3Shape_trios3_guardlab3Shape, Copenhagen, Denmark, announced an equipment and marketing partnership with GuardLab, a NY-based sports technology brand that specializes in using 3D technology and 3D printing to create mouthguards.

Per the partnership, GuardLab will use 3Shape technology to digitally scan an athlete’s teeth and 3Shape’s CAM/CAD software to model its custom mouthguards for sports.

GuardLab produces the ARC-PRO guard features its Alignment Repositioning Cushion (ARC), which is designed to provide better muscle stability, enhanced oxygenation, and less TMJ tension during competition and training.

According to a press release from 3Shape, dental professionals can join the GuardLab Dental Network and offer custom mouthguards to their patients by cloud-sending scans directly to GuardLab from 3Shape’s Communicate software—which is included with the TRIOS scanner.