Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

September 25, 2019
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
13320 Ballantyne Corporate Place,
North Carolina
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
(717) 845-7511
Registrant's telephone number, including area code

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share XRAY The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective September 26, 2019, DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Janet S. Vergis to the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) and expanded the size of the Board from ten members to eleven members. Ms. Vergis will participate in the same compensation plans as the other non-employee members of the Board, as described under “Directors’ Compensation” in the Company’s proxy statement dated April 12, 2019 for its 2019 annual meeting of stockholders.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On September 25, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Vergis. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

The information furnished in Items 7.01 and 9.01 to this Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any other filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.  Description

99.1   DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. press release, dated September 25, 2019.

104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL Document)


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

          DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc.

By: /s/ Keith J. Ebling
               Keith J. Ebling, Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary

Date: September 25, 2019

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