Who we are


We are LM-Dental™, a dental instrument manufacturer located in Parainen, a town in southwest Finland.

Ever since we were founded in 1973, we have focused on developing, manufacturing, and marketing high-tech dental instruments. We apply the same high standards to our dental instrument tracking system, ultrasonic devices, and orthodontic appliances.

Here at LM-Dental™ we are truly dedicated to manufacturing excellence, allowing us to serve our customers with products that are precise, durable, and reliable. Continuous improvement in services and standards has always been our guiding principle. 

Our research and development process begins at the design stage and continues all the way through the manufacturing process, allowing us to produce products that meet exacting standards and perform excellently every time. We take pride in helping our customers with whatever they need through our reliable service.

RDH India Chance (US) sharing her thoughts about LM-Dental™’s hand instrument manufacturing and R&D functions after visiting the company in June 2023.

Our goal at LM-Dental™ is to create genuine value for dental care professionals by making instruments that are safe, efficient, and pleasant to use. We aim to make a difference where it counts: by helping people in all aspects of dentistry.


Fine craftsmanship meets high-tech production technology

We are a Nordic dental care company focused on innovation and improvement. All our LM-Dental™ products are produced in Finland. Our dedication to manufacturing excellence makes our products precise, reliable, and safe. More than 80% of our products are exported globally.

Research and development that puts people first

How do we put people first? Through constant communication with the end users of our products. To put it simply, we find out what people need and then we do our best to create it. Our development process is designed to keep our product development on the cutting edge, from design all the way through to manufacturing. This allows us to produce instruments that meet our own exacting standards and can be counted on to perform excellently every time.

High quality standards for you and your patients

Like every true professional, we aim for perfection in our work. Our entire product development and production process is devoted to quality, guaranteeing your success when treating your patients.

LM-Dental™ is part of the Planmeca Group, a Finnish medical corporation that is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of dental equipment.

We make the difference

Our people and partners work closely together to create genuine value for our customers. By working together, we can make a difference in dental care.

Dental experts Dr. Maximilian Dobbertin, Dr. Javier Tapia Cadix, Dr. Johan Figueira and Dr. Andras Forster sharing their thoughts on manufacturing process of a dental instrument after visiting LM-Dental factory.

Helping people in all aspects of dentistry

We take great pride in turning dental care into a pleasant experience that is safer and more efficient than ever before.

Our Nordic heritage of quality and innovation has been the inspiration for decades of dental product breakthroughs. Dental professionals and patients all over the world rely on our products for the highest standards in dental care.

We create genuine value for dental care professionals by continuously improving both our services and our standards, enabling us to help people in every aspect of dentistry.

Whether you are a dentistry professional, a student, or a patient, we have taken your needs to heart. With LM-Dental™, your dental care is in safer hands.

50 years of making the difference

Year 2023 marks 50 years of LM-Dental™. We are excited to celebrate a half-century of leadership in the design, development and manufacture of dental instruments.  Since the establishment of the company in 1973, we’ve been creating innovative, and plan to build on that legacy for many years to come.  Take a look at what the past 50 years have brought!

50 years of making the difference by LM-Dental


Come and join our team! We offer interesting work in an international working environment within the dental device field.

You will work together with motivated colleagues in a successful company that offers competitive benefits and opportunities.


Fair play

We support each other by communicating with honesty and respect. We commit to Fair Play with every member of our LM™ team. Our customers are the most satisfied in the world. We make the difference!


We always deliver what our partners expect or more. We promise reliability in our partnership, customer care and service. We promise reliability in products quality, high standards, ergonomics, safety, logistics and timely deliveries.


Our approach is to aim for continuous improvement. Our product development is highly tied to our clients’ needs, both in the present and for the future. We constantly improve our new and existing products, as well as our processes.


We are pioneering, innovative, and open to new ideas. As a manufacturer of high-tech dental instruments and products, innovation is at the core of our business. We aim to fulfill and surpass our clients’ expectations for tomorrow’s dental equipment. We are always innovating to uncover the future of clinical dental care.


The ergonomics has been the guiding light of our product development since the establishment of the company.
Our radical product theses of the 1980s – a thicker handle, optimized shape, elastic surface, lightness and color coding – have become industry wide standards in the 21st century.

Our main product categories

LM™ hand instruments

Our wide range of hand instruments are crafted by decades of experience. Our dedication to manufacturing excellence makes our products precise, reliable and ergonomic.

LM™ orthodontic appliances

LM-Activator™ is an anatomically designed activator and aligner for orthodontic treatment. It aligns teeth and activates mandibular growth and can simultaneously increase the dental arch length to correct or avoid crowding. LM-Activator™ supports healthy growth of teeth and jaws in a gentle way.

LM Dental Tracking System™

The LM Dental Tracking System™ (DTS) is designed to provide a unified solution in the field of dentistry: via RFID technology, it provides a holistic approach to improved safety, cost-efficiency, and asset management.

LM™ ultrasonics and air polishing

LM-ProPower™ CombiLED device can be used for a wide range of ultrasonic and polishing treatments. It is an ultimate and undisputed power tool for upgrading your working environment to a new level of quality. Pleasantly powerful!