitioners. COLTENE has been the leading developer and manufacturer of high-precision impression materials and innovative, aesthetically-pleasing filling materials since the mid-sixties. In 1990, the Swiss Coltène AG joined forces with the American company Whaledent Inc., a producer of technical dental consumables established in 1956 in New York. Since then, the Company operates in the marketplace under a common brand Coltène/Whaledent. Dentists and dental labs worldwide rely on the company’s products for implant-based therapies and dental reconstructions, as well as traditional therapies. COLTENE offers polymer chemistry-based impression and filling materials, a comprehensive range for Endodontics, a broad range of high-precision mechanical instruments, dental pins and posts, carbide and diamond burs and other rotary instruments, as well as a comprehensive offering in the area of hygiene and patient safety covering the entire dental treatment process. The products are brought to international markets through sales partners as well as own marketing organisations.