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SmileDirectClub to launch SDC+ premium clear aligner treatment

NASHVILLE, Tenn., US: The pioneer of direct-to-consumer (D2C) clear aligner treatment will begin selling a premium, dentist-led treatment package within the...

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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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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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SmileDirectClub praises growing acceptance of teleorthodontics

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: Orthodontics disruptor SmileDirectClub (SDC) reported small declines in revenue and clear aligner case numbers for the fourth ...

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Patents and patience: The rise of the SmileShop

NEW YORK, U.S.: A patent granted to orthodontics disrupter SmileDirectClub (SDC) in April ensures that no other company can duplicate its clear aligner ...

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Dentistry braces for COVID-19 losses

LEIPZIG, Germany: The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has caused significant disruptions to the provision of dental care around the world. Patient volumes decreased by ...

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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 files lawsuit against NBCUniversal Media

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: Oral care company and provider of a direct-to-consumer medical technology platform for tooth straightening SmileDirectClub (SDC) has...

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SmileDirectClub aims to change tack in 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: As 2019 came to an end so too did the terms of a supply agreement between Align Technology and its one-time partner SmileDirectClub ...

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SmileDirectClub launches oral care products for Walmart shoppers

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: SmileDirectClub (SDC) has expanded into the dental retail market with a line of oral care products that are available from Walmart ...

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SmileDirectClub to expand into Germany in 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: The teleorthodontics company SmileDirectClub has announced that it is poised to enter the German orthodontics market and will open ...

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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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SmileDirectClub soldiers on

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: Eight weeks is a long time for SmileDirectClub (SDC). Dental Tribune International last reported on the teleorthodontics startup in ...

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Danaher’s new dental arm Envista takes flight

NEW YORK, USA: Danaher Corp. has successfully spun off its dental businesses into the company Envista Holdings in a successful public share offering that ...

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Cheaper smiles rattle orthodontics

LEIPZIG, Germany: Studies have increasingly given credence to the old adage “Smile and the world smiles with you”, but our instinct for mimicking 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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