DentsplySirona_Primescan_intraoral-scannerPrimescan, the intraoral scanner from Dentsply Sirona, York, Pa, recently received the Red Dot Award for product design.

The Primescan intraoral scanner, which was introduced in February, features impression technology that is intended to provide scans with a high level of accuracy. After scanning, the data from the digital impressions are available for many applications, including restorative dentistry, implanvology, and orthodontics, according to the company.

The Red Dot Award has been awarded to outstanding products, design concepts, and communication designs for more than 60 years. This year, the 39-member jury of independent designers, design professors, and journalists rated a total of 5,500 products from 55 countries in 48 categories. The focus of the award is high design quality.