DENTSPLY International Inc. : DENTSPLY International Schedules Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012 Earnings Release and Conference

DENTSPLY International Inc. : DENTSPLY International Schedules Fourth Quarter
             and Fiscal 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call


York, PA - February 5, 2013 - DENTSPLY International Inc. (NASDAQ: XRAY)
announced that it will release fourth quarter and fiscal 2012 earnings results
on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at approximately 7:00 a.m. (Eastern Time).
Following the press release, the Company will host a conference call with a
live webcast to discuss its financial results. Supplemental materials for
reference during the call will be available for download in the investor
relations section of DENTSPLY's web site, at www.dentsply.com. 

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time). A live
webcast  will  be   accessible  via  a   link  on  DENTSPLY's   web  site   at 
www.dentsply.com. In order to  participate in the  call, dial (877)  627-6580 
for domestic calls, or (913) 312-0833 for international calls. The Conference
ID # is 5792145. At that time, you will be able to discuss fourth quarter and
fiscal 2012 results with DENTSPLY's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,  Mr. 
Bret Wise; President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Chris Clark; and  Senior 
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. William Jellison.

A rebroadcast of the conference call will be available online at the  DENTSPLY 
web site. You may  also access a  dial-in replay for  one week following  the 
call  at  (888)  203-1112  (for   domestic  calls)  or  (719)  457-0820   (for 
international calls), Replay Passcode # 5792145. 

DENTSPLY International  Inc. is  a leading  manufacturer of  dental and  other 
healthcare  products.  The  company  believes  it  is  the  world's   largest 
manufacturer of professional dental products. For over 110 years,  DENTSPLY's 
commitment to  innovation  and  professional collaboration  has  enhanced  its 
portfolio of branded  consumables and small  equipment. Headquartered in  the 
United States, the Company has global  operations with sales in more than  120 
countries. Visit www.dentsply.com for more information about DENTSPLY and its
products.

For further information contact: 

Derek Leckow

Vice President

Investor Relations

(717) 849-7863   

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