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TRUSTEE CORNER: FALL NEWS FROM AAO

Posted: 09/18/20 4:20 PM

Dr. John Callahan Trustee, NESO Welcome to the Fall! Like everything else, this just doesn’t feel right. No tailgating. No party central around football and baseball. Basketball playoffs?? My head is spinning. I do know that the calendar says it will be October soon and that means Halloween. I feel confident that I have been wearing a very good “costume” in the office ever since this pandemic started. I...

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Message from Phil Prentice, At Henry Schein® Orthodontics™ President, Strategic Products Portfolio Group

Posted: 09/18/20 3:54 PM

At Henry Schein® Orthodontics™ (HSO), we are committed to providing a first-class experience for the product and solution needs of your practice, particularly during this challenging COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to invest resources that will enhance our customer experience, including increasing our nationwide sales representative footprint, adding patient monitoring solutions, and speeding up product develo...

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First Annual NESO Cup Competition

Posted: 09/18/20 4:36 AM

NESO will host the First Annual NESO Cup Competition at the NESOCON 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, which will take place Friday, November 6 at 3:30-4:30pm (EST). Each entry will receive a maximum amount of five (5) minutes to present their TED type presentation.  There will be a maximum of 12 TED type presentations presented to NESOCON attendees on November 6th. Presentations will be judg...

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ADVOCACY WORKING FOR YOU DURING COVID-19

Posted: 09/16/20 4:40 PM

Dr. Jeffrey Lowenstein When COVID-19 struck earlier this year, it hit dental practices severely. The ADA knew it had to act for its members, so it used grassroots tools to secure action on Capitol Hill. Few sectors of the economy have been harder hit by the COVID-19 crisis than America’s dentists. Overnight, an industry that included more than 1 million locations around the country and some 15.6 million ...

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First Year Resident Reflection

Posted: 09/16/20 4:39 PM

Dr. Mair Chaluparambil “Orthodontic Resident Orientation” read the zoom call as I logged on bright and early at 8 a.m. Never would I have imagined that my dental education would take a turn for the virtual, let alone living in this new world of social distancing and masks as essential accessories. For the next few months, my resident life consisted of navigating the nuisances of the virtual classroom co...

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Resident Corner

Posted: 09/16/20 4:39 PM

Dr. Taylor Paek Back in March, my daily vocabulary seemed to revolve heavily around three words: epicenter, pandemic, and unprecedented. “How New York City Became the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic” was plastered on every news outlet’s headline. Suddenly, the excitement of beginning residency was overshadowed by these unprecedented times. It became exceedingly difficult to picture myself meeting my...

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The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) Update

Posted: 09/16/20 4:39 PM

Dr. Emile Rossouw The ABO is committed to upholding our mission to elevate the quality of orthodontic care for the public by promoting excellence through certification, education and professional collaboration. The ABO has worked diligently to provide a Written and Scenario-based Clinical Examination to ensure user-friendly, yet challenging, examinations as opportunities to orthodontists seeking ABO certification...

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Dr. Nick Barone Spotlight

Posted: 09/16/20 4:38 PM

Dr. Nick Barone Dr. Nicholas David Barone has been a leader within NESO, AAOF, RIAO and ABO for decades. He has held roles in these organizations as President, Director and Awards recipient, and although he will step down to take a breath when his term as active ABO Director and NESO Board member has ended this year, his contributions live on. Read on for some words of friendship and praise from another former NE...

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Posted: 09/16/20 4:35 PM

In 2 1/2 weeks, NESOCON 2020 will kick off! Just a minute ago, the Fall season felt a million miles away. However, NESOCON 2020 planning has been in high gear as we continue to push out all the unique features of the 2020 NESO Annual Meeting, which has gone virtual, starting with events on October 6! Since launching the website back in August, hopefully you have had a chance to check out some of the...

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Letter from the President

Posted: 09/16/20 1:58 PM

Dr. Jeff Blasius Let me first say what an honor it has been to serve the NESO membership, at a Regional and National level over the past few years.  We have so many wonderful, dedicated members and volunteer leaders who truly work tirelessly to ensure your membership provides a great value.  We would have never anticipated at the beginning of my tenure to have to cancel the in-person meeting in Montreal...

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