NESO E-News

March 17, 2022

2022 MASO-NESO Joint Annual Meeting

Join Us for the 2022 MASO-NESO Joint Annual Meeting in Philadelphia! Save the dates September 22-24, 2022, to meet up with your NESO friends, together with friends and colleagues from the Mid-Atlantic region, at the 2022 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia!...

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March 17, 2022

Celebrating the Life of Dr. Richard Myers

Celebrating The Life of  Dr. Richard Myers AUGUST 16, 1935- JANUARY 16, 2022 We are saddened to share that Dr. Richard “Dick” Myers, Past President and leader of NESO, passed away January 16th, 2022.  He was 86 years old.  Dr....

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March 17, 2022

A Note from NESO President Ken Webb

Dear Friends, Spring is on the doorstep and there’s a lot of NESO news to report.  I would like to start by thanking the NESO Officers, Board of Directors, Volunteers and Management Team for all they do to make our...

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March 17, 2022

ABO Announces Newly Certified/Recertified Orthodontists

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 291 orthodontists during the third and fourth quarters of 2021, including the November 2021 Scenario-Based Clinical Examination. ABO Board Certification is a voluntary credential that represents an orthodontist’s personal and public...

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March 17, 2022

Trustee Update: Ready, Set, Go!!!!

Hibernation is for bears. These last two years have been an unbelievable struggle. I know we have all done what we needed to maintain our sanity as best we could. But I am ready to explode. Here it is March....

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March 17, 2022

Observations from the AAO Leadership Development Conference

I had the honor and privilege to be invited to participate as an emerging leader and representative of NESO in the annual AAO Leadership Development Conference held in Orlando, Florida in January 2022. The conference provided an excellent opportunity for...

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March 17, 2022

Advocacy Corner

Advocacy Playbook: The Lobbyist Advocacy is only successful when all involved work as a team, and an important member of the team is the legislative lobbyist. All dental organizations utilize this important point person to successfully maneuver the legislative landscape...

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December 16, 2021

New! NESO Communications Director Lauren Vitkus, DDS, MS

As the year draws to a close, I find myself reflecting on both the challenges and achievements of this past year.  We all remain affected by the pandemic, but it has been so gratifying to see our members rise up...

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December 16, 2021

Breaking Advocacy News: Congressional Action on DTC Treatment

“The AAO continuously works to protect the public and orthodontic profession.  A recent effort engaged a bipartisan group within Congress to request a study of Direct-to-Consumer advertising practices for medical devices.  This includes mail-ordering orthodontic treatment.  You can read the full letter...

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December 16, 2021

ABO Announces Newly Certified/Recertified Orthodontists

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 367 orthodontists during the second and third quarters of 2021, including the July 2021 Scenario-Based Clinical Examination. ABO Board Certification is a voluntary credential that represents an orthodontist’s personal and public...

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