What is the ICCO?

The Interdisciplinary Competence Center of Orthodontics (ICCO) is a global, independent, non-profit association of professionals in orthodontics and related disciplines headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
It’s purpose is to drive progress in the field of orthodontics in order to improve the quality of life of patients.


The ICCO connects members from all parts of the world, in orthodontics and related fields to form a unique, interdisciplinary community.


Comprehensive programmes that help professionals in their daily work as well as the field through a broad range of resources and events. 


The place for meeting, learning, sharing and innovating alongside with peers, leaders and other clinicians of the orthodontic world.



A warm welcome by the founding president

Prof. Dr. Theodore Eliades


“The development and foundation of the ICCO was long-awaited by the orthodontic community. The community lagged on this front in comparison to specialties which were founded much later historically but faster evolved to meet the challenges of modern dental world.. ...“

Reasons to join us

Global Community

A membership connects you virtually and physically to dedicated professionals in education, dataclinical work, and innovation.


Comprehensive programmes that help professionals in their daily work as well as the field through a broad range of resources and events. 


Members gain access to proprietary studies, reports and data via the platform, events and social media channels to help guide clinical, practice and business decisions.


"Education and continues learning has given me so much in life and in my dental career. To be able to pay it forward by helping and empowering future dentist generations, is the main reason why I believe in ICCO.
I also enjoy to build an interdisciplinary group and paving the path to learn and develop not only clinical techniques, but also utilizing new technology effectively thus to impact the smiles of the world."

Dr. med. dent Giselle Richterich


"Interdisciplinary knowledge about orthodontics is a central building block for holistic treatment concepts, which are becoming increasingly important, especially in myo-functional theraphy."

PD Dr. med. dent. Stefan Stubinger


"The ICCO provides a great platform for interdisciplinary exchange focused on the latest developments in orthodontics. The first Study Club was very infomative and perfectly combined clinical experience with new technologies in order to integrate them into your daily practice."

Dr. Nathalie Millot

Membership Application Process

  • 1Send application
  • 2Receive approval
  • 3Pay membership fee
  • 4Get login information
  • 5Enjoy your membership!

‘Become a Member of a unique Global Orthodontic Community’