Citagenix to be Regenerative Medicine Supplier for Darby Dental, a Leading Dental Distributor in the United States
TORONTO, CANADA — (October 26, 2017) – Antibe Therapeutics Inc. (“Antibe” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ATE, OTCQB: ATBPF) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Citagenix Inc. (“Citagenix”), has been selected by Darby Dental Supply, LLC (“Darby Dental”) to be its supplier of premium bone grafting and tissue regeneration products. Darby Dental has been in operation for nearly 70 years and has established itself as one of the largest and most trusted dental distributors in the United States.
Liz Meyers, Vice President of Marketing & Purchasing for Darby Dental, commented, “Citagenix’s comprehensive suite of high-quality bone grafts and barrier membranes is a very complementary fit for Darby’s portfolio of dental supplies. We are impressed with the level of professionalism and expertise of the Citagenix team, and look forward to helping increase their presence in the United States.”
“Building our market share in the United States is the number one priority for Citagenix, and key to our global growth strategy,” remarked Dan Legault, Antibe’s CEO. “Our US sales team has been actively identifying and engaging the right distribution partners to drive expansion of our footprint. We are excited to announce this partnership with Darby Dental, a well-respected and leading distributor in the US marketplace.”
Darby Dental was established in 1948 and is the largest all-telesales national distributor of dental merchandise and equipment to office-based practitioners in the United States. Through strategic distribution points, Darby Dental fulfills over one million shipments per year from leading manufacturers of dental products and equipment. For more information please visit: www.darby.com
About Antibe Therapeutics Inc.
Antibe develops safer medicines for pain and inflammation. Antibe’s technology involves linking a hydrogen sulfide-releasing molecule to an existing drug to produce a patented, improved medicine. Antibe’s lead drug ATB-346 targets the global need for a safer drug for chronic pain and inflammation. ATB-352, the second drug in Antibe’s pipeline, targets the urgent global need for a safer, non-addictive analgesic for treating severe acute pain, while ATB-340 is a GI-safe derivative of aspirin. www.antibethera.com
Antibe’s subsidiary, Citagenix Inc. (“Citagenix”), is a leader in the sales and marketing of tissue regenerative products servicing the orthopedic and dental marketplaces. Since its inception in 1997, Citagenix has become an important source of knowledge and experience for bone regeneration in the Canadian medical device industry. Citagenix is active in 15 countries, operating in Canada through its direct sales teams, and internationally via a network of distributor partnerships. www.citagenix.com
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