Align Technology Inc, San Jose, Calif, announced that it has launched its Orthodontic Aligner Fellowship Certificate Program, an online training program to provide general practitioner dentists with professional education to help integrate Invisalign clear aligner therapy and iTero intraoral scanning into their practice. The program is a collaboration between Align Technology and DentalXP, a global dental education provider.

The training program will be hosted on the DentalXP website.

According to Align Technology, the program will consist of approximately 30 hours of training provided by experts in the field. The program is divided into 10 separate lesson plans, with content designed to educate clinicians on Align’s end-to-end digital workflow using the Invisalign clear aligner system and iTero intraoral scanning technology, as well as strategies for integrating this workflow into practices. The workflow includes 3D software and treatment planning along with digital visualization and diagnostic solutions.

The aligner fellowship program includes Invisalign training for those participants who are not already an Invisalign trained doctor.

The online curriculum is intended to allow general practitioners to maintain the day-to-day practice while fulfilling the requirements of the program at their convenience.

The modular certificate program will be taught by top Invisalign faculty, expert educators, and leaders in the field. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive continuing education credits and an official Certificate of Completion endorsed by New York University College of Dentistry. The accreditation acknowledges completion of the program and the participant’s training in how to integrate Invisalign clear aligner therapy and iTero intraoral scanning into comprehensive patient care and their daily practice.