dental aligners


Invisalign Completes Cubicure Acquisition to Advance Orthodontic Solutions with 3D Printing

Invisalign, the undisputed front-runner in the clear aligner industry, has taken a monumental leap forward by acquiring Cubicure, a pioneer in direct 3D printing solutions for polymer additive manufacturing (AM)….

Dental 3D Printing User SmileDirectClub Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy; Founders Extend $80M Lifeline

Pioneering teeth-straightening business SmileDirectClub (Nasdaq: SDC) has announced its filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Texas amidst challenging financial circumstances. The decision comes as the company seeks to implement a…


What Align’s Acquisition of Cubicure Means for Dental 3D Printing

The recent acquisition of Cubicure by American dental giant Align Technology sent a palpable shockwave through the industry, yet in many ways, it was a move that made perfect sense….

3D Printing News Briefs, April 15, 2023: Hybrid Manufacturing, 3D Printed Insoles, & More

Kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Eplus3D released a new hybrid manufacturing solution. In materials news, Formlabs has introduced its first flexible SLS 3D printing material. Then it’s on…

$1.3M Funds 100X Speed Volumetric 3D Printing from Vitro3D

Vitro3D, a spinout of the University of Colorado at Boulder and a part of The Colorado Life Science Incubation Program, has received $1.3M in a seed funding round, which will…

The Importance of Graphy’s Direct 3D Printed Dental Aligners

Korean photopolymer firm Graphy recently announced that it has a material for directly 3D printed dental aligners. These devices also have a shape-memory property, so you can submerge them in…


Nexa3D Reveals New 3D Printers, Executives, & Oqton Partnership at Formnext

As Formnext 2021 winds down in Frankfurt, Germany, we’re learning more about some of the announcements made during the event. We recently told you that Nexa3D, which specializes in developing…

3D Predict’s AI-Driven Software to Make 3D Printed Aligners in US

Instead of metal braces, clear aligners, also known as invisible aligners, are becoming increasingly popular for straightening out pearly whites. According to NewMouth, some of the most popular brands of…

The Present and Future of 3D Printing and Invisible Aligners

If you look at that crooked row of teeth one morning, the thought might occur that you could really use some invisible aligners. One of the earliest killer apps in…

Prodways Announces Clear Aligners Manufacturing Ecosystem

At Lab Day 2020 in Chicago, Prodways has announced the development of its Clear Aligners Manufacturing Ecosystem, meant to cover all aspects of the design and production of clear aligners….