eNews

A Word from Our Communications Director

Posted: 03/26/18 1:25 PM

This is a very exciting time for the NESO eNews! I would like to share some of the changes that we are implementing this year: First, we will move our eNews to quarterly publications (March, June, September and December publications). In addition to our traditional segments, in each publication we are going to inform you about what has been discussed in regional and national meetings so you can stay current wit...

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President’s Message

Posted: 03/23/18 3:30 PM

On behalf of the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists' officers and Board of Directors, please let me extend an early spring greeting to each of you. It is my honor and privilege to serve as your president for 2018. I appreciate this tremendous opportunity and the confidence you have given me to help lead our great organization. Our NESO Ad Interim meeting was held on March 3-4, 2018 in Boston, MA. The day and a ...

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2018 Annual Meeting Takes a Turn

Posted: 03/23/18 11:01 AM

If you attended the NESO 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston last November, you may remember the clinical presentation on accelerated tooth movements from Dr. Sunil Wadhwa, the fantastic closing keynote from Dr. Junji Sugawara, the surprise visit from the musical Boston tea partiers at the Member Appreciation Reception, and maybe even the sunny central location of the venue near Boston’s Copley Square. For me, as NESO’...

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Learning the “Basics” in Residency

Posted: 03/22/18 11:21 PM

Every orthodontic residency in the country sets out to educate its students with the greatest amount of knowledge and skills possible in order to prepare them for a successful career. Although some aspects of orthodontics have not changed over the years, certain techniques used today are vastly different from those in the past. Recently, Eastman Institute for Oral Health has incorporated a multitude of new technologi...

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2018 Open Call for Proposals

Posted: 03/22/18 9:04 PM

NESO Resident Research Sponsorship Program We are pleased to announce the 2018/2019 NESO Resident Research Sponsorship Program (RRS) Open Call for Proposals. Annually, NESO accepts three applications from each eligible school. This program continues to further enhance and encourage collaborative relationships between NESO and orthodontic training programs in our region while supporting residents in training. ...

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Register NOW for the AAO 2018 Annual Session

Posted: 03/22/18 8:35 PM

Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, D.C. May 4-8 Join AAO for the 118th Annual Session, “A Capital Destination. A Monumental Experience.” The Board of Trustees and the Planning Committee has planned a vibrant learning experience in the beautiful U.S. capital. Featured speakers include: Bob Montgomery, Louis Costa, R. Scott Turner, Anthony Jimenez, and many more discussing the latest r...

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Welcome 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Posted: 12/19/17 2:30 PM

NESO would like to announce and congratulate the newly elected 2017-2018 Board of Directors. These members will be seated this coming March at the next Ad Interim meeting to be held in Boston, MA. At this meeting, we will be having the elections for the nominated officers to serve. We would also like to thank and commend the out-going Board of Directors for their service. Their time and efforts were sincerely appr...

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A Letter from Our 2018 NESO President

Posted: 12/19/17 1:54 PM

From the many volunteers and staff of the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists, welcome! My name is Sal Manente, and it is my honor and privilege to serve as your 2018 president. Our profession is changing and evolving at a rate that has never been seen before. Rest assured our NESO leadership is very involved in addressing changes on both the local and national level. NESO has been  instrumental in shaping o...

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Join the Communications Committee!

Posted: 12/19/17 1:25 PM

Applications will be accepted for two new volunteer opportunities on the committee. Duties include contributions to the NESO eNews and social media posts, as well as oversight of website content and updates. This committee is supported by NESO management team. Contact Kristin Dunn for more information at kdunn@neso.org....

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Thank the AAOPAC for What You Didn’t Get

Posted: 12/19/17 1:00 PM

The AAO has a communication challenge, and I applaud the Council on Communications on their efforts to improve the system. Unfortunately, some of the loudest voices of our organization tend to be of a contrarian nature. This tends to be strongest around the dues statement or any campaign to raise money for the AAO’s Political Action Committee (“AAOPAC”). The resounding rallying cry is, “What do I get for my m...

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