Align Technology Global Funding Awarded Towards Advancing Orthodontic and Dental Research
“As leaders in clear aligner therapy, we are committed to the advancement of the orthodontic and dental fields. Innovations in technology have provided more insight than ever before into clinical and scientific research, and we are pleased to support universities around the world aimed at the improvement of dental and orthodontic patient care,” said
Kurtis Kasperat University of Texas at Houston( Houston, Texas)
- Dr. Paula Vanessa Pedron Oltramari-Navarro at UNOPAR,
Solange de Paula Ramosat the Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil(Londrina-PR, Brazil)
Jorge Faberat University of Brasilla(Brasilla, Brazil)
The European research award recipients for 2018 are:
Tomasso Castroflorioat the University of Turin( Turin, Italy)
William Papaioannouat National Kapodistrian Universityof Athens( Athens, Greece)
Patricia Cintora Lopezat University of Madrid( Madrid, Spain)
The Asian research award recipients for 2018 are:
Wenli Laiat Sichuan University( Chengdu, China)
Hu Longat Sichuan University( Chengdu, China)
- Dr. Liu Jihui at
DaLian Medical University( Dalian Liaoning Province, China)
Meghna Vandekarat YMT Dental College & Hospital( Mumbai, India)
The funded research studies cover a wide range of topics for projects seeking to better understand treatment in orthodontics and dentistry including: Orthodontic Induced Inflammatory Root Resorption (OIIRR); composite material of attachments; clear aligners in elderly population; oral impacts of Invisalign treatment vs fixed lingual appliances; gingival crevicular fluid; Invisalign clear aligners plus iTero scanning and CBCTs; shorter treatment time; Invisalign G6; and demineralization with fixed versus Invisalign treatment.
All award applications received were reviewed and prioritized by an independent academic committee in a blind evaluation, with the final recipients determined by
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