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 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:

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

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)


Australian and New Zealand Universities

University of Adelaide

University of Melbourne

University of Queensland 

University of Sydney

University of Western Australia

University of Otago