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Align Technology showcasing its latest innovations at the ESCD annual meeting in Wrocław

WROCŁAW, Poland: Align Technology, known for its Invisalign system of clear aligners, iTero intra-oral scanners and exocad CAD/CAM software, is a sponsor ...

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Align Technology launches new training centre for dentists in Poland

WROCŁAW, Poland: Align Technology, known for its Invisalign system of clear aligners, iTero intra-oral scanners and exocad CAD/CAM software, has announced ...

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ClearCorrect can be your partner for orthodontic clinical excellence

BASEL, Switzerland: Combining its clinical expertise with a commitment to education and a dedication to top-tier support, ClearCorrect offers clinicians a ...

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AOSC returns to Singapore in February

SINGAPORE: For the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Association of Orthodontists (Singapore) Congress (AOSC) will take place as an ...

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3D-printing start-up promises 100-fold reduction in print times

BOULDER, US: After raising an astounding US$1.3 million (€1.24 million) in a seed funding round, Vitro3D will take its place as a commercial rival in ...

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New protocol for complex treatment with in-house clear aligners just as effective as fixed appliances

DAMASCUS, Syria: The use of clear aligners in mild to moderate cases of malocclusion has been the subject of numerous studies, particularly as more dentists...

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Impress launches recycling initiative to keep clear aligners out of landfills

BARCELONA, Spain: The popularity of clear aligners in orthodontics has unfortunately resulted in an increased amount of refuge, and the environmental impact...

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Clear aligners: The star of 2021

LEIPZIG, Germany: Last year, clear aligner therapy provided dentists around the world with an attractive income stream even as patient volumes remained ...

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Calibrated IPR can improve predictability of clear aligner therapy

NEW YORK, U.S.: The number of dental practices that offer clear aligner treatment is increasing, and so too is the need for interproximal reduction (IPR) as...

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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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LM-Activator: Delivering early orthodontic intervention

COLOGNE, Germany: LM-Dental takes great pride in turning dental care into a safe, efficient and altogether pleasant experience. At the 2021 International ...

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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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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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Align Technology to build first factory in Europe

WROCŁAW, Poland: With substantial manufacturing capabilities in Mexico and China, Align Technology can already boast of having the world’s largest ...

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Stars and social media influencers are turning clicks into clear aligner cases

NEW YORK, U.S.: Clear aligner therapy continues to grow in popularity. Before it was introduced, malocclusion in teenagers was typically treated using fixed...

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Growth in dental sales returned to all regions in late 2020—Straumann Group

BASEL, Switzerland: The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic caused the global dental market to contract in 2020, squeezing the margins of dental practices and ...

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3D-printed indirect bonding tray resin aims to halve orthodontic chair time

SOMERVILLE, Mass., U.S.: Formlabs has launched a new indirect bonding tray (IBT) resin that it says will bring the benefits of 3D printing to orthodontic ...

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Interview: “Both patients and clinicians realize the great value of SureSmile”

As a clear aligner system that requires little to no refinement leveraging, SureSmile was a much-discussed topic at Dentsply Sirona’s recent DS World ...

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Straumann invests in clear aligner provider DrSmile

BASEL, Switzerland: The Straumann Group has put its support behind clinician-led clear aligner therapy by acquiring a majority share in Berlin-based ...

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Investors bet on orthodontist-led digital clear aligner therapy

HONG KONG, China: Recent developments in Hong Kong have shown support for both sides of the debate surrounding clear aligner treatment. The Chinese ...

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SmileDirectClub announces expansion into Hong Kong

HONG KONG: The American tele-orthodontics company SmileDirectClub has expanded into Asia by opening two of its flagship SmileShops in key Hong Kong shopping...

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Smilii becomes New Zealand’s first clear aligner company

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: Up to now, clear aligner technology has been dominated by two American brands that offer their products at different prices and in ...

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Australian agency investigates clear aligner providers

SYDNEY, Australia: The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has launched investigations into four providers of clear aligner therapy ...

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German clear aligner start-up partners with orthodontists

BERLIN, Germany: Remote aligner therapy is convenient and cost-effective for patients, but is this treatment option as sound as visiting an experienced ...

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Third European Aligner Society Congress to feature wide array of speakers

ST JULIAN’S, Malta: The European Aligner Society (EAS) recently announced that it will be holding its third congress from 19 to 21 March 2020 in Portomaso...

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Align Technology launches first pop-up store in the UK

LONDON, UK: Align Technology, a worldwide market leader in clear aligner treatment, recently launched its first Invisalign Connect pop-up store at the ...

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Teledentistry pioneer invests in mass production of 3-D-printed clear aligners

PALO ALTO, California, U.S.: SmileDirectClub has teamed up with multinational information technology company HP to install 49 Multi Jet Fusion 3-D-printing ...

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ClearCorrect and Align Technology settle long-standing patent dispute

BASLE, Switzerland: ClearCorrect, a Straumann Group company, has agreed to pay US$35 million (€31 million) to settle its long-standing patent dispute with...

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Straumann Group set to enter clear aligner market in China

BASEL, Switzerland/TIANJIN, China: The Straumann Group will be partnering with Tianjin ZhengLi Technology, whose clear aligner system has regulatory ...

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