DENTSPLY Implants Expands Digital Solutions with Intraoral Scanning for
MÖLNDAL, Sweden -- February 20, 2014
DENTSPLY Implants expands further into the area of digital dentistry with
intraoral scanning services for ATLANTIS abutments, the latest business
development that will provide dental clinics and dental laboratories with an
improved digital workflow.
This new development was made possible through an agreement with Align
Technology, Inc., paving the way for an interface where ATLANTIS
patient-specific abutments can be ordered based upon scans from the iTero
intraoral scanner.Intraoral scanning for ATLANTIS abutments will allow the
dental laboratory to provide a complete patient-specific restorative solution
to the clinician, based on a digital impression. The added value includes
cost-savings, more precise impressions, increased patient well-being and
expedited treatment processes. The launch is planned for the second half of
“Moving forward in this expanding area of digital dentistry, dental scanning
is a strategic business opportunity. This will further strengthen DENTSPLY
Implants and our ATLANTIS offer in the areas of implant dentistry and digital
open solutions, respectively. More importantly, we are creating added value
for our customers and their patients,” says Mikael Sander, Group Vice
President ATLANTIS Digital Implant Solutions, DENTSPLY Implants.
Align Technology Inc. is based in San Jose, California with offices worldwide.
The iTero Intraoral Scanner, available in over 30 countries, is an open
architecture system which allows for compatibility with multiple
laboratory-based CAD/CAM milling systems and more than 1,200 dental labs.
About DENTSPLY Implants
DENTSPLY Implants offers comprehensive solutions for all phases of implant
therapy, including ANKYLOS^®, ASTRA TECH Implant System^™ and XiVE^® implant
lines, digital technologies, such as ATLANTIS^™ patient-specific CAD/CAM
solutions and SIMPLANT^® guided surgery, regenerative solutions, and
professional development programs. DENTSPLY Implants creates value for dental
professionals and allows for predictable and lasting implant treatment
outcomes, resulting in enhanced quality of life for patients.
About DENTSPLY International
DENTSPLY International Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of
dental and other healthcare products. For over 110 years, DENTSPLY’s
commitment to innovation and professional collaboration has enhanced its
portfolio of branded consumables and small equipment. Headquartered in the
United States, the Company has global operations with sales in more than 120
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