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ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

Super-Easy, In-House Orthodontic Aligners

Categories: 3D Printing, Clear Aligner Therapy, Digital Impressions, Orthodontics

Author(s): Dr. Josh Howard

Course Type: Self-instruction journal and web based activity

Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienist, Dentists from novice to advanced

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Super-Easy, In-House Orthodontic Aligners

Educational Objectives

  • Compare the cost and time savings that can be achieved by producing aligners in-house 
  • Identify which equipment and materials are needed for aligner production
  • Decribe the complete workflow—from scanning, designing, 3D printing, and manufacturing—and how these steps can be delegated to staff


You love aligner orthodontics, but are you concerned about the high lab fees that most popular companies charge? With in-house 3D printing, you can stop paying those fees and gain more independence and control over manufacturing (and tooth movement). Most professionals believe this process is too labor intensive, but it actually isn’t.

Dr. Joshua Howard will show you how easy it is to produce quality aligners with digital scanning and in-house 3D printing. He’ll show you how to delegate steps to dental assistants and how to get your whole dental team on board with a digital workflow. By the end of the webinar, you’ll know the proper equipment, materials, and techniques you need to be successful.

Supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Formlabs Dental

ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

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