Ardent is a dental manufacturing company based in Arlandastad, Sweden.
The company is focused on the development of restorative filling
materials such as light curing composites for aesthetic restorations,
amalgam alloys and accessories.
have more than 50 years experience in the development of high quality
filling material and service for dentists worldwide while continuously
focusing on high standards and advanced technology.
Ardent incorporates all necessary functions - R&D, manufacturing,
regulatory affairs, marketing and sales - enabling us to support our
customers with all services expected from a leading professional company,
in its field. We supply our products to dental distributors in more than
70 countries worldwide and in turn to end users, both under our own
brand or as private label. Our staff and their enthusiasm are one of our
greatest assets, creating a stimulating working environment.
mission is to provide the latest technology in material manufacturing in
accordance with the highest standards and to distribute these materials
to the global dental community at competitive prices. We simply want to
provide our customers with the best value for money!
Ardent�s organization maximizes the potential within our business and
facilitates the coordination of each department ensuring easy
communication with our clients.
one of the world�s leading manufacturers of dental filling materials we
have heavily invested in our production department, which is one of the
core areas in our company. At our factory we produce some of the highest
quality dental materials using advanced technology and the latest in
products and operations are characterised by high and continuously
improved quality in order to meet our customers expectations.
production of our amalgam alloys are a result of a unique concept and
process, involving the latest development in water atomization. Our
staff in this department, who have over 30 years experience, are
qualified experts in their field. Our composites and accessories are
developed with latest available technology in terms of raw materials,
chemical compositions, physical properties and batch to batch stability.
The entire processes are continuously monitored, involving physical and
handling tests which are carried out at our laboratories according to
ISO 4049. Control and quality assurance procedures are systematic and
precise which allows us to refine the process and continue to evolve.
planning and logistics are of the utmost importance to our packing &
shipping department and therefore plays a vital role in the whole
Research & Development
main aim of this department is to research new products that have
potential strategic benefit to the company in maintaining its position
as one of the leading dental filling material manufacturers. Existing
products are also continuously examined in a search for improvements or
adjustments, that may give us a more competitive edge in an ever
changing market. It is our aim to commercialize the research discoveries
that are made which in turn will benefit our customers and patients.
Ardent we are aware of the importance of sharing knowledge and therefore
our in-house research also involves liasing with our sales department,
in order to materialize our customers requirements. We also collaborate
with universities and faculties worldwide in an effort to maximize our
research base and hopefully our success rate in enhancing both the
quality of dental care and Ardent�s product line.
Ardent, Research & Development is our key to the future.
Quality Assurance Function
Quality Assurance System applies to all activities of the company and
combines a responsible management structure. This defined set of
processes and procedures ensure that the requirements of the customer
are satisfied. The quality management system is also designed to meet or
exceed the requirements of the ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485:2003.
Products are manufactured in accordance with the appropriate standards
and are CE marked in accordance with the Medical Devices Directive
The quality management system is certified by Nordic Dental
Certification, Norway and is reviewed on an annual basis.
the past several years we have dealt with product registration in
different countries all over the world. We liase with our customers in
order to obtain information on all the relevant laws and regulations as
well as providing documents necessary for company and product
registration, which are applicable in various countries.
ensure that the product which is to be placed on the market complies
with the regulatory requirements in each individual market. Documents
such as �Free sales certificate�, �Declaration of conformity� and
�Certificate of analysis� are available upon request for both potential
and existing distributors.
currently have a limited number of clinical studies that are available
at the moment, but more are scheduled and in progress for the future.
These have been carried out in order to obtain objective information
about the clinical performance and the quality of our products. The
importance of evaluating our products to obtain as much information as
possible is a key point in our continued progress and development which
may provide information about areas that could be improved. The results
of these clinical studies can substantiate our claims and in turn
contribute to ongoing development in the field.
is essential to us that we have a complaint process in place that is
easily understood by our customers. It is our aim to provide both the
best products and services to our customers and therefore appreciate
feedback regarding any such complaints or indifferences in product
standards that may arise. This gives us the possibility to tackle the
issue immediately and prevent future complaints, while in turn assuring
that this problem will not occur again in the future.