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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.The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.apospublications.com/. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.


January-March  2018 | Vol  8 | Issue 1

APOS: Our Vision, Hearts, Hopes, and Aims Are One!
We reach the end of our leadership journey at APOS in Boracay, Philippines, early March this year. It has been a very exciting journey for the current group of office bearers...
Experts Corner
Orthodontic clockwise rotation of maxillomandibular complex for improving facial profile in late teenagers with Class III malocclusion: A preliminary report
Objective: Orthodontic camouflage treatments improve occlusion but might worsen facial profile in patients with Class III malocclusion. It has been reported that surgical clockwise rotation o...
Special Feature
Pursuit of excellence: A forgotten quest?
The article explores the current orthodontic landscape with respect to the challenges that affect the pursuit of excellence in the specialty. These challenges include marketing by manufacturing comp...
Special Feature
An overview of the american board of orthodontics certification process
The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) was founded nearly ninety years ago as the first American specialty board in the field of dentistry. The ABO, in affiliation with the American Association of...
Original Article
Evaluation of buccal cortical bone thickness in wet mandibles from cadavers using computed tomography scan and stereomicroscope
Introduction: Cortical bone thickness is an important factor in mini implant stability. Many studies have evaluated cortical bone thickness by different methods, but this study is a step ahea...
9th International Orthodontic Congress

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data

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


President's Message

The APOS Executive Committee 2014-16

The APOS Executive Committee 2016-18: (L-R) Dr Yanheng Zhou (Vice President),Dr Nikhilesh Vaid(Immediate Past President),Dr Bryce Lee(President),Dr Zakir Hossain(Treasurer),Dr Roberto Tan (Secretary General).

One APOS, One Voice – are we still relevant?

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