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Utah orthodontics company switches manufacturing to face shields during pandemic

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Byte, a nationwide orthodontics company with an office at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, is making a difference in the battle against coronavirus. (Photo: Courtesy Byte)

Front line medical workers across the country have run critically low on PPE supplies as they battle the coronavirus.

Byte, a nationwide orthodontics company with an office at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, is making a big difference. They usually manufacture invisible dental aligners, but now their two plants are producing reusable face masks, ventilator parts and face shields. KUTV’s Ron Bird talked with Byte’s President and CEO Neeraj Gunsagar about their massive PPE donation, and how the company is providing tele-dentistry to the country, at a time when it’s almost impossible to see a dentist.

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