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The right educational resources at the right time can make all the difference.

That’s why we’re committed to connecting orthodontic educators across the U.S. and Canada. We deliver the content, programs, and resources you need to succeed.

We’re here for residents from the earliest explorations of orthodontics, helping them connect with programs that meet their needs, supporting their studies and providing continuing education throughout their careers.

Empowering educators.

Connect with educators who are advancing the specialty and paving the way of the future.

Connecting residents.

Find educational resources for your residency and every stage of your career.


Join a community of like-minded professionals through a lifetime of learning.

Complimentary CE Passport for resident members.

Residents receive complimentary CE Passport access when they join the AAO. The passport unlocks the AAO live webinar series and grants members unlimited access to over 500 hours of evidence-based practice management, clinical, financial, and career transition content.

Residents: See how the AAO can help you get started on the right foot.

Join the AAO today and start accessing your member benefits right away.

“As a 2009 AAO FFT fellowship recipient, I obtained invaluable exposure to teaching and research fundamentals that allowed me to successfully navigate the early years of my career with confidence.”
Dr. Kelton Stewart,
DDS, MS, ’09 AAO
FFT Fellow, Chair and Graduate
Program Director
Supporting future educators.

The AAO awards over $240,000 in academic fellowships each year to residents pursuing a career in orthodontic education.

Expiration Date of AAO Online Lectures
Online lectures are reviewed every three years to determine their re-release. Online lectures were reviewed in December 2020 and are valid until December 2023.

Disclosure of Financial and/or Beneficial Interest
Presenters who have a financial and/or beneficial interest in any product or service related to their presentation are noted and the disclosure listed.

Technical Support for AAO Live-webinars and Online Lectures
If you have any technical problems please contact Digitell Support at: Email support at [email protected] or Phone Support: (9am – 5pm EST Monday – Friday) Toll Free: 877.796.1325  International: 1.716.664.2041

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

The American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. American Association of Orthodontists designates for all CE activities, 0.25 credit hours will be awarded for each 15 minutes of activity time unless otherwise noted. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at