We unite the specialty.
As the world’s largest network of orthodontic specialists, help give the orthodontic specialty a
unified voice while taking advantage of practice resources, continuing education and more.
MEETINGS + EVENTS
We bring you together.
We bring the global orthodontic community together to celebrate the art and science of orthodontics. Connect with peers, learn from diverse speakers, and view the latest in clinical and practice innovations.
Each year, the AAO brings together thousands of professionals from the orthodontic community for two annual meetings: Annual Session and Winter Conference. Combined, these meetings offer over 30 hours of CE with over 250 speakers and lectures covering the newest trends in orthodontics. Save on registration fees with your AAO membership.
Access the world’s foremost orthodontic journal: AJO-DO
International membership includes a print subscription and full online access to the world’s foremost orthodontic resource: The American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
We equip you with tools.
We can connect you with easy-to-use practice tools, such as patient education flyers and brochures, downloadable forms and releases (some available in Spanish and French), customizable marketing materials and online access to the bi-monthly Practice Management Bulletin.
We help enhance your expertise.
Stay at the top of your profession with our evidence-based clinical and custom business content designed for doctors and orthodontic team members.
Our low-cost recorded lecture archives give you 24/7 access to over 500 doctor and team clinical lectures, as well as free access to the popular Business of Orthodontics series. AAO is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
Have questions? We’ve got answers.
From joining/renewing to reinstating or transitioning to another member type, read our
membership FAQs to get answers to all your membership-related questions!nquires here!