SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN), the inventor of Invisalign, a proprietary method of straightening teeth without wires or brackets, today announced approval of its Continuing Education Program by the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) Committee.
PACE is an evaluation of the educational processes used in designing, planning and implementing continuing education. It was created to assist the dental profession in identifying and participating in quality continuing dental education.
"We are pleased that the AGD has approved our program, and in so doing, has recognized our dedication to continuing education," said Dr. Lou Shuman, vice president of strategic relations for Align. "Our acceptance in the dental community has been a direct result of the commitment we have to educating providers on the applicability of the Invisalign technique in their practice, and the general benefits it provides to their patients."
Align's Clinical Education department is working to provide a "True Continuum of Learning." The team's goal is to create diverse educational resources for Invisalign providers -- from the novice to the most advanced practitioner -- in a wide variety of delivery formats, thereby accommodating each customer's unique learning preferences.
To be considered for PACE, organizations that are national or
international in scope, providing programs in more than one state or
province or drawing a significant amount of participants from more than one
state or province, submit applications that are then reviewed by a
nine-member committee. Program providers must adhere to over one dozen
|SOURCE Align Technology, Inc.|
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