Dr. William Gierie


1995 DDS UNC School of Dentistry
1998 MS Orthodontics UNC


1998-Present, Private Practice in Orthodontics.  Wilmington, NC

Professional Overview

  • Author of scientific articles and white papers
  • International lecturer
  • Align Technology, Inc.- Clinical Advisory Board, Speaker’s Bureau, clinical research
  • Associate Adjunct Faculty, UNC Department of Orthodontics
  • Published author
  • Ask the Expert Webinars


Dr. Gierie received his DDS and MS in Orthodontics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was awarded the coveted Brooks Fellowship.  He established a solo private practice in Wilmington, NC in 1998.

Dr. Gierie became Invisalign certified in 2000 and was asked to join the Invisalign Speaker’s Bureau in 2004.  He has lectured extensively for Align Technology in North America and Europe.  A sought after lecturer and recognized Invisalign expert, Dr. Gierie has presented numerous advanced training programs for Invisalign, Ask the Expert webinars, Invisalign Summit presentations and Invisalign technique White Papers.  Dr. Gierie has been an Invisalign Elite provider since 2005 and is the most recent addition to the Align Technology Clinical Advisory Board.  In addition, he has lectured for Dentaurum on the integration of Aligners and temporary anchorage devices at the Dentaurum TAD Forum.

Dr. Gierie has contributed Clear Aligner Therapy material to the 4th and 5th Editions of William R. Proffit’s Contemporary Orthodontics.  He is the Invisalign and Diode Laser instructor at the UNC Department of Orthodontics and is helping to educate the next generation of orthodontists in Clear Aligner Therapy Orthodontics.

Dr. Gierie maintains a full-time private practice limited to orthodontics in Wilmington, NC and can be found on the web at www.drgierie.com.  He has a daughter and two sons.