World News: 22:30 GMT Wednesday 12th June 2019. [Align Technology, Inc. via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) announced today the availability of the iTero Element Foundation intraoral scanner with restorative software to support dentists at the start of their digital journeys.
The iTero Element Foundation extends Align’s portfolio of intraoral scanners with powerful 3D visualization to better meet the needs of doctors, labs and patients. To date, over 13.5 million scans have been submitted with the iTero Element family of intraoral scanning technology.
“At Align we understand that a dentist’s digital journey may be different moving from analog to digital treatment planning,” said Yuval Shaked, Align Technology, senior vice president and managing director, iTero Scanners and Services. “The new iTero Element Foundation scanner with restorative workflow and iRecord software applications gives doctors a new pathway to capture the advantages and opportunities that digitalization offers their practices. Doctors also have the option to upgrade if they decide to expand their treatment offerings with Invisalign clear aligners.”
iTero Element Foundation scanner offers dentists digital workflow capabilities to address their restorative and patient monitoring intraoral scanning needs. The streamlined workflows to dental laboratories, option for on-demand chairside milling and exclusive TimeLapse technology for patient communication and monitoring with the iTero Element Foundation provides dentists with capabilities beyond basic STL export scanners. Globally, iTero intraoral scanning technology has been used in more than 3.6 million restorative scans for crowns, bridges and implants.
The restorative software includes capabilities such as iRecord digital scan record and TimeLapse technology to compare historical scans helping dentists and their patients see and easily understand their oral condition.
Practices using the iTero Element Foundation enjoy access to ongoing technical service support, virtual classroom training, webinars and e-learning modules to gain clinical confidence with this system. Software upgrade pathways are also available for Invisalign clear aligners.
iTero Element Foundation is available throughout North America (US and Canada) beginning June 10, 2019. iTero Element Foundation technology is currently available in Japan and will also be available in select Asia Pacific and in select EMEA countries later this year.
For additional information about the Invisalign system or to find an Invisalign doctor in your area, please visit www.invisalign.com. For additional information about iTero digital scanning system, please visit www.itero.com.
Source: Align Technology, Inc.
Globe Newswire: 22:30 GMT Wednesday 12th June 2019
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