Acworth, GA – Trapezio, formerly the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting (AOA), today announced its strategic partnership with Dolphin Imaging and Management Solutions. Through this partnership, Trapezio seeks to enhance its platform of knowledge and training solutions with the addition of Dolphin’s visualization training models.

Utilizing content from its Aquarium™ 2 case presentation software, Dolphin will provide 3-D animation and a comprehensive library of clinical images for Trapezio’s online staff training and assistant certification curriculum. Enhancing Trapezio’s curriculum and content base with Dolphin’s leading edge visualization models will provide the highest platform standards in staff training and continuing education.

Chad Greer, President of Trapezio, says: “It is important to provide our clients with the most modern, high-tech, relevant training tools available. By partnering with Dolphin, we deliver a robust curriculum complete with the very best in 3-D animation, video, and clinical illustrations. This partnership is another step in the evolution and enhancement of our products, and reflects the ongoing commitment we maintain to both our clients and to the orthodontic industry.”

Expanding on the partnership, Todd Blankenbecler, Dolphin’s VP of Sales, says: “We see this partnership with Trapezio as a means of improving the overall quality of the orthodontic experience. The visualization models from our Aquarium solution, coupled with the scope and diversity of the Trapezio training solutions, provide the highest available standards in training staff members and assistants. Positively impacting orthodontic care is a core goal at Dolphin, and this partnership is another reflection of our commitment to that goal.”

About Trapezio — Founded in 1998, Trapezio offers convenient and affordable staff training for orthodontic team members worldwide. In addition to the online programs, which earn graduates a certificate of completion and the designation AOAC (Academy of Orthodontic Assisting Certified), Trapezio also provides hands-on training, supplemental lessons and other programs to help offices train high quality auxiliary personnel to complete their professional team.  Created by Dr. Doug Depew, Trapezio empowers orthodontists to provide the highest quality care to patients in an environment that benefits the patient, the staff, and the doctor. Trapezio and its AOA curriculum are endorsed by the American Association of Orthodontists for educating and training orthodontic assistants through a platform that covers a variety of topics including oral and dental anatomy, intra-oral procedures, appliances, models, infection control, x-rays, patient management, and much more.  For more information on Trapezio, please visit or call (877) 976-4536.

About Dolphin — Dolphin Imaging & Management Solutions provides high-quality imaging, diagnostic, practice management, and case presentation software for dental specialty professionals worldwide. Dolphin products tightly integrate with digital x-ray units, CBCT systems, telephonic solutions and Web-enabled applications, and are compatible with the latest operating systems and computers including Intel-based Macintosh computers.  Headquartered in Southern California, the company currently supports thousands of specialty practices worldwide, and has an active academic program whereby selected products are donated to selected educational programs. Dolphin products are backed with round-the-clock, personalized technical support. For more information, visit or call 800.548.7241.

Chelsea Reese, AOAC