Research Sponsor Award of the DGAO

The DGAO grants every two years three awards amounting to 30,000 Euros for scientific research projects in the field of aligner orthodontics. The award winners are announced during the biannual scientific congress of the DGAO.

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