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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.


July-September  2018 | Vol  8 | Issue 3

Leadership: What's your “style”?
[INLINE:1] In a previous editorial in 2015, I emphasized as to why “leadership is a virtue that orthodontists need to possess.”[1] Orthodontists, around the globe, lead teams-either in ...
Experts Corner
What I wish I knew sooner
This Experts Corner discusses five principles that I wish I had known sooner as a younger orthodontist. I will discuss my philosophies on progress records, banding second molars, premolar extraction...
Original Article
Cortical piezo-puncture as a minimally invasive method for reducing miniscrew implant insertion torque: A preliminary in vitro Study
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the effect of cortical piezo-puncture (CPP) on maximum insertion torque (MIT), maximum removal torque (MRT), and maximum axial load (MA...
Original Article
Validity and reliability of peer assessment rating index measurement derived from digital and plaster models
Aims: The aim of the study was to determine the validity and reliability of Peer Assessment Rating (PAR) index score derived from digital and plaster models of the same patient. Subjects a...
Original Article
Measurement of primary stability of mini implants using resonance frequency analysis
Introduction: In the last decade, anchorage control with mini-implants has gained enormous credibility in maintaining orthodontic anchorage. Resonance frequency analysis (RFA) has proven to b...

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
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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).

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