Glidewell will distribute Carestream Dental’s cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging systems in North America.

Glidewell has entered into an agreement to distribute Carestream Dental’s cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging systems in the United States and Canada.

CBCT imaging systems from Carestream Dental provide high-resolution 3D images of a patient’s teeth, jaw, and surrounding structures. The imaging devices allow dental professionals to more accurately diagnose and treat a range of dental conditions, including complex implant cases.

To deliver more options to dental professionals, Glidewell will also be distributing intraoral sensors, wall-mounted and handheld generators, and imaging software from Carestream Dental.

As part of the distribution agreement, the companies will work to co-develop educational initiatives and training programs, ensuring customers are able maximize the usage and value of their CBCT technology.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Carestream Dental to promote access to this cutting-edge technology,” said Stephenie Goddard, Glidewell chief executive officer. “Carestream Dental’s CBCT systems are a perfect complement to our growing ecosystem of clinical CAD/CAM dental solutions, and help us further our commitment to making patient treatment faster, more predictable, and more affordable.”

Carestream Dental’s 3D imaging systems provide CBCT, panoramic, and cephalometric functions in a compact form factor. Premium options with expanded features and enlarged field of view provide ultimate versatility for an extended scope of treatments.

“We are excited to collaborate with Glidewell to make our CBCT systems more widely available to dental professionals across the United States and Canada,” said Lisa Ashby, Carestream Dental CEO. “Glidewell’s proven commitment to innovation and customer service make them an ideal partner to help us deliver on our mission of transforming dentistry, simplifying technology, and changing lives. We look forward to helping their expansive audience of dental professionals deliver more precise diagnoses, improved workflows, and superior patient care.”

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