Three American Orthodontics Brackets Judged Best in Class with Orthotown® Townie Choice Awards With Seven Awards Overall

Sheboygan, Wisconsin — American Orthodontics is proud to be the winner of seven 2023 Orthotown Townie Choice Awards, highlighted by again winning the Metal Twin bracket category, the Self-Ligating Ceramic and the Self-Ligating Metal bracket category. This is the 11th year in a row the company has been recognized for best-in-class products, and it has increased its total number of awards to 63 in the 11-year history of the competition. Orthodontic professionals vote based on their experiences with products and services across several categories.

In 2023, American Orthodontics’ MiniMaster Series brackets earned top honors in the Metal Twin category for the fifth consecutive year. Empower, which features the Dual Activation system, was voted as the best Self-Ligating metal bracket for the 8th time in 11 years, while Empower Clear was judged best in class for the first time in the Self-Ligating Cosmetic bracket category.

Tanzo was once again the winner for Archwires, marking nine consecutive years of top honors. For the 11th consecutive year, AO won the Direct Bond Molar Tube competition, featuring the ifit buccal tubes. For the 8th time, Wildlife Series Elastics was judged best in class for Elastics and Elastomerics.

AO has also swept the categories of Bondable Buccal Tubes, and Elastics categories since their inception.

ABOUT AMERICAN ORTHODONTICS: American Orthodontics is the largest privately held orthodontic manufacturer in the world, proudly based in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Since 1968, American Orthodontics has been manufacturing quality orthodontic products and peripherals for customers in more than 110 countries. More than 98% of American Orthodontics’ products are manufactured at its Sheboygan headquarters using highly automated production equipment and a skilled, dedicated workforce. With 14 wholly owned subsidiaries, a direct sales force in North America, and a global team of exclusive distributors, American Orthodontics is a true orthodontic industry leader, committed to providing customers quality products, personalized service and dependable delivery.

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