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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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Fall 2016 Case Report Video Now Available:

See Case E.B. (Drs. Sung and Pair)

  https://youtu.be/w2KEGPNSLJI







PCSO Resident Research Review Video.
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry




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 paowtad@atsu.edu.


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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PCSO Spring Training 2017 - click here for more information on registration and hotel.


 

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.


2016 Annual Session
2015 Annual Session Podcasts   
2014 Annual Session  
2009 - 2012 Webinars


 

FDA issues warning letters to tobacco manufacturers

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0800

The Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to four manufacturers for violating the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.

Surgeon General report: E-cigarette use a 'major public health concern'

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0800

E-cigarette use among youth has increased in recent years at an "alarming rate" and public health professionals and others must work together to address it, the U.S. Surgeon General said in a report released Dec. 7.

Health Affairs highlights oral health in December issue

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0800

"The divide between dental care and medical care is vast, has significant consequences for patients and is entirely of our own making."
  
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