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Copenhagen, April 4, 2019 – 3Shape, the award-winning developer and manufacturer of 3D Scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions for the dental industry, announces today an Equipment and Marketing Partnership with GuardLab®, a NY-based sports technology brand that specializes in using 3D technology and 3D printing to create the most accurate fitting and protective mouthguards in the market.
With a multi-level marketing approach to reach athletes and consumers, the partnership is also aimed at supporting dentists using 3Shape scanners and software. Dental professionals can exclusively join the GuardLab Dental Network and offer custom mouthguards to their patients by cloud-sending scans directly to GuardLab from 3Shape’s Communicate software – included with their TRIOS scanner.
NEW YORK, NY | January 15, 2019 – GuardLab®, a custom mouthguard brand known for using innovative 3D digital scanning and 3D printing technology announces today the first ultra-thin semi-custom mouthguard for their APEX™ Collection, named APEX™ Lite.
Designed as ultra-thin, low-profile and made from soft, yet protective & absorbent dental grade materials - the APEX™ Lite is characterized as simple, pure and effective. It is ideal for light contact sports, including basketball, wrestling, hockey, football, soccer, lacrosse and more. The APEX™ Collection now includes 2 thicknesses (APEX™ and APEX™ Lite) and a variety of colors and designs.
GUARDLAB EXPANDS PRODUCT LINE WITH THE APEX™ BOIL AND BITE MOUTHGUARD AND DIGITIZED AT-HOME IMPRESSION KITS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF ADULT AND YOUTH ATHLETES, EVERYWHERE
Henry Schein Announces North American Marketing Partnership with GuardLab® During Yankee Dental Congress
Team Renzo Gracie and GuardLab® today announced a partnership to promote safety to students and the importance of wearing protective mouthguards while practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, submission grappling and wrestling.
“We look forward to working with GuardLab to ensure that our students train with the best protective equipment available—including mouthguards,” Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Master Renzo Gracie said. "In life we have what we can handle. Never let them see you flinch or falter, when you have a chance, show them who you are. Stand proud and hit hard—preferably while wearing your mouthguard, in case they hit you back.”
Las Vegas – UFC® and GuardLab® today announced a global licensing agreement to provide UFC athletes with custom mouthguards. GuardLab, a custom mouthguard company, will also offer UFC branded mouthguards for fight fans to purchase through GuardLab.com and certified GuardLab dentist locations.
“With the ever-changing landscape in professional sports, we’re always looking for the next cutting-edge technology and innovation to aid athletes that compete in the UFC,” UFC Senior Vice President of Global Consumer Products Tracey Bleczinski said. “We are excited to partner with GuardLab as they continue to develop products that help improve the overall performance and wellness of professional athletes.”