REGISTER NOW for NESO Mohegan Sun 2018!

Posted: 06/19/18 2:27 PM

NESO 2018 Mohegan Sun November 2-3, 2018 Join us this year for a new brand of NESO Annual Meeting! A single track for all attendees, appealing to both doctors and staff. A scientific program condensed into one and one half days, starting Friday morning and concluding Saturday evening. Renowned speakers, networking and social events, and a resort atmosphere for attendees and their families, all under one roof! RE...

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President’s Message

Posted: 06/14/18 11:45 AM

Happy spring! Or in my neck of the NESO woods, happy summer as our spring lasted all of one week. That being said, with spring comes the annual AAO meeting, which took place this year in Washington, DC. As usual, NESO was very well represented, both at the House of Delegates meetings and on Capitol Hill immediately following the AAO, while visiting with representatives voicing the concerns of members. Our NESO del...

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Our Current And Future Roadmap

Posted: 06/14/18 11:42 AM

The new AAO President, Dr. Brent Larson, addressed the AAO House of Delegates on May 7, 2018.  He focused his message on the AAO’s new strategic map. This article captures much of what he presented.  As your Trustee, along with all AAO leaders we continually ask, “How do we make the AAO the best that it can be. How can we best advance our member’s success? How do we decide what is best?” In order to ...

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NESO Serves: 2018 Professional Advocacy Conference

Posted: 06/14/18 11:39 AM

The American Association of Orthodontists recently conducted its annual Professional Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC.  Each year, members visit various Congressional offices on Capitol Hill to advocate for various topics of concern to the AAO. For 2018, in a unique twist, this annual conference was held at the tail end of the 2018 AAO Annual Session in Washington, DC.  This pairing of the two events resulted ...

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Becoming an Orthodontist in the US and UK

Posted: 06/14/18 11:35 AM

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become an orthodontist in a foreign country? What are the similarities and differences in funding, educational pathway, treatment modalities and post-graduation career path? In this article, we dive in and compare orthodontic residency in the United States and the United Kingdom. Funding for Orthodontic Treatment In the United States, orthodontic treatment is funded via M...

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Council On Scientific Affairs Report

Posted: 06/14/18 11:33 AM

COSA photo 1The Council On Scientific Affairs Report (COSA), held a meeting on May 4, 2018 at the AAO Annual Session. This meeting was to review COSA members’ assignments for the 2018 Annual Session. During Annual Session, COSA members judged 33 Charley Schultz Resident Scholar presentations and 47 Table Clinic presentations. COSA members moderated 28 Oral Research presentations and the Hellman, Sicher, Graber lect...

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Managing Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing with Orthodontic Treatment

Posted: 06/14/18 11:30 AM

The topic of sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBD) has received significant attention in dentistry over the past decade with bourgeoning literature in multiple disciplines such as pediatric dentistry, prosthodontics, orofacial pain, and of course orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. What do you as a practitioner need to know about the current state of orthodontic research in this ever-important field? Slee...

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Dr. Nicholas D. Barone: ABO President-Elect

Posted: 06/14/18 11:27 AM

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) installed Nicholas D. Barone, D.D.S., M.S., of Lincoln, R.I, as 2018-2019 president-elect. The installation ceremony was held at the ABO President’s Dinner on May 8 during the 2018 Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) in Washington, D.C. The other 2018-2019 officers of the ABO are Dr. Larry P. Tadlock of Colleyville, Texas, president; and Dr. Val...

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Save The Date!

Posted: 06/14/18 11:25 AM

The 30th annual Graduate Orthodontic Residents Program (GORP) will be held Thursday, August 2 – Sunday, August 5, 2018. Once again, we are inviting all orthodontic residents from the United States and Canada to attend. The meeting will be held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Orthodontic residents, exhibitors, and AAO entities are welcome. Visit for more information.  ...

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