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Orthodontic programs incentivize board exam as the ‘gold standard’ - Dr. Jae Park, PCSO Bulletin Editor, was interviewed by the Dental Tribune.  Read more here.

PCSO Board of Directors Update -
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Spring 2016 Case Report Video Now Available:

See Case A.W. (Drs. Laura Mancini and Heesoo Oh)


New! PCSO Resident Research Review Video

Dr. Payam Owtad, the new editor of the PCSO Bulletin Case Report column, invites you to send your cases to be featured in the upcoming issues of the Bulletin. He is looking for cases that exhibit unique skeletal, dental, or occlusal problems, and allow for more than one treatment option. If you have a case that you think would be a good fit, or you have any questions about submitting a case, please contact Dr. Owtad at

Do you think braces or other orthodontic treatment may be in your child’s future? PCSO’s own Dr. Paul Kasrovi answers questions for those just getting started. click here to access article

Special Issue on Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)
In the Summer issue of the PCSO Bulletin, there's a special section focusing on CBCT. Included are clinical columns and “PCSO Program Talk,” which features a series of questions about CBCT posed to a group of respondents, such as PCSO Orthodontic Program Directors, Chairmen, or other participants.

Download the CBCT Special Issue here. 

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You will find that the PCSO 365 Mobile App is the perfect meeting companion!

PCSO 365 Mobile App Offers Convenient, Year-Round Access to Resources and Information. Our new, easy-to-use mobile app allows you to stay connected with the news and information that matter most to you.

Here’s a quick breakdown of just a few things you will be able to accomplish with the new mobile app:
  •  Access the latest news and information from the PCSO;
  • Customize and view your Annual Session schedule details;
  • Create a personalized meeting agenda;
  • Manage and view your CE Credits;
  • View sponsor information;
  • Interactive exhibit hall map;
  • Review the PCSO Bulletin, Newswire and Facebook;
  • Connect with colleagues through activity fee
It’s easy to download available in iTunes Store and Googleplay search PCSO. (If you installed the PCSO app prior to August 2015, please delete and install the updated version).

Highlight slide show from the 
79th Annual Session - Palm Springs, CA
Annual Session Lectures - Podcasts - Webinars   
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2014 Annual Session  
2015 Annual Session Podcasts   
2009 - 2012 Webinars
No CE credit is available for on-line lectures.

Case Western graduates first female-majority class

Thu, 26 May 2016 05:00:00 -0700

Founded in 1892, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine has held its share of commencement ceremonies. However, its most recent one made school history.

Online course covers dentistry, diabetes

Thu, 26 May 2016 05:00:00 -0700

To help other dentists understand the signs, symptoms, risk factors and systematic complications of diabetes, CAPIR has developed an online course, "Diabetes Mellitus and the Dental Professional."

ODC urges committee to increase the annual Flexible Spending Account cap

Thu, 26 May 2016 05:00:00 -0700

In a time when out-of-pocket costs for health care “have never been higher,” the Organized Dentistry Coalition is urging the House Ways and Means Subcommittee to increase the annual flexible spending account cap.