Henry Schein is now the majority owner of the new entity, with the
“TDSC is a highly regarded, fast-growing company that nicely complements our existing dental business, and we are delighted to have completed this partnership," said
“For customers who prefer an online-only ordering experience, we are now able to accommodate that through TDSC.com, with enhanced product and delivery offerings,”
Launched in 2017 by CDA, TDSC serves members of all 50 state dental associations with an everyday low-price, online-only option for purchasing dental supplies. Any member of a state dental association is eligible to purchase on TDSC.com, Powered by Henry Schein. Customers of the online-only service will now benefit from an expanded product portfolio, enhanced shipping, improved order fulfillment, and faster delivery backed by Henry Schein. In addition, Henry Schein plans to offer a select set of branded consumable merchandise as well as Henry Schein corporate brand products to TDSC customers.
“With the support of Henry Schein’s operational expertise, TDSC is positioned well to accelerate our growth in the dynamic and highly competitive dental market,” said
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items.
A FORTUNE 500 Company and a member of the S&P 500® index, Henry Schein is headquartered in
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