PracticeWorks name change

Sept. 1, 2010
New name reflects company’s unification to a global brand.

ATLANTA, Georgia--PracticeWorks Systems, a subsidiary of Carestream Health and the exclusive manufacturer of KODAK Dental Systems, has announced a corporate name change to Carestream Dental, LLC, effective Sept. 1, 2010. The company's headquarters will remain in Atlanta.

The name change is part of the larger rebranding of the global dental businesses of Carestream Health, all of which will adopt the Carestream Dental brand as of Sept. 1, 2010.

The "PracticeWorks" name has been used for more than two decades by affiliated companies around the world, achieving company and product recognition in the United States, United Kingdom, Sweden, Australia, and New Zealand. Each of these affiliated Practiceworks companies will change their corporate name to Carestream Dental.

Customers, vendors and partners will find no change in the services offered, obtaining information on products, or services, or conducting business with the new business identity. Along with the name change, PracticeWorks Systems will adopt the new Carestream Dental brand identity, and future business activity will be conducted under the new name. Carestream Dental will remain the sole manufacturer of dental imaging systems bearing the KODAK brand name.

“United as Carestream Dental, we will continue to provide best-in-class digital imaging and practice management software solutions, while our customers will reap the many benefits of using an international brand,” said Patrik Eriksson, president and CEO, Carestream Dental.

The adoption of the Carestream Dental name unites Carestream Health’s global dental imaging and software businesses and better supports the needs of customers through a consistent brand while leveraging global resources across dental business divisions in the United States, Canada, Europe, Middle East, Greater Asia, Latin America, and Japan.

“Our company vision is to be the preferred global leader in digital imaging and practice-management software solutions for dental professionals,” stated Rich Hirschland, global president, Carestream Dental.

“The worldwide Carestream Dental business has been a front-runner in innovation for more than 100 years. This alignment of our global dental businesses establishes the next logical step in supporting our future growth and development.”

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