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By: Angela Weber, CMO OrthoSynetics We still get a ton of requests for our free Smile Planner. Due to the high demand, we are releasing Smile Planner 2.0 at the AAO! The Smile Planner is a tool your t...

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By Marc Ackerman  Mission Statement of the Commission on Dental Accreditation: The Commission on Dental Accreditation serves the public and profession by developing and implementing accreditation sta...

We Are Going to Hell!

This morning Marc received a lovely message from Dr. Blair Barnett of Avery Orthodontics via Facebook. We have no words to adequately describe it so have a look for yourself: While we realize that mos...

A Call for Professionalism

I listened to the talk “A Call for Professionalism” by Dr. Peter Greco and Dr. Eladio DeLeon, Jr. on the AAO member website (their talk starts about 1:34:00) and it was interesting to say the leas...

SmileDirectClub Press Release

SmileDirectClub made a formal press release today in response to AAO emails and the AAO prompted BuzzFeed article released this weekend. You can read it here.  ...

What’s the Goal of a Consensus Conference?

We received a typical bulk e-mail from the American Association of Orthodontists this week that makes for an interesting thought experiment. The e-mail announced that the AAO plans to have a consensus...