Aligners 2024 – Where Are They At?

Dr Tony Weir


Bachelor of Dental Science (1st Class Honours) University of Queensland 1983

Master of Dental Surgery (Orthodontics) University of Adelaide 1991


Private orthodontic practice 1991-present

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland 2017-current. Research supervisor for 11 postgraduate research projects

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Adelaide 2019-current. Research supervisor for 7 postgraduate research projects

Honorary researcher University of Otago New Zealand. Supervisor 2 research projects


2021 Milton Sims Visiting Professor, University of Adelaide

2022 P Raymond Begg Research Award, Australian Society of Orthodontists

Research and Publications

33 publications on clear aligners to date

Invited Lecturer

Universities: Queensland, James Cook, Adelaide, Western Australia, Otago (New Zealand), Singapore, Taiwan

Australian Society of Orthodontists Congresses: 2010, 2012, 2020

Australian Society of Orthodontists Foundation for Research and Education: 2017, 2019, 2021, 2023

Swiss Orthodontic Society Congress 2021 Keynote Speaker

Foundation for Research and Education: New Zealand Orthodontic Society 2013, 2023

Australasian Begg Orthodontic Society: 2009, 2017
Australian Society of Orthodontists South

Australian Branch Clinic Day: 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021; Western Australian Branch Clinic Day: 2018

Singapore Orthodontic Society: Congress 2016, Meeting 2018

Malaysian Orthodontic Society Clinic Day 2014
Taiwan Association of Orthodontists Clinic Day 2023