Dentsply Strikes Deal To Avoid Antitrust Trial

Law360, New York (April 29, 2010, 1:38 PM EDT) -- Artificial teeth maker Dentsply International Inc. and two dental supply companies have reached a settlement in a suit that accused Dentsply of maintaining its market dominance by deterring dealers from selling other manufacturers' prefabricated teeth, obviating the need for a trial slated to begin next week.

Judge Christopher Conner of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania signed off on a dismissal order on Wednesday that said counsel for Dentsply and plaintiffs Univac Dental Co. and Lactona Corp. had reported that the matter...
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