A Closer Look at the 2023 Developments in the European Dental Implant Market

European dental implant market

As 2023 comes to an end, the European dental implant market is abuzz with exciting developments and strategic moves that promise to advance this industry into the future. In this blog post, we’ll delve into some key highlights that occurred throughout 2023, showcasing the dynamic landscape and innovation driving the dental implant sector.

May 2023: Henry Schein’s Strategic Acquisition

In a move set to make waves in the industry, Henry Schein has announced its intent to acquire S.I.N., pending regulatory approval. This strategic acquisition was anticipated to conclude in the latter half of 2023. The amalgamation of these industry giants is expected to bring forth a new era of advancements and synergies in the European dental implant market.

April 2023: ZimVie’s Portfolio Expansion

ZimVie, a prominent player in the market, made headlines with the launch of RegenerOss® CC Allograft Particulate and RegenerOss® Bone Graft Plug. These additions to the dental bone graft portfolio are processed by RTI Surgical and marketed by ZimVie, signifying a strategic move to fortify their position, particularly in North America.

Marching into North America: Medentika’s Prosthetic System Campaign

Medentika, a member of the Straumann Group since 2016, is making waves on the other side of the Atlantic with the launch of a brand awareness campaign for its MPS – MEDENTiKA® prosthetic system. This campaign not only highlights the technological prowess of the prosthetic system but also marks a strategic move to enhance brand visibility in North America.

March 2023: ZimVie’s Digital Dentistry Leap

ZimVie continues to be a trailblazer in the European dental implant market with the introduction of RealGUIDE™ CAD and FULL SUITE module digital dentistry software platform at the International Dental Show (IDS) in Germany. This innovative leap underlines the industry’s commitment to embracing cutting-edge technology for enhanced patient care and streamlined processes.

February 2023: BEGO and Rapid Shape Join Forces

In a strategic partnership, BEGO and Rapid Shape announced a collaboration that allows Rapid Shape customers to process BEGO’s Varseo® materials on select printer models. This collaboration is set to empower dental professionals by offering a seamless integration of materials and printing technology, fostering efficiency and precision.

February 2023: ZimVie’s Software Module Launch

ZimVie continues to dominate the headlines with the announcement of the launch of the RealGUIDE™ CAD and FULL SUITE software modules. This digital innovation is poised to revolutionize treatment planning and execution, reflecting the industry’s commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements.

January 2023: Nobel Biocare’s Biomaterial Partnership

Nobel Biocare made waves at the beginning of the year by partnering with Mimetis Biomaterials S.L. The result of this collaboration is the launch of creos™ syntogain, a groundbreaking product that showcases the industry’s dedication to advancing biomaterials for dental implant applications.


The European dental implant market in 2023 is a dynamic arena witnessing strategic acquisitions, product launches, and technological leaps. As industry leaders continue to forge partnerships and introduce innovative solutions, the future promises a landscape where patient outcomes and technological advancements harmoniously shape the evolution of dental implantology. Stay tuned for more updates as the year unfolds, bringing forth new milestones and breakthroughs in the pursuit of dental excellence.

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