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today Greater New York Dental Meeting Nov. 26, 2017

34 exhibitors Greater New York Dental Meeting — Nov. 26, 2017 Glidewell Dental announces distribution of Align Technology’s iTero Element Scanner with In-Office Solution By Glidewell Dental Staff n Glidewell Dental has announced an agreement with Align Technol- ogy to distribute the iTero Ele- ment® intraoral scanning system in North America with the newly unveiled™ InOffice Solu- tion, a chairside restorative ecosys- tem set to simplify the process of pre- scribing and delivering laboratory- quality dental restorations. The Solution will provide a streamlined workflow with Align’s iTero Element scanner and Glidewell’s Soft- ware, which serves to auto-design res- torations for the clinician’s approval or communicate with the lab’s digi- tal design experts as needed. Final designs can be used to prescribe a laboratory restoration or sent to the In-Office Unit for imme- diate chairside milling. “The promise of convenience offered by chairside milling systems tends to be offset by the cost and AD Here in New York Stop by the Glidewell Dental booth, No. 5001, for a hands-on demonstration of the In-Office Solution featuring the iTero Element scanner. complexity of adoption,” said Ste- phenie Goddard, vice president of business operations at Glidewell Den- tal. “In contrast, uses arti- ficial intelligence and other advanced technologies to effectively stream- line the restorative process, enabling clinicians to focus on the needs and comfort of their patients.” Mike Selberis, Glidewell Den- tal’s chief technology officer, said: “An accurate restoration is almost entirely contingent upon an accurate scan. Beyond its impressive speed and inimitable precision, the intui- tive interface and integrated train- ing resources of the iTero Element scanner make it an easy choice as our preferred entry point for clinicians looking to tap into the full range of services provided by” “This agreement represents a win- win for dentists and their patients,” said Raphael Pascaud, Align Technol- ogy chief marketing, portfolio and business development officer and vice president iTero scanner and services. “The convenience and preci- sion of intraoral scanning continues to replace conventional impression- taking techniques and enables an effi- cient digital start to the restorative treatment process. The natural exten- sion of Glidewell’s digital production processes into a chairside form factor is a key driver for same-day dentistry and fits well with our strategy to transform the industry through digi- tal products and solutions.” “Align has long been at the fore- front of digital dental technology,” said Jim Glidewell, founder and presi- dent of Glidewell Dental. “Their pio- neering spirit and drive for continued innovation are very much in line with our company’s goal to remove barri- ers to patient treatment, and I couldn’t be more excited about this dynamic pairing.” The In-Office Solution featuring the iTero Element scanner was introduced and previewed to a select group of clinicians attending the inaugural Glidewell Dental Sym- posium earlier this month in Dallas. For a hands-on opportunity for yourself, stop by the Glidewell booth, No. 5001. The In-Office Solution featuring the iTero Element scanner is expected to be available to North American customers in Q1 of 2018.

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