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Ortho Innovators Contest (Opens 10/1/2022) – Enter to Win!

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Ortho Innovators

  • Ortho Innovators Contest – Enter to Win! Ends Jan 31, 2023

  • Do you have an innovative idea in the world of orthodontics? Such as a better way to manage a practice, a new marketing approach, or a product that revolutionizes orthodontic treatment? Submit your “elevator pitch” featuring the innovating AAO member orthodontist(s) via a 3-5 minute video addressing the AAO's Committee on Technology. The committee will select one winner to receive the 2023 AAO Ortho Innovator award, as well as FREE booth space (2024 Annual Session) and travel to the AAO's 2024 Annual Session to accept the award.

    As part of the AAO’s strategic plan, we support innovation among members and partners in the industry.

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  • To submit a video you may either:

    • Provide a link for us to download your submission for large files or files in a format other than mov or mp3
    • Upload a video file in mov or mp3 format.
    • Submission video should be 3-5 minutes in length.
  • OR

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: mov, mp4, Max. file size: 50 MB.
    • Describe your submission
    • By completing this application form and making a submission to the American Association of Orthodontists (“AAO”) 2023 Ortho Innovators contest, you acknowledge and agree that you are doing so solely for the purposes of applying for and participation in the 2023 Ortho Innovators contest, and you will not receive any compensation or credit for making a submission (other than if you are selected as the winner of the contest).  BY COMPLETING THIS APPLICATION FORM AND/OR SUBMITTING A VIDEO, YOU ARE ACCEPTING AND AGREEING TO THE AAO 2023 ORTHO INNOVATORS TERMS AND CONDITIONS  You understand that your application and/or submission is not confidential nor submitted in confidence or trust and no confidential or fiduciary relationship is intended or created by such application and/or submission.  You further understand that the American Association of Orthodontists, and/or its employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives (the “AAO Entities”) may possess or come to possess information similar or identical to information contained in your application and/or submission, and you agree that any such similarity or identity shall not give rise to any claim or entitlement, whether for compensation, credit or otherwise.  By making an application and/or submission, you hereby release the AAO Entities from any and all claims or liabilities relating to your application and/or submission.

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