Dental Co. Sued For Alleged Monopolistic Practices

Law360, New York (April 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The leading artificial teeth supplier in the country, Dentsply International Inc., was hit with an antitrust suit on Wednesday for allegedly monopolizing the market for artificial teeth.

Rival supplier Lactona Corp. filed the most recent suit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania alleging Dentsply monopolized the market for prefabricated artificial teeth for years, using a variety of tactics. This is the third antitrust suit filed against Dentsply in this court this year. Dentsply controls 75-80% of the market, which consists of...
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