Dentsply Sirona Inc, York, Pa, announced today that it has successfully completed the merger of equals between Dentsply International Inc and Sirona Dental Systems Inc. According to a release from the company, the merger “creates the world’s largest and most diversified manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies.”

The merger combines Dentsply’s consumables platform with Sirona’s technology and equipment. The company’s offerings now feature an array of products for dental professionals and labs for the treatment of general and specialty procedures including implantology, endodontics, and orthodontics.

The merger also gives the new company an R&D platform with over 600 scientists and engineers.