Biotech Dental*

Biotech Dental is a European dentistry leader, offering exclusive digital products and services.

* At 31 December 2019 Sofina is represented in the decision making bodies of the company.



Shareholding percentage


Sales on 31/12/2019

EUR 66 m.

International presence

8 countries



Dental implants fitted

+ 1.5 m.

Established in 1987 by Philippe Veran, Bruno Thévenet and Dr Francis Poulmaire, Biotech Dental is recognised on the European dentistry market for its exclusive digital products and services offering: design and manufacturing of implants and dental prostheses, intraoral scanners, smile analysis software, custom-made transparent gutters manufactured using innovative digital manufacturing processes and related training programmes.

Biotech Dental belongs to Up Group (Upperside Capital Partners), established and run by Philippe Veran and Bruno Thévenet, with 15 other companies in sectors as diverse as medicine, sports, cosmetics and manufacturing. In 2017, Up Group posted over EUR 85 million in sales, with an annual growth rate of 30% since 2014.

Investment history

France | 2018

In May 2018, Sofina took part in a capital increase of EUR 52 million in the Biotech Dental group alongside Ceres Capital (investment structure owned by entrepreneur Renaud Besançon).

Sofina is represented on the board of Biotech Dental.