DENTSPLY International Schedules Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Conference Call

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

YORK, Pa., Oct. 15, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DENTSPLY International Inc. (Nasdaq:XRAY) announced that it will release third quarter earnings on Thursday, October 28, 2010, at 7:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). A conference call has also been scheduled for Thursday, October 28, 2010, at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time). A live broadcast is available through by accessing DENTSPLY's website at . In order to participate in the call, dial (888) 601-3864 (for domestic calls) and (913) 312-1443 (for international calls). The Conference ID # is 1473854. At that time, you will be able to discuss the third quarter earnings with DENTSPLY's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Bret Wise; President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Chris Clark; and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. William Jellison.

A rebroadcast of the conference call will be available to the public online at the DENTSPLY website . You may also access a dial-in replay for one week following the call at (888) 203-1112 (for domestic calls) or (719) 457-0820 (for international calls), Passcode # 1473854. 

DENTSPLY designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of products for the dental market. The Company believes that it is the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental prosthetics, endodontic instruments and materials and ultrasonic scalers; the leading United States manufacturer and distributor of denture teeth, dental handpieces, dental x-ray film holders, film mounts and prophylaxis paste; and a leading worldwide manufacturer or distributor of dental injectable anesthetics, impression materials, orthodontics appliances, dental cutting instruments, dental implants and restorative dental materials, dental sealants and crown and bridge materials. The Company distributes its dental products in over 120 countries under some of the most well-established brand names in the industry. 

DENTSPLY is committed to the development of innovative, high quality, cost-effective new products for the dental market.

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CONTACT: DENTSPLY International Inc. William R. Jellison, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (717) 849-4243