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Protecting the health and safety of orthodontic patients.

Many of your patients have likely asked about direct-to-consumer orthodontic treatments. Often, these treatments are performed without in-person evaluation or observation, and we believe this can lead to serious oral health complications.

This page details our efforts to bring new oversight to direct-to-consumer orthodontics.

Help the AAO Gather Data about Cases Involving Mail-Order Orthodontics

The AAO encourages members treating patients who were customers of mail-order orthodontics companies to complete the new Prior Mail-Order Orthodontic Customer Form.

Consumer Alert: Questions for your patients to consider when they are researching DTC orthodontic providers.