Align Technology Announces Winner of 2020 Invisalign Ortho Summit Case Shoot-Out
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced the winner of
the 2020 Invisalign Ortho Summit Case Shoot-out, one of the
Company’s live case presentations during the virtual Summit. Dr.
Keith Sellers of Charlotte, North Carolina received the greatest
number of attendee votes for his Class II/Class III Invisalign case
presentation. The Invisalign Ortho Summit Case Shoot-out program
features Invisalign treatment outcomes submitted by orthodontists
from across North America. Doctors with the best treatment outcomes
in each of four Summit Case Shoot-out theme categories are invited
to present their case at the Invisalign Ortho Summit, with the best
or favorite overall case presentation determined by audience
voting. The theme categories for the 2020 Invisalign Ortho Summit
Case Shoot-out Teen Treatment, Open Bite/Deep Bite Treatment,
Invisalign with Mandibular Advancement/Invisalign First Treatment,
and Class II/Class III treatment. The 2020 Invisalign Ortho Summit
Case Shoot-out voting ran from mid-November 2020 through late
January 2021 as part of the first-ever virtual Invisalign Ortho
“The Invisalign Ortho Summit Case Shoot-out is always one of the
most highly anticipated and exciting events during Ortho Summit
because it’s both an opportunity to see the wide variety of
patients who benefit from Invisalign treatment and peer-to-peer
validation for orthodontists who are leveraging the Align digital
platform for great clinical experiences and outcomes,” said Simon
Beard, Align senior vice president and managing director, Americas.
“It is a combination of patient stories together with the examples
of how our technology enables doctors to transform smiles and
change lives, and we are grateful to orthodontists across North
America for sharing their complex clinical cases and to their
patients for trusting Invisalign treatment to transform their
Dr. Keith Sellers practices orthodontics in Charlotte, North
Carolina and is an Invisalign Diamond level provider who has
treated more than 2,500 patients with Invisalign clear aligners.
His challenging Class II/Class III category treatment featured a 65
year old patient with severe mandibular crowding, flared maxillary
and mandibular incisors, severe overjet, recession, and multiple
missing teeth. His patient, Vickie, also had an extreme fear of
“Vickie was a joy to treat. Her energy, excitement, and
enthusiasm towards Invisalign treatment was palpable. In just over
a year of treatment, we were able to transform Vickie’s smile and
give her a healthy, beautiful smile that she loves. Not only did we
achieve a great clinical outcome, but we were also able to give her
a great treatment experience with the Invisalign system that put
her fears to rest so that she could have the smile she wants and
deserves. I love sharing Vickie’s case because it highlights the
kind of life-changing treatment we can accomplish every day with
Invisalign treatment in a digital orthodontic practice,” said Dr.
The Invisalign Summit Case Shoot-out is part of Align’s Global
Invisalign Gallery program (link:
https://global.invisaligngallery.com/), which recognizes doctors
who have achieved successful clinical outcomes using Invisalign
treatment across a broad range of malocclusions. In North America,
four treatment categories are defined each year and doctors submit
cases for consideration via a blind peer review and voting process.
The finalists selected in each treatment category go on to compete
in the Invisalign Summit Case Shoot-out, where the favorite case is
selected by the Summit audience.
Dr. Sellers competed alongside three other experienced
orthodontists, each the finalist in their treatment category: Dr.
Tarek El-Bialy of Alberta, Canada (Teen Treatment Category); Dr.
Mike Lanzetta of Detroit, Michigan (Open Bite/Deep Bite Treatment
Category); and Dr. Gregory Ross of Forest Lake, Minnesota
(Invisalign with Mandibular Advancement/Invisalign First Treatment
About Align Technology, Inc.
Align Technology designs and manufactures the Invisalign®
system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world, iTero®
intraoral scanners and services, and CAD/CAM software. Align has
helped treat over 9.6 million patients with the Invisalign system
and is driving the evolution in digital dentistry with the iTero
intraoral scanner and exocad CAD/CAM software − modernizing today’s
practices by enabling enhanced digital orthodontic and restorative
workflows to improve patient outcomes and practice efficiencies.
Visit www.aligntech.com for more information.
For additional information about the Invisalign system or to
find an Invisalign doctor in your area, please visit
www.invisalign.com. For additional information about iTero digital
scanning system, please visit www.itero.com. For additional
information about exocad dental CAD/CAM offerings and a list of
exocad reseller partners, please visit