3M gets its teeth into OMNII

3M Health Care has announced that it has agreed to acquire OMNII Oral Pharmaceuticals, a provider of preventive dental products, solutions and support for dental professionals. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“3M is committed to continuing to strengthen and expand its position in the dental industry. Adding OMNII’s preventive expertise, products, and capability to educate, will enable us to deliver even more value to dental practices and participate in an exciting and rapidly growing segment,” says Tom Engels, division vice president, 3M ESPE.

3M is the second-largest supplier to the dental industry in the world. The company manufactures and markets a wide range of products and services used by dental professionals worldwide to improve oral health. These products are designed to meet restorative, crown and bridge, orthodontic, preventive, infection control, and cosmetic dentistry needs.

The transaction is expected to close in April, subject to customary closing conditions.