JamesMahClearCorrect LLC, Houston, recently announced that orthodontist James Mah, DDS, MSc, DMSc, has been appointed as its new chief technology officer to help develop improved treatment protocols, training resources, and brand-new products to be unveiled in 2014.

“We’re out to make innovative products that dentists and orthodontists love, products that are both effective and affordable. There’s no one more qualified to lead that effort than Dr Mah,” said Jarrett Pumphrey, CEO of ClearCorrect. “With his extensive clinical experience and his deep knowledge of advanced dental technologies, he’s a tremendous addition to our team, and we’re excited to have him.”

Mah is a practicing orthodontist as well as a clinical professor and the program director in orthodontics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His research and development efforts include 3D imaging and modeling in orthodontics for the purposes of diagnosis, treatment planning, and therapeutics as well as anthropology and forensics. He is also involved in the research and development of 3D facial imaging devices, intraoral scanners, CAD/CAM applications in dentistry, and cone-beam CT scanners.

Commenting on his new position, Mah said, “ClearCorrect delivers innovative solutions to the dental community, and I’m proud to join the team. Together, we’re improving ClearCorrect’s already-great products while also working on new releases for 2014 that we’re pretty excited about sharing with our providers.”