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Europe’s clear aligner market heats up as Impress opens new production facility

BARCELONA, Spain: Orthodontics company Impress has opened an automated clear aligner production facility that uses HP industrial 3D-printing technology. The...

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Numerous professional dental bodies reach consensus on DIY orthodontics

LONDON, UK: Seeking to promote patient safety in dentistry, the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) has recently announced that it has joined a Europe-wide...

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SmileDirectClub expands into France

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: Clear aligner manufacturer SmileDirectClub (SDC) has recently announced that it is planning to launch its orthodontic products in ...

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3D printing in dentistry: Future-proof technology?

LOS ANGELES, U.S.: Technological advancements in dentistry are like a motor force that drives innovation and growth. This is true for digital dentistry. ...

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Align Technology exhibits end-to-end solutions in orthodontics and restorative dentistry

COLOGNE, Germany: Align Technology’s interactive booth at IDS 2021 represents the company’s largest-ever presence at the show. The company has ...

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2021 Invisalign Scientific Symposium presents efficacy and applicability of clear aligners

LONDON, UK: From 2 to 3 July, Align Technology presented its third Invisalign Scientific Symposium, which was held in a digital format for the second time ...

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Gunman killed by police after injuring three workers at SmileDirectClub plant

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: A shooting at SmileDirectClub’s Nashville manufacturing facility was carried out by an active employee and resulted in three ...

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China emerging as key orthodontics and clear aligner market

BEIJING, China: When the largest Chinese clear aligner manufacturer floated shares on the Hong Kong stock exchange in June, it was obliged to make available...

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What would a decade-old investment of $1,000 in Align Technology be worth today?

SAN JOSE, Calif., U.S.: The Invisalign clear aligner system entered the market with a string of patents and no competitors in the late 1990s. According to ...

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Align Technology announces digital edition of Invisalign Scientific Symposium for orthodontists

LONDON, UK: Align Technology has announced that it is hosting its annual Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Invisalign Scientific Symposium on 2 and ...

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Chinese clear aligner maker aims high

SHANGHAI, China: Many readers may not have heard of Angelalign Technology, the largest clear aligner manufacturer in mainland China. The company shares most...

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Consolidation ramps up as Dentsply Sirona acquires assets of Propel Orthodontics

CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S.: Dental giant Dentsply Sirona has acquired the assets of U.S.-based Propel Orthodontics. Propel develops and manufactures orthodontic ...

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Align Technology reaches ten millionth Invisalign patient milestone

LONDON, UK: Clear aligner provider Align Technology has recently announced that the Invisalign system has cracked the ten million mark. The clear aligners ...

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Cyberattack could cost SmileDirectClub $15 million

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: In May, direct-to-consumer orthodontics company SmileDirectClub (SDC) was the victim of a substantial cyberattack. Numerous parts of...

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