For New Orthodontists
By your side, at every stage of your career.
As a new orthodontist, you are not only the future, but the present, of the orthodontic specialty. The AAO was created by people just like you, for people just like you, to help you be at your best every step of the way. We’ve built a community of like-minded professionals who deliver the resources you need to build a successful career, and deliver the best patient care.Join the AAO
The AAO provides a robust Career Center to help you get started on the right foot. From finding your first practice opportunity to plotting your lifelong career path, we have the resources you need to meet your goals.
Your lifetime of learning is in full swing – and the AAO is here to help. The practice of orthodontics involves so much more than patient care, of course. Your AAO membership gives you exclusive access to low-cost live and recorded webinars on clinical and practice management topics, as well as the complimentary Business of Orthodontic series.
Running your own practice, especially early in your career, can be a challenge. The AAO delivers the resources you need to conquer those challenges early on. From the legal forms and guidance you need, to tools and resources you can use to promote and grow your practice, we’re right there with you.
Celebrate your profession with peers, learn from prestigious speakers and view the latest in clinical and practice innovations. The AAO Annual Session boasts special events and amenities for new orthodontists, including the New Orthodontist and Resident Conference, Orthodontic Career Fair, and New Orthodontist and Resident Lounge. AAO members receive the lowest rates on all AAO events.