Programs for Residents, Students and Educators
Connecting residents and educators with a lifetime of opportunities.
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 help your students and residents succeed.
We’re here for residents from the earliest explorations of orthodontics, helping them connect with programs that meet their needs, and then supporting their studies and even continuing education throughout their careers.
Connect with educators who are advancing the specialty and paving the way of the future.
Connecting students and 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.
My AAO Education
Your portal to continuing education.
Society of Educators
Gather, share information, and learn from orthodontic educators across the U.S. and Canada.
Research Awards, Grants, and Fellowships
Find valuable options and recognition support for educators and researchers.
Accredited Orthodontic Programs
Our list of accredited orthodontic programs guides residents on their path to success.
On-Demand CE Catalog
Access the full catalog of ADA CERP CE with over 500 hours of CE on staff and clinical topics, as well as the popular Business of Orthodontics series.
Find the orthodontic career path that fits your needs and goals.
Meetings and Events
Expand your knowledge and connect with colleagues at the Annual Session and Winter Meetings.
Missed an AAO event? Browse our catalog of conferences, available in online and USB formats.
Earn 3 CE credits per journal with convenient online tests.
Track and manage CE, certificates, and transcripts.
Partners In Research
Complete your orthodontic residency program with research surveys through the AAO.
Orthodontic Residency Program Presentations
Learn about the presentations the AAO has available for orthodontic residency programs.
Complimentary CE Passport for resident members.
Residents receive complimentary CE Passport access when they join the AAO. This 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.
DDS, MS, ’09 AAO
FFT Fellow, Chair and Graduate
The AAO awards over $240,000 in academic fellowships each year to residents pursuing a career in orthodontic education.
ABOUT OUR AAO CE
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
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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 www.ada.org/en/ccepr/ada-cerp-recognition.