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World Federation of Orthodontists
The purpose of the WFO
:
to advance the art and science of orthodontics throughout the world by fulfilling the following objectives:

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

International Orthodontic Congress information
·         Sept. 27-30, The IOC 2015 will hosted by the British Orthodontic Society. The venue for the Congress is ExCeL London. www.wfo2015london.org

·         WFO announces the Japanese Orthodontic Society will host the 9th International Orthodontic Congress in 2020. www.wfo.org/2020the9thInternationalOrthodonticCongress.aspx

For further details about the WFO please contact:
World Federation of Orthodontists
WFO Secretariat Office
401 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63141-7816
USA
Telephone: + 1-314-993-1700
Fax: +1-314-993-5208
Website: www.wfo.org
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The British Orthodontic Society 
The British Orthodontic Society is a charity which aims to:

  • promote the study and practice of orthodontics
  • maintain and improve professional standards in orthodontics
  • encourage research and education in orthodontics

BOS Conference information:
British Orthodontic Conference 2013 Manchester, 19 - 21 September.  http://www.bos.org.uk/meetings/britishorthodonticconference2013

For further information about the British Orthodontic Society please contact:

British Orthodontic Society
12 Bridewell Place
London
EC4V 6AP
UK

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7353 8680
Fax: +44 (0)20 7353 8682
Email:
ann.wright@bos.org.uk
Website:
www.bos.org.uk


Gesellschaft für Kieferorthopädische Zahntechnik (GK) Germany.

Association for Orthodontic Dental Technology

About the GK:
The Association for orthodontic dental technology represents the interests of Orthodontists-oriented dental technology at the international level since its inception in October 1990 and hosted the Harzer training seminar per year. Click HERE for this year's 2014 Programme.

What are the Objectives of the GK
• International communication within the professional organizations
• Excellence in orthodontic dental technology
• Annual training event
• Stimulate and support interdisciplinary movements
• Raise awareness of ethics, self-criticism, and enhanced collaboration 

 

Tasks of the GK
• To promote the exchange of ideas among themselves with their partners
• Organization of training and education in the orthodontic dental
• Advocacy for the orthodontic dental technicians

 

Services for members
• Contacts with professional colleagues and professional organizations
• Every two years, an updated list of members at home and abroad
• Exchange of ideas and experience at national and international level
• Possibility of active participation in society
• Online Dictionary of orthodontic technology
• Extensive literature list on orthodontics
• Regular information about the company (leaf springs)

Currently, the annual fee for membership in the GK is 60,00 euro

 

For further information about the GK please contact:
Berit Junghanns
Diedenhofenstraße 3
66679 Losheim
Tel.: +49 (176) 53414176
E-Mail: berit.junghanns@gk-online.org
Or
Sekretariat
Heike Pietack
Wieselspring 31
15234 Frankfurt (Oder)
Tel.: +49 (335) 40073992
Fax: +49 (335) 4003658
E-Mail:
heike.pietack@gk-online.org 

Gesellschaft für Kieferorthopädische Zahntechnik website: http://gk-online.org/

 


 

 

German Society of Orthodontics

About the DGKFO:

The German society of Orthodontics (DGKFO) has existed since 1908. It is the scientific society (trade) dentists, dealing with the prevention and correction of position errors of teeth as well as position and shape deviations of the jaw. Currently about 3000 members belong to the society; She turns to the task, fostering research in the field of orthodontics, the spread of German research at home and abroad through publications in their bilingual institution, contributing to the "Journal of orofacial orthopedics / progress of Orthodontics", and to collaborate with scientific societies at home and abroad. To promote an intensive training of its members, as well as for maintaining a close connection between science and practice the DGKFO including regularly organises its scientific annual meetings, which generally take place domestically, less often with foreign trade companies in neighbouring countries. Each year, the Society Awards prestigious awards, including the "Arnold Baker Prize" for outstanding scientific work and a "year-best" prize for the best scientific publication from practice or school in the "Journal of orofacial orthopedics / progress of Orthodontics". Still the best posters and table and video demonstrations of scientific annual meeting will be awarded and research projects supported by the Science Fund of the DGKFO.

http://www.dgkfo-vorstand.de/


PTTO
About the PTTO:
Polish society of Orthodontic Techniques was formed on 02 March 2012 in Wrocław, at the initiative of Dr. Beaty Tokarczuk and founding members.The Association aims to focus both dental technicians and dentists associated with the technique of ortodontyczną.

What are the objectives of the PTTO?
The purpose of PTTO is the development and progress of Orthodontics for the orthodontic technicians laboratory, physicians, Orthodontists, and, above all, patients. We would like to act as an independent and self-contained body of institutions and individuals by the use of any laboratory techniques orthodontic and services to augment, improve education and knowledge of the people actively involved in ortodoncję by: media, publications, lectures and conferences and other appropriate measures.The aim is also keeping a record of members and their qualifications, and contribution to the funds of the Association by any legal means, and cooperation with other organizations with a view to the promotion and implementation of the objectives of the Association.

For further information about the PTTO please contact:

Mr Łukasz Grodziński
tel. kom.: +48 515 537 491

e-mail:  info@ptto.com.pl

Website Address:  http://www.ptto.com.pl


 

ORTEC
Italian Orthodontic Technicians Association:

 

For further information about ORTEC  please contact:

Secretary: Roberto Giammarini  info@ortec.it

Website address: www.ortec.it