Control, Flexibility, and Independence for Any Orthodontic Practice or Lab

Easy to use
Outstanding treatment outcomes
Fast return on investment
3D Printer Buyer’s Guide for Orthodontics

Desktop 3D Printing Solutions for Orthodontic Practices

Simple print preparation

Import digital impressions directly and prepare models for printing in just a few clicks.

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Rigorously tested materials

Fully validated workflows with our proprietary resins give you peace of mind.

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The easiest 3D printer to use

The intuitively designed Form 3B makes in-office printing clean and hassle-free.

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Hands-off post-processing

Automated washing and curing units take the guesswork out of finishing printed parts for clinical use.

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“90% of the printing work in my office can be delegated. It really is ‘set it and forget it.’”

Dr. Jay Burton, Orthodontist, SmileMaker Orthodontics, Tennessee, USA

Seamless 24/7 Production for Orthodontic Practices, Labs, and Aligner Manufacturers

Save money and time in your practice, lab, or aligner production facility with a fully automated fleet of printers that you can operate from anywhere. Skyrocket your ability to produce high-quality, affordable models for aligners with 24/7 back-to-back production with the Formlabs Automation Ecosystem: Form Auto, Fleet Control, and Resin Pumping System.

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Same-Day Treatments and Positive ROI in Weeks

Orthodontists around the world are already saving time and money by producing their own aligners in-house.

Time from scan to treatment startCost for a comprehensive case *
Outsourced alignersAs much as 8 weeks$1500-2000 USD
In-house aligners with FormlabsAs little as 30 minutes$300-400 USD
Savings per case8 weeks$1100-1700 USD

* Assuming a 10-month treatment. In-house costs include resin, thermoforming plastic, and labor.

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Try our interactive ROI tool to see how much time and cost you can save when 3D printing on Formlabs dental 3D printers.

Fast and Affordable Models for Thermoformed Appliances

Produce highly accurate models for retainers, clear aligners, or patient case presentations for only $2-3 USD per model with Draft Resin.

Form 3B+

One dental arch in 8 minutes

Up to 8 dental arches per print in 24 minutes

Form 3B+ and Form Auto

Up to 330 dental arches within 24 hours

Print times are estimates, based on print settings with 200 micron layer heights. 100 microns also available.

Want to see Draft Resin for yourself? Request a sample print and we’ll ship one to you at no cost.

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Print Biocompatible Appliances With the Same Printer

Occlusal guards and splints

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Workflows using biocompatible resins may not be available in all regions. Check regional availability.

Already Integrated With Your Other Technology

Compatible with any intraoral scanner that can export an STL file.

Integrated with leading software programs.

Don’t want to learn one more software program?
Ask if your lab will do appliance design for you. Otherwise, fully digital services can take this off your plate.

Premium Support From a Team of Dental Experts

Our Dental Service Plan (DSP) includes personalized onboarding training, proactive check-ins, and the best phone and email support in the industry. 


Resources for Orthodontics

Learn how digital dentistry is transforming orthodontic workflows and how you can integrate 3D printing into your lab or practice with our free resources.