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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. Robert Meister
Dr. Robert MeisterPresident
Dr. Marie Lathrop
Dr. Marie LathropPresident-Elect
Dr. Tom Merrill
Dr. Tom MerrillSecretary-Treasurer
Dr. Norman Nagel
Dr. Norman Nagel PCSO Trustee to the AAO
Dr. Kurt Stormberg
Dr. Kurt StormbergImmediate Past President
Dr. Paul Kasrovi
Dr. Paul Kasrovi Delegation Chair
Ms. Callie Castro
Ms. Callie CastroExecutive Director

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On November 23, 2020

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On November 23, 2020

The ADA and more than 100 associations representing nonprofits, financial institutions and businesses of all sizes are urging Congress to "address the overburdensome Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness process before the end of the year" to help small businesses.Read more

Boston District Dental Society members give back to community

On November 23, 2020

Boston District Dental Society members hand out 475 adult and pediatric dental kits, donated by the Massachusetts Dental Society Foundation, during the Nov. 7 Community Give Back Day in Roxbury, Massachusetts.Read more

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Today we want to give a special shoutout to Dr. Michael Feinberg, recipient of the PCSO Rising Stars Award. We wanted to share some of his words after receiving the award: "I am grateful for being able to interact with and move our organization forward with such a dedicated, talented and passionate group of people. I am also grateful for the mentorship I have received our respectful, inclusive and progressive leadership. It has been a privilege to serve alongside them." It's our privilege to have members like Dr. Feinberg, that fill the PCSO with driven and like-minded individuals set to make our specialty that much better. Cheers, friends!
Today we want to give a big shoutout to this year's PCSO Award of Merit recipient, Dr. David Kennedy. To say that Dr. Kennedy made the most out of his professional career is an understatement. As an educator, pediatric dentist and orthodontist, he has had an extremely successful and impactful journey within our specialty. Congratulations, Dr. Kennedy, for this accomplishment. Our organization is better because of members exactly like you!
Here at PCSO, the Annual Session Honoree Award is an award given to a PCSO member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and professional qualities, and who has given unselfishly of his or her time and talent to promote the association and the orthodontic profession. This year we are especially excited to give this award to Dr. Ronald Jawor. Dr. Jawor practiced orthodontics for 47 years, and dedicated his entire career towards bettering the orthodontic speciality. Dr. Jawor shared a few of his personal remarks with us: "I am deeply humbled to have been selected as this year’s Annual Session Honoree. To say that I was shocked upon receiving this wonderful news, would be an understatement. I remain deeply humbled with this heartwarming honor. Thank you, All!" We're lucky to know you, Dr. Jawor!