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APOS Trends in Orthodontics was started in 2010.Today, the 5th Volume of the Journal is online.Apos Trends is proud to be associated with Medknow.....


APOS Trends in Orthodontics, a publication of APOS Publications, Official publication of the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Bimonthly print on demand compilation of issues published.


May-June  2016 | Vol  6 | Issue 3

Commoditizing orthodontics: “Being as good as your dumbest competitor?”
The media coverage of the “DIY Braces” in the past few months has had our profession startled! Did we really not see this coming? The trends over the past decade or so have...
Experts Corner
Use of iowa spaces for the orthodontic management of mandibular postsurgical skeletal relapse
It has been documented that there is a tendency for skeletal relapse after orthognathic surgery. This relapse occurs more often following mandibular bilateral sagittal split osteotomy setbacks. The po...
Critical Review
Rapid maxillary expansion in contemporary orthodontic literature
We have reviewed our retrospective research about rapid maxillary expansion performed in the early mixed dentition to summarize the results of different studies regarding maxillary dental arch width v...
Original Article
Analysis and simulation of heat transfer in human tooth during the curing of orthodontic appliance and food ingestion
The aim of this study was to analyze and simulate the heat transfer in the human tooth undergoing fixed orthodontic appliances and food intake. An in vivo representative mathematic model of a l...
Original Article
Prenatal and postnatal growth: An ultrasound and clinical investigation
Background: Understanding facial development requires sound knowledge of growth at different stages. Although studies in the past have established the relationship between prenatal and postnata...

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, ProQuest, TdNet

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Index Copernicus


Dr.Nikhilesh Vaid


The 8th APOC was recently concluded in New Delhi, India. On all accounts, the congress was highly successful...

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Bi-annual Awards

"APOS Trends in Orthodontics", the official Journal of the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society announced its awards at its AGM on the 5th of December 2015. Dr Nikhilesh Vaid, President & Editor in Chief of the APOS, said " The purpose of conceptualising awards...

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