Insignia Advanced Smile Design earns award

Company wins technology award from TechAmerica Foundation.

Insignia Smile Es

ORANGE, California—Ormco Corporation, a manufacturer and provider of advanced orthodontic technology and services, has announced that Insignia Advanced Smile Design has received the 2013 American Technology Award in Health & Medical Technologies from the TechAmerica Foundation.

Insignia Smile EsThe award is presented to the top product or service that improves the delivery of health services. The honor was presented at the 11th Annual Technology and Government Dinner held in Washington, D.C.

Insignia Advanced Smile Design is an orthodontic software and application system that combines 3-D diagnostic technology and interactive treatment planning to deliver a customized solution from initial smile design to fabrication of patient-specific aligners, brackets, and wires.

“It is an honor to be a winner of this year’s American Technology Awards,” said Vicente Reynal, president of Ormco.

“The orthodontic industry is changing from what it was a decade ago, or even five years ago and we’re thrilled to be recognized as a contributor to its advancement. In the age of digital treatment options, we believe Insignia is the ideal solution for patients seeking superior clinical outcomes and faster orthodontic treatment with fewer appointments.”

Insignia allows orthodontists to provide a smile as each bracket is reverse engineered to the final smile design. It provides patients with a digital preview of their final smile before starting treatment. The precision bracket placement is proven to reduce treatment time by up to 37 percent.

Additionally, Insignia offers an expansive menu of treatment options, including Insignia Clearguide Express, Damon Clear, Damon Q, Inspire ICE, and customized self-ligating and traditional twin appliances.

"An American Technology Award is a mark of distinction, and we are very pleased to present Ormco with the award for its outstanding Insignia Advanced Smile Design technology,” said Shawn Osborne, chairman of the TechAmerica Foundation.

“This category was very competitive, and we congratulate the entire team at Ormco.”

With a two-round process, judging was conducted first by independent industry specific experts and then by a panel of leading technology executives.

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