3D Printing: Teen Makes His Own Invisalign

3D Printing: Teen Makes His Own Invisalign

Two of my kids are taking a 3D printing class this summer through Id Tech camp. My daughter’s orthodontist does not recommend making your own Invisalign as there might be issues with jaw alignment that requires more than moving your teeth.

3D Printing: Teen Makes His Own Invisalign

Images from CNN Money

Still, this college student, Amos Dudley, used a 3D printer to make his own Invisalign and successfully moved his teeth. My husband was impressed enough to send me this article from CNN Money.

College student makes own invisalign

Images from CNN Money

He usedNew Jersey Institute of Technology’s equipment to scan and print models of his teeth, and mold non-toxic plastic around them to form the set of 12 clear braces.

Here’s the video.

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By Mia Wenjen, PragmaticMom


  1. I had read about this, Mia!

    That sounds like such a great (and fun) class!

  2. Cool! Wish I could do that.
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  3. Now that’s nerdy haha

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