• From 1947 to today, relive the company evolution

    Anthogyr through time

1800 - 1947, the roots of Anthogyr

The Anthogyr family adventure began when Claude Anthoine, the first to bear the name, began watchmaking in 1800. Then in 1917, his grandson Émile founded Anthoine Émile et Fils (AEF).

1943

Birth of the Anthogyr brand: in 1943 the company began to produce dental instruments. The name "Anthogyr" being a fusion of “Antho” from "Anthoine" and "gyr" meaning to "turn".

1947

The Anthogyr company, specializing in dentistry is founded by René Anthoine.

1950 - 1970, Anthogyr makes everything but the dentist’s chair

In 1949, Anthogyr already manufactures a wide range of accessories and highly technical dental instruments. In 1950, Anthogyr files a patent - the first in a long series - for a motorized rope dental hand-piece.

Outsourcing at Anthogyr, a window of innovation and a stimulus factor

Anthogyr takes its first steps in subcontracting in cutting edge markets like connected technology and medicine.

1980 - 1990, a dazzling development

This period marks a turning point in modernity for Anthogyr, with the arrival of Claude Anthoine in 1979, and the manufacture of his first dental implants outsourced a few years later.

1984

1st implant are subscontacted by by Anthogyr to manufacture the cross-section of the disc implant invented by dental surgeon Gérard Scortecci.

1995

Anthogyr creates the R&D department.

1997

With its image for quality and and reliability, Anthogyr marketed its first implant under its own name: Anthofit, assisted by Dr. Louis Durif. His sons, Drs. Gilles and Charles Durif are still Anthogyr partners.

1999

Anthogyr continues to manufacture dental instruments and accessories, launching Niti Control®, an innovative endodontic instrument.

2000

Anthogyr creates Anthogyr Campus, a training and education center.

2005

Anthogyr releases its Mont-Blanc line. The line of instruments is used in implant surgery

2010

Eric Genève becomes General Manager in 2008 and President in 2010.

2007 marked the great turning point for implantology

2007

Anthogyr moves into a new, much larger and ultra-modern production site in Sallanches.

2009

Anthogyr launches Axiom® Concept, a new line of implants. The launch of this range sees the emergence of Anthogyr at the cutting edge of the implantology market.

2011

The concept Axiom® range grows with the addition of Axiom® PX implant.

Anthogyr releases its 2nd motor Implanteo® LED motor.

2012

Anthogyr acquires Simeda®, an expert in design and manufacture of customized prostheses. This acquisition is key in the prosthetic driven strategy for Anthogyr.

2016

Anthogyr signs an unprecedented partnership agreement with Straumann group to accelerate its growth in China, after 15 years of presence in this amazing territory.

2017

Anthogyr continues to advance in the implantology market and launches the Axiom® Multi Level® solution which paves the way for new fields of treatment.

2017

Anthogyr celebrates its 70 year anniversary with its 350 employees.

From 2019 to today

2019

Anthogyr joins the Straumann Group, 3 years after a successful partnership to develop the Anthogyr brand in China. The objective is to accelerate our development to become a global brand and strengthen our presence internationally. 

2020, we still innovate with Simeda®

Anthogyr continues to innovate within Simeda® solutions, AxIN®, a screw-retained zirconia Simeda® tooth with Angulated Access, Simeda® Additive,titanium suprastructures based on additive technology for a full resin metal prosthesis.