SmileDirectClub picks up industry veteran to lead Office Direct program

Dental industry veteran Chris Thompon was appointed to the newly created position of vice president of sales for SmileDirectClub, the teledentistry company said May 12.

Mr. Thompson will lead SmileDirectClub's efforts to build its Office Direct program, which allows dentists and orthodontists to offer its clear aligner therapy in-office with the option to continue treatment via its telehealth platform. Since the program's January launch, dentists and orthodontists in 21 U.S. states have joined.

Prior to his new position, Mr. Thompson served as the global head of sales for information technology company Carbon’s orthodontic channel and held senior roles at Align Technology and Johnson & Johnson Vision.

Read the full news release here.

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