UNC Adams School of Dentistry Signs Research Agreement with Komet USA 

Officials at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry and the parent company of Komet USA LLC of Rock Hill, South Carolina, are pleased to announce the signing of a master research agreement signifying a partnership aimed at advancing dental education and therapeutic practices.  

As a result of the agreement, the UNC Adams School of Dentistry and Komet will explore advanced technologies in dental rotary, with the goal of creating products that allow dentists to provide more efficient clinical procedures, achieve higher quality results, and increase patient comfort, therefore improving their patients’ overall experience during the dental visit. Komet brings its expertise in the creation of precision engineered dental rotary equipment – including dental burs, diamonds and endodontic instruments – to support the Adams School of Dentistry in its research efforts. 

This is an exciting partnership for our school and our research enterprise,” said Scott S. De Rossi, dean and professor of the Adams School of Dentistry. “We look forward to working closely with Komet to develop products that directly benefit the clinician and the patient.” 

Todd Blanton, CEO of Komet USA LLC, said, “We’re honored to be associated with the Adams School of Dentistry and look forward to a long, successful collaboration with the university, the dental school, and their noted scientists, researchers, and educators, working toward a common goal: better dentistry for better patient care.”