About Smartee

Founded in 2004, Shanghai Smartee Denti-Technology Co.,Ltd. is a leading provider of digital invisible orthodontic solutions in China, and its 16.6 million sets of Smartee clear aligners have successfully served orthodontic consumers worldwide.


Smartee is headquartered in Shanghai, China, and its production and R&D base is located in Jiaxing Science and Technology City. It has over 1,200 employees currently, including a medical team of over 380 staffs led by professional orthodontic Ph.D. doctors work in Smartee Invisible Orthodontic Clinical Medical Center. The large-scale automated intelligent production base invested in Chinese "Dental Valley"(Ziyang, Sichuan) will serve domestic China and global market better. 


As one of the leading brands in Chinese invisible orthodontic industry, Smartee has introduced 3D printing technology into the field of stomatology instruments production in China and for the first time realized the large-scale production of customized invisible aligners.


"Innovation" is the DNA of Smartee. Smartee bracketless invisible orthodontic technology combines clinical stomatology, computer science, biomechanics, 3D printing technology, and polymer material science, and has achieved a total of over 430 patents till 2021. Smartee has a database of 480,000+  orthodontic cases, which is growing at a rate of more than 100% per year. It is recognized as one of the most innovative and growing high-tech companies in the field of stomatology R&D and production in China. Smartee's efforts and contributions in promoting the development of Chinese invisible orthodontic industry have been fully recognized and accepted by all sectors of the industry, and it is a member of the 3D Printing Medical Devices Committee of China Association for Medical Devices Industry, a member for jointly drafting the Chinese oral digitalization wording standard,a standing committee member of Chinese Stomatological Association, an executive director unit of Shanghai Medical Instrument Trade Association,and obtained various types of honorary titles such as National Hightech Enterprise, Shanghai Little Giant Enterprise.


In 2015, KaVo Group, the world's leading manufacturer of dental equipment and consumables, became a shareholder of Smartee, which announces that KaVo Group has made a strategic layout for the promising field of invisible orthodontics.

In 2018,Smartee is working with the world-famous University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Dentistry to jointly research and develop orthodontic clinical medicine, clear alignerrelated biomechanics, and medical polymer materials.


In 2019, Smartee officially became a strategic cooperative partner of China Aerospace. The two would exploit their respective technological and resource advantages to the full and launch a series of strategic cooperation. Smartee would join hands with China Aerospace to advance the development of China's orthodontic industry. Meanwhile, Smartee worked together with the orthodontic team led by professor Shen Gang to develop Smartee S8 and S9 invisible occlusal reconstruction technology solution. Smartee completed C round funding in the same year. Investors included well-known domestic and foreign industry funds and investment agencies in the medical field with solid financial strength.


In 2020, Smartee cooperated with the orthodontic team led by Professor Shen Gang for the second time to develop S10 and S11 invisible arch remodeling technology, and for the third time to start the research and development of S12 innovative invisible orthodontic technology.


In the future, guided by brand and driven by innovation and capital, Smartee will adhere to the medical essence of invisible orthodontic and provide safe, efficient and comfortable invisible orthodontic products and services to the patients around the world, and make health and beauty predictable.


Development History

Continuous expansion in 2019

  • Series C funding was received to further expand automated production lines, and continue to lead the market of clear aligners in China 
  • Worked together with the orthodontic team led by Shen Gang of Taikang Bybo Dental to develop S8 and S9 invisible occlusal reconstruction solution
  • Officially became China Space Strategic Partner

Settled in Dental Valley in 2018

  • Sichuan Zhengmei Dental Technology Co., Ltd. was founded
  • Sichuan Yaqi Medical Technology Co., Ltd. was established
  • Smartee established a smart manufacturing base in China Dental Valley (Ziyang City, Sichuan Province)

Strategic Expansion in 2013-2017

  • Series A funding completed, and strategic cooperation with KAVO was reached
  • Series B funding was completed, and the full automatic production line was put into use
  • Smartee was protected under more than 100 patents, trademarks and software copyrights

Smart Manufacturing in 2010-2012

  • The first 3D printer was officially applied in manufacturing of clear aligners
  • A smart manufacturing and R&D base was established in Jiaxing Science and Technology City

Clinical tests in 2007-2009

  • The first clinical case of Smartee was tested
  • Clinical tests were completed and the medical device manufacturing license was obtained
  • The product passed the test of Shanghai Testing and Inspection Center for Medical Devices

Research and development in 2005-2007

  • Smartee's invisible orthodontic software development got started
  • Got support from National Innovation Fund and Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality

Smartee was founded in 2004

  • Smartee was founded in Zhangjiang Pharma Valley in 2004

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