About the International Journal of Orthodontics (IJO)

The International Journal of Orthodontics (IJO) is a quarterly peer-reviewed clinical journal published by the International Association for Orthodontics (IAO). It has been continuously published since 2002 and is the successor of the Journal of General Orthodontics.

The IJO features original scientific and clinical articles on orthodontics, plus an editorial, practice tips and office management hints. The purpose of the IJO is to serve as an educational tool, as well as to present innovative treatment mechanisms as they are developed.

All archived issues of the IJO can be found through the search function below and are also part of the Dr. Joseph M. Sim Library.

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IJO Article Submission

To access the site for article submission click the button below.  The IJO is a selective journal. Submission of articles does not guarantee their acceptance. If chosen you will be contacted by the staff at IJO with a release date.

IAO’s Journal Library

The International Association for Orthodontics (IAO) has had three scholarly Journals during the association’s existence. The first was the Journal of General Orthodontics. This was followed by the Functional Orthodontist. Currently, the IAO releases the International Journal of Orthodontics on a quarterly basis. This is almost 40 years worth of journals. The total collection is well over 200 issues.

Every issue of these three journals is archived in the IAO’s Journal Library. Each one has also been indexed. This means that users can search through every issue by author, title, topic, even a common phrase. The search tool will return every article where the term was found, what issue it was in, and an abstract. The user can then click the link to access that specific article, or view the entire journal. 

The IAO’s Journal Library is a perfect tool for researchers. Authors can find the original studies on almost 40 years of orthodontic techniques, advancements, and technology. Quote the original source on the topic being researched. Comb through every issue of the International Journal of Orthodontics, Functional Orthodontist, and General Journal of Orthodontics for your subject at hand in seconds.

This library is continually expanding. Once an author has finished an article, it can be submitted to the International Journal of Orthodontics for publication. The journal is provided to thousands of dentists practicing orthodontics across the world. Your research could influence practices all over the globe. 

IAO members come to this organization in search of knowledge. The International Journal of Orthodontics is a key source of information. It helps members stay on top of the latest advancements, trends, and techniques. Any research published will be archived as part of the IAO’s Journal Library for years to come. A decade from now, another author may be looking up research provided in an International Journal of Orthodontics article. They will be able to easily search for the information as the article will be indexed. Said research can help propel advancements in the subject’s area for years to come. 

The IAO is built on the principle of promoting the exchange of knowledge to better the practice of orthodontics. The IAO Journal Library is a principal contributor to this ideal. It is a perfect tool for those looking to advance their knowledge, perform in-depth research, or publish important findings.