SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 5, 2014) - Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced an agreement with Zimmer Dental, Inc. in which the iTero® Intraoral Scanner will support connectivity with Zimmer Zfx custom abutments for implants. This new digital implant workflow will offer clinicians an expanded menu of digital services for greater precision and enhanced efficiency.
"We are pleased to be collaborating with Zimmer Dental to offer clinicians expanded workflow options within digital dentistry and to enhance custom abutment solutions for their patients," said Timothy A. Mack, Align Technology vice president business development.
"We are pleased to partner with Align Technology to provide digital workflow solutions that increase efficiency, streamline processes and help deliver clinical outcomes for our patients," said Harold Flynn, President of Zimmer Dental. "Combining the expertise of two market leaders, such as Align Technology and Zimmer Dental, gives us the ability to expand our digital offerings and provide clinicians with custom CAD/CAM prosthetics through our Zfx Digital Solutions."
Commercial availability of the digital workflow is planned for September 2014.
About Align Technology, Inc.
Align Technology is the leader in modern clear aligner orthodontics that designs, manufactures and markets the Invisalign® system, which provides dental professionals with a range of treatment options for adults and teenagers. The Company also offers the iTero 3D digital scanning system and services for orthodontic and restorative dentistry. Align Technology was founded in March 1997 and received FDA clearance to market the Invisalign system in 1998. Visit www.aligntech.com for more information.
For additional information about the Invisalign system or to find an Invisalign provider in your area, please visit www.invisalign.com. For additional information about iTero 3D digital scanning system, please visit www.itero.com.
About Zimmer Dental, Inc.
Zimmer Dental Inc. provides a comprehensive portfolio of innovative implant technologies designed to meet a broad range of clinical needs. For decades, Zimmer Dental has gained the trust of thousands of clinicians worldwide by helping them deliver successful patient outcomes. Zimmer Dental continues to be a market leader in the development of world-class implantology products, practice partnerships and educational programs -- all focused on empowering clinicians and revolutionizing implant dentistry. Headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, Zimmer Dental has subsidiaries in eight countries and a global network of distributors worldwide.
For more information about the Zimmer Dental, Inc. call 1.800.854.7019 or visit www.zimmerdental.com.