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The next presentation in the 2017-18 Doctors Webinar series, “Facial Esthetics Oriented Treatment Planning with VTO and TADs,” will address how, instead of using the mandibular incisor position as the primary criterion, a facial esthetics-oriented treatment approach can use the maxillary incisor...
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The AAO Sleep Apnea and Orthodontics Task Force will hold an open forum on Saturday, May 5 from 3 pm – 4:30 pm during the 2018 Annual Session in Washington, D.C. The Task Force was formed last year after the AAO Board of Trustees announced that the AAO will conduct a consensus conference during...
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During 2017, AAO members and their employees received more than 4,700 hours of CE credit via AAO Online Lectures.
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Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. have  passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the federal government through February 8.  In addition, the CR will also retroactively extend the moratorium on the medical device tax (which went back into affect on January 1, 2018), such that the tax will not apply...
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On January 17, the IRS published a notice (see attached) stating that the agency will temporarily waive penalties (not the tax itself) tied to the medical device tax for the first three quarters of 2018 in the “interest of sound tax administration” due to the “short time frame between the end of...
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The 2018 Annual Session lecture, “Respectful Workplace Conversations: Resolving the War of Words between Doctor/Staff; Staff/Staff; Doctor/Patient,” by Jacqueline Huggins, PhD will have space for 500 participants. Registrants may now reserve tickets to the lecture at Annual Session registration...
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Register your team for the 2018 Annual Session and provide an intensive education for them in many key skills and knowledge aspects of each position.Note that your team may be eligible for Annual Session registration discounts. An Orthodontic Staff Club member may be eligible for both of the...
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The AAO’s new executive director, Lynne Thomas Gordon, CAE, began her official duties on January 8, 2018, following her appointment to the position late last year. She began her orientation to the AAO by participating as an observer in the recent Global Strategic Planning Committee meeting in St....
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The heavy burden of student loans carried by the typical new orthodontic graduate creates a variety of challenges and may limit career choices for some. The AAO found four young orthodontists, however, who all identified multiple solutions that helped them overcome many debt-related financial...
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The AAO’s federal lobbying team (Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer (APKS)) has provided the AAO with a basic overview about the details of the new tax reform law.
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