New Spin Out 3D Dental Tech: Osteoid
The dental technology industry is heating up as more and more dental practices adopt 3D dental design and imaging software for greater accuracy and speed in the completion of restorations and implant guides.
This week, the maker of medical visualization software Anatomy said it has transformed its dental technology business into a wholly owned subsidiary, Osteoid, supported by significant R&D and market investments to fuel an expanded range of new products and features that help make digital dentistry more precise and effective.
Calvin Hur, a more than 20-year veteran of the 3D design and printing industry, will lead Osteoid as CEO, where he will oversee the strategic direction and product roadmap. Anatomage Founder and CEO Jack Choi will continue to serve Osteoid as an advisor.
“Our team is proud to have earned the trust of dental experts to deliver products that streamline the dental workflow,” said Choi. “As a separate dental focused entity, Osteoid can stay at the forefront of 3D visualization technology for the dental industry. “
The move will allow each company to focus on broad innovation in its core specialty. Anatomage will focus on its medical and educational solutions. Osteoid will only focus on 3D dentistry solutions, including the Invivo 3D dental imaging solutions, as well as its cloud-based platform Invivo Workspace, and solutions for manufacturing precision surgical guides.
Supported by the resources of its parent company Anatomage, Osteoid will make significant investments in R&D and go-to-market initiatives that will provide even greater precision and efficiency in visualizing a single anatomy for implant planning. , orthodontic, endodontic and prosthodontic applications, and more. Recognizing the central role of key thought leaders in the dental ecosystem and suppliers, Osteoid will also integrate customer-centric innovation by developing Osteoid solutions in cooperation with strategic partners.
New offerings in the Osteoid pipeline include Invivo6 Plus for 3D design, additional functionality for Invivo Workspace and additional capabilities for the production of precision surgical guides.
“Osteoid is on a mission to deliver the future of modern dentistry, and I am honored to lead such a client-focused team,” said Hur. “We are more focused and determined than ever to help accelerate the transition to digital dentistry. “