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Who we are

Convergent Dental, Inc. is a privately owned dental equipment and technology company. The Company’s flagship product, Solea®, is the only CO2 laser to be cleared by the FDA for all-tissue indications and delivers an anesthesia-free, blood-free, suture-free experience that you can count on. Solea is a true breakthrough in dental laser technology that offers a completely different experience for both dentists and patients when compared to traditional instruments or any earlier laser treatment. Solea enables increased new patient flow, better clinical outcomes, significant efficiency gains, and new procedures.


Management Team

Public and private company medical device CEO with over 30 years of experience developing and executing successful growth strategies for leading healthcare and medical technology companies. Most recent CEO appointments included Mauna Kea Technologies and Bovie Medical (now Apyx Medical). Earlier experience included senior leadership positions with Henry Schein and Covidien (now Medtronic).

Education: American University, BSBA (finance) and J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, MBA.

Rob Gershon

Chief Executive Officer

Over 20 years in healthcare and healthcare information technology with a strong record in leading, managing, and positioning companies for growth. Co-founded, grew, and sold MedVentive to McKesson Corp in 2012.

Education: Bentley College, BS in Accountancy; Suffolk University, MBA.

Mark Collins

Chief Financial Officer

Over 10 years of strategic and operational experience across a range of industries. Previously worked in management consulting at Oliver Wyman.

Education: Amherst College, BA; Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, MBA

John Kneeland

VP of Marketing

More than 15 years of sales and sales leadership experience within the medical device sector. Specific experience and expertise with more than a decade dedicated to dental laser technologies..

Education: Bowling Green State University, BS in Applied Health Science

Aaron Shumaker

VP of Sales, North America

Over 25 years of experience in healthcare companies. Experience with early stage through mature technologies companies with a proven track record of increased sales, operating income, market penetration, and customer satisfaction levels.

Education: Westfield State University, BS in Computer Science, University of Strathclyde, MBA.

Glen Johnson

VP of Customer Success

Technical leader with business acumen and over 15 years of experience in scientific innovation and transitioning of technical development into game-changing solutions in medical devices, life sciences, and photonics industries.

Education: Columbia University, PhD in Applied Physics; Boston University, MBA.

Charles Kerbage

VP of Research and Development


Board Of Directors


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Upcoming Events

DS World 2024

September 26-28, 2024

At DS World, you can expect an immersive experience that goes beyond the ordinary. This unique event includes market-leading dental education, networking opportunities with clinicians from around the world, and unforgettable entertainment.

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Provide relief to patients who snore.
Learn About Solea Sleep

Or ask for your local Solea Rep here.