PracticeWorks Announces Purchase of Windent

Digital imaging and practice management solution powerhouses join forces to offer integrated product set

Atlanta, GA, and Richardson, TX, April 5, 2010 - PracticeWorks Systems, LLC, a division of Carestream Health, Inc., and Healthsoft, Inc. jointly announce the purchase of the Windent business of Healthsoft by PracticeWorks. Windent is a leading provider of sophisticated oral and maxillofacial surgery and dental practice management software sold under the brand names WINDENT OMS, WINDENT SQL, WINDENT Enterprise and WINDENT Platinum.

This combination will greatly benefit Windent customers, who will now have access to fully integrated imaging and practice management software solutions. This integration will enable improved office workflow and productivity and better patient care. 

Windent’s successful practice management system will expand and strengthen PracticeWorks’ comprehensive array of practice management systems and digital imaging solutions, which include the Kodak 9000 3D System, and the Kodak 9500 Cone Beam CT System along with a full complement of software features and functionality, such as the Kodak PEARL Module for iPhone and BlackBerry. PracticeWorks will retain the product and industry knowledge of the Windent team to ensure continued support of Windent customers and further development of Windent products. Plans include augmenting the Windent support and development teams with the full resources of the largest U.S. dental practice management and imaging company. 

With this acquisition, the Windent business and its workforce, based in Richardson, Texas, will become part of PracticeWorks. “We view this acquisition as an opportunity to deliver new and innovative solutions to our customers as we have for over 23 years.” stated Thai Hoang, Co-founder and President of Healthsoft.

“Oral surgeons and dentists demand the best in practice management software and 2D and 3D image quality to properly diagnose and treat patients,” said Patrik Eriksson, C.E.O., PracticeWorks. “Together, PracticeWorks and Windent will deliver the best-inclass, most highly-integrated digital imaging and practice management software solutions available.”

“Oral health providers across the U.S. and Canada are engaging digital imaging in ways never before possible,” commented Cynthia Bethel, CEO of Healthsoft. “Joining forces with PracticeWorks will enable our common vision of allowing practices to flourish and better meet patient needs,” said Ms. Bethel.

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About PracticeWorks Systems, LLC
PracticeWorks Systems, LLC, is the exclusive maker of KODAK Dental Systems.  KODAK Digital Imaging and Practice Management Systems help dental professionals streamline workflow and enhance patient care by enabling them to capture, share, and use images and information easily and effectively. PracticeWorks is part of Carestream Health, Inc.’s dental systems group. Carestream Health is a leading provider of dental and medical imaging and IT solutions, serving customers in more than 150 countries.  For more information, or to contact a PracticeWorks representative, call (800) 944-6365 or visit

About Carestream Health, Inc.
Carestream Health, Inc., is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; molecular imaging systems for the life science research and drug discovery/development market segments; and x-ray film and digital x-ray products for the non-destructive testing market. For more information about the company’s broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream Health representative or visit

About Healthsoft, Inc./Windent
Healthsoft, Inc./Windent is an independently owned, privately held dental practice management software company located in Richardson, Texas. Since 1987, Windent has developed state of the art practice management software that solves the challenges facing oral surgery and dental practices across the United States and Canada. For more information on Windent, visit