Blog/News

May 13, 2020

Start Strong Resources

The AAO is committed to arming orthodontists with the tools they need to thrive. Over two weeks ago, AAO began creating and distributing resources to help orthodontists reopen their practices and have been consistently adding tools. As many AAO members are...

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May 11, 2020

HR Guide to Reopen Your Office

As you prepare to reopen your office as the Coronavirus pandemic continues, the HR processes involved will likely be very different from typical workplace employment routines. CEDR HR Solutions offers detailed recommendations for AAO members to work through the process...

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May 7, 2020

Ask Congress for Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Loan Flexibility

As you know, Congress recently passed the CARES Act 2.0, which allocated an additional $310 billion in funding. However, this new stimulus package did not include changes to the time period in which small business owners have to seek forgiveness...

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May 7, 2020

Interim Orthodontic PPE Summary

As AAO members reopen their practices, the safety of their patients, staff and themselves is top of mind. Many members have indicated that the availability and procedures in place for the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) are among the...

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May 5, 2020

Complimentary Web Access to AAO Virtual Session Webinars COMING SOON

With dozens of lectures covering a myriad of topics, there are likely a few sessions that you still want to hear. As you may know, post-conference web access is complimentary for AAO member registrants who want to listen again or may...

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May 4, 2020

Catch up on free CE with COVID-19 digital events

Missed one of the ADA’s recent webinars on topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic? It’s not too late! Check out the COVID-19 Digital Events page for recordings of past events, updated regularly. New additions include: Ransomware Readiness Respiratory Protection in the Era...

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April 30, 2020

Start Strong: Resources for Successful Re-Opening

The AAO is committed to arming orthodontists with the tools they need to thrive – gearing your team up for success as your practice re-opens while keeping yourself, your team and your patients safe. The AAO COVID-19 Resource Center is...

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April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Resources for Canadian AAO Members and Staff

Please see the resources below for AAO orthodontists in Canada who are dealing with office closures and restrictions and staff furloughs or temporary unemployment. Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) – This benefit will provide direct lending and other types of financial...

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April 30, 2020

Informed Consent for the Orthodontic Patient

The AAO has updated the informed consent form adding a new section covering transmission of communicable diseases. This form represents sample informed consent provisions offered as a service to AAO members. It is not intended to serve as legal advice,...

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April 27, 2020

Initiative Underway to Equip Members with PPE Resources

The AAO has been working to identify viable resources for members needing to order PPE while preparing for reopening of offices during coming days, weeks and months. Read more.

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