Why Be an AAO Member?

Posted: 05/3/17 9:40 PM

By Dr. John Callahan, NESO Trustee The practice of orthodontics and dentistry is changing. Economic trends are reshaping the reality of how the average orthodontist practices. One recent development is the increase in lawsuits challenging state laws that define specialty areas, and state dental boards’ abilities to enforce those laws—particularly those regarding “specialty” advertising. (And the leg...

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Speaker Spotlight for the 2017 NESO Annual Meeting!

Posted: 05/3/17 9:35 PM

We’re excited to have such a strong scientific program planned for the 2017 NESO Annual Meeting, to be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place from November 9-12. The program features some of the best speakers in orthodontics, technology, sleep apnea, TMJ, surgery first and absolute anchorage. Here’s a glimpse of the caliber of speakers you’ll find on site: Dr. Jeffrey Okeson, “TMD and Orthodontic Ther...

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NESO Resident Wins Prestigious Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year Award

Posted: 05/3/17 9:30 PM

This past month, the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics announced NESO resident Dr. Moataz Elmahdy from the University of Rochester as the winner of the 2017 Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year Award. Seventeen students from schools across the United States competed in the two-stage, months-long competition judged by members of the JCO editorial board. Dr. Elmahdy is the second Student of the Year award w...

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State of the Profession: A Reflection with Dr. Richard Reed

Posted: 05/3/17 9:25 PM

U.S. News & World Report once again ranked the Orthodontic Profession among the top 5 Best Jobs, recognizing great jobs as ones that challenge us, are a good match for our talents and skills, pay well, aren’t too stressful, offer room to advance, and provide a satisfying work-life balance. The ability to remedy dental health problems while building meaningful relationships with our patients certainly affords us...

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Meet NESO’s New Executive Director, Management Team

Posted: 05/3/17 9:20 PM

Sarah Hagy, CAE, recently assumed the role of NESO Executive Director and is working closely with Liz Franks, NESO’s Interim Executive Director, and the entire NESO team to get up to speed! With more than a decade of experience as an association management professional, Sarah brings a wide-breadth of experience to NESO.  Working closely with the Board of Directors, Sarah is eager to collaborate on strategies tha...

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Join NESO Leadership: Become a NESO Delegate!

Posted: 05/3/17 9:15 PM

We are now accepting nominations from the NESO Membership to become a NESO Delegate! Volunteering in this important leadership role allows you to represent your constituency and help shape the future of your profession. The main responsibility of a NESO Delegate is to represent the Society at the AAO House of Delegates. Delegates convene annually at the AAO Annual Session (and by virtual means, as necessary) to ...

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18 NESO Members Certified, Recertified by ABO

Posted: 05/3/17 9:10 PM

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 18 examinees from the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists (NESO) who participated in the Clinical Examination, February 21-25, 2017, in St. Louis, Missouri. Congratulations to the following individuals: Ilaf Al Mawaldi Asma Almaidhan Mindy Altemose Thomas J. Bauer Katherine A. Bednar Marie-Claude Chouinard Carolyn J. Ferrick Steven A. Fisc...

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Reminder for Educators, Orthodontic Residents: Submit Your Application to NESO’s Resident Research Sponsorship Program Today

Posted: 05/3/17 9:05 PM

It is a primary objective of NESO’s Mission Statement to “encourage and sponsor research.” The Resident Research Sponsorship Program achieves this objective by enhancing and encouraging a collaborative relationship between NESO and the Orthodontic Training programs in our region, while awarding and supporting residents in training. This program operates within the following parameters: Annually, NESO wi...

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Thank You, Sponsors of 2017 NESO Annual Meeting

Posted: 05/3/17 9:00 PM

The partnership of the sponsor companies that have committed so far is truly appreciated. NESO leadership would like to thank our sponsors for their support of the NESO Annual Meeting and educational opportunities for members throughout the year.   3M Oral Care Align Technology American Orthodontics Dentsply Sirona Ortho2 OrthoBanc Red Spot Interactive ...

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