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The Australasian Orthodontic Journal (AOJ)

The Australasian Orthodontic Journal (AOJ) is a global, scientific, open access periodical published by De Gruyter in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is the official publication of the Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO)


The AOJ publishes studies on orthodontic academic, clinical and research topics including craniofacial development and growth, case reports, systematic reviews and editorial comments that are prepared in accordance with ethical guidelines. The Journal’s publication language is English, and the Editorial Board encourages submissions from international authors.

The Journal’s target audience includes academicians, specialists, students, and general practitioners working in the fields of orthodontics, dentistry, medicine and related areas.

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The editorial and publication processes of the Journal are governed by the guidelines of the:

The Journal conforms with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

The AOJ does not apply fees for manuscript submission and publication, nor are fees requested from authors at any point during the evaluation, review and assessment process. All expenses of the Journal are covered by the ASO.

All manuscripts must be submitted through the Editorial Manager as a registered author. The Journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the Journal’s web page.

The statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not those of the Australian Society of Orthodontists, Editor, Editorial Board, and/or Publisher. The Editor, Editorial Board, and Publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for published material.

Past Issues

Full versions (in pdf format) of original past and current issues of the AOJ (1967-present) may be accessed free of charge and downloaded by those interested via the Journal website.

Australasian Orthodontic Journal Contacts

Emeritus Professor Craig Dreyer 
PO Box 543
Crows Nest, NSW 1585, Australia.
Tel: 02 9965 7250
Email: [email protected]

Associate Editor
Dr Sanjivan Kandasamy
c/o West Australian Orthodontics
9A, 401 Great Eastern Highway, Midland 6056 WA
Ph: (+61 8) 6246 1926 
Email: [email protected]

Editorial Board
Dr Joe Antoun - Senior Lecturer, Orthodontic Department, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand
Dr Tony Collett - Senior Orthodontist, Monash Hospital, Victoria, Australia
Prof Ali Darendeliler - Head of Orthodontics, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Dr John Fricker OAM - Private Orthodontic Practice, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
A/Prof Mithran Goonewardene - Head of Orthodontics, University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
Dr Chris Ho - Senior Dental Specialist in Orthodontics, Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, Queensland, Australia
Dr Tony Weir - Senior Lecturer, Orthodontic Department, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Prof Marie Cornelis – The University of Melbourne
Dr Fiona Firth

Book Reviews
Dr Tony Weir
PO Box 443
Corinda, QLD, 4075 Australia
Tel: (+61 7) 3054 6761
Email: [email protected]