The Journal of Contemporary Orthodontics is an official online publication of the Indian Orthodontic Society. This is a theme based journal, dedicating each issue to a particular topic relating to the speciality of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics with the objective of disseminating peer reviewed, quality scientific material. The journal invites original research, systematic reviews, case reports, innovations, technique clinics, book reviews and other related manuscripts for publishing. The journal has an effective standardised system to adhere to strict ethical publishing protocol with thorough check for plagiarism.

Guidelines to Authors
The article publication charges are not levied on the authors. For publication guidelines refer to Guidelines to authors on www.jco-ios.com.

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Advertising Policy
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Editor’s rights
Editor reserves the rights to suggest the modification of content of the articles to suit the theme of the journal. Selection of manuscripts for publication is at the sole discretion of the editorial board and no queries in this aspect will be entertained.

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Notice
No responsibility is assumed by the Publisher / Editorial Board for any injury and/ or damage to persons or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in the material herein. Because of rapid advances in the medical sciences, independent verification of claims from authors should be made.

Although all advertising material is expected to confirm to ethical (medical) standards, inclusion in this publication does not constitute a guarantee or endorsement of the quality or value of such product or of the claims made of it by its manufacturer.

Disclaimer
The information and opinions presented in the Journal reflect the views of the authors and not of the journal or its Editorial Board or the Publisher. Publication does not constitute endorsement by the Journal. Neither the Indian Orthodontic Society nor its publishers nor anyone else involved in creating, producing or delivering Journal or the materials contained therein, assumes any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information provided in the Journal of Contemporary Orthodontics, nor shall they be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use of the Journal. The Journal, nor Its publishers, nor any other party involved in the preparation of material contained in the Journal of Contemporary Orthodontics represents or warrants that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete, and they are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such material. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources.

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Editorial Address

Dr. K.Gangadhara Prasad
Flat No.302, Varanasi Residency
10-51-7, Waltair Uplands
Visakhapatnam-530 003, India
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Indian Orthodontic Society
Sree Balaji Dental College & Hospital
'Velachery Main Road, Narayanapuram
Chennai-600100, India
Hon.Secretary: iossecy@gmail.com