The Dental Directory has acquired the Scottish dental equipment specialist Dolby Medical Limited.
Operating for almost 45 years The Dental Directory, is one of the largest UK dental wholesaler and provides a range of products and services to dentists across the UK including dental consumables, oral hygiene, facial aesthetics, dental equipment, including installation and maintenance as well as hand piece repairs.
Dolby Medical supplies equipment, servicing and ancillary dental products to NHS dental practitioners, private practices, hospitals and dental centres in Scotland. They provide an extensive range of specialist dental equipment and accompanying consumables, notably Local Decontamination Unit (LDU) equipment and air compressors. The parties will offer an alternative supply to the large manufacturers and other dental wholesalers.
Based in Stirling, Dolby Medical, have the largest fully qualified and manufacturer trained engineering team in Scotland and a technical support team offering tailored advice to specific customer requirements as well as providing training information and installation guidance.
Mark Stephenson, Chief Operating Officer of The Dental Directory said:
“We are delighted that Dolby Medical is to be part of the business. It has a long established and highly respected name in the Scottish healthcare market and it is a natural fit for The Dental Directory. The existing management team, which will continue to lead the business, has done excellent work in delivering strong business performance and customer service”
“Dolby Medical will continue to supply all its existing customers, including independent dentists and practices. Its capabilities and expertise are entirely complementary and will expand the engineering services offered to Dental Directory clients, whilst Dolby customers will be provided with a superior choice of medical supplies partner”.
Speaking on the transaction, Dolby Medical’s Managing Director Derek Gordon commented: “We are very pleased to be partnering The Dental Directory. They strongly support our strategy to develop the proposition for our customers and to make Dolby Medical’s specialist services more widely available”.