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New agreement announced

Align Technology B.V (part of Align Technology, Inc. - NADSAQ: ALGN) and Bupa Dental Care have announced a new agreement, which will increase the offer of the Invisalign system and iTero intraoral scanners across Bupa's network of dental practices in the UK & Ireland, benefiting both patients and dentists alike.

Beginning with immediate effect, the new contract will also see Align provide dedicated education and training programmes for Bupa's network of dentists and orthodontists, so that they can leverage the latest innovations with confidence while providing patients with the highest possible quality care. With over 470 practices across the UK and Ireland, as well as ambitious growth plans, Bupa Dental Care is one of the market's biggest dental providers, carrying out over six million appointments each year.

Align Technology is a global medical device company focused on the design and manufacture of the Invisalign, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world. It produces more than 380,000 unique aligner parts per day, each one digitally designed to gradually straighten a patient's teeth. The Invisalign system nearly invisible appearance makes it a popular alternative to traditional braces.

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New agreement announced. BDJ In Pract 32, 40 (2019).

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