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uLab Systems Continues to Transform Aligner Therapy with New Software Release

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–uLab Systems, the creator of the state-of-the-art uDesign aligner planning software, has released Version 5.5 of their software.

Charlie Wen, President and Chief Technology Officer of uLab states,

The uLab uDesign 5.5 release offers a whole new level of control and simplicity for our users. We are committed to continuous innovation to provide our doctors with the best tools possible.

uLab Systems has completed a limited launch of the software with over 250 U.S. orthodontists and is planning for a significant launch at the American Association of Orthodontists’ annual meeting in May of this year. The current users of the software have been impressed with the simplicity and control that uLab has to offer. With uLab, doctors are able to complete an aligner treatment plan in as little as 10 minutes. uLab users have consistently reported that they are able to increase aligner usage in their offices by offering unique treatment options such as hybrid, combination or finishing aligners to their patients. In a survey of existing uLab users, 100% of orthodontists would recommend uLab to a friend or colleague – a clear vote of confidence.

While the uLab 5.5 release contains many features, here are just a few of the key features:

  • Aligner workflow simplification:
    • EasyRx integration: The front-end workflow is now seamless with digital patient information transfer.
    • Direct Printer Integration: Easy transfer of files to 3D printers now available with the EnvisionTec One, SprintRay Pro and SprintRay MoonRay.
  • In-office aligner printing simplification:
    • Horizontal & vertical printing: Both supported, giving doctors the freedom to choose.
    • Custom uTray templates: The uTray feature automatically configures arches in an efficient print arrangement. If doctors have a specific arrangement that they prefer they can now save it for future use.

uLab users are equally excited about the 5.5 release. Dr. Kristen Fritz, a prominent orthodontist in Holly Springs, NC states,

We love having uLab Systems – it is extremely easy to use and has a short learning curve. They have excellent tutorials available and it’s just getting easier to use with every upgrade. The uLab team is available to communicate with and help throughout the training process. What makes uLab stand out as a company is that all uLab employees have a great understanding of the software and know how to teach it well. Their follow-up is top notch, and they take your feedback and usually address it in the next upgrade. We have really enjoyed incorporating their software into our office systems.

uLab is currently expanding their strategic launch by offering a finite number of individual onboarding sessions to orthodontists before AAO 2020. If you would like to learn more about uLab Systems or are interested in partnering with uLab, please visit or contact us via the information below.

About uLab Systems

uLab is led by entrepreneurs and technologists committed to serving the orthodontic community and their patients by giving control back to orthodontists. uLab Systems is located in Redwood City, CA and was founded in 2015 by Charlie Wen and Amir Abolfathi.


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