Blog Posts in “Digital Orthodontics”

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LF 2.5: Personalized Care, Optimized Results

Published 1 Feb, 2023

As we continue to create the new standard of care, LightForce is excited to announce a suite of new product enhancements as part of the LightForce 2.5 launch.

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Save Time and Increase Efficiency with LightForce’s Custom Rebond IDB Trays

Published 14 Oct, 2021

Picture this: You've just gotten home from a long day at the practice when you get a call that a patient's bracket has broken off. What do you do? With LightForce, a break doesn't have to derail your day. Our custom-built, easy-to-use rebond IDB trays enable orthodontists to delegate rebonding to staff while ensuring that brackets are attached precisely every time.

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Illuminate Podcast: Dr. Alfred Griffin and Dr. Chris Cetta Talk All Things LightForce

Published 27 May, 2021

In a recent episode of the Illuminate Orthodontics podcast, LightForce’s CEO Alfred Griffin sat down with Dr. Chris Cetta. Over a couple of Manhattans, they discuss how Dr. Griffin became interested in orthodontics, the birth of LightForce, and some of the biggest challenges and growth moments the company has experienced over the past year.

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Evolve Your Orthodontic Digital Workflow

Published 5 May, 2021

There is now a way to evolve to a totally orthodontic digital workflow for a smooth and efficient practice. The LightForce system, with a similar digital workflow to clear aligners, can simplify your processes, save time, and even lead to more predictability of treatment.

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Is your custom-braces system truly customized?

Published 20 Oct, 2020

While there are some types of braces in the market with custom aspects, created by welding or extra composite, LightForce customized braces are created with 3D-printing technology that results in the only true custom braces system — one size fits one — providing true personalization in 3D bracket technology. By offering 3D-printed brackets that can adapt to every change in tooth position, treatment can be carried out with precision and accuracy. LightForce provides cost-effective custom dental braces that differentiate the orthodontist from the competition.

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3D Printing in Orthodontics: Practices that Adopt Win Their Market

Published 7 Oct, 2020

Contemporary, busy patients are seeking shorter treatment times, reduced number of office visits, and customization for their particular needs. These requirements make LightForce’s capability for 3D printing in orthodontics literally a perfect fit and the answer to their search. With seamless integration into already established digital protocols, the LightForce system increases efficiency per case. Because of the customized fit of the 3D-printed brackets, patients need fewer and shorter visits. Because the bracket is placed specific to tooth anatomy, the orthodontist can delegate to the staff member, taking even less “doctor time.

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LightForce and Invisalign for Doctors

Published 18 Aug, 2020

When deciding between LightForce or Invisalign for doctors, the decision should be simple — It’s not LightForce or Invisalign, it’s LightForce and Invisalign.

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Collaboration Leads to Innovation

Published 1 Sep, 2019

Recently, LightForce Orthodontics had a chance to sit down with, Director of Hardware Engineering at LightForce, Kelsey Fafara. In our world today, it’s no secret that the representation of women in scientific fields is falling short. Kelsey is a great example of how this doesn’t necessarily have to be the case.

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Digitizing Dental Braces

Published 15 Apr, 2019

Amos Benninga, VP of Engineering at LightForce, shares his reasons for joining LightForce and talks about custom braces and the exciting future of digitizing dental braces and dental treatment in general.

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Welcome to LightForce™ Orthodontics

Published 9 Apr, 2019

LightForce founders Alfred and Lou discuss the impact of customization in orthodontics.

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