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Following the recent unexpected passing of Dr. William Proffit, the 2019 Annual Session Planning Committee designated the lecture period during which Dr. Proffit was to speak as the William R. Proffit Memorial Lecture (Sunday, May 5, 10:20-11:20 a.m.).  Dr.
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On September 28 the Iowa Dental Board voted on proposed amendments to Iowa Administrative Code 520-Chapter 28 “Advertising,” and “Designation of Specialty.” The Board voted unanimously to adopt the amendments to the specialty advertising regulations, which was the desired result, especially since...
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AAO leaders were surprised and saddened upon learning about the sudden death of Dr. Raymond George Sr. of Lincoln, Rhode Island on October 15 at age 79.  Dr. George served the specialty in many capacities including his term as president of the AAO (2008-09). Dr. George received his dental degree...
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Dr. Jeff Rickabaugh, Speaker of the AAO House of Delegates, will hold the virtual meeting of the House of Delegates* on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 7 pm – 8 pm Central Time.   The meeting will be informational in nature. It is intended to inform delegates and other AAO leaders about the progress...
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Join your colleagues for an intensive examination of the many complex issues related to obstructive sleep apnea and orthodontic treatment. Make plans to join the AAO January 25-27 in Marco Island, Florida for the 2019 Winter Conference, “Sleep Apnea and Orthodontics: Consensus and Guidance.”
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National Orthodontic Health Month, held each year in October, provides many opportunities for orthodontic practices to share substantive information about orthodontic treatment and create fun activities in their practices and communities. Resources from the AAO are available for you and your team...
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Registration is open for fall 2018-19 webinars. Join the many AAO members who enjoy this efficient approach to learning about topics of interest from noted experts. Reserve the dates/times on your calendar and register now for the following webinars for doctors (click on the webinars that interest...
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AAO leaders and staff were saddened to learn of the sudden death on September 30 of Dr. William R. Proffit, an orthodontic educator and prolific researcher who taught generations of orthodontic residents.  Dr. Proffit was still actively involved in lecturing at the University of North Carolina at...
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*/ Pictured, left to right: Richard Bearden of Impact Management Group; Arkansas State Representative Deborah Ferguson, DDS; Sean Murphy, AAO attorney; and Ashley Frans, also of Impact Management Group.
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With Hurricane Florence having caused catastrophic flooding in the Carolinas and still causing new flooding in South Carolina, the AAO anticipates that members’ practices will be impacted.  Due to the lengthy impact of the storm and resulting electrical outages, the AAO has extended the deadline...
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