The American Orthodontic Society (AOS) is the largest educational association of general and pediatric dentists who have chosen to add orthodontics to their practice. We have proudly provided the finest ADA and AGD-recognized orthodontic education programs for over 40 years. 


Our instructors have an average of 30+ years of practicing orthodontics in either a general or pediatric practice. They bring both a didactic and practical knowledge to the classroom, and all are committed to teaching both the clinical and practice management elements for successful orthodontics.
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This year's Annual Meeting will be September 13 - 16 at Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, CA. Please join us in this idyllic setting for the best in orthodontic education, industry trends, and mentoring, plus a taste of California cool.
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Our member benefits include the dental community’s finest clinical journal, outstanding education, opportunities to mentor and to be mentored, advocacy and legal support, and a career-advancing credentialing program.
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4/27/20182018 Basic Comprehensive Ortho for GP and Pedo (Orlando)
Location: Orlando,FL
Instructor:Bradford R. Williams, Sr., DDS

4/27/2018Advanced Case Finishing 2 - "Finishing Stability"
Location: Alexandria,VA
Instructor:Jay W. Gerber, DDS

5/29/2018AAPD/AOS Symposium Early Orthodontic Treatment
Location: Koloa,HI

8/10/2018Advanced Orthodontic Assistant Training Course
Location: Addison,TX
Instructor:Susan Coffey RDA

9/12/20182018 AOS Annual Meeting & Distinguished Lecture Series
Location: San Diego,CA