Blog/News

July 23, 2021

AAO Diversity Survey

Please click the photo to take the survey.

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July 16, 2021

Victory in Rhode Island!

Rhode Island orthodontists, led by Dr. Cosmo Haralambidis and the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), advocated on behalf of Rhode Island patients regarding teledentistry rules. The group along with dental colleagues from across the state inundated state legislators with phone...

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June 17, 2021

From the AAO: British Dental Regulator, GDC, Issues Statements About Direct-to-Consumer Orthodontics

British Dental Regulator, GDC, Issues Statements About Direct-to-Consumer Orthodontics Documents Caution Practitioners and Patients about DTC Treatment St. Louis, June 17, 2021 – In May, the United Kingdom’s General Dental Council (GDC), the regulatory body governing the practice of dentistry...

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July 16, 2021

NESO member Dr. Linda Rigali to serve as President-Elect of the 2021-2022 College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics!

NESO is proud to announce the election of NESO member Dr. Linda Rigali to serve as President-Elect of the 2021-2022 College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics! You can learn more about the full 2021-2022 Council here: https://neso.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Press-Release-21-22Council.pdf...

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January 12, 2021

AAO Announces A New Inclusion and Engagement Task Force (IETF)

APPLY HERE to join the task force by February 1, 2021. Working to support and inspire diverse groups within the AAO by helping to develop tools and pathways to leadership. Identifying obstacles for involvement in the AAO and make recommendations for change....

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January 11, 2021

When will Canadian orthodontists be able to receive the vaccine?

Canadian orthodontists can access provincial level information on vaccine availability by clicking here and selecting the appropriate option on the dropdown box under “Vaccinations in your province or territory.”

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January 11, 2021

When will U.S. orthodontists be able to receive the vaccine?

The ADA has compiled a state-by-state list of COVID-19 vaccine regulations and availability for dentists here.

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July 22, 2020

Register for the AAO’s Virtual COVID-19 Townhall on July 28, 2020

Join AAO President, Dr. Chris Roberts, for a virtual townhall event on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 7:00pm CT. Dr. Roberts will host a panel of four subject matter experts to address AAO member questions on COVID-19-related topics including human...

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July 22, 2020

State & Local Toolkit Provided to Constituents and Components for COVID-19 Response

As COVID-19 cases spike in parts of the U.S. and Canada, it is the decision of local level governments to mandate any business closures. In recognition of this and as part of our proactive effort to assist members during COVID-19-related closures,...

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July 22, 2020

Consumer Blog Offers Shareable Content for Your Practice

The AAO blog at our consumer website, aaoinfo.org, offers engaging information about orthodontic treatment that you may share on your social media pages or practice website.  A recent post, “What Your Orthodontist Wants You to Know During This Time,” provides an...

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