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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.


April-June  2018 | Vol  8 | Issue 2

The orthodontic blogosphere!
At a treatment planning session, one of our graduate students made an argument for a particular treatment strategy. The strategy was logical and based on evidence in my opinion. On being qu...
Experts Corner
Molar protraction and uprighting (2nd molar protraction in the 1st molar missing site and uprighting an impacted 3rd molar)
Recently, with the help of TADs (temporary anchorage devices), substantial 2nd molar protraction has become possible in case of missing posterior teeth. Total 260 cases of U-6 (Upper 1st molar missi...
Original Article
Effects of transmucosal thyroxine administration on the tooth movement in an animal model
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of transmucosal administration of thyroxine on the tooth movement and osteoclastic activity in Beagle dogs...
Original Article
Skeletal, dentoalveolar, and periodontal changes of skeletally matured patients with maxillary deficiency treated with microimplant-assisted rapid palatal expansion appliances: A pilot study
Introduction: Microimplant-assisted rapid palatal expansion (MARPE) has recently been offered to adult patients for correcting maxillary transverse deficiency. However, there is limited infor...
Original Article
Effect of photobiomodulation on maxillary decrowding and root resorption: A randomized clinical trial
Purpose: The effects of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) with light-emitting diode (LED) delivery (Biolux OrthoPulse® device) were tested for no differences from sham-controlled...
9th International Orthodontic Congress

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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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