DENTSPLY International Inc.
2010 Equity Incentive Plan
SECTION 1 PURPOSE
The purpose of the DENTSPLY International Inc. 2010 Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") is to benefit
DENTSPLY International Inc. ("DENTSPLY") and its "Subsidiaries," as defined below (hereinafter referred to,
either individually or collectively, as the "Company") by recognizing the contributions made to the Company by
officers and other key employees, consultants and advisers, to provide such persons with an additional incentive
to devote themselves to the future success of the Company, and to improve the ability of the Company to attract,
retain and motivate such persons. The Plan is also intended as an additional incentive to members of the Board of
Directors of DENTSPLY (the "Board") who are not employees of the Company ("Outside Directors") to serve
on the Board and to devote themselves to the future success of the Company. "Subsidiaries," as used in the Plan,
has the definition set forth in Section 424 (f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code").
Stock options which constitute "incentive stock options" within the meaning of Section 422 of the Code
("ISOs"), stock options which do not constitute ISOs ("NSOs"), stock which is subject to certain forfeiture risks
and restrictions ("Restricted Stock"), stock delivered upon vesting of units ("Restricted Stock Units") and stock
appreciation rights ("Stock Appreciation Rights") may be awarded under the Plan. ISOs and NSOs are
collectively referred to as "Options." Options, Restricted Stock, Restricted Stock Units and Stock Appreciation
Rights are collectively referred to as "Awards." The persons to whom Options are granted under the Plan are
hereinafter referred to as "Optionees." The persons to whom Restricted Stock, Restricted Stock Units and/or
Stock Appreciation Rights are granted under the Plan are hereinafter referred as to "Grantees."
SECTION 2 ELIGIBILITY
Outside Directors shall be eligible to participate in the Plan in