- Newly launched iTero Workflow 2.0 software program options embody sooner scanning, improved visualization, and enhanced affected person communication instruments that assist improve observe effectivity, assist higher medical prognosis, and drive affected person engagement for therapy acceptance.
- Out there in Q3’21 on the iTero Aspect 5D imaging system*, a brand new auto-upload characteristic will streamline Invisalign case submissions by enabling intraoral coloration scan photographs for use rather than conventional intraoral images.
Align Know-how, Inc. (“Align”) (Nasdaq: ALGN) a number one international medical system 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, right now introduced the brand new iTero Workflow 2.0 software program launch with superior options that present enhanced intraoral picture sharpness for clearer laborious and gentle tissue particulars to help in therapy prognosis, whereas additionally driving observe effectivity, affected person engagement, and a extra seamless end-to-end digital therapy 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 amazing therapy end result and seamless expertise via the Align digital platform,” stated Yuval Shaked, Align SVP and MD of the iTero techniques and companies enterprise. “Our new iTero Workflow 2.0 software program options had been developed to simplify and streamline a health care provider’s day by day routine and improve observe effectivity. From a sooner, 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 therapy plans digitally, these new options present medical doctors with the flexibility for higher medical prognosis and assist sufferers higher perceive their oral well being situations and the proposed therapy choices.”
The newly launched iTero Workflow 2.0 software program options embody:
- Quicker scanning: Permits a sooner and smoother all-in-one scan for optimum effectivity with 20% much less ready for processing time on the iTero Aspect Plus Sequence scanners1 and 50% sooner motion and 25% sooner rotation throughout scanning2 for environment friendly day by day use and ease of studying on all iTero Aspect scanners.
- Improved visualization: The built-in 3D intraoral digital camera included within the iTero Aspect 5D Plus imaging system offers enhanced sharpness and improved picture high quality powered by superior AI capabilities to ship clearer gentle and laborious tissue particulars to assist prognosis3. As well as, the improved capabilities permit clinics to effectively use intraoral scan photographs rather than conventional intraoral images as they will seize a number of intraoral photographs at totally different angles routinely with one scan.
- Subsequent degree affected person communication instruments: The brand new Snapshot device and iTero Scan Report present medical doctors and their workers with the flexibility to seize data corresponding to Invisalign Final 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 therapy acceptance.
“I’m already experiencing significant variations with the brand new iTero software program options and have seen considerably lowered scan occasions,” stated Dr. Olivier Boujenah, a dentist in France who participated within the restricted market launch. “The intraoral photographs are a lot sharper, and my sufferers are impressed by the small print and readability, which leads them to ask extra questions on therapy choices. Having the ability to ship digital recordsdata with sufferers once they go away 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 Aspect Plus imaging techniques can be found by the tip of Q2’21. Software program options will range by scanner. Uncover extra at https://bit.ly/2ROw0fD.
New iTero Aspect 5D imaging system auto-upload performance
The corporate additionally introduced that new iTero Aspect 5D imaging system auto-upload of intraoral images for Invisalign case submissions will probably be accessible within the third quarter of 2021. This new performance will get rid of steps and streamline Invisalign case submissions with intraoral coloration scan photographs that can be utilized rather than conventional intraoral images.
The iTero Aspect 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 coloration images. This enhanced functionality offers medical doctors the choice to routinely populate the 5 required photographs within the prescription type within the Invisalign Physician Website (IDS) with 2D coloration scan images. At present, the Invisalign prescription type requires not less than 5 intraoral images upon submission, taken with Invisalign Photograph Uploader (IPU) or a digital digital camera. This new auto add performance will probably be accessible in all markets the place the iTero Aspect 5D imaging techniques are offered.
“I’m excited to listen to concerning the new iTero Aspect 5D auto-upload characteristic,” stated Dr. Heather Stone Hopkins, an orthodontist in Lexington, South Carolina and an Align North America college member. “Digital expertise such because the iTero scanner has been a recreation changer for my observe. Along with eliminating goopy PVS impressions, the iTero Aspect 5D additionally concurrently information 3D, intraoral coloration and NIRI photographs — eliminating the necessity for a number of units. With this new iTero Aspect 5D characteristic, intraoral coloration scan photographs can be utilized rather than the required intraoral images 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 can drastically enhance our workflow, saving my workforce members and sufferers invaluable time for our Invisalign case submissions.”
- Information on file, as of December 22, 2020.
- In contrast with earlier software program variations. Information on file at Align Know-how, as of March 29, 2021.
- Solely accessible on iTero Aspect 5D Plus imaging techniques (full and Lite software program configurations).
*iTero Aspect 5D Imaging techniques embody iTero Aspect 5D and iTero Aspect 5D Plus sequence scanners.
About Align Know-how, Inc.
Align Know-how designs, manufactures and affords the Invisalign system, probably the most superior clear aligner system on the 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 prospects and is vital to accessing Align’s 500 million client 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 answer for sufferers and shoppers, orthodontists and GP dentists, and lab/companions. Go to www.aligntech.com for extra data.
For added details about the Invisalign system or to seek 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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