Formlabs Case Study:

Digital Orthodontics at Scale at the UK’s Largest Ortho Lab

Ashford Orthodontics is the largest orthodontic laboratory in the United Kingdom, with a 12,000 square foot facility and over 50 employees. Sean Thompson, the founder and managing director, has always strived to keep the lab at the forefront of the industry. Today, this more important than ever: orthodontics is undergoing its most significant technological evolution to date, from traditional workflows to digital technologies.

Download our case study and learn how Ashford created a digital department from scratch that now produces 1,200 clear aligners and retainers a month running a fleet of 12 Form 2 3D printers, and achieves a cost advantage that empowers the lab to grow and attract new customers.

Download the case study to learn:

  • The benefits of the digital orthodontic workflow and how to create thermoformed aligners on 3D printed models.
  • How Ashford organizes their daily schedule to save 24 hours in lead time.
  • How Ashford achieves overall costs comparable to the traditional workflow that allows the lab to attract new customers.

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