Attention recent or upcoming graduates: Please remember to provide your forwarding contact information to AAO Member Services at email@example.com or 800-424-2841. This is important to help us stay in contact with you after graduating from your orthodontic residency program.
RESOURCES TO LAUNCH YOUR CAREER
AAO Career Center – nationwide listings for available practice sales, partnerships, associateships and more
Orthodontic Career Path Resources – informational white paper, comparison tool and checklists designed to help you evaluate orthodontic practice modalities and career options
Attention retired or retiring orthodontists: Transition your membership status to “retired” to receive all the benefits of AAO membership for no cost or only $36 annually to receive the American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics (AJO-DO). Retired members must have accumulated a minimum of ten years of membership with the AAO (excluding Student Membership). For assistance, contact AAO Member Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-424-2841.
Component Legal Support Fund – financial support provided to component organizations to assist with state or province-level legal and legislative issues that impact orthodontic practice
Professional Advocacy Conference – annual meeting with legislators in Washington, DC (invitation only)
CONSUMER AWARENESS PROGRAM (CAP)
National Advertising and Public Relations Initiatives – promotion of the orthodontic specialty to grow the market for orthodontic services and educate the public about treatment provided by orthodontic specialists
AAO Consumer Website – information about orthodontics, orthodontic specialists, treatment options and other interactive features at www.aaoinfo.org
Matching Grant Program – financial support provided to component societies to actively promote the CAP via regional/state campaigns