NESO E-News

September 15, 2022

Update from the CONYM

As NESO’s representative on the Council of New and Younger Members (CONYM), I would like to provide our membership with an update on our committee from our most recent board meeting in July 2022. The AAO Connections platform (which launched...

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September 15, 2022

Message from the NESO President

Fall is here and with it comes change.  Back to school means a change to most of our office schedules.  The change in the weather means fall colors and warmer clothes.  The sounds of fall sports are in the air. ...

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September 15, 2022

University of Buffalo trailblazes a Pathway Program

Demographics of dental students and the dental workforce have shifted over time, however, disparities by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status continue to plague the profession. Individuals who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian/Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander are grossly...

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September 15, 2022

Trustee Update: AAO CAP

Do you ever ask yourself, “why am I paying a CAP assessment to the AAO?” Many of you probably do and, it’s a great question! After dues notices went out in June I received an e-mail from a member asking...

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September 15, 2022

ABO Announces Newly Certified/Recertified Orthodontists

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 123 orthodontists during the second quarter of 2022 via the mail-in or online BCE option to complete their banking process. ABO Board Certification is a voluntary credential that represents an orthodontist’s...

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September 15, 2022

Sponsor Spotlight: DentalMonitoring

Data is everywhere. Put yours to work. In modern orthodontic practice, you need to make data-driven decisions to solve problems and create efficient workflows. In order to grow, you’ll need to understand your practice data. The question is: “What data...

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July 8, 2022

Introducing the Orthodontic Advocate

We are pleased to share with you the inaugural issue of the AAO’s newest publication, the Orthodontic Advocate. Published twice per year, this easy-to-read magazine will keep you informed of AAO’s advocacy initiatives to protect and defend the specialty at the...

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June 20, 2022

Tech Select: We wanna hear from you!

TechSelect was created to provide a comprehensive, unbiased resource for fabricating aligners in-house. Through this program, members would learn from AAO’s Committee on Technology (CTECH) about the process and research products. In addition, members would have access to TechSelect pricing, available...

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June 20, 2022

Board Certification Continues to Set the Standard for Orthodontic Care With 58% of All AAO Orthodontists Now Being Board Certified

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) recently celebrated a major milestone with more than half of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) members – 58 percent – now being board certified.  “Reaching this significant level of certification allows us to...

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June 20, 2022

Advocacy Playbook: Persistence

“It ain’t over till it’s over.” – Yogi Berra “Don’t give up; don’t ever give up!” – Jim Valvarno  Persistence – firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition. In this edition of...

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