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November 15, 2017

Convergent Dental Ranked Number 77th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500™

Attributes 2002% Percent Revenue Growth to product performance and a strong commitment to customer success

Needham, MA November 15, 2017 — Convergent Dental today announced it ranked 77th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Convergent Dental grew 2002% percent during this period.

 

Convergent Dental’s chief executive officer, Michael Cataldo, credits product performance and a strong commitment to customer success with the company’s 2002% revenue growth. He said, “We’re thrilled to be ranked as one of the top 100 growing technology companies in North America and ranked 2nd in the medical device category. There is no doubt that the Solea laser is revolutionizing dentistry by taking the shot, the drill and the scalpel out of the patient experience. The real engine behind our growth is our commitment to customer success with Solea. Today’s customer satisfaction is the best indicator of future sales, so by making sure that every customer sees the practice growth and patient experience we promise with Solea, we enable the kind of growth we are experiencing today and into the future.”

 

“The Deloitte 2017 North America Technology Fast 500 winners underscore the impact of technological innovation and world class customer service in driving growth, in a fiercely competitive environment,” said Sandra Shirai, vice chairman, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “These companies are on the cutting edge and are transforming the way we do business. We extend our sincere congratulations to all the winners for achieving remarkable growth while delivering new services and experiences for their customers.”

 

“Emerging growth companies are powering innovation in the broader economy. The growth rates delivered by the companies on this year’s North America Technology Fast 500 ranking are a bright spot for the capital markets and a strong indicator that the emerging growth technology sector will continue to deliver a strong return on investment,” said Heather Gates, national managing director of Deloitte & Touche LLP’s emerging growth company practice. “Deloitte is dedicated to supporting the best and brightest companies of the future in the emerging growth company sector. We are proud to acknowledge the significant accomplishments of this year’s Fast 500 winners.”

 

Overall, 2017 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 59,093 percent from 2013 to 2016, with median growth of 380 percent.

 

About Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500™

 

Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies — both public and private — in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2013 to 2016.

 

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

 

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About Convergent Dental

 

Convergent Dental, Inc. is a privately owned dental equipment and technology company. Solea® is the only computer-aided, CO2 laser system to be cleared by the FDA for all-tissue indications. With Solea’s unique wavelength and computer controls, dentists can reliably perform procedures anesthesia-free, blood-free, suture-free, and pain-free. Reliably anesthesia-free and blood-free procedures pay huge dividends for patients in the form of a vastly improved dental experience and dentists in terms of significant practice growth. For more information, please visit www.convergentdental.com/. Follow the company on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.