- Newly launched iTero Workflow 2.0 software program options embrace quicker scanning, improved visualization, and enhanced affected person communication instruments that assist enhance observe effectivity, help higher scientific analysis, and drive affected person engagement for remedy acceptance.
- Out there in Q3’21 on the iTero Factor 5D imaging system*, a brand new auto-upload characteristic will streamline Invisalign case submissions by enabling intraoral colour scan photos for use instead of conventional intraoral pictures.
TEMPE, Ariz. and YEHUDA, Israel, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Align Expertise, Inc. (“Align”) (Nasdaq: ALGN) a number one international medical machine firm that designs, manufactures, and sells the Invisalign system of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software program for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry, as we speak introduced the brand new iTero Workflow 2.0 software program launch with superior options that present enhanced intraoral picture sharpness for clearer exhausting and gentle tissue particulars to help in remedy analysis, whereas additionally driving observe effectivity, affected person engagement, and a extra seamless end-to-end digital remedy expertise for medical doctors and their sufferers.
“Align’s dedication to innovation in digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry displays our $250 million annual funding in expertise to develop services that present medical doctors and their sufferers with an awesome remedy consequence and seamless expertise via the Align digital platform,” mentioned Yuval Shaked, Align SVP and MD of the iTero programs and companies enterprise. “Our new iTero Workflow 2.0 software program options had been developed to simplify and streamline a physician’s each day routine and enhance observe effectivity. From a quicker, all-in-one scan with enhanced visualization capabilities to improved affected person communication, together with the flexibility to seize, annotate after which share Invisalign simulations or restorative remedy plans digitally, these new options present medical doctors with the flexibility for higher scientific analysis and assist sufferers higher perceive their oral well being situations and the proposed remedy choices.”
The newly launched iTero Workflow 2.0 software program options embrace:
- Quicker scanning: Allows a quicker and smoother all-in-one scan for optimum effectivity with 20% much less ready for processing time on the iTero Factor Plus Sequence scanners1 and 50% quicker motion and 25% quicker rotation throughout scanning2 for environment friendly each day use and ease of studying on all iTero Factor scanners.
- Improved visualization: The built-in 3D intraoral digital camera included within the iTero Factor 5D Plus imaging system gives enhanced sharpness and improved picture high quality powered by superior AI capabilities to ship clearer gentle and exhausting tissue particulars to help analysis3. As well as, the improved capabilities enable clinics to effectively use intraoral scan photos instead of conventional intraoral pictures as they’ll seize a number of intraoral photos at totally different angles routinely with one scan.
- Subsequent stage affected person communication instruments: The brand new Snapshot device and iTero Scan Report present medical doctors and their workers with the flexibility to seize info resembling Invisalign End result Simulator projections and share it digitally with their sufferers, permitting sufferers to make extra assured choices – within the dental chair or at residence – which can result in larger remedy acceptance.
“I’m already experiencing significant variations with the brand new iTero software program options and have seen considerably lowered scan instances,” mentioned Dr. Olivier Boujenah, a dentist in France who participated within the restricted market launch. “The intraoral photos are a lot sharper, and my sufferers are impressed by the small print and readability, which leads them to ask extra questions on remedy choices. Having the ability to ship digital information with sufferers after they depart the workplace via the iTero Scan Report retains our dialog going even after they’re residence and I already see this functionality serving to with affected person acceptance.”
iTero Workflow 2.0 software program options are being rolled out regionally and are anticipated to be accessible in all markets the place the iTero Factor Plus imaging programs can be found by the tip of Q2’21. Software program options will differ by scanner. Uncover extra at https://bit.ly/2ROw0fD.
New iTero Factor 5D imaging system auto-upload performance
The corporate additionally introduced that new iTero Factor 5D imaging system auto-upload of intraoral pictures for Invisalign case submissions will likely be accessible within the third quarter of 2021. This new performance will get rid of steps and streamline Invisalign case submissions with intraoral colour scan photos that can be utilized instead of conventional intraoral pictures.
The iTero Factor 5D imaging system wands are designed with superior expertise, together with an intraoral digital camera, that permits the physician to scan, seize and auto convert the scan into 2D colour pictures. This enhanced functionality gives medical doctors the choice to routinely populate the 5 required photos within the prescription type within the Invisalign Physician Website (IDS) with 2D colour scan pictures. At the moment, the Invisalign prescription type requires at the least 5 intraoral pictures upon submission, taken with Invisalign Picture Uploader (IPU) or a digital digital camera. This new auto add performance will likely be accessible in all markets the place the iTero Factor 5D imaging programs are bought.
“I’m excited to listen to in regards to the new iTero Factor 5D auto-upload characteristic,” mentioned Dr. Heather Stone Hopkins, an orthodontist in Lexington, South Carolina and an Align North America school member. “Digital expertise such because the iTero scanner has been a sport changer for my observe. Along with eliminating goopy PVS impressions, the iTero Factor 5D additionally concurrently information 3D, intraoral colour and NIRI photos — eliminating the necessity for a number of gadgets. With this new iTero Factor 5D characteristic, intraoral colour scan photos can be utilized instead of the required intraoral pictures for Invisalign case submissions, and with out the discomfort of cheek retractors for a greater affected person expertise. Automated intraoral picture seize and auto-upload to the Invisalign Physician Website is an enhancement that may drastically enhance our workflow, saving my staff members and sufferers invaluable time for our Invisalign case submissions.”
- Knowledge on file, as of December 22, 2020.
- In contrast with earlier software program variations. Knowledge on file at Align Expertise, as of March 29, 2021.
- Solely accessible on iTero Factor 5D Plus imaging programs (full and Lite software program configurations).
*iTero Factor 5D Imaging programs embrace iTero Factor 5D and iTero Factor 5D Plus sequence scanners.
About Align Expertise, Inc.
Align Expertise designs, manufactures and affords the Invisalign system, essentially the most superior clear aligner system on this planet, iTero intraoral scanners and companies, and exocad CAD/CAM software program. These expertise constructing blocks allow enhanced digital orthodontic and restorative workflows to enhance affected person outcomes and observe efficiencies for over 200 thousand physician clients and is essential to accessing Align’s 500 million shopper market alternative worldwide. Align has helped medical doctors deal with over 10.2 million sufferers with the Invisalign system and is driving the evolution in digital dentistry via the Align Digital Platform, our built-in suite of distinctive, proprietary applied sciences and companies delivered as a seamless, end-to-end resolution for sufferers and shoppers, orthodontists and GP dentists, and lab/companions. Go to www.aligntech.com for extra info.
For added details about the Invisalign system or to search out an Invisalign physician in your space, please go to www.invisalign.com. For added details about iTero digital scanning system, please go to www.itero.com. For added details about exocad dental CAD/CAM choices and an inventory of exocad reseller companions, please go to http://www.exocad.com.
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