Research and Surveys

Part of our mission is to ensure that research and development into orthodontics continues and is adequately funded. The ASO's Foundation for Research and Education gives financial support to universities, students and researchers as part of our mandate.

The ASO also alerts members to current research projects that may be of interest and assists in advertising projects and surveys looking for participants.

Listing on this page is at the discretion of the ASO. Details of any studies are supplied for information purposes only and do not constitute ASO endorsement of content, products, organisations, or people.

If you would like to list your research, project or survey here, or have suggestions about  something of interest to members, please contact the ASO Office. 

Current Projects & Surveys

Survey: Teleorthodontics: Knowledge, Perception and Utilization

My name is Ronald Lowe, DDS and I am a third year orthodontic resident at the University at Buffalo. This letter is a request for you to take part in a survey for a research project that is investigating how orthodontists in the United States and internationally perceive and utilize teleorthodontics. This project is under the supervision of Dr. Thikriat Al-Jewair, Program Director at UB, to fulfill requirements for a Master of Science Degree.

Take the survey now

Survey: Orthodontic Records Survey 

This is a follow up survey of the original 2017 survey. The aim of which was to get some idea on what orthodontists use to diagnose and treat their patients. 

The results will be presented to the North Atlantic Angle Society. It will take about 5 to 7 minutes to complete and you will be able to see your colleagues' responses once you have completed the survey. All responses will be completely anonymous. If you have any questions please contact [email protected]

Take the survey now