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3M Continues to Focus on Its Digital Oral Care Platform

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>3M builds on recent success of the 3M™ True Definition Scanner and increases focus on its digital oral care technology platform</i> </p>

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

3M Continues to Focus on Its Digital Oral Care Platform

08:02 EST Tuesday, December 24, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Business Wire) -- In connection with Planmeca's announcement today of its investment in E4D Technologies, 3M ESPE confirms it will continue to be a supplier of materials for the E4D Mill, including the 3M ESPE LavaTM Ultimate CAD/CAM Restorative block. 3M ESPE and E4D Technologies will continue to support the Trusted Connection between the 3M™ True Definition Scanner and the E4D Mill. Henry Schein will continue to offer the 3M™ True Definition Scanner and LavaTM Ultimate blocks for the E4D Mill.

3M will build on the recent success of the 3M™ True Definition Scanner and increase investment in its Digital Oral Care technology platform, both in the US and internationally.

3M ESPE is a dental product manufacturer that markets more than 2,000 dental products and services. 3M ESPE dental products are designed to help dental professionals improve their patients' oral health care. The 3M Digital Oral Care Department, part of the 3M ESPE Division, aims to accelerate and strengthen 3M's efforts to lead the digital transformation that is occurring in oral care. 3M Health Care, one of 3M's five Business Groups, provides world-class innovative products and services to help health care professionals improve the practice and delivery of patient care in medical, oral care, drug delivery and health information markets. For more information on the complete 3M ESPE line of dental products, visit the 3M ESPE website at or call the 3M ESPE Technical Hotline at 1-800-634-2249. Products are available for purchase through authorized 3M ESPE distributors.

3M, ESPE and Lava are trademarks of 3M or 3M Deutschland GmbH. Used under license in Canada. © 3M 2013. All rights reserved.

About 3M
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit or follow @3MNews on Twitter.

Karwoski & Courage
Vanessa de Bruijn, 612-342-9670
3M Public Relations & Corporate Communications
Mary Kokkinen, 651-733-8806

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