M3 wins MDEA Design Award for Identafi System

Gold Winner in Dental Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies category



Earlier this year, the DentalEZ Identafi device was named as a finalist in the 2012 Medical Design Excellence Awards. The votes are now in and the Identifi has won the prestigious GOLD award in the Dental Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies category. Please click here to view the MDEA announcement.

StarDental’s® Identafi® device is a screening instrument used for the detection of oral pathologies of the mouth, throat, tongue, and tonsils that may lead to oral cancer. The small, cordless, handheld Identafi® utilizes an innovative 3-wavelength optical system that allows dental professionals to identify abnormalities not visible to the naked eye.

The MDEA (www.MDEAwards.com) is the medical device industry’s premier design awards competition and is the only awards program that exclusively recognizes contributions and advances in the design of medical products. Entries are evaluated on their design and engineering features, their beneficial impact on healthcare delivery and clinical outcomes, and their ability to provide enhanced benefits to the patient and healthcare professionals.

About M3 Design: M3 Design is a product development firm for global markets. Founded in 1996, the company crafts and executes product development strategies for leading technology-based companies including Emerson, Stryker, and Dell. For more information about M3 Design, please visit www.m3design.com

About DentalEZ® Group: DentalEZ® Group is committed to advancing the practice of dentistry through innovative products and services. Encompassing six distinct product brands—StarDental®, DentalEZ®, CustomAir®, RAMVAC®, NevinLabs™, and Columbia Dentoform®—DentalEZ® Group manufactures everything in the operatory, from handpieces to chairs to vacuum systems to dental simulation models, creating a complete line of products to elevate the health, comfort, and efficiency of the dental operatory. For more information, please visit www.dentalez.com.


About M3 Design
Founded in 1996, M3 Design is a product development company located in Austin, Texas. We craft and execute product development strategies for leading technology-based companies.