and hope to disrupt the $12 billion orthodontics business by making teeth molds.
At the Rapid 2019 3D printing conference, the company said it will use 49 HP Jet Fusion 3D printing systems around the clock to make more than 50,000 unique mouth molds per day. This means it has the capacity to make as many as 20 million individualized 3D-printed mouth molds in the next 12 months.
“SmileDirectClub is digitally transforming the traditional orthodontics industry, making it more personal, affordable, and convenient for millions of consumers to achieve a smile they’ll love,” said SmileDirectClub cofounder Alex Fenkell in a statement. “HP’s breakthrough 3D printing and data intelligence platform makes this level of disruption possible for us, pushing productivity, quality, and manufacturing predictability to