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WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

The International Association for Orthodontics (IAO) was established in the United States in 1961 to promote international cooperation in the orthodontic field of dentistry. The IAO is a progressive and dynamic organization of general dentists, pediatric dentists and other dentists that provide orthodontic care to patients.

The International Association for Orthodontics is the oldest and largest of the national and international non-specialty orthodontic groups. The association has a wide variety of programs in orthodontics training, education, professional support, clinical experience and literature. Today the IAO has approximately 4,200 member dentists in over 50 different countries

STUDY & KNOWLEDGE

To promote the study and disseminate the knowledge of the cause, control, treatment and prevention of malocclusion of the teeth and any possible resulting dysfunction, such as dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint.

IDEAS & EXPERIENCE

To promote an exchange of ideas and experiences based on a biomechanical approach, between the various fields of dentistry related to orthodontics.

ESTABLISHMENT & MAINTENANCE

To promote the establishment and maintenance of the highest ideals in orthodontic practice, research and development throughout the world for the benefit of all orthodontic patients.

ELIMINATE PROFESSIONAL ISOLATIONISM

To promote the elimination of professional isolationism in orthodontics and thereby create an atmosphere conducive to harmonious relationships between all dental practitioners in orthodontics.

MEMBER SUPPORT

To strongly support its members in all aspects of their orthodontic practices.

OUR MISSION

In order to reach these goals, the IAO offers orthodontics training in the forms of Orthodontics Courses offered by IAO Certified Instructors,Orthodontic Study Clubs, and the IAO Annual Meeting. Due to the diversity of membership, doctors can find courses taught in multiple orthodontic techniques, philosophies, and languages.

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