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DENTSPLY International Inc. Declares Cash Dividend

York, PA - September 27, 2013 - DENTSPLY International Inc. (NASDAQ-XRAY) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.0625 per share of common stock, an indicated annual rate of $0.25 per share.  The dividend is payable on January 10, 2014 to holders of record on December 27, 2013.  

DENTSPLY International Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of dental and other consumable medical device products.  The Company believes it is the world`s largest manufacturer of consumable dental products for the professional dental market.  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.  The Company also has strategically located distribution centers to enable it to better serve its customers and increase its operating efficiency.  While the United States and Europe are the Company`s largest markets, the Company serves all major markets worldwide.  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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