Written by Dentistry Today Monday, 09 January 2012 10:13
SAN JOSE, Calif. and AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALGN) and Dental Couture, Ltd., the Company's distribution partner for non-core country markets in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) regions, today announced that Align has received a Product Registration Certificate for the Invisalign system from the Federal Service of Health Care and Social Development Control of the Russian Federation. This regulatory approval allows Align to train doctors and to sell Invisalign Full, Invisalign Lite, Invisalign Teen, and Vivera Retainers throughout Russia. Align also announced that in addition to the commercialization activities started early last year in Turkey, it is also launching Invisalign in the Middle East. To date, Align's distribution partner Dental Couture has already trained more than 30 orthodontists in Russia and more than 200 doctors in Turkey, Dubai, and Saudi Arabia.