A new book offers a report on the global education environment in orthodontics and a look at the structure and function of postgraduate orthodontic programs around the world. The book, titled Orthodontic Postgraduate Education: A Global Perspective, begins with an overview of the history and current state of orthodontic education and then describes the academic, clinical, and research components of orthodontic specialty programs in Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania.

Published by Thieme, the book is designed to be a resource for orthodontic faculty, researchers, and organizations looking for knowledge on the policies and trends in contemporary orthodontic education. It also contains information for dental students considering a postgraduate orthodontic program.

The book was written by Theodore Eliades, DDS, MS, Dr Med Sci, PhD, FRSC, FIMMM, FRSM, FInstP, professor and director, Clinic of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry, Center of Dental Medicine, at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and Athanasios E. Athanasiou, DDS, MSD, Dr Dent, acting dean, professor, and program director in orthodontics, at Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, in the United Arab Emirates; and professor in the Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, School of Health Sciences, at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.