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The Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists was founded in 1912 and has grown to nearly 3,000 members. PCSO is comprised of component organizations and is the largest constituent organization of the American Association of Orthodontists.

Our Mission

The Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists is a professional organization of orthodontic specialists whose mission is to help its members provide the highest level of care to the public by providing quality continuing education, providing a framework for a strong political voice, facilitating two-way communications between the organization and its members, and supporting the successful practice of orthodontics.

Our Leadership

Dr. Kurt Stormberg
Dr. Kurt StormbergPresident
Dr. Robert Meister
Dr. Robert MeisterPresident-Elect
Dr. Marie Lathrop
Dr. Marie LathropSecretary-Treasurer
Dr. Norman Nagel
Dr. Norman Nagel PCSO Trustee to the AAO
Dr. Kamrin Olfert
Dr. Kamrin OlfertImmediate Past President
Dr. Ronald Wolk
Dr. Ronald Wolk Delegation Chair
Ms. Callie Castro
Ms. Callie CastroExecutive Director

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Latest News

ADA seeks status quo on health care licensure in new North American treaty

On December 13, 2018

Washington — The ADA would like the new trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico to continue requiring health care providers from Canada and Mexico to meet all of the applicable U.S. licensing criteria “to ensure the safety of each patient.”Read more

Institute for Diversity in Leadership welcomes 2018-19 class

On December 13, 2018

The ADA Board of Trustees announced in December the 2018-19 class of the Institute for Diversity in Leadership.Read more

Dental groups thank Congress for faculty loan repayment support

On December 12, 2018

Washington — Five dental groups, led by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, are thanking two senators for their efforts in eliminating tax liability for tuition repayment programs.Read more

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Director: Dr. Barbara Sheller
The mission of the WSSO is to help orthodontists in Washington State provide excellent orthodontic care by providing quality continuing education for orthodontists and orthodontic staff, liaising with the Washington State Dental Association for political and practical practice issues, and facilitating communications between the organization and orthodontists.
Director: Dr. Dean Heinrichs
The SSO serves orthodontic members who practice in the province of Saskatchewan.
Director: Dr. Eric Burgin
The Oregon State Society of Orthodontists (OSSO) is a state component organization of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).  Members of the OSSO are dental specialists in the field of orthodontics and members of the AAO who reside and practice in Oregon.  The OSSO hosts an annual continuing education meeting for its members.
Director: Dr. Adam Welmerink
The NSOS serves orthodontic members who practice in the state of Nevada.
Director: Dr. Scott Alexander
The ISSO serves orthodontic members who practice in the state of Idaho.
Director: Dr. David Dung
The HSO serves orthodontic members who practice in the state of Hawaii.
Director: Dr. Trista Felty
Founded in 1963, the British Columbia Society of Orthodontists (BCSO) has been the voice of board-certified orthodontists in British Columbia for 50 years. The organization is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of excellence in orthodontic education and quality of patient care.
Director: Dr. Michael Feinberg
The Arizona State Orthodontic Association (ASOA) is a professional association of orthodontic specialists who have had two to three years additional training in an ADA-approved University Orthodontic Program. We are trained in applying braces, both visible and invisible, on the teeth of adults and children to improve their dental health by helping them bite correctly and building self-esteem by making their faces look better. Our members are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of excellence in orthodontic education and quality patient care.
Director: Dr. Ryan Edwards
Orthodontics is more than simply straight teeth. Orthodontic treatment influences facial growth and esthetics along with the fit and function of the bite, the alignment of the teeth, and other aspects of overall health and well being.
Director: Dr. Warren Libby
The ASSO serves orthodontic members who practice in the state of Alaska.
Directors: Mary Cooke | Melanie Parker | John TrotterDoug Jaul | Peter WorthKelly GiannettiSneha Oberoi

The CAO represents nearly 1,500 orthodontic members who practice in California. CAO members are specialists who have completed dental school and then successfully completed 2–3 years of additional training at an accredited orthodontic residency program. Our members are experts in diagnosing and treating all orthodontic problems in patients of all ages—from child to adult. Whether you are considering clear aligners or traditional braces, orthodontists have the training, the expertise, and the treatment options to make sure you get your best smile. Why trust your smile to anything less than a specialist?
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