DGAO Research Award

The German Society for Aligner Orthodontics e.V. (DGAO) awards a sponsorship prize every two years to the amount of 27,500 Euros in total for one or more scientific studies/research projects in the field of aligner orthodontics. This prize is in each case awarded at the scientific DGAO conferences.

For more information about the terms and conditions can be found here:

Previous award winners:


Prof. Dr. Krey Karl-Friedrich, Dr. Peter Schicker, Dr. Christian Schwahn, Dr. Philipp Eigenwillig

Biological reality of computer-planned tooth movement with aligners – a multi-centre, prospective study


B. A. Jung, Edmund Clemens Rose, Kirstin Vach

Distalisation with Invisalign® - Fiction or Reality?
A clinical, prospective and controlled study on efficacy and compliance

Andreas Hellak, Nicole Schmidt, Michael Schauseil, Thomas Drechsler, Heike Maria Korbmacher-Steiner

Effect of Invisalign® treatment on tertiary crowding with ASR on bone availability - a retrospective 3D CBCT study


Mareike Simon, Christoph Bourauel, Ludger Keilig, Jörg Schwarze

Efficacy of Invisalign® - a clinical and biomechanical study