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chairmans report

The purpose of the World Federation of Orthodontists is to advance the art and science of orthodontics throughout the world. As stated in the World Federation of Orthodontists Bylaws, the World Federation of Orthodontists' purpose will be accomplished by fulfilling the following objectives:

  • Encourage high standards in orthodontics throughout the world;
  • Encourage and assist in the formation of national associations and societies of orthodontists when requested;
  • Encourage and assist in the formation of national and regional certifying boards in the field of orthodontics when requested;
  • Promote orthodontic research;
  • Disseminate scientific information;
  • Promote desirable standards of training and certification for orthodontists;
  • Organize the International Orthodontic Congress to be held at least once every five years.

The 7th IOC will have a truly international and comprehensive programme for doctors with 40 top lecturers and 120 supporting speakers of outstanding quality to exchange ideas and knowledge on the state of modern orthodontics.
In this respect, the Sydney International Orthodontic Congress Committee (SIOCC) invites papers and presentations addressing areas including:

  • Basic Sciences (genetics, molecular biology, diseases, tissue reactions)
  • Diagnostic Methods (3D, imaging, growth)
  • Materials and Devices
  • Medicine (Sleep Apnoea, Oral Medicine, Dental and Craniofacial Anomalies and deformities, TMD)
  • Orthodontic training and education
  • Treatment techniques (Adults, Aligners, Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Expansion, Finishing, Lingual, Self-ligation, Surgery, Temporary Anchorage Devices, Timing)
  • Tooth Movement (Acceleration, Resorption)

On-line submission of Abstracts is NOW OPEN and closes on 30 June 2009.

Dr Ian Watson
Scientific Programme Committee



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7th International Orthodontic Congress.

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