BioHorizons agrees to purchase Implant Logic Systems

Jan. 30, 2008
Implant Logic Systems is a leading innovator and provider of technology solutions for the implant dentistry market.

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, and CEDARHURST, New York--BioHorizons Implant Systems, Inc. has announced that its parent company has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Implant Logic Systems, Ltd. 

ILS is a leading innovator and provider of technology solutions for the implant dentistry market. ILS's Virtual Implant Placement software enables implantologists to view CT scans and create virtual implant treatment plans. Implantologists can then use ILS's Compu-Guide system to create custom milled surgical guides that bring the virtual treatment plan into the operating suite. 

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

"We are thrilled to add the technology and expertise of ILS to BioHorizons," said R. Steven Boggan, president and CEO of BioHorizons. "Our customers have expressed great interest in computer assisted implant treatment planning software and surgical guides. ILS perfectly addresses this customer need. In addition, the Compu-Guide surgical guide system is designed to allow the clinician to place implants more accurately, more quickly and more safely than is otherwise possible. The acquisition of ILS will create significant value for our customers." 

Dr. Michael Klein, president and CEO of ILS, said, "We are excited about the opportunity to join with BioHorizons. ILS is already well known for its implant planning software and innovative computer guided surgical tools, but our customers will now get the expanded benefits of working with BioHorizons, one of the most progressive and customer-centric companies in the industry."

For more information, go to BioHorizons.