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Align Technology, Inc.: Align’s Increased Utilization Rates Across GPs and Orthodontists Drive Higher Revenues in Q1

Symbols
ALGN
Sector(s)
Healthcare
Rating
Current Price
$696.85
Fair Value
Economic Moat
Stewardship
Summary

Align Technology is a medical (dental) device company primarily known for the Invisalign system, which is an alternative to traditional braces to correct a wide range of malocclusions. The company also manufactures intraoral scanners and computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture digital services to support the customization of these liners. Historically, only orthodontists serviced this product, but more recently the company has expanded its direct marketing efforts to include generalists (dentists) and consumers.

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Analyst Profile

Debbie Wang

Senior Equity Analyst
Debbie Wang is a senior equity analyst for Morningstar Research Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. She covers the medical-device industry. Previously, she was an associate director of equity analysis for Morningstar, leading the healthcare team.Before joining Morningstar in 2002, Wang was a vice president and senior brand strategist for Leo Burnett. During her tenure at Leo Burnett, she led brand strategy on a variety of accounts, including Allstate, Amoco, McDonald/s, Heinz, Smucker’s, Pepto-Bismol, and Celebrex.Wang holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Colgate University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.