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Missouri was the fifth state to receive advocacy assistance via the AAO Component Legal Support Fund (CLSF). In January, the Missouri Society of Orthodontists applied for CLSF funding and in April, the state dental board rescinded the state’s dental advertising rules. *   Dr. Michael LaFerla of...
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The 2017-18 AAO webinar series is now available as part of AAO Online Lectures, with the recent webcasts having joined hundreds of other online programs addressing key orthodontic clinical and practice management topics.Visit Online Lectures to access lectures in the categories you prefer,...
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Dentist and U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) has introduced the Resident Education Deferred Interest Act (REDI) Act in the House of Representatives. The bill, HR 5734, would halt interest accrual while loans are in forbearance or deferment for those who qualify for the internship/residency category...
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A new commission that will oversee decisions about recognition of dental specialties and their certifying boards met for the first time May 9-10 at the American Dental Association headquarters in Chicago.
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A company seeking interview subjects for a program that it says will air on the FOX Business Channel has initiated a new “pay-to-play” media opportunity campaign targeting orthodontists.  
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The AAO Component Legal Support Fund (CLSF) achieved a victory in recent work with the New Hampshire Association of Orthodontists. The New Hampshire component applied for funding from the CLSF after the AAO Legal Department’s Sean Murphy discovered that the state legislature was considering...
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The 2018 AAO House of Delegates met May 4 and May 7 in Washington, D.C., acting on numerous items impacting the association and the specialty.  
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The Space Channel show, “InnerSpace” recently filmed a segment at the “Star Trek”-themed office of Dr. David Hirsch in Aurora, Ontario.  Aurora Borealis Orthodontics is filled with authentic, screen-used props from the original 1960s science fiction television series about the starship USS ...
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During the 2018 Annual Session, please consider joining the AAO Foundation for one or more of the following programs:   ·    Awards Workshop:What’s New and How to Submit a Successful AAOF ApplicationSaturday, May 5, 11:15 am - 1:15 pmLocation: Room 208 in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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During the 2018 Annual Session, please consider joining the AAO Foundation for one or more of the following programs:   ·    Awards Workshop:What’s New and How to Submit a Successful AAOF ApplicationSaturday, May 5, 11:15 am - 1:15 pmLocation: Room 208 in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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