AAO Winter Conference, Register to Learn More about Clear Aligner Treatment

Posted: 02/1/21 8:16 PM

The 2021 Winter Conference, February 12-14, will be an intensive look at the latest research and clinical outcomes for patients treated with clear aligners. Our speakers’ line-up brings a wealth of expertise on clinical applications for complex cases, work flow for in-house fabrication, miniscrews combined with aligners, and more of today’s high-interest aligner topics. Plan to join us virtually and learn f...

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American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) Update

Posted: 12/15/20 6:05 PM

Dr. Emile Rossouw As the certifying board for the specialty of orthodontics, the American Board of Orthodontics continues to evolve and identify new ways to be proactive during these challenging times. With our recent announcement of an alternative virtual testing option for the Scenario-based Clinical Examination due to COVID-19 concerns and restrictions, we are pleased to report that we have seen a positive...

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Resident Corner: Craniofacial Orthodontic Fellowship

Posted: 12/15/20 3:30 PM

After completing my orthodontic residency program next June, I will be receiving additional training through the Craniofacial Orthodontic Fellowship at NYU Langone Health. Craniofacial orthodontics is essentially a sub-specialty of orthodontics that focuses on the treatment of patients with congenital and acquired craniofacial anomalies such as cleft lip and palate, syndromic craniosystosis, hemifacial m...

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New York State Society of Orthodontics (NYSSO) Update

Posted: 12/14/20 10:24 PM

Currently due to the Covid-19 pandemic a lot of what was planned for members of the NYSSO have been put on hold. Originally a biennial meeting in April of 2020 was planned in White Plains, NY with Chris Benson as the speaker on “The Practice & Wealth Management in an Ever-Changing World.” This event was cancelled due to the rapid rise in Covid-19 infections with the plan to conduct the meeting in 2021. T...

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Rhode Island Association of Orthodontists (RIAO) Update on Teledentistry

Posted: 12/14/20 3:55 PM

There was a significant accomplishment this year from the Rhode Island Association of Orthodontists (RIAO).  The spread of the at-home, do-it-yourself clear aligner systems have become increasingly more prevalent as a patient’s method of choice of treatment, especially as this pandemic continues.  The RIAO was able to work with the AAO national legal team, the Rhode Island Department of Health and th...

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With A New Congress, It’s Time To Make New Friends

Posted: 12/14/20 3:34 PM

Dr. Jeffrey Lowenstein “Please allow me to introduce myself. I’m an orthodontist from the northeast.” With those few words, you can start a conversation with your senator and representative in congress. If you have not previously talked, emailed, texted or supported your friends in our nation’s capital then the time is now. As we have seen during the previous nine months, what happens in Washington, D...

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Trustee Corner: Making the Invisible Visible

Posted: 12/13/20 10:31 PM

A dear friend recently confided in me that he was “struggling.” A bright and excellent orthodontist, he volunteered “what does it say about me that I have a mental health issue?” I hesitated but then offered “it just makes you human.” Covid-19 is a human tragedy across many fronts. It is affecting all of us. The mental health challenges have been among the most invisible. Invisible but widespread...

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Letter from Dan Stuart – NESO President

Posted: 12/13/20 2:00 AM

Dan Stuart I am humbled to be your President in the 100th Anniversary year of NESO in 2021. What a year 2020 has been. As your fellow orthodontic colleague, I know that there have been many challenges in our clinics. Not only did you have to reassure your staff and patients, sometimes we had to reassure ourselves that everything would be fine.  While the pace of our clinics slowed down, technology ...

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2020 Resident Research Awards

Posted: 12/10/20 11:06 PM

This program serves to further enhance and encourage a collaborative relationship between NESO and the orthodontic training programs while awarding and supporting residents in training. We received excellent proposals this year and, after a thorough committee review, the following residents have been chosen for sponsorship! Dr. Khalid A. Alamoud - "Role of Gsα-Dependent Signaling in Bone Homeost...

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Reveal: The Next-Generation Aligner Solution

Posted: 12/9/20 7:31 PM

(Sponsored Content) You can now offer Reveal® Clear Aligners, by Henry Schein® Orthodontics™—with more than 40 years of experience in orthodontic innovation. The Reveal Clear Aligner System is uniquely manufactured, delivering a crystal-clear aligner and a precision-fit for exceptional tooth-specific control and comfort. You can be confident in Reveal Aligner performance and offer your patie...

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