NESO E-News

June 17, 2021

Member Spotlight: Dr. Paul McKenna, Jr. DMD

  100 YEARS OF FAMILY HISTORY IN ORTHODONTICS In short, our family’s orthodontic journey began with George and Margaret McKenna. They had a son, Earnest McKenna, who went to dental school in the early 1900’s.  His older brother, Paul, initially...

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June 17, 2021

AAO Annual Session

As a reminder, Annual Session will be held in a virtual setting. It’s not too late to register! You can register as late as Sunday, June 27 at the close of the event. Lectures will be available online for 30-days...

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June 17, 2021

ADVOCACY SUMMER COOLER

As we head into the summer months, there are pending bills currently in legislative sessions throughout the northeast. The primary topics are Teledentistry (Telehealth), Mid-Level Providers (Dental Therapists), and Assignment of Benefits (AOB). These three topics will have a dramatic...

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June 17, 2021

The AAO Urges Members to Take Cybersecurity Threats Seriously

The AAO Urges Members to Take Cybersecurity Threats Seriously   The AAO recently informed members of the urgent threat posed by cyber-attacks. Recent news, including the cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline, demonstrates the devastating impact these attacks can have on an orthodontic practice.   ...

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June 17, 2021

Introducing the AAO TechSelect Program

As announced recently by the AAO, “TechSelect is a comprehensive, unbiased resource for in-house fabrication of aligners. Through this program, members can learn about the process, research products, and save money by locking in the best prices from trusted partners. ...

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June 17, 2021

AAO Gears Up for 2021 Virtual Annual Session

Dear Colleagues, As we turn the page to a new fiscal year it is my pleasure to update you about the latest developments from the AAO. Did you ever wonder why you get your AAO dues notice around June 1...

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March 30, 2021

New Sessions and CE Every Month Through November 2021 eNews

WHAT It’s the 2021 NESO Experience and also NESO’s 100th year Anniversary! We celebrate our community of the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists. We celebrate education. We celebrate our profession. We celebrate our industry partners. Mostly, we celebrate our members and...

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March 30, 2021

Council on Health Care (COHC) Update March 2021 eNews

CODE CHANGES APPROVED BY THE ADA CODE MAINTENANCE COMMITTEE As your NESO representative to the AAO/COHC, I am pleased to inform you that the three-code action requests the AAO submitted were approved by this year’s ADA Code Maintenance Committee.  COHC’s...

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March 30, 2021

Trustee Update: AAO TechSelect March 2021 eNews

Well, spring is in the air and this one seems special. Hopefully, you are well, being safe, and have been vaccinated! I can’t wait until we can reconnect F2F. I have the AAO’s Annual Session at the end of June...

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March 30, 2021

Trustee Update: AAO Wharton March 2021 e-News

The AAO will also be offering innovative programs that will be available to members later this spring and in the fall, and I am all about understanding best business practices, particularly given the accelerated changes caused by the pandemic.  We are...

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