Ceramic Industry

DENTSPLY Schedules Earnings Release, Conference Call

January 27, 2004
DENTSPLY International Inc. will release fourth quarter and full year 2003 earnings on January 27, 2004, after the market close. A conference call has been scheduled for January 28, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate, call (877) 885-5820 or (706) 643-9578. Participants will be able to discuss the company's fourth quarter earnings with Gary Kunkle, vice chairman and chief executive officer; Thomas Whiting, president and chief operations officer; and Bret Wise, senior vice president and chief financial officer.

An online rebroadcast through CCBN, as well as a transcript of the conference call, will be available to the public at http://www.dentsply.com . For more information, call (717) 849-4718.