Financing approval in minutes to help practices across the country offer patients a new way to achieve a functional, confident smile
ANDOVER, MASS. – October 12, 2022 – The Straumann Group (SIX: STMN), a global leader in tooth replacement and orthodontic solutions that restore smiles and confidence, announced today that it has chosen Sunbit, the company building financial technology for everyday expenses, as a preferred consumer financing tool for use in practices across the U.S.
With customers at the heart of everything they do, Straumann Group consistently looks to exceed the expectations and needs of their practices, and their patients. Today, patients often forgo critically important implant or orthodontic treatments because of budgetary reasons. By offering Sunbit technology alongside treatment plans, surgical and restorative dentists, and orthodontists can provide their patients best-in-class financing technology that enables them to access treatment that aligns with their budgets and needs.
“This opportunity comes at a critical time for patients and practices as expenses rise on everything from groceries to gasoline, and greater financing flexibility is needed in many areas of patients’ lives,” said Aurelio Sahagun, Head of North America. “Sunbit technology is an easy and valuable tool for any office, modernizing the state of patient financing and offering both options and greater satisfaction to a wide range of patients.”
Sunbit’s technology offers nearly instant access to personalized financing options with minimal data entry. Approved consumers are given fair, transparent, and fee-free choices with just a few clicks, and there are never any hidden costs or origination fees.
Robert Nunziato, Head of Strategic Alliances for Sunbit, said, “Straumann Group is a remarkable organization with a long history of delivering best-in-class products and services to the dental community and their patients. We’re thrilled to be chosen as a preferred financing solution and are looking forward to offering more practices and patients access to the financing they deserve for functional and confident smiles.”
The application process can be completed during an office visit or consultation and gives patients a personalized plan based on their financial situation.
About Straumann Group
The Straumann Group (SIX: STMN) is a global leader in tooth replacement and orthodontic solutions that restore smiles and confidence. It unites global and international brands that stand for excellence, innovation and quality in replacement, corrective and digital dentistry, including Anthogyr, ClearCorrect, Dental Wings, Medentika, Neodent, NUVO, Straumann and other fully/partly owned companies and partners. In collaboration with leading clinics, institutes and universities, the Group researches, develops, manufactures and supplies dental implants, instruments, CADCAM prosthetics, orthodontic aligners, biomaterials and digital solutions for use in tooth correction, replacement and restoration or to prevent tooth loss.
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, the Group currently employs more than 9500 people worldwide. Its products, solutions and services are available in more than 100 countries through a broad network of distribution subsidiaries and partners.
Sunbit builds financial technology for real life. Our technology eases the stress of paying for life’s expenses by giving people more options on how and when they pay. Sunbit offers a nextgeneration no-fee credit card that can be managed through a powerful mobile app, as well as a point-of-sale payment option available at more than 15,000 service locations, including auto dealership service centers, optical practices, dentist offices, veterinary clinics and specialty healthcare services. Loans are made by Transportation Alliance Bank, Inc., dba TAB Bank, which determines qualifications for and terms of credit. The Sunbit Card is issued by TAB Bank, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Use of the card is subject to the cardholder agreement.