Ormco Upgrades Clear Aligner Software and Materials
Ormco, a provider of orthodontic solutions,
recently unveiled Spark Clear Aligner Release 10,
an upgrade introducing proprietary features and
a suite of enhancements to its Approver software
and case management portal, designed to give
orthodontists greater start-to-finish control
and flexibility for more predictable and efficient
These upgrades include the new TruGen XR, a
material option for finishing and refinements, the
ability to add posterior bite turbos during treatment
planning for complex cases, and CBCT integration,
enabling orthodontists to import and visualize CBCT
patient data within Spark’s Approver software.
For more information, visit sparkaligners.com.
Align Technology Establishes New Global Corporate Headquarters in Tempe, Arizona
Align Technology has
established its new global
corporate headquarters in Tempe,
Arizona. The company’s San Jose
campus remains the hub for its
global innovation, product and
marketing organization and will
become home to its new digital
innovation center, currently under
part of the new corporate
headquarters move, Align
Technology president and CEO
Joe Hogan, CFO and senior vice
president of global finance John
Morici, senior vice president, chief
legal and regulatory officer Julie
Coletti, and senior vice president,
Global HR Stuart Hockridge have
relocated their offices to Tempe.
Approximately 150 employees,
mostly in corporate general and
administrative roles, have been
offered relocation packages. These
employees have the option to
relocate to Tempe or to continue
working from their current
locations. Relocation is not required
and there are no layoffs associated
with this move.
Smile Stream Solutions Acquires OrthoEssentials
Smile Stream Solutions has formally announced its acquisition of OrthoEssentials, a full-service provider of orthodontic supplies in
Mount Holly, New Jersey. Tom Macari, CEO and president of Smile Stream Solutions, says the acquisition is an integral part of the company’s
growth strategy. By expanding upon its product and service portfolio, leveraging operational efficiencies, and adding years of market
intelligence to the team, Macari says Smile Stream Solutions is that much better positioned within the marketplace.
Smile Stream Solutions intends on maintaining continuity of the OrthoEssentials brand and operations, along with its local management
team. The transaction closed in December.
For more information, visit smilestreamsolutions.com.