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Dentsply Sirona presents a night with a rock star at the 2018 DTA Annual Meeting

Founding member of rock band Steely Dan set to deliver closing dinner remarks, as Dentsply Sirona sponsors his appearance and entire event

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 27, 2018) – Dentsply Sirona, the Dental Solutions CompanyTM, is proud to announce it found the “power of connection” as a sponsor of the 2018 Dental Trade Alliance Annual Meeting and its closing dinner speaker, Steely Dan co-founder Jeffrey Baxter.

DTA’s Annual Meeting takes place October 14-17 at the Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa, California. This year’s theme is “The Power of Connection: Connecting People and Information,” where they hope to explore what happens when you connect people with the right information. Dentsply Sirona has been a long-standing sponsor of this event.

“It’s an honor to continue our support of the Dental Trade Alliance Annual Meeting,” said Special Markets & Customer Support Vice President Keith Clements. “This meeting not only brings together the most talented executives in the dental field, but is vital in helping address the industry’s most crucial issues. This relationship is and will continue to be a priority for Dentsply Sirona.”

On Tuesday, October 16 at 8 p.m., Jeffrey Baxter, a founding member of Steely Dan, a Grammy Award-winning guitarist for The Doobie Brothers and a national security expert, is set to speak during the event’s closing dinner sponsored by Dentsply Sirona. While Baxter is known for guitar expertise, he also has a high-level security clearance. Baxter’s topic during the dinner is “Tipping the Scales: Using Asymmetrical Thinking to Change the Rules in your Favor.” But don’t worry, his guitar is also making an appearance on this night!


Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dents ply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. As The Dental Solutions Company ™, Dentsply Sirona’s products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better, safer and faster dentistry. Dentsply Sirona’s global headquarters is located in York, Pennsylvania, and the international headquarters is based in Salzburg, Austria. The company’s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY. Visit for more information about Dentsply Sirona and its products.

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