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Bringing quality orthodontics into dental practices for over 40 years

The American Orthodontic Society (AOS) is a professional association for general and pediatric dentists who choose to add orthodontic skills to their practice.

We have proudly offered the finest ADA and AGD-recognized orthodontic education programs for 40 years.

Explore this site to learn more about our outstanding orthodontic training opportunities or call us at (972) 234-4000.



AOS instructors bring decades of experience and innovative techniques.
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Senior Instructors

photo of Chris Baker, RN, DMD photo of Leonard J. Carapezza, DMD Jay Gerber photo of Edward Gonzalez, DMD photo of Joseph Schmidbauer photo of William E. Wyatt Sr., DDS

Associate Instructors

American Orthodontic Society is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

American Orthodontic Society is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 11/1/2015 to 10/31/2019. Provider ID# 217410.

All course material is peer reviewed to ensure that all clinical and technical courses offered include the scientific basis for the program content and an assessment of the benefits and risks associated with that content in order to promote public safety.