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The 2018 Infestation of Invisalign Stores

Note: The opinions presented below are that of the author and have not been verified by Align Technology®. As some celebrate the one-year anniversary of the flagship Invisalign Store® in San Francisco, I encourage you to look to the future and prepare for next steps. By the end of 2018, Align Technology® plans to have […]

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Orthodontist Turned Mystery Shopper for a Day: My Invisalign Store® Experience

Click here to watch the video. Note: The opinions presented below are that of the author, and have not been verified by Align Technology®. Multiple attempts were made to both contact the Align® Corporate team by email, but as of the date of this publication, Align® failed to return the inquiries. As an orthodontic consultant […]

Should You Dump Your 3Shape Trios®?

No! 3Shape Trios Scanner is arguably the best scanner on the market today. If you’ve been too busy with your shopping to keep up on current events in the dental industry, 3Shape® integration was abruptly “terminated” by Align Technology® this week, leaving thousands of dentists in a significant pickle. Without the ability to scan their […]

‘Twas the Night Before Align® Terminated 3Shape®

‘Twas the week before Christmas when all through the town, not a dentist was working no-one was around… The aligners were worn by the patients with care, with hopes that a debond would soon be near. When out in the mailbox arose such a clatter, I sprang from my golf game to see what’s the […]

ALIGN PATENTS EXPIRATION

October 2017 is a special month in the aligner world; this is the date of the first batch of Invisalign® patent expirations. What does this ultimately mean? Nobody knows for sure, but it should mean lower lab prices as competition confidently emerges. Straumann® took a huge step in the right direction with its acquisition of […]

Same Day Aligners—A Game Changer for the Orthodontic Industry

Instant gratification. Dental professionals are all too familiar with the benefits of this marketing strategy and the resulting benefits to their profit. However, the past generation, was unable to offer this opportunity to their aligner patients because Invisalign® cases take several weeks to design, print, and ship. In many geographic markets, aligners are surpassing braces […]