LightForce Orthodontics Raises $50M in Series C Funding

LightForce Orthodontics

LightForce Orthodontics, a Burlington, Mass.-based maker of a customizable 3D printed braces system, raised $50m in Series C funding.

The round was led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from Matrix Partners, Tyche Partners, and AM Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to offer training and education to orthodontists while scaling operations and go-to-market efforts.

Founded in 2015 by Dr. Alfred Griffin, DMD, PhD, MMSc, along with Dr. Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, LightForce is a digital platform providing orthodontists with fully customized, 3D printed tooth- moving tools.

In the last year, the company has developed additional orthodontic advancements such as the Light Bracket, which is their line of translucent braces.