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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. 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

New members of Dental Wellness Advisory Committee sought

On May 24, 2019

The committee is in the process of expanding its health and wellness programs.Read more

Mississippi passes bill on dental benefits prior authorization rules

On May 24, 2019

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a bill March 19 that makes it harder for dental procedures to be denied once they are proven medically necessary.Read more

June JADA finds more research needed into musculoskeletal care for dental professionals

On May 24, 2019

Research into the effectiveness of preventive and rehabilitative care for musculoskeletal disorders in oral health care professionals is limited, according to a systematic review published in the June issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.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
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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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