An Update on AAO’s Consumer Awareness Program (CAP)

Posted: 10/28/19 4:29 PM

Dr. Lauren Vitkus NESO Representative to the COC As the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists’ (NESO) representative to the AAO’s Council on Communications (COC), I am pleased to share an update with you regarding the AAO’s Consumer Awareness Program (CAP). The CAP moved to its current, data-driven digital format in 2017 in an effort to target a variety of new audiences and reach consumers in the modern ...

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NESO2019 Travel Tips

Posted: 09/19/19 8:13 PM

Boston Weather Forecast Landing at Logan Airport Public transportation: MBTA buses depart every 8 minutes from Logan Airport Baggage Claim and it is only a 12-minute ride to the Seaport Hotel! MBTA buses are wheelchair accessible. Current fare is $2.90 with service beginning at 5:30 AM and ending at 1 AM. Water taxi: Catch the water shuttle from your terminal. It stops right across the street from the Seaport ...

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Posted: 09/19/19 8:13 PM

L. Jeffrey Lowenstein, DMD AAOPAC, NESO Representative The AAO’s 2019 legislative priorities have focused on easing the burden of student loan debt, keep borrowing affordable, strengthen repayment options, and preserve access to federal loans and grants for graduate and all professional students. With respect to orthodontic practice concerns, the legislative agenda included improving healthcare policy, strengthen...

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How Combination Treatment Plans Can Yield Greater Efficacy for Patients

Posted: 09/19/19 8:12 PM

Orthodontic students are often taught to approach their work using one of two specific methods or philosophies. Throughout their careers, orthodontists often remain on that track without crossover or combining methods. According to Dr. Adam Schulhof, DMD, of The Schulhof Center, creating a hybrid treatment plan has the potential to impact practices and the effectiveness of treatment for patients. During his educati...

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ABO Announces Newly Certified/Recertified Orthodontists

Posted: 09/19/19 8:10 PM

American Board of Orthodontics 401 N. Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 300 St. Louis, MO 63141-7839 800-853-6130 American Board of Orthodontics Facebook: American-Board-of-Orthodontics Twitter: ABOrthodontics LinkedIn: The American Board of Orthodontics NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2019 Contact: Jim Braibish, Braibish Communications, 314-570-3532, jbraibish@sbcglobal.net ABO Announces Newly Certified/Recert...

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CDABO Press Release

Posted: 09/19/19 8:09 PM

For release:  Immediately Contact:  Kristi Burmeister, Executive Director Phone:  888-217-2988 E-mail:  association.info@icloud.com Website:  CDABO College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics Elects New 2019 – 2020 Council and Presents Awards of Merit Dr. Bruce Goldstein has been elected the 2019 – 2020 president of the College of Diplomates of the American...

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2019 Resident Research Awards

Posted: 09/19/19 8:08 PM

As the primary objective of NESO’s formal Mission Statement is to “Encourage and Sponsor Research", NESO awards up to three annual monetary grants of $4,000. We received many excellent proposals this year and, after a thorough committee review, the following residents have been chosen for sponsorship!    Dr. Suzzane Horani: A Retrospective Evaluation of the Change in Oropharyngeal Airway Dimensions ...

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Fall Trustee Update

Posted: 09/19/19 8:06 PM

I love September. Start of college and professional football, baseball is closing in on the playoffs (yes I am a big sports fan), the weather is awesome. It is also transition in our office. I admit that with the start of school our office slows down a bit. We see it as an opportunity. It is a great time to reflect on all the things we did right/wrong and what our next steps should be. As a group we look at what we ...

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What’s Happening at NESO2019?!

Posted: 06/19/19 7:25 PM

Make plans now for September 27-28, 2019 because the NESO Annual Meeting is around the corner! Registration is open for your favorite Fall conference, so don’t miss the discounted Early Registration rates, good through July 28. A sailing regattas cruises through Boston Harbor in front of the city's skyline Coasting on the high energy from last year’s epic meeting at Mohegan Sun, we are excited to present ...

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TELE-DENTISTRY: A Good Thing or a Bad Thing

Posted: 06/19/19 2:23 AM

The hottest topic in my in-box these days is the use of tele-dentistry in orthodontics. Let’s start with my opinion, that tele-dentistry is a good thing if used in the right and legal way. And like any tool, it can also be misused. Dr. John Callahan, NESO Trustee Where tele-orthodontics is seemingly most controversial is how it is used as a tool for orthodontic patients and the public. What are reasonable g...

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