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Fall 2017 Case Report Video Now Available:

Case B.Q./Dr. Stephen Yoon

PCSO Resident Research Review: 
University of California, Los Angeles, Section of Orthodontics    video

Dr. Payam Owtad, the 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 PCSO Bulletin Issue on "Impacted Maxillary Canines!  It includes a survey of program directors of all PCSO postgraduate orthodontic programs regarding methods of management, diagnosis, and treatment planning of impacted maxillary canines. The article explores the various modalities of treatment that residents encounter. 

View the Special Issue here. 

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PCSO Annual Session 2017 - click here for more information on registration and hotel.

2017 PCSO On-Site Program

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 Annual Session Lectures - Podcasts - Webinars   
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No CE credit is available for on-line lectures.

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Dental research receives $1.35M grant to study 'dark matter of biology'

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0800

The University at Buffalo announced Nov. 21 that a multi-school team of researchers received a $1.35 million grant to study glycans, a common but little understood class of biomolecules that help bacteria attach to host surfaces, including in the mouth, according to a news release.

ADA Foundation to award $20,000 scholarships

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0800

The ADA Foundation will award up to seven $20,000 scholarships in 2018 to outstanding dental students.

HPI report shows dental spending increased again in 2016

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0800

For the second year in a row, dental spending increased after being flat for several years, according to a new report from the ADA Health Policy Institute.