The AAO Donated Orthodontic Services Program (DOS) serves qualified patients who cannot afford the orthodontic care they need and want. Ann Sebaugh, staff liaison to the DOS Charitable Board of Directors, talks with host Pam Paladin about the program, which has launched its first provider recruitment drive.
Length: 7 minutes
In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss the existence of a gray market for orthodontic appliances, and potential implications if these products are used.
In Segment 2, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-NM, a co-sponsor of the RAISE Health Benefits Act, HR 1185, provides an update on the bill's status, and explains what AAO members can do to support its passage.
Length: 20 minutes
In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss guidance developed by the Federal Trade Commission relative to supervising state regulatory boards, including dental boards.
Segment 2 features advice from Dillard regarding AAO members’ contracts with vendors.
Dr. John Callahan, who recently joined the AAO Board of Trustees as the representative from NESO, is introduced in Segment 3. He speaks to the many ways the AAO is helping members at all stages of their careers through numerous services geared to members’ professional success.
Dr. John Callahan, AAO Trustee, discusses a new program designed to facilitate stronger communications with members “AAO Working For You” with Pam Paladin. Contact Dr. Callahan via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/aaotrusteecallahan
In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss the importance of selecting an attorney for your practice and how to find one.
In Segment 2, Dillard provides guidance on how to manage a belligerent patient or parent, and advice for dealing with a patient is trying to tell you what you should do in treatment.
In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss social media and online reputation management.
In Segment 2, Kevin O’Neill from Squire Patton Boggs, provides updates on the repeal of the Medical Device Tax and the RAISE Act.
Length: 26 minutes
In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss the U.S. Truth in Lending Act and how it applies to orthodontic practices.
In Segment 2, Dr. Gary Baughman, Speaker of the House of Delegates, discusses the upcoming meeting in San Francisco.