“NeXsmile provides a dynamic solution to the one million Americans who suffer from rapid dental decline each year,” said Ben Young, Voxelogix CEO.
San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 14, 2011
Frost & Sullivan announced today that San Antonio-based Voxelogix will receive the prestigious “North American Oral Surgery Company of the Year “ for its innovative NeXsmile product during the 2011 Excellence in Medical Technologies & Life Sciences Awards Banquet, to be held March 15, 2011 in San Francisco, CA.
Voxelogix’s revolutionary NeXsmile is a 21st-century dental procedure that provides a brand new set of beautiful, strong implant-supported permanent teeth for people with failing or missing teeth. Using patented technologies and a 30-second CT scan, specialists design a unique, personalized treatment plan for the patient.
Frost & Sullivan presents its awards to companies demonstrating best practices in a variety of regional and global markets. For this award, they used the following benchmarking criteria: Growth Strategy Excellence, Growth Implementation Excellence, Degree of Innovation with Products and Technologies, Leadership in Customer Value and Leadership in Market Penetration.
“NeXsmile is designed to fulfill a huge market need for a large patient population,” said Aarti Shetty, senior industry analyst of medical devices in the Healthcare department at Frost & Sullivan. “Previously more prevalent in other fields, custom modeling and manufacturing of personalized implants is now viable for oral procedures. With NeXsmile, Voxelogix has taken the first step towards enabling that transition."
“NeXsmile provides a dynamic solution to the one million Americans who suffer from rapid dental decline each year,” said Ben Young, Voxelogix CEO. “This technology gives these people a second chance at enjoying life. Patients will smile, interact and eat again without worry.
“The entire Voxelogix team is truly honored to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan. We believe this technology is truly taking dentistry to the next level."
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Voxelogix, the company behind the NeXsmile procedure, is based in San Antonio, Texas. Its long-term objective is to support the dental profession’s move toward three-dimensional imaging and modeling as the basis for both better diagnosing of dental problems as well as high-speed precision manufacturing of patient-specific devices. Voxelogix was incorporated in 2005 as Dental Implant Technologies around the research and development work of Stephen M. Schmitt, DDS MS and changed its name to Voxelogix in 2008. For more information please visit http://www.voxelogix.com.