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Who We Are

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. Ronald Wolk
Dr. Ronald Wolk Delegation Chair
Ms. Callie Castro
Ms. Callie CastroExecutive Director

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Latest News

Current data on COVID-19

On June 3, 2020

Check this page daily for the latest COVID-19 data available from the CDC, WHO and Johns Hopkins University.Read more

Latest HPI webinar looks at data from reopened states

On June 2, 2020

The ADA Health Policy Institute held a webinar May 28 to examine what the third week of reopening of dentistry looks like. The full webinar is available on the ADA YouTube channel.Read more

CDC guidance for dental settings echoes ADA guidance

On June 2, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated interim infection prevention and control guidance for dental settings during the COVID-19 response on May 19, very similar to science-based guidance issued earlier in May by the ADA.Read more

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This week we celebrate 🎉 . Why do you ask? It's simple: YOU! This week is Orthodontic Staff Appreciation Week and we want to help celebrate allllllll of the teams that make our offices so special! Thank YOU for all you do. Tag your work buddy to show them a little extra love this week! 👇
On average, orthodontists are graduating with over $428K in student debt? In some cases, it can reach higher than $600K. 😱 . It falls upon our shoulders to help ease the burden of student debt. The good news: we can! 🙏 . We are urging ALL members of the PCSO to contact their member of Congress to co-sponsor current bills like the Student Loan Refinancing and Recalculation, the Penn Grant Dollars for Graduate Education and the Dental Loan Repayment Assistance Act. We are stronger together! 🙌
In the eyes of Dr. Ben Fishbein, in order to give patients what they want, offices must face a series of objectives: . "Culture is king," is Dr. Fishbein's motto, which exemplifies how offices should create and maintain a positive team culture with their team. A happy staff is everything! 🙌 . Check out some other tips to building a stronger office atmosphere in our recent Spring Bulletin: https://bit.ly/2yH417P @fishortho