TAMPA — Bart Doedens has been named CEO of DDS Lab, a Tampa-based manufacturer of crowns and bridges, dentures, partials, implants and orthodontic restorations for the dental market.
Doedens, according to a press release, is a veteran of the dental supplies industry, having begun his career in 1996. He most recently served as CEO of Collagen Matrix Inc. from 2015 to 2019. He has also held executive roles at Biomet3 and Sirona Dental.
"I am excited to be joining DDS Lab; the strong market position DDS Lab has, based on its technology leadership, especially in the rapidly growing dental service organization segment, combined with its solid performance throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, allowed DDS Lab to emerge as one of the leading dental manufacturers going forward,” Doedens states in the release. “It is an honor to be able to lead the team at DDS Lab and continue to build on the foundation that exists."
Founded in 2005, DDS Lab is co-owned by private equity firms CITIC Capital and Blue Sea Capital.
"We are delighted to welcome Bart to the DDS Lab team," CITIC Capital Managing Director Hans Allegaert states in the release. "Bart is a seasoned CEO with extensive dental experience and is well-positioned to lead us forward as we continue to leverage technology to deliver the highest quality of service to our customers."