The 3D digital dental technology company, which started in implants and has moved into the clear aligner space, acquired the orthodontic 3D digital company, founded by orthodontist Todd Ehrler, DDS, MS. 

Park Dental Research, a 3D digital dental technology company, has signed an agreement to acquire the orthodontic 3D digital company Orchestrate 3D. Headquartered in Redlands, Calif, Orchestrate 3D was founded by orthodontist Todd Ehrler, DDS, MS. 

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

According to Ronald Bulard, president and CEO of Park Dental Research, the acquisition gives the company access to two of the fast growing segments in the dental industry. “Our combined digital products and expertise will enable a digital vertical integration approach with more options than ever, including Park Dental 3D printers and software, Orchestrate 3D tooth movement and treatment planning software, and Park Dental Implants and 3D surgical guide solutions to the digital workflow. Together, we will have an end-to-end digital solution, making the process easier, faster and better for dentists everywhere.  In addition, allowing for the most competitive pricing and quality in the clear orthodontic OEM manufacturing space in North America.”

Park Dental Research is one of the oldest dental implant companies in the world. It now offers Park Dental Aligners and the JUELL 3D printer line and resins. 

Orchestrate 3D is known for its 3D orthodontic treatment planning and manufacturing software, which is used by dental professionals and laboratories worldwide to design and manufacture clear orthodontic appliances.

“We are looking forward to the reputation, resources, and international reach that Park Dental Research brings to help us build this business,” said Ehrler, current chairman of the board of Orchestrate Corp. “Its overall strength in dental implants, 3D digital printing, and manufacturing of automation equipments in the orthodontic clear aligner space makes them a particularly good partner for us.” 

The transaction closed on September 1, 2021.