AAO Addresses DTC Treatment

The AAO’s efforts regarding Direct-To-Consumer Orthodontics has taken a broad approach, as we strive to protect the health and safety of orthodontic patients, both current and prospective. 

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AAO Members Advocate for the Specialty in Washington, D.C

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Enamel Damage during Adhesive Removal Leads to Big Malpractice Claims

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Practice Coverage Agreements in Case of Death or Disability

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HIPAA – Guide to Patient Privacy and Security Rules

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Handle Office Accidents Properly to Prevent Malpractice Claims

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Beware of the Legal Pitfalls of Cone-Beam Technology

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20 Legal Questions Answered

Difficult, Angry Patients/Parents: Minimizing Malpractice Exposure

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The Business of Orthodontics

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Accredited Orthodontic Programs

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Ethics in orthodontics, litigation issues and legislation are matters of concern

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AJO-DO Tests

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The Business of Orthodontics

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AJO-DO Tests

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Career Management Resources

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Orthodontic Staff Education

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Careers

Ethics in orthodontics, litigation issues and legislation are matters of concern

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Orthodontic Staff Education

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Orthodontic Staff Club

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Orthodontic Staff Training Resources Guide

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