The Late 1980’s and 90’s
DentCare had a remarkable journey of excellence during the late 1980s and 90s. It all began in 1998, when the company focused on crown and bridge fabrication. The following years were filled with several innovative milestones such as the initiation of acrylic partial and complete dentures in 1990, followed by the first ceramic division in South India in 1991, and cast partial dentures in cobalt chromium in 1992. In 1993, the IPS empress was introduced in India, and in 1997, precision attachment was launched. In 1998, DentCare expanded to a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, and the following year, they became the first company in India to implement a laser-welding system. DentCare's commitment to innovation and excellence helped establish the brand as a leader in the dental care industry.
In the early 2000s, DentCare made significant strides as a leading dental lab in India. In 2000, the company received its first-ever ISO 9001 certification, marking a significant accomplishment as the first dental lab to receive it. The following year, DentCare launched its implant prostheses division, allowing the company to expand its services in the growing field of implantology. In 2002, the company introduced DentCare Zirconia, a high-strength ceramic material used in dental restorations. The company continued to invest in new technology and machinery, adding CNC milling units in 2003 for increased precision and efficiency. In 2004, DentCare introduced aesthetic veneers and in 2005, it began production of titanium cast partial dentures. In 2006, the company brought IPS E.max to India, a highly esthetic all-ceramic material popular with both patients and dentists worldwide. Finally, in 2007, DentCare expanded its operations across India, reaching a wider range of patients seeking quality dental care.
Giant Leaps in Dental Technology
The DentCare journey has been marked by ground-breaking innovations and numerous milestones that have transformed the dental industry. DentCare Zirconia made its debut in 2009, while the following years saw the company obtain CE marking for its prostheses and perform Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) for Cobalt Chromium – a first in India. In 2012, DentCare introduced Titanium DMLS, gained ISO 13485 certification (another first in India for a dental lab), and in 2013 brought 3D printing and intraoral digital impressions to the table along with DentCare Luminers. US FDA registration and an Exclusive R&D division followed in 2014, while the manufacturing facility got an upgrade and Satellite Units began operations in 2015. Finally, in 2016, DentCare Aligners boldly launched as the first Indian Aligner Brand.
Present Day DentCare
DentCare has witnessed remarkable success since its inception, with our operations expanding across the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, UK and USA and the initiation of NES MEDICORP. The introduction of Nestra 3D Printer for multiple applications in 2020 has been a stepping stone in our technological advancements. The establishment of the DentCare Foundation and Institute of Dental Technology in 2021 has been a significant milestone in their commitment to improve oral health. In 2022, DentCare Aligners received FDA 510 (k) and CDSCO registration, attesting to the quality of products and Infine and Nesklen were developed by the Research and Development Division. DentCare has also become the first Indian Dental Laboratory approved by the CDSCO in 2023, marking a significant moment in our innovative journey.