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Fall 2015 Case Report Video Now Available:

See Case S.M. (Dr. Bruce M. Goldstein, Scottsdale, AZ)


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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79th Annual Session - Palm Springs, CA

Annual Session Lectures - Podcasts -

Click here to view our free library of lectures series:

2014 Annual Session
2015 Annual Session
Podcasts  2009 - 2012
Webinars 2009 - 2012

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Snapshots of American Dentistry-October 5

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:16:46 -0800

University of Pittsburgh opens new research pavilion

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:16:46 -0800

Grand opening: University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick Gallagher addresses the faculty, alumni and guests during a Sept. 15 ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony for the Commons and Research Pavilion, hosted by the Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy. The new facility is a multiyear project consisting of a spacious research tower and welcoming atrium, which includes a coffee shop and showcases original art. The new Research Pavilion also includes a 40-chair conference room and provides an additional 36,000 square feet in dedicated laboratory space for the schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy.

New dentist blog: better, brighter

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:16:46 -0800

To help better connect new dentists and dental students to news and insights on the dental profession, the ADA New Dentist Committee launched Sept. 29 a redesigned New Dentist Now blog website.

The new website, accessible at, allows visitors, specifically dentists who graduated from dental school fewer than 10 years ago, to subscribe by email and more easily share their favorite blog posts on social media.

"Social media is a great way for us to stay in touch and learn about experiences from dentists across the country," said Dr. Justin Norbo, a member of the ADA New Dentist Committee. "The New Dentist Now blog is a perfect place for new dentists to turn to as they navigate the twists and turns of the first 10 years of practice.

The redesign comes two years after New Dentist Now launched in the summer of 2013. The blog includes several guest bloggers across the country, including Dr. Emily Hobart, who is sharing her first year experiences as a new dentist in the blog series, "My New Dentist Life." Guest bloggers include Dr. Daryn Lu, Shawnee, Oklahoma; Dr. Joe Vaughn, Seattle; Dr. Brenden Moon, Carthage, Illinois; Dr. Katie Sowa, Katy, Texas; Dr. Cappy Sinclair, Virginia Beach, Virginia; and Rich McIver, who manages a practice he and his wife, Dr. Holly McIver, opened in Kingwood, Texas.

The blog also allows new dentists to stay fresh on topics in dentistry, including new dentist finances, marketing, growing the practice and continuing education. In addition, the blog shared resources, including articles from the Center for Professional Success, on ethics, advocacy, licensure and health and wellness.

To visit the redesigned New Dentist Now blog, visit