The AAO is taking another step forward in supporting the specialty by investing in advancements in patient care via its Innovation and Transformation Fund. The Fund's second investment has been made in the KLOwen Custom Braces System.
Orthodontic residency programs and institutions are doing their best to keep up in these changing times, and many residency programs are taking steps to ensure students can complete necessary didactic, clinical and assessment experiences to graduate on time.
the AAO joined the ADA and other dental organizations on a letter asking the Secretary of Labor to exempt small businesses (under 50 employees) from the new emergency paid sick leave provisions in the recently-passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) will exercise its enforcement discretion and will not impose penalties for noncompliance with the regulatory requirements under the HIPAA.
Unfortunately, cybercriminals are now leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to target businesses of all sizes. By launching cyberattacks and phishing campaigns, orthodontic practices are at a high risk during our potential time of weakness.
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, and in accordance with health guidance from the CDC and other health authorities, we have made the difficult but important decision to cancel the AAO Annual Session, originally scheduled for May 1-4, 2020.