October 12, 2012 - At EAO in Copenhagen, 3Shape and DENTSPLY Implants will announce the release of a new interface solution that allows labs to send 3Shape scans directly to ATLANTIS™ service centers for immediate design and production of patient-specific implant abutments.
Copenhagen, October 11th 2012 – 3Shape, a technology leader in 3D scanning and CAD/CAM software for dental applications, and DENTSPLY Implants, a market leader in the field of implant dentistry and CAD/CAM abutments, will announce the joint release of a new software interface solution linking 3Shape 3D dental scanners and ATLANTIS VAD™ (Virtual Abutment Design) software.
With a single click, 3Shape scanner users in the many dental labs all over the world can now transfer digital scan information, containing the patient’s oral geometry with implant positions, straightaway into DENTSPLY Implant's ATLANTIS™ design and manufacturing facilities. For labs working with ATLANTIS™ abutment design services, this direct new connectivity reduces costs, eliminates the shipping of physical models, and reduces turnaround time.
The solution gives users additional choices when providing customized abutments for their customers. It is available as an option for all users with 3Shape’s powerful Abutment Designer™ module - an add-on to 3Shape’s user-acclaimed Dental System™. For customers without the Abutment Designer module, 3Shape has recently announced the coming release of CAD Points - a new and flexible service that allows 3Shape users to access scanning and designing modules, such as Abutment Designer ™, on a pay-per-case basis.
“3Shape is always seeking new ways to provide maximum flexibility and a wide range of options to dental labs who are using 3Shape scanners and software,” says Flemming Thorup, President & CEO at 3Shape. We are very happy that this collaboration between DENTSPLY Implants and 3Shape makes it possible for many laboratories to benefit from the unique strengths of our respective products and companies.”
Users who wish to benefit from this opportunity should contact their 3Shape reselling partner for explicit information about availability of the interface for their system.
About 3Shape A/S
3Shape A/S is a Danish company specializing in the development and marketing of 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions designed for the creation, processing, analysis and management of high-quality 3D data for application in complex manufacturing processes. 3Shape envisions the age of the “full digital dental lab,” and its more than 130 developers provide superior innovation power toward reaching this goal. 3Shape’s flexible solutions empower dental professionals through automation of real workflows, and its systems are applied in thousands of labs in more than 90 countries worldwide, putting 3Shape technologies at the peak of the market in relation to units produced per day by dental technicians. 3Shape boosts its first-line distributor support network with a second-line support force of over 30 in-house experts placed in 5 support and service centers strategically placed around the globe. 3Shape is a privately-held company headquartered in Copenhagen, with the market’s largest team dedicated to scanner and software development for the dental segment based in Denmark and Ukraine, production facilities in Poland, and Business Development & Support Offices in New Jersey, USA and Asia. For further information regarding 3Shape, please refer to www.3shapedental.com.
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