The Master in Invisible Orthodontics with Aligners prepares professionals, with a degree in Orthodontics and Dental Prosthetics, and dealing with orthodontics as experts or exclusivists, to formulate the correct diagnosis and plan a suitable treatment for simple and complex clinical cases, using invisible aligners.

The course will cover topics such as the organization of an orthodontics treatment plan with aligners, use of dental movement simulation software, intra-oral scanning to create virtual models, and management of different types of aligners available on the market.

The goal of the Master is to help doctors provide their patients with the option of treatment with invisible aligners – one of the most aesthetically pleasing and innovative orthodontics techniques available today – to obtain effective biomechanical results.

The Master in Invisible Orthodontics with Aligners provides an initial description of the characteristics and news in the invisible aligner field.

Particular attention is devoted to the correct prescription compilation and management of treatment phases.

The first part of the Master focuses on the correct planning procedures of the clinical case, the use of virtual planning platforms, and the correct selection of the aids to use. Students will learn how to manage the alignment and levelling phase, according to the initial crowding, or in the case of extractions. It describes the mechanics for correctly planning treatments concerning the different kinds of malocclusion.

The Master in Invisible Orthodontics with Aligners is addressed to all graduates in Orthodontics and Dental Prosthetics, dealing with orthodontics as exclusivists or specialists. Applicants should have previous orthodontics experience, in order to manage all clinical procedures safely.

Therefore, students will learn the historical fundamentals of this technique and its evolutions. During the Master, they will acquire autonomy in formulating diagnoses for simple or complex cases. Through the Master, they will understand how to manage the different therapy phases, even in multidisciplinary cases, and how to manage orthodontics complications.

Offering patients the option of orthodontics treatment with invisible aligners allows students to stand out in the orthodontics market of their work area. It opens up possibilities of collaborations as consultants for other dental practices.

The Master in Invisible Orthodontics with Aligners provides in-depth training on the following topics:

  • History and evolution of orthodontic treatments with aligners
  • Differences between aligner treatment and traditional equipment
  • Biomechanical fundamentals of aligner treatment
  • Compilation of a correct treatment prescription
  • Use of planning software
  • Correct movement sequencing 
  • Planning the correct aids
  • Skeletal anchoring devices and aligners
  • Planning Class 2 treatments 
  • Planning Class 3 treatments
  • Managing stripping 
  • Multidisciplinary treatment

The lecturers will include some of the most famous European experts of orthodontics with invisible aligners. 

Some of them are absolute authorities in this field, such as:

  • Ivan Malagon
  • Diego Peydro
  • Claudia Pinter
  • Joao Pato
  • Matthias Peper
  • Christina Tepper
  • Andre El Zoghbi
  • Enzo Pasciuti

The general ranking of merit for the academic year 2023/24 will be published on the Italian page of this Master according to the timing provided in the Call.


Health, environment and territory
€ 2.122,50
€ 1.400,00
Find the admission titles in the selection notice 24/25.


In three blocks of four days in person, in Padua.

Colleagues will be informed about how to share the clinical cases online.

The following monthly meetings will be online, via the Zoom platform. All participants will receive a link to access the online lessor. During the lesson, it will be possible to interact with the lecturer and share clinical documents.

All lessons will be in English, by the best European experts on orthodontics with aligners. There will be monthly meetings to discuss the clinical cases presented by students, moderated by a lecturer expert on the aligner technique. Attendance is taken on a register managed by the Master’s tutor.

All video lessons will be recorded and made available on the University Moodle portal. All students can rewatch the lessons at any time.

The selection entails an assessment of the resumes. Particular focus is placed on the work experience, graduate dissertation, grades, and publications of the applicant.

The final exam will be an oral exam, where the knowledge acquired during the course will be assessed.