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Dentsply Sirona acquires at-home aligner company

Jan. 4, 2021
Byte, an at-home aligner company, joins Dentsply Sirona's in-office SureSmile aligner brand. Find more details here.
Amelia Williamson DeStefano, Group Editorial Director

Dentsply Sirona announced January 4 that it had purchased the at-home clear aligner company Byte. According to Reuters, the purchase price was $1.04 billion in cash.

In a press release, Dentsply Sirona CEO Don Casey stated that "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."

Byte describes its product as "doctor-directed care that provides excellent outcomes for patients with mild to moderate orthodontic needs." The product is advertised as costing under $85 a month.

Read the full press release from Dentsply Sirona here.

About the Author

Amelia Williamson DeStefano | Group Editorial Director

Amelia Williamson DeStefano, MA, is group editorial director of the Endeavor Business Media Dental Group, where she leads the publication of high-quality content that empowers oral-health professionals to advance patient well-being, succeed in business, and cultivate professional joy and fulfillment. She holds a master's in English Literature from the University of Tulsa and has worked in dental media since 2015.

Updated May 16, 2023