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Resident Reflections on COVID-19

Posted: 06/16/20 9:27 PM

Dr. Amanda Albin, DMD Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, Class of 2020 I and several of my co-residents recently graduated from our orthodontic residency amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. While the circumstances of our graduation were hardly ideal, I have been constantly impressed by everyone’s resilience and dedication during this difficult time. I am extremely grateful to my program director, my attending...

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Trustee Corner

Posted: 06/16/20 9:26 PM

Welcome Back! I’m from NY, and June 1 was “opening day” for our office. It has been highly frustrating to be unable to take care of our patients for so long, but my enthusiasm for being in the office has never been higher. It’s great to be back. The headaches and the lost sleep of running a small business, however, remain. Expenses aren’t going away, yet cash flow is significantly reduced. Where we onc...

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Minimal Touch Orthodontics

Posted: 06/16/20 9:25 PM

The Carriere System, featuring Sagittal First with Motion 3D, combined with virtual visits, reduces physical touches for enhanced safety, convenience and efficiency.   As orthodontists ease back into clinical practice during the COVID-19 pandemic, they have a unique opportunity to revisit the way they interact with patients for greater safety and even greater efficiency. With HSO product offerings, clini...

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NESO Welcomes New Board Members

Posted: 06/16/20 9:19 PM

NESO welcomes Drs. Sercan Akyalcin and Chris Murphy to to the Board of Directors! Dr. Sercan Akyalcin serves on the Council of Education (COE). Dr. Akyalcin received his training from the Orthodontic Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Currently, he serves as the director of the advanced education program of Orthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Bo...

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Council on New and Younger Members (CONYM) Update

Posted: 06/16/20 9:18 PM

Adam Donnell CONYM Council Rep NESO Board Member The Council on New and Younger Members represents AAO members who are in the first 10 years of their orthodontic careers. This 8-person AAO Council has one representative from each region, I represent NESO. To have the greatest impact on AAO policy and decision-making, these 8 CONYM members are assigned to other councils throughout the AAO, I serve on the Council on...

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Council on Orthodontic Practice (COOP) Report

Posted: 06/16/20 9:17 PM

NESO Representative: Renée PompeiNew York, New YorkRenee.Pompei.DDS@gmail.com In the past several months COOP has been active in supporting orthodontists in practice.  Due to the turn of events with the virtual AAO annual session, COOP’s Practice Transition Seminar successfully pivoted content to the Practice Transition Portal.  This portal has useful webinars as well as an action template to ...

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Council on Communication Spreading the AAO message

Posted: 06/16/20 9:16 PM

Lauren Vitkus, DDS, MS NESO COC Representative Lauren.Vitkus@gmail.com Geneva, New York With everything going on with COVID-19, the AAO Council of Communications (COC) remains hard at work spreading its message to consumers and members alike.  CONSUMER EFFORTS A Happy Mouth Now parody video campaign launched in May as part of the Consumer Awareness Program. Consumers learn the risks associated with ...

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Dr. P. Emile Rossouw Appointed Director of ABO

Posted: 06/16/20 9:15 PM

American Board of Orthodontics 401 N. Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 300 St. Louis, MO  63141-7839 800-853-6130 www.americanboardortho.com NEWS RELEASE May 5, 2020 Dr. P. Emile Rossouw Elected to Serve on the Board of Directors of The American Board of Orthodontics The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) House of Delegates in a virtual meeting on May 1 elected P. Emile Rossouw, BChD (D...

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Dr. Perry M. Opin Selected for the 2020 Shepard Distinguished Service Award

Posted: 06/16/20 9:15 PM

American Board of Orthodontics 401 N. Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 300 St. Louis, MO 63141-7839 800-853-6130 www.americanboardortho.com NEWS RELEASE April 29, 2020 Dr. Perry M. Opin Selected for the 2020 Earl E. and Wilma S. Shepard Distinguished Service Award by The American Board of Orthodontics The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) has named Perry M. Opin, D.D.S., M.Sc.D., of Milford, Conn., as the recipient of ...

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ABO Announces Newly Certified/Recertified Orthodontists

Posted: 06/16/20 9:14 PM

American Board of Orthodontics401 N. Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 300St. Louis, MO 63141-7839800-853-6130www.americanboardortho.com NEWS RELEASE ABO Announces Newly Certified/Recertified Orthodontists The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 203 orthodontists following their participation in the ABO Scenario-Based Oral Clinical Examination in February 2020 in St. Louis. The Clinical Ex...

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