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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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Winter 2016 Case Report Video Now Available:

See Case G.H. (Drs. Lucas and Johnson)

  https://youtu.be/w2KEGPNSLJI







PCSO Resident Research Review Video.
Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine




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 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 Annual Session 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


 

ADA, others urge HHS to ensure deeming rule is implemented

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 -0700

The ADA is one of 51 organizations asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to ensure that the final rule on tobacco products is implemented in accordance with its provisions following the Food and Drug Administration's decision to delay enforcement of the rule.

WSDA honored by Washington State Senate

Fri, 19 May 2017 05:00:00 -0700

The Washington State Senate recognized the Washington State Dental Association March 31 for its efforts on improving the state's access to dental care.

OCR finalizes $2.4 million settlement against Texas health care system

Thu, 18 May 2017 05:00:00 -0700

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights May 10 said it has finalized a $2.4 million settlement with the Memorial Hermann Health System following media reports suggesting it disclosed a patient's protected health information without an authorization.
  
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