About the Association
The Iranian Association of Orthodontists is a community of empathy and progress. It is a non-profit scientific organization that was established to facilitate and expedite the affairs of Iranian orthodontists and currently has about 300 members. The first meeting of the Iranian Association of Orthodontists was held on December 9, 1977 at the invitation of Dr. Ali Akbar Bahrman, who was then elected as the first chairman of the Association, and Dr. Parviz Riyaz Davoodi, Dr.Mostafa Mirza Beigi, Dr. Mehdi Farmand, and Dr. Manouchehr Motabei were the first elected members of the Board of Directors for the Iran Association of Orthodontists.
The Second Session At the meeting held on January 21, 1982, the need for the formation and restart of the Association of Orthodontists was approved, and by approving the new statute and selecting the members of the Board, the Association resumed its work. The second session, from January 21, 1982 to January 19 1984, consisted of 30 meetings. Board members of the second term were: Dr. Hamid Adeli Najafi, Dr. Parviz Riaz Davoodi, Dr. Bahram Ghasemi, Dr. Keivan Nafisi, and Dr. Mohammad Ghahremani.
The Third Session
The Fourth Session
The Fifth Session
The Sixth Session
The Seventh Session
The Eighth Session
The eighth session of the Board was established in 2001 with the cooperation of Dr. Hossein Ravan Mehr, Dr. Abdul Rahman Shokatbakhsh, Dr. Mohammad Sadegh Ahmad Akhundi, Dr. Fariborz Amini, Dr. Mahdi Aragh Bidi Kashani, and Dr. Ladan Eslamian.
The Ninth Session
The Tenth Session
Board of Directors of the tenth session in 2005, in collaboration with Dr. Ladan Eslamian and Dr. Mohsen Shirazi, Dr. Ali Mohammad Kalantar Motamedi, Dr. Hamid Reza Pakshir, Dr. Massoud Seyfi, Dr. Abdul Rahman Shokatbakhs held 19 meetings.
The Eleventh Session
The 7th period of congress of the Association was held in Hamedan from May 20–22, 2009, in collaboration with the Sciences Research Center of the Faculty of Dentistry and Research Deputy Hamdan University of Medical Sciences Research. The congress was headed by Dr. Amir Farhang Miresmaili and the scientific and executive secretaries the congress were Dr. Nasrin Farhadian and Dr. Mohammad Karim Soltani.