Serving members through all stages.
The AAO provides countless tools – marketing tips, legal and advocacy resources, online lectures and more – all to advance the success of our members and drive excellence in patient care. Explore membership types below.
Strength in numbers.
We’ve got your back.
The AAO provides exclusive member benefits to elevate your success and push the orthodontic specialty forward.
Advocacy + Legal
Meetings + Events
We fight for you.
We help enhance your expertise.
Stay at the top of your profession and maintain your continuing education (CE) requirements with our custom, curated clinical and business content designed for doctors and orthodontic team members.
We've got you covered.
We promote you.
We bring you together.
We help you save.
We support your practice transition needs. Led by our online job portal, we can help you find or promote practices for sale, partnership and employment opportunities, orthodontic staff positions and more.
“Our association is only as strong as its membership. That is the core of our future.”
“I don’t see orthodontics as having borders…we need to be unified as a specialty.”
“The biggest reason to become a member is because we need to hear our voice…”
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!