Our affiliations

Orthodontists working together to give patients a better smile:

World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO) 

NZAO Association of Orthodontists (NZAO)

Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society (APOS) 

APOS was formed is to assist Affiliated Societies/Associations to promote excellence in orthodontics through education and research in the Asian Pacific region. APOS disseminates scientific and artistic information relating to orthodontics, particularly through its biennial congress, the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Congress (APOC). The Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society (APOS) was inaugurated in October 2001 in Tokyo, Japan by its nine founding members:

  • AOS (Association of Orthodontists, Singapore)
  • APO (Association of Philippine Orthodontists)
  • COS (Chinese Orthodontic Society)
  • HKSO (Hong Kong Society of Orthodontists)
  • IAO (Indonesian Association of Orthodontists, formerly Indonesian Orthodontic Society)
  • IOS (Indian Orthodontic Society)
  • JOS (Japanese Orthodontic Society)
  • KAO (Korean association of Orthodontists)
  • ThaAO (Thai Association of Orthodontists)

Today the APOS has grown to 16 affiliate members with the addition of the following:

  • ASO (Australian Society of Orthodontists)
  • BOS (Bangladesh Orthodontic Society)
  • MAO (Malaysian Association of Orthodontists)
  • MacAO (Macao Association of Orthodontists)
  • PAO (Pakistan Association of Orthodontists)
  • NZAO ( New Zealand Association of Orthodontists)
  • ODOAN (Orthodontic & Dentofacial Orthopaedic Association of Nepal)

The D3 Group (D3G) - a translational research network spanning the Developmental Dental Defects (DDD = D3) sector in Australia and New Zealand.

Australian Dental Association (ADA)