Continuing Education and Sleep Apnea: How Are We Delivering?

Posted: 03/15/19 3:51 PM

John CallahanNESO Trustee Trustee Corner: A Report From The AAO Mid-Winter Meeting Members acknowledge that good CE is one of the best values provided by the AAO.  Frankly, you can get good CE in many places. I recently returned from a large company CE forum that was quite good. There were a lot of well-known practitioners (Key Opinion Leaders) who spoke highly about a product or service that was “best ...

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Posted: 03/15/19 3:43 PM

Applications are currently being accepted for the next Director at the American Board of Orthodontics. The new Director from NESO will begin an eight year term, initiating at the AAO Annual Session in 2020. Considerations and Qualities of an ABO Director are summarized here. Applications should be submitted by June 1, 2019. Contact the NESO office with any questions. ...

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Resident Research Program CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Posted: 03/15/19 3:37 PM

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 28, 2019 APPLY NOW! RECEIVE $4,000 IN FUNDING FOR NEW RESEARCH! The NESO Resident Research Program serves to enhance and encourage a collaborative relationship between NESO and the NESO Orthodontic Training Programs.  The program is open to residents at Orthodontic Training Programs within the NESO Region. Residents are required to submit an application and a one-page research pro...

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Help us honor fellow NESO Member, Dr. Barry Briss as he is presented with the Wilma S. Shepard Distinguished Service Award!

Posted: 03/15/19 3:35 PM

The College of Diplomates Luncheon (AAO Annual Session) Saturday, May 4 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm (JW Marriott LA - Platinum F-J) Ticket Required, Price: $80BUY TICKETS https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efrxxpsr2e5a2c19&oseq=&c=&ch ...

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Join the NESO Communications Committee!

Posted: 03/15/19 3:30 PM

Applications will be accepted for up to three new volunteer opportunities on the committee for 2019! Duties include contributions to the NESO eNews and social media posts, as well as oversight of website editorial content and updates. This committee is supported by the NESO management team. Contact Kristin Dunn with interest or for more information at kdunn@neso.org. ...

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First Invisalign Store in Northeast

Posted: 12/18/18 2:51 PM

On Tuesday, December 18, 2018 The Invisalign Store in the Natick Mall in Natick, Massachusetts slid its doors open for business. This is the first Invisalign Store in the Northeast for Align Technology. The store is decorated in a high-tech modern motif with comfortable recliners instead of dental chairs. The scanning technicians are Massachusetts licensed dental assistants. After the scanning session, the client ...

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NESO2018 All-Star Lineup Brings Down The House

Posted: 12/17/18 11:30 PM

2018 NESO President Sal Manente and the Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Phil Mansour and Dan Stuart, had a vision for their meeting. Using mechanisms for previous feedback from both meeting attendees and industry partners, they listened, and the result was a resounding success. The one and one-half day program kicked off with an opening lunch on Friday, featuring Mohegan Tribe Medicine Woman and Historian, Meli...

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ABO Announces Newly Certified/Recertified Orthodontists

Posted: 12/17/18 7:38 PM

Certification/Certification Renewal has been granted to 152 orthodontists by the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) following their participation in the ABO Clinical Examination September 24-28, 2018, in St. Louis. The Clinical Examination is the second of a two-part certification process that also includes prior completion of the Written Examination. ABO Board Certification is a voluntary credential that represent...

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Partner with a Pioneer: A True Digital Innovator Introduces a New Full-Service Aligner Platform

Posted: 12/17/18 7:20 PM

Recently Dentsply Sirona Orthodontics announced the release of SureSmile Aligner, a new digital treatment planning platform for aligner based treatment. SureSmile Aligner is an extension of the SureSmile treatment system, a true pioneer in the field of digital orthodontic treatment. While the use of aligners to administer orthodontics is not a new concept, SureSmile Aligner brings a legacy of digital leadership and i...

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Trustee Report: Holiday Edition

Posted: 12/17/18 7:07 PM

Dear Members, I hope you often have  experiences similar to one that I had recently. A former patient, Tom (not his real name), came into the office and said he had just finished his first semester in an ortho program.  He was beaming and wanted me to know that he was in ortho because of his experiences in our office. Gave me the warm and fuzzies. He then wanted to ask me a few questions. Tom had been hearing...

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