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Ethics Resources

Ensuring ethical practices to protect the specialty.

At the foundation of what you do as an orthodontist lies your understanding, ability, and commitment to practice with the highest levels of honesty and integrity. Led by the AAO’s Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct, the resources on this page will help you make sound ethical decisions in your daily interactions with patients, colleagues, and third parties.

Ethics resources from the AAO.

Get trusted ethical guidance from the AAO’s Principles of Ethics and resources
from other respected dental organizations.

Ethics, litigation, and legislation guidance from the AJO-DO.

As the world’s foremost orthodontic resource, the AJO-DO features up-to-date information on the legal and ethical issues you face daily.