The mission of the AAO Foundation is to advance the orthodontic specialty by supporting quality education and research that leads to excellence in patient care, and by promoting orthodontic charitable giving.
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LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT: I am delighted to report the AAOF had a remarkably creative and constructive year in 2021. Among many other priorities, the focus remained fundraising. Our frequently circulated communications and messages made a difference. Many donors were inspired to donate.
2021-2022 AAOF BOARD OF DIRECTORS President, MASO Director
Jeffrey S. Genecov, DDS, MSD
President-Elect Public Director #2
Lili Horton, DMD, MS
Also significant is the generosity of the Graber Family Foundation. They are steadfast in their giving contributions. We were proud to present them with the 2021 Eugene and Pauline Blair Distinguished Service Award. The Foundation hopes all orthodontists, one day, will want to be the like the Graber family, and help to secure their future in comfort and abundance.
Lynne Thomas Gordon
James G. Klarsch, DDS, MSD
Our Awards Program continues to support quality education and research and this year alone granted over $750,000 to worthy applicants to support their projects. Also, a new Orthodontic Faculty Development Fellowship Award (OFDFA) was established and named in honor of Dr. James Vaden in 2021. Over the years, many scientists will benefit from it to advance the science and technology of orthodontics.
David J. Angus, DMD
Most notably, we were pleased by Align Technology’s commitment to better the future of orthodontics with a $1 million pledge. It will affect the potential for AAOF for several years to come.
The Foundation continued its support for the GORP meeting, which was held in person for residents, in St. Louis, Missouri. The residents were able to physically visit and explore the Association that serves them. The Foundation will also continue to sponsor residents to attend the AAO Annual Session in Miami in 2022 through the Dr. Fred A. Garrett Resident Education Program.
Orhan C.Tuncay, DMD
Secretary-Treasurer AAO Ex-Officio
Benjamin Anders, DDS Resident Director NESO Director
PCSO Director MSO Director National Vanguard Society Chair
Kristen Lowe, DDS, MS RMSO Director
Ryan Moynihan Public Director #1
Mark E. Berkman, DDS, MS
Eric R. Nease, DDS, MSD
National Endowment Campaign Chair
Robert James Bray, DDS, MS National Planned Giving Chair
Wanda I. Claro, DDS, MS
Throughout the year, the AAO was intimately involved with the Foundation with their wisdom, support, eagerness, and help. Those who are in leadership for AAO deserve our gratitude.
SAO Director, PARC Liaison
As gratitude goes, the Foundation now houses two very important entities: Donated Orthodontic Services (DOS) and the Disaster Relief program. Hurricane “IDA” created much havoc in the practices of several orthodontists, to which the Foundation provided funds to help repair the damages.
Michael G. Durbin, DDS, MS
Frank Quinn Public Director #3 Samim Taraji, DMD Resident Director
A significant leader in orthodontics and former Chair of PARC, Dr. Laura Iwasaki, received the 2021 Louise and Joseph Jarabak Award for her distinguished contributions to education and science in orthodontics. On her watch, the quality of science and clinical orthodontic research has risen to make a difference. We congratulate her, as we are very grateful to her. If you want to further your commitment to the AAOF, join me and the AAOF Board of Directors by joining the century club. A monthly contribution is the easiest and least burdensome means to make a donation: https://www.aaofoundation.net/ways-to-give/join-century-club--monthly-giving
ORHAN C. TUNCAY, DMD FELLOW, COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS OF PHILADELPHIA AAOF BOARD PRESIDENT
Jackie Bode (staff), Mindy Copp (staff), Wanda Claro, Saran Huja (PARC Chair), Benjamin Anders, Samim Taraji, Ryan Moynihan, Orhan Tuncay, David Angus, Mark Berkman, Michael Durbin, Lili Horton, Lynne Thomas Gordon, Christine Nguyen (incoming resident director 2022), James Klarsch, Chris Bentson Not Pictured: Robert Bray, Jeffrey Genecov, Kristen Lowe, Eric Nease and Frank Quinn
CORPORATE PARTNERS AS OF DECEMBER 2021 PLATINUM CORPORATE PARTNER
AAOF PLEDGE PRESS RELEASE TEMPE, Ariz., December 21, 2021 -- Align Technology, Inc. (“Align”) (Nasdaq: ALGN) a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and sells the Invisalign system of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry today announced a $1 million
donation to the American Association of Orthodontics Foundation (AAOF), the charitable arm of the American Association of Orthodontists. The donation will be delivered in installments over five years beginning in December 2021.
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$1,000,000 Align Technology American Orthodontics Corporation
GOLD CORPORATE PARTNERS $500,000 3M Oral Care Dentsply GAC Ormco Corporation TP Orthodontics, Inc.
FOUNDERS $100,000 Great Lakes Dental Technologies OCA Ortho Technology, Inc. FELLOWS $50,000 AAO Services, Inc. DynaFlex Reliance Orthodontic Products, Inc.
$25,000 Carestream Dental Dentaurum Dolphin Imaging & Management Solutions Forestadent USA G & H Wire Company Henry Schein Cares Foundation Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Company, Inc. Intrado Interactive Services Corporation
Ortho2 - Ortho Computer Systems, Inc. O.S.E. Co., Inc. Philips Sonicare Specialty Appliances Tru-Tain Orthodontics Charlene White Roth Williams Center for Functional Occlusion, Inc. Ziegler Practice Transitions, Ltd Zuelke & Associates, Inc.
$20,000 Boyd Industries, Inc.
$15,000 Allesee Ortho Appliances/AOA Lab Lancer Orthodontics, Inc. Matlack/Van Every Design Inc. PATRONS $10,000 Class One Orthodontics Inc. Dexta Corporation DOME, Inc. Joan Garbo Consulting MASEL Ortho Organizers, Inc. Ross Orthodontic Venture Six, Inc.
CORPORATE PARTNERS CONTINUED SUPPORTERS $5,000 Acuscape International, Inc. Beck Instrument - E.A. Beck & Co. Bentson Clark & Copple,LLC Debbie Best, Consulting Network Byrne Consulting GC America, Inc. Hummingbird Associates Interplak By Conair Lang Dental Mfg. Co., Inc. Lending Club Patient Solutions LeoneAmerica Dental Products, Inc. Neon Canvas Oasys Practice, LLC OREC Professional Marketing Systems, Inc.
Ortho Arch Company OrthoVOICE OSCAR, Inc. PAR Orthodontic Laboratory, Inc. Quick Ceph Systems Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc. Rosen & Associates, LLP Sesame Communications SmileSnap Summit Orthodontic Services, Inc. TopsOrtho UBS Financial Services US Orthodontic Products The Wehmer Corporation WildSmiles Braces
“ We are proud to be a long-time partner of the AAOF and support orthodontic education and research programs that will benefit orthodontic treatment and support orthodontists across all stages of their careers.” – SIMON BEARD Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Americas, Align Technology
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DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
EUGENE AND PAULINE BLAIR, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTISTS FOUNDATION This award is presented to a person, group or organization who has made exceptional contributions to the furtherance of the mission and goals of the Foundation. We proudly present the 2021 Blair Award to: The Graber Family Foundation for their dedication and commitment to the AAOF.
THE GRABER FAMILY FOUNDATION has made exceptional contributions to the furtherance of the mission and goals of the Foundation. An excerpt from the nomination, “Dr. Lee Graber, his father Tom and his daughter Katie, three generations of orthodontists that live the mission of the AAOF by their generous support of quality education and years of personal research and textbook publications and articles for the AJO-DO that have led to advancing excellence in patient care and orthodontic treatments.”
2021 Eugene and Pauline Blair, American Association of Orthodontists Foundation Distinguished Service Award recipient The Graber Family Foundation
Dr. Lee Graber has received many awards and honors. To name a few, the Albert H. Ketcham Memorial Award (Highest Award of the American Board of Orthodontics for contributions to orthodontics) 2012, the Illinois Society of Orthodontists Merit Award
2014, the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Academic Honorary and the AAO Award of Special Merit. He has contributed to multiple scientific journal articles, textbook chapters and is co-author and editor of Orthodontics: Current Principles and Techniques, a widely used graduate orthodontic textbook. Having been originally authored by his father, the text is now in its 6th edition. Dr. Katie Graber was featured in “What Dentists Tell Their Friends” Redbook, January 2015 and “People Keep Telling Me Braces Are Awful. Are They Right?” Girls’ Life, June 2013. We are honored to extend The Eugene and Pauline Blair Distinguished Service Award to The Graber Family Foundation for their support of the AAO Foundation’s mission.
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Awards PROGRAM • 16 Biomedical Research Awards
• 9 Orthodontic Faculty Development Fellowship Awards (OFDFA) • 8 Research Aid Awards • Maintenance of Craniofacial Growth Legacy Collection Project Website $50,000 • Awarded Amount total $771,171 8 | YEAR IN REVIEW 2021
2021 AWARDS PROGRAM BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AWARDS (BRA) • Carlos Flores-Mir, University of Alberta – B.F. Dewel Memorial Biomedical Research Award • Thikriat Al-Jewair, University of Buffalo • Phimon Atsawasuwan, University of Illinois, Chicago • Carlos Flores-Mir, University of Alberta • Sylvia Frazier-Bowers and Laura Jacox, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill – Robert L. Boyd Biomedical Research Award • Christine Hong, University of California, San Francisco – Robert James Bray Biomedical Research Award • Saran Huja, Medical University of South Carolina – Fred F. Schudy Memorial Research Award • F. Kurtis Kasper, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston • Negin Katebi, Harvard School of Dental Medicine • Chung How Kau, University of Alabama • Jae Hyun Park, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health • Rishma Shah, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill – Graber Family Biomedical Research and Teaching Award • Kyungsup Shin, University of Iowa – Burstone-Indiana Biomechanics Award • Karthikeyan Subramani, Roseman University • Shankar Rengasamy Venugopalan, University of Iowa – The Fred and Dianne Garrett Biomedical Research Award • Sumit Yadav, University of Connecticut
ORTHODONTIC FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS (OFDFA)
• Tarek ElShebiny, Case Western Reserve University – James A. McNamara Orthodontic Faculty Fellowship Award • Chenshuang Li, University of Pennsylvania – Orhan C. Tuncay Teaching Fellowship Award • Kathryn Preston, University of California, Los Angeles – Eugene E. West Memorial Fellowship Award • Flavio Sanchez, University of Illinois – Chicago – Robert E. Gaylord Teaching Fellowship Award • Meenakshi Vishwanath, University of Nebraska Medical Center – T.M. Graber Teaching Fellowship Award • Bingshuang Zou, University of British Columbia – Robert E. Binder Teaching Fellowship Award
RESEARCH AID AWARDS (RAA) • Pheba Abraham, University of Illinois, Chicago – Charles J. Burstone Research Aid Award • Katelyn Cass & Allen Rapolla, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill • Kimberly Fluger, University of Buffalo • Karen Homsi, University of Illinois, Chicago – Charles J. Burstone Research Aid Award • Ryan Kearney, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill • Grace Lee, University of Pennsylvania – Charles J. Burstone Research Aid Award • Puttipong Sripinun, University of Pennsylvania • Ke Wang, University of Connecticut – Charles J. Burstone Research Aid Award
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AWARDS HISTORY Since 1994, the AAOF Awards Program has contributed the following to orthodontic education and research.
1994 - $108,945 1995 - $221,208 1996 - $275,695 1997 - $396,785 1998 - $396,460
FUNDED IN AWARDS SINCE 1994
1999 - $562,578 2000 - $624,950 2001 - $723,660 2002 - $469,419 2003 - $122,000
2004 - $295,347 2005 - $337,231 2006 - $652,978 2007 - $712,800 2008 - $594,911
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RESEARCH AWARDS SUPPORTED
FELLOWSHIP AWARDS SUPPORTED
PUBLISHED ARTICLES & ABSTRACTS
2009 - $120,000 2010 - $150,000 2011 - $980,000 2012 - $540,000 2013 - $605,000
2014 - $470,000 2015 - $687,000 2016 - $800,830 2017 - $676,774 2018 - $786,712
2019 - $774,738 2020 - $721,629 2021 - $771,171
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“ It is our duty as professionals to give back, and I can think of no better charity than the AAOF, which supports orthodontic education programs and orthodontic research. It is with greatest pride that our office has committed to donating $50,000 to the AAOF. I encourage every orthodontist to make a donation no matter the amount. Our success as orthodontists is dependent on the success of the AAOF.” – NEAL D. KRAVITZ, DMD, MS Waldorf Orthodontics White Plains, MD
PLANNING AND AWARDS REVIEW COMMITTEE (PARC)
Members of the Planning and Awards Review Committee (PARC) and staff at the January 2020 meeting are shown L/R Front Row: Jackie Bode (Executive Director, AAOF); Sunil Wadhwa (NESO/NY); Sarandeep Huja (SAO/SC – Chair); Laura Iwasaki (PCSO/OR) – Former Chair; Veerasathpurush Allareddy (MSO/IL); Sylvia Frazier-Bowers (SAO/NC – Vice Chair); Cheryl Young (AAOF Staff – Secretary) and L/R Back Row: Wanda Claro (SAO/TN – AAOF Board Liaison); Peter Buschang (SWSO/TX); Martin Palomo (GLAO/OH); Eric Ting (PCSO/CA); Wellington Rody (NESO/NY); James Klarsch (MSO/MO – AAOF Board); Mindy Copp (AAOF Staff); Lili Horton (PCSO/HI) *2021 meeting was held virtually, no photo available.
While keeping the ultimate fiduciary responsibility of the Awards Program, the Foundation Board has delegated to the Planning and Awards Review Committee (PARC) the responsibility of reviewing the various applications and recommending which are to be funded. In addition, the committee is responsible for making recommendations about any alterations in the Foundation’s Awards Program. PARC is composed of nine voting members and one nonvoting member: Voting members of PARC are selected by the AAOF Board of Directors from recommendations originating from the AAO Board of Trustees; through the AAO Council on Education (COE) and AAO Council on Scientific Affairs (COSA), PARC and from the AAOF Board itself. Individuals recommended by either council and nominated by the AAO BOT need not be members of either council. Typically, PARC members serve a maximum of two three-year terms. The Chair and Vice Chair of PARC are both determined by the AAOF BOD. The member of PARC, who is designated the AAOF Board Liaison to PARC, is selected by the AAOF BOD from among Foundation Directors.
PARC membership for 2020–2021 Sarandeep S. Huja DDS, Chair (SAO/SC) Sylvia Frazier-Bowers, DDS, PhD, Vice Chair (SAO/NC) Peter Buschang PhD (SWSO/TX) Christine Hong, DMD, MS (PCSO/CA) J. Martin Palomo DDS, MSD (GLAO/OH) Wellington Rody DDS (NESO/NY) Eric Kang Ting DMD (PCSO/CA) Sunil Wadhwa DDS, PhD (NESO/NY) Wanda Claro DDS, MS, Board Liaison (SAO/TN) Veerasathpurush Allareddy BDS, MBA, MHA, MMSc, PhD (MSO/IL)
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AWARD WINNER SPOTLIGHT
2021 Graber Family Biomedical Research and Teaching Award The Application of Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound (LIPUS) in Dentofacial Deformity In the United States, it is estimated that 5% of the population (16.5 million) present with moderate-severe dentofacial deformities that require surgical intervention of the hard and, occasionally, the soft tissues to restore dentofacial balance and function. The estimated cost of combined orthodontic treatment and orthognathic surgery ranges from $20,000-$40,000 per case. Possible complications of surgery include nerve damage, infection, relapse, and poor aesthetic and functional outcomes; the associated financial burden amounts to millions of dollars. There is a need to develop therapies for the prevention of dentofacial deformity and, in the case of corrective procedures, improve outcomes in all cases. Our long-term goal is to develop innovative therapies for dentofacial deformities. The evidence suggests a role of the masticatory muscles in dentofacial deformity. There is an urgent need to better understand this role in order to identify potential preventative interventions. In addition, understanding factors that promote muscle adaptation and regeneration are of relevance to stability and faster recovery following surgical correction.
“ I am grateful to the Foundation for the award of this funding. The generation of preliminary data from this project funded by the Foundation will support future funding applications to the NIH/NIDCR. As a tenuretrack Assistant Professor, the award of research funding from institutions, such as the NIH/NIDCR, will be important for advancing my career as a clinician scientisteducator in the field of orthodontics.” – RISHMA SHAW, BDS, MS, PhD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) has been demonstrated as a noninvasive physical stimulus for numerous therapeutic applications. An extensive literature search has revealed the absence of studies on the effects of LIPUS on the craniofacial skeletal musculature. We propose to study the role of LIPUS in skeletal muscle regeneration and adaptation in vitro, and understand its potential as a therapeutic agent in dentofacial deformity. Our hypothesis is that successful and faster skeletal muscle regeneration and adaptation is dependent on the application of LIPUS. The following specific aims will answer our hypothesis: Aim 1 - Modification of our current tissue bioreactors and optimization of LIPUS parameters; Aim 2 - Investigation into the in vitro effects of LIPUS on skeletal muscle regeneration and adaptation. To read the complete summary, visit https://www.aaofoundation.net/awards-program/about-the-aaof-awards-program
RISHMA SHAW, BDS, MS, PhD Benefit to Orthodontic Education Orthodontists have in-depth knowledge of growth and development of the dentofacial complex. Studies have demonstrated the role of the muscles of mastication in dentofacial deformity. Our proposal to investigate the effects of LIPUS on craniofacial skeletal muscle is timely, novel and innovative. There is the potential to generate new knowledge on the effects of LIPUS on the soft tissues of the dentofacial region, and how this may be utilized in the development of future therapies for our patients. 12 | YEAR IN REVIEW 2021
AWARD WINNER SPOTLIGHT 2021 Charles J. Burstone Research Aid Award Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to major increase in unemployment and has downstream effects on poverty, food insecurity and poor health outcomes. The objective of the proposed study is to conduct a survey to comprehend how COVID-19 and the related economic recession are impacting people’s diets and oral health. The survey consists of three parts. The first part address questions about themselves. The second part questions about experience from pre- and post- the initiation of the pandemic in the US. A follow up questionnaire will be given to orthodontic patients. The follow up survey will focus on accessibility of orthodontic care, economic barriers to proceed with the already started orthodontic treatment and also the ability to maintain oral hygiene and healthy diet while during orthodontic care in the midst of this pandemic. “ The funding provided by the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation is essential for the recruitment of subjects for the follow-up survey. Support by the AAOF will also be crucial in the development and further exploration of my research interests. My quest for knowledge, understanding, and answers will be applicable to a future career in academic and clinical practice.” – PHEBA ABRAHAM, DMD, MS University of Illinois, Chicago
The result from the proposed study will shed a light on the drastic increase in food insecurity and economic instability in the United States as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. To read the complete summary, visit https://www.aaofoundation.net/awards-program/about-the-aaof-awards-program
PHEBA ABRAHAM, DMD, MS Benefit to Orthodontic Education Dr. Abraham seeks to gain a better understanding of how this crisis is affecting orthodontic patients. It is important to collect data on both access to care and changes in diet, as declines in quality of either or both are likely to portend future increased oral health and orthodontic needs among patients.
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NAMED AWARDS Biomedical Research Award (BRA)
Orthodontic Faculty Development Fellowship Award (OFDFA)
•B .F. Dewel Memorial Biomedical Research Award*
• Willie and Earl Shepard Fellowship Award*
•R obert L. Boyd Biomedical Research Award
• Robert E. Binder Teaching Fellowship Award
•R obert James Bray Biomedical Research Award
• Robert E. Gaylord Teaching Fellowship Award
• Burstone-Indiana Biomechanics Award**
• Anthony A. Gianelly Teaching Fellowship Award
• Graber Family Biomedical Research and Teaching Award***
• T.M. Graber Teaching Fellowship Award
• Fred F. Schudy Memorial Research Award
• Michael Matlof Memorial Teaching Fellowship Award
• The Fred and Dianne Garrett Biomedical Research Award
• Robert M. Ricketts Sunflower Orthodontics Fellowship Award
Corporate Center Award • GAC International Corporate Center Award • Ormco/”A” Company Corporate Center Award • 3M Unitek Corporate Center Award • Align Technology, Inc. Corporate Center Award • American Orthodontics Corporate Center Award • T.P. Orthodontics Corporate Center Award
•S ubtelny, Baker, Eastman Teaching Fellowship Award • Orhan C. Tuncay Teaching Fellowship Award • Eugene E. West Memorial Fellowship Award • Albert P. Westfall Memorial Teaching Fellowship Award • James A. McNamara Orthodontic Faculty Fellowship Award • James L. Vaden Teaching Fellowship Award
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (PFA) CONTACT AAO FOUNDATION to learn how to name an award!
• Martin “Bud” Schulman Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
Research Aid Award • Charles J. Burstone Research Aid Award * Designation given to the most meritorious proposal within each Award Category ** Successful applicant of the award each year designated as a Burstone Fellow in Biomechanics ***A preference for Junior Faculty
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AUXILIARY DONATIONS FOR ORTHODONTIC RESEARCH AND EDUCATION (ADORE)
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Auxiliary Donations for Orthodontic Research and Education (ADORE) was created to offer opportunities to orthodontic team members to join the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation in their mission to advance the specialty by supporting quality education and research that leads to excellence in patient care. Members of ADORE receive special benefits, communication, and recognition from American Association of Orthodontists Foundation for their commitment.
“ I give to the AAOF because I think it’s the best profession on the planet and I want to be sure that it continues into the future long after I’m gone.”
COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Brenda Ashwell
– J OAN GARBO ADORE Committee
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KEYSTONE SOCIETY AS OF DECEMBER 2021 Individuals who have made a commitment in advance to leave a lasting legacy by including AAOF as a beneficiary in his/her final wishes (will, life insurance, estate, etc.) are considered members of the Foundation’s Keystone Society. https://www.aaofoundation.net/news/keystone-society
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LET’S BE FRIENDS! “ Every morning I wake up and say to myself ‘Cool, I get to be an orthodontist!’ No other profession comes even close to the rewards that we receive every day. I feel a tremendous sense of gratitude for the blessings I have received, and in turn I feel a deep sense of responsibility to give back to ensure our beloved orthodontic profession stays strong for the next generation…which includes my son Mikey, a first-year resident in the Texas A&M/ Baylor orthodontic department! Please join me in adding the Keystone Society to your estate plans. It is the right thing to do!” – THOMAS M. STARK, DDS, MSD Stark Smiles University of Iowa
Follow AAOF in social media and help us spread the word. AAOFoundation @aaofevp @aaorthofoundation VISIT OUR WEBSITE: www.aaofoundation.net Get the latest updates on what we’re up to by subscribing to our eNewsletter, The Wire: mail.aaofoundation.net/k/Kcc/ aaof_email_sign_up
“ I decided to become a Keystone member as I believe in the AAOF and its mission. I can never repay the researchers and leaders that have gone before me who laid the groundwork for this great orthodontic profession. Donating to the foundation is a small way to give back and to help the orthodontists of the future.” – MARK L. DAKE, DDS, MSD, CHIEF CLINICAL OFFICER Chief Clinical Officer Rock Dental Brands
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AAOF CRANIOFACIAL GROWTH LEGACY COLLECTION The AAO Foundation Craniofacial Growth Legacy Collections Project is available on a complimentary basis to whomever would wish access to this valuable resource of untreated cases. However, this costs and the AAO Foundation, the owners of the collection, $50,000 annually to maintain this site. Consequently, we are asking you to help fund its continued existence. Please donate now to help preserve this important legacy of orthodontics. We thank you in advance for your support. https://www.aaoflegacycollection.org/aaof_home.html
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LEGACY COLLECTION STATUS
ABOUT THE COLLECTION With support from the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF), nine of the eleven known collections of longitudinal craniofacial growth records in the United States and Canada have joined together to create this web site and its underlying numerical database. Our purpose is to make representative materials from the participating collections available for viewing and further investigation by clinicians, craniofacial investigators, students of human growth, and interested members of the public. These collections represent the work of hundreds of investigators. They have been gathered, cataloged, and studied over a period of more than seventy-five years. The contributing collections have produced most of the information that is available in the contemporary orthodontic literature on longitudinal craniofacial growth in untreated children. Now, by merging data
from the several collections, we hope to make possible further collaborative studies that will enrich and refine our knowledge of craniofacial growth in untreated children and adolescents. Presently available on the site are more than 13,000 digital images including 8,700 lateral cephalograms and over 3,000 frontal (PA) cephalograms generated at different ages from 704 cases, gathered from 9 different collections. Summary statistics on case distribution by sex/ gender, age and Angle Class may be found by clicking on “ Statistics” in the About menu. This entire site is a continually developing resource for orthodontic teaching and research. Its primary role is to serve as a repository for longitudinal records of all types with sufficient numerical documentation to facilitate useful search and querying.
VISIT OUR WEBSITE: https://www.aaoflegacycollection.org/ aaof_home.html •Y ear 4 of the Five Year Ongoing Support is complete - thank you AAOF! • T he collection now has a total of 842 subjects •A dditional website usage statistical analysis has been added •W ebsite and database are stable, and software is being updated as new versions become available •R equests are being filled on a routine basis • New 3D Study Casts are being added
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CENTURY CLUB MEMBERS AS OF DECEMBER 2021
CUMULATIVE GIVERS AS OF DECEMBER 2021
The Century Club option is an open-ended, ongoing commitment of a minimum of $100 per month, either by bank authorization or credit card.
The AAO Foundation Board of Directors wishes to express appreciation and gratitude to those who have completed contributions at the $25,000 level or higher. For a full list of pledges, please visit the AAO Foundation website page www.aaofoundation.net/ways-to-give/cont-commto-specialty.
Dr. Brian Amy Dr. Mariela Anderson Dr. Rolf G. Behrents Dr. Breck S. Brewer Dr. Kevin Michael Cassidy Dr. Allen Chance Dr. David T. Copus Dr. Jacob E. DaBell Dr. Joseph Y. de Jesus Dr. J. Kendall Dillehay Dr. Tim Donald Dumore Dr. Alison Fallgatter Dr. Michael J. Foy Dr. Fred A. Garrett Dr. David C. Gehring Dr. Maggie Kerper Grissom Dr. Zane K. Haider Dr. Nathan R. Hamman Dr. Heesoo Oh Dr. Lili Horton Dr. Dean Johnson Dr. Charles A. Lindsey Dr. Liliana Mejia Mr. Ryan Moynihan Dr. Eric R. Nease Dr. Randall P. Rigsby Dr. Richard J. Risinger Dr. Thomas M. Stark Dr. Charles M. Taylor Dr. Luis A. Toro, Jr. Dr. Orhan C. Tuncay Dr. Charles K. Wear Dr. Richard A. Williams 22 | YEAR IN REVIEW 2021
$1,000,000 and above
Align Technology, Inc.
AAO Services, Inc. California Assn of Orthodontists Donated Orthodontic Services Dr. Kevin Horner Dr. Ron Redmond Dr. Kolman P. Apt Dr. Richard L. Bridgham Dr. Jeffrey A. Bunkers Dr. Robert P. Campbell Dr. C. Lynn Davis Dr. Harry L. Dougherty, Jr. Dr. Terry L. Duncan
$500,000 - $1,000,000 American Orthodontics GAC International 3M
$100,000 - $499,999 American Association of Orthodontists Dr. Eugene S. Blair Dr. Charles J. Burstone Foundation Dr. W. Kelley Carr Dr. Patrick M. Dreiling Dr. Earl Shepard Estate Dr. Joseph W. Gray Dr. Gregg G. Hipple Estate of Dr. Eugene Blair Estate of Jane Kirkland Bedell Graber Family Foundation Great Lakes Dental Technologies Mr. Leo A. Dohn Northeastern Society Of Orthodontists OCA ORMCO Schulman Group Thomas M. Prescott TP Orthodontics, Inc.
Dr. Randy K. Ellis Dr. Robert W. Fry Dr. Fred A. Garrett Dr. Philip F.M. Gilley, Jr. Dr. James E. Gjerset Dr. T. M. Graber Dr. Lee W. Graber Dr. Stephen R. Haught Dr. Lili K. Horton Dr. Brent E. Larson Dr. L. Donald Mayer Dr. Steven J. Moravec Dr. Robert T. Morrison Dr. Robert S. Olson, Jr. Dr. John K. Pershing, Jr.
CUMULATIVE GIVERS CONTINUED Dr. Robert N. Pickron
Dr. Michael Ellis
Dr. R.G. (Wick) Alexander
Dr. J. Anthony Quinn Dr. John N. Reichheld Dr. Stephen C. Roehm Dr. David M. Sarver Dr. Robert P. Scholz Dr. Frederic C. Sterritt Dr. Donald J. Thompson Estate of Dante DeAngelo Estate of Dr. Paul Jorgensen Great Lakes Association Of Orthodontists Middle Atlantic Society Of Orthodontists Mr. Scott Huge Mr. Arlen J. Hurt Ortho Technology Pacific Coast Society Of Orthodontists Reliance Orthodontic Products, Inc. Southwestern Society Of Orthodontists
Dr. Gregg Frey Dr. Gayle Glenn Dr. Monica Goldenberg Dr. Tucker Haltom Dr. Chester Hurst Dr. James Karpac Dr. Robert Kennemer Dr. Lisa King Dr. Michael Klepacki Dr. Idalia Lastra Dr. Stephen Litton Dr. Barkley Low Dr. Nahid Maleki Dr. Joel Martinez Dr. Liliana Mejia Dr. Carolyn Melita Dr. Norman Nagel Dr. Hilary Nieberg-Baskin Dr. Reagon Noble Dr. Juliana Panchura Dr. Rebecca Poling Dr. Mario Polo Dr. Anthony Puntillo Dr. Richard Resler Dr. Kristine West Dr. Terrie Yoshikane
Dr. C. Moody Alexander Dr. Timothy J. Alford Dr. Michael C. Alpern Dr. Lisa A. Alvetro Dr. David J. Angus Dr. Damon De Arment Dr. James J. Awbrey, IV Dr. Dean W. Baesel Dr. Kathleen M. Bales Dr. Thomas R. Bales Dr. Mary K. Barkley Dr. Nicholas D. Barone Dr. Jeffrey A. Bassin Dr. Paul J. Batastini Dr. Peter F. Bayer Dr. Mark F. Bellard Dr. Stephen J. Belli Dr. Ronald M. Bellohusen Dr. Greg R. Bennett Dr. Allen N. Benning Dr. Brian H. Bergh Dr. Samuel S. Berro Dr. Karl L. Bierdeman Dr. Keith Allan Blalock Dr. Michael A. Blau Dr. Jimmy C. Boley
Dr. Emeline B. Abay Dr. David O. Adame Dr. Thomas L. Ahman Dr. Robert (Tito) Alan Norris Dr. Richard H. Albright, Jr.
Dr. Barry E. Booth Dr. Jason R. Bourne Dr. Steven Jay Bowman Dr. Robert L. Boyd Dr. Richard W. Boyd, Jr.
$25,000-$49,999 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Ortho Alumni Carestream Dental Dentaurum Dolphin Imaging/Patterson Dental Dr. Michael Bernard Dr. Paul Bonham Dr. Normand Boucher Dr. Paul Carpinello Dr. Clark Colville Dr. Paul Damon Dr. Henry DiLorenzo
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CUMULATIVE GIVERS CONTINUED Dr. Eugene C. Brown, Jr.
Dr. Lisa M. Davis
Dr. Wayne H. Garrett
Dr. Clark C. Browne Dr. William A. Buhner Dr. Donald R. Burkhardt Dr. Harry I. Bussa, Jr. Dr. John F. Buzzatto Dr. John D. Callahan Dr. Robert B. Campbell Dr. R. Paul Campbell Dr. Sean K. Carlson Dr. Guthrie P. Carr Dr. Stephen L. Carter Dr. Jerry F. Cash Dr. Kevin Michael Cassidy Dr. Gerald D. Cavanaugh Dr. Jeffrey Thomas Cavanaugh Dr. Milton D. Chan Dr. Lewis P. Chapman, Jr. Dr. Thomas J. Chin Dr. Stephen B. Clark Dr. Theresa Lenise Clifton Dr. Charles Y. Coghlan Dr. John A. Coombs Dr. Jason B. Cope Dr. John X. Cordoba Dr. R. Glen Cowan, Jr. Dr. Sidney M. Craft
Dr. Daniel M. DeAngelo Dr. William H. DeKock Dr. Eugene L. Dellinger Dr. Thomas H. Dembinski, II Dr. B. Melvin DeSoto Dr. J. Kendall Dillehay Dr. Frederick W. Distelhorst Dr. David E. Drake Dr. Oles Basil Drobocky Dr. Steven A. Dugoni Dr. S. Kendall Dunn Dr. Michael G. Durbin Dr. Dean P. Dyer Dr. Donna L. Ebert Dr. Jeffrey J. Eberting Dr. Jerald E. Elrod Dr. Kevin W. Ensley Dr. Duane C. Erickson Dr. James M. Faulkner Dr. Guy A. Favaloro Dr. Edward Thomas Ferry Dr. Thomas J. Fischer Dr. John J. Flowers, Jr. Dr. Kim K. Forrest Dr. Devek Kent Frech Dr. James F. Fruge, Jr.
Dr. Paul A. Gates Dr. Mark S. Geller Dr. Jeffrey S. Genecov Dr. John A. Gerling Dr. Robert F. Girgis Dr. James R. Glauser Dr. J. Courtney Gorman Dr. G. Bradley Gottsegen Dr. Katherine Rene Graber Dr. Michael J. Graham Dr. Charles Ray Graham Dr. Mervin W. Graham Dr. John C. Griffiths Dr. Ronald B. Gross Dr. Jeffrey E. Gust Dr. Maria C. Haas Dr. David G. Haas Dr. David G. Hall Dr. David C. Hamilton Dr. R. Cree Hamilton Dr. Scott D. Hamilton Dr. David C. Hamilton, Jr. Dr. Timothy A. Hanigan Dr. J. Joseph Hannah Dr. Heidi Anne Harman Dr. Lawrence S. Harte
Dr. John R. Crawford Dr. Ross L. Crist Dr. John M. Damas Dr. John A. Daniel Dr. Dale J. Davis
Dr. Jeremy R. Fry Dr. Michael A. Fuchs Dr. Rick W. Fuchs Dr. David S. Fuller Dr. James H. Gallagher
Dr. Anthony L. Harwell Dr. Jeffrey W. Haskins Dr. Harry H. Hatasaka Dr. Michael D. Hayward Dr. David J. Henderson YEAR IN REVIEW 2021 | 25
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CUMULATIVE GIVERS CONTINUED Dr. Steven John Henseler
Dr. Marvin C. Kastrop
Dr. DeWayne B. McCamish
Dr. James S. Henson, Jr. Dr. James I. Heslop Dr. Joseph T. Hicken Dr. Jerry R. Hickman Dr. Arnold J. Hill Dr. Dennis C. Hiller Dr. Brian N. Hockenberger Dr. Michael C. Hollen Dr. Thomas M. Horrigan Dr. Michael H. Hoxie Dr. James D. Hudson Dr. Jon G. Hullings Dr. Bruce W. Hultgren Dr. J. Todd Hunt Dr. Bloyce Britton, III Dr. Antonio Cucalon, III Dr. Curtis R. Imel Dr. Gary O. Inman Dr. Joseph Carastro, IV Dr. William W. Iversen Dr. R. D. Jackson, Jr. Dr. Amy E. James Dr. J. Dean Jensen Dr. Brian R. Jesperson Dr. David A. Jones Dr. Richard T. Jones
Dr. Jeff G. Keeling Dr. Larson R. Keso Dr. Edward Stan Key Dr. Michael S. Klein Dr. Herbert A. Klontz Dr. James W. Kohl Dr. Vincent G. Kokich Dr. George J. Kottemann Dr. William J. Kottemann Dr. Neal D. Kravitz Dr. Michael R. LaFerla Dr. Samuel L. Lake Dr. Dennis K. Langwith Dr. James A. Leithead, Jr. Dr. Dean P. Leonard Dr. John T. Lindquist Dr. Arthur N. Litowitz Dr. Rodney D. Littlejohn Dr. Mark David Lively Dr. Elizabeth A. Long Dr. John W. M. Carter Dr. W. Bonham Magness Dr. Lee A. Mahlmann Dr. Michael R. Marcotte Dr. William J. Mardaga Dr. John R. Mariotti
Dr. Joseph A. McCormick Dr. James W. McCulley Dr. Fred T. McDonald Dr. Richard A. McFarland Dr. Stephen W. McKenna Dr. Paul J. McKenna, Jr. Dr. Raymond A. McLendon Dr. James A. McNamara Dr. Wendell J. Mettman Dr. Jeffrey Carl Miller Dr. Ronald L. Miller Dr. Michael L. Mizell Dr. Donald Ray Montano Dr. John F. Monticello Dr. Michael H. Moore Dr. Alton W. Moore Dr. Darrel G. Moreland Dr. Vanessa A. Morenzi Dr. Gary Dean Mundy Dr. John J. Murray Dr. David R. Musich Dr. Richard B. Myers Dr. Eric R. Nease Dr. Gerald D. Nelson Dr. David R. Nelson Dr. Raymond (Reggie) Noble
Dr. Raymond George, Jr. Dr. Henry Udouj, Jr. Dr. Robert B. Julius Dr. Thomas P. Kadar Dr. John S. Kanyusik
Dr. Steven D. Marshall Dr. John D. Marx Dr. James W. May Dr. Joe H. Mayes Dr. Stephen J. McAuliff
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CUMULATIVE GIVERS CONTINUED Dr. Perry M. Opin
Dr. Barry F. Rouch
Dr. Raymond George, Sr.
Dr. Jeremy D. Orchin Dr. Robert L. Orr Dr. Albert H. Owen, III Dr. Natalie M. Parisi Dr. Daniel E. Pearcy Dr. Daniel C. Peavy, Jr. Dr. William D. Petty Dr. Joseph E. Pezza Dr. E. Gregg Pfund Dr. Hugh R. Phillis Dr. Gina B. Pinamonti Dr. Morris N. Poole Dr. Robert S. Portenga Dr. Terry R. Pracht Dr. Frederick G. Preis Dr. Grady L. Price, Jr. Dr. John C. Pryse, Jr. Dr. Robert S. Quinn Dr. Todd H. Rankin Dr. Melisa Anne Rathburn Dr. Craig D. Ratzlaff Dr. Richard R. Reed Dr. Michael L. Reznik Dr. Richard J. Risinger Dr. Chris A. Roberts Dr. W. Eugene Roberts
Dr. Todd K. Rowe Dr. Richard J. Rozehnal Dr. Charles J. Ruff Dr. Harry L. Ryburn Dr. David G. Sabott Dr. Anna Maria Salas Dr. Richard A. Savage Dr. Bruce W. Scarola Dr. Alan B. Schafer Dr. Jeffrey L. Schauder Dr. L. William Schmohl, III Dr. Stephen A. Scott Dr. Robert T. Scott Dr. George W. Scott Dr. Stephen E. Searcy Dr. Robert N. Seebold Dr. Terry A. Sellke Dr. David T. Shen Dr. Even Diane Shieh Dr. James E. Shuffield Dr. Steven M. Siegel Dr. Kirt Edward Simmons Dr. Leo C. Sinna Dr. Aimee S. Skelton Dr. Larry C. Smedley Dr. Robert D. Smith
Dr. John R. St Clair Dr. J. Michael Steffen Dr. Corbett K. Stephens Dr. Marvin G. Stephens, Jr. Dr. Claude R. Stephens, Jr. Dr. Michael B. Stewart Dr. Lamon A. Stewart, Jr. Dr. Kurt D. Stormberg Dr. Jeri Lynnette Stull Dr. Wendell R. Stuntz Dr. Joseph A. Sweet Dr. Charles M. Taylor, III Dr. R. Wayne Thompson Dr. Philip J. Tighe Dr. Patricia Bucken Timmeny Dr. Kimberly H. Travers Dr. Orhan C. Tuncay Dr. David L. Turpin Dr. James L. Vaden Dr. Robert E. Varner Dr. Jeffrey W. Vecere Dr. William A. Viechnicki Dr. John H. Warford, Sr. Dr. Robert M. Waxler Dr. David L. Way Dr. Charles K. Wear
Dr. William W. Roberts, III Dr. Roxanne G. Robertson Dr. W. Scott Robinson Dr. Michael B. Rogers Dr. Loring L. Ross
Dr. Gilbert H. Snow Dr. Edward Philip Snyder Dr. David M. Solomon Dr. Dennis D. Sommers Dr. Elizabeth B. Spannhake
Dr. Karen L. Wedde Dr. Adam J. Weiss Dr. Terrence L. Wenger Dr. Ryan Terrence Wenger Dr. Robert G. Wertz, Sr.
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New-Conn Orthodontic Foundation
Dr. Cassy B. Wiggins Dr. Henry S. Zaytoun, Jr. Dr. John T. Ziegler DynaFlex Estate of George and Norma Kotteman Estate of J. Daniel Subtelny Estate of Donald J. Thompson G & H Orthodontics Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Company, Inc. Illinois Society of Orthodontists Massachusetts Assn of Orthodontists Midwestern Society Of Orthodontists Mr. Brandon Collier Mr. Dan Even Mr. John McGill Mr. Floyd Pickrell Mr. Richard A. Collier Mr. Ronald S. Moen Mrs. Dianne Garrett Nebraska Soc of Orthodontists New York State Soc Of Ortho
North Carolina Assn of Orthodontists O.S.E. Co., Inc. Ortho2 Pennsylvania Assn of Orthodontists Philips Sonicare & Zoom Whitening Robert Hazel Roth Williams Center Southern Association Of Orthodontists Specialty Appliances Texas Association Of Orthodontists The Friends of Dr. J. Daniel Subtelny & Eastman Orthodontic Alumni The Bray Family Foundation The Center For The Correction Of Facial Deformities Tweed Foundation Victoria T. Ewan Trust (George E. Ewan) Ziegler Practice Transitions, Ltd Zuelke & Associates, Inc.
“ It is essential that we all support the future of our orthodontic specialty. Please join me in making a donation or joining the Century Club today.” – LILI HORTON, DMD, MS AAOF Board of Directors PCSO/HI
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GRATEFUL PATIENTS MAKE A
Did you know, when you have a patient whose life is made better because of your commitment to their orthodontic health, you can encourage them to give to AAOF in your honor through our Grateful Patient Program? Not only do they receive the tax deduction for their donation, but you receive the credit with AAOF for that donation, which will advance you in our giving level benefits and recognition. With donations like these, AAOF can continue funding research and education that will lead to increased excellence in patient care in the future. For more information about this program, and a printable form to offer your patients, visit www.aaofoundation.net/ways-to-give and select Grateful Patient Form.
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2021 DONORS AS OF DECEMBER 2021 Together we are making an impact on the future of orthodontics. We offer our gratitude to those who have made contributions in 2021. Dr. Yumi Abei Dr. Samantha Abod Dr. Bethsy N. Acevedo Dr. Lori Anderson Aiosa Dr. Patricia Akram Dr. Sercan Akyalcin Alabama Assn of Orthodontists Dr. Richard H. Albright Dr. Steven P. Alexander Align Technology, Inc. Dr. Veerasathpurush Allareddy Dr. Lisa A. Alvetro Dr. Brett C. Alvey AmazonSmile Foundation American Association of Orthodontists American Orthodontics Dr. Brian D. Amy Dr. Benjamin Thomas Anders Dr. Amy F. Anderson Dr. Mariela Anderson Dr. David J. Angus Dr. Richard J. Anthony Dr. Scott P. Arbit Dr. Stanley A. Ault Dr. Steven M. Austin Dr. Luke Stephen Bailey Dr. J. Newsom Baker Dr. Donald B. Balhoff Dr. Richard A. Ballard Ms. Chelsey Banaskavich Dr. Dan D. Banh Dr. Damon M. Barbieri Dr. Philip G. Barer Dr. Aubrey AF Barrett Dr. Gary R. Baughman
Dr. Alan Baum Dr. Rolf G. Behrents Dr. Dr. Ronald M. Bellohusen Dr. Edwin W. (Ted) Bennion Ms. Debbie Best Dr. Michael A. Blau Dr. Jacquelyn Bode Dr. Sarah Boecklen Dr. Brian Bolerjack Dr. George H. Bouldien Dr. Ryan G. Bowles Dr. Steven Jay Bowman Boyd Industries Inc. Dr. Richard W. Boyd Dr. Robert James Bray Dr. Breck S. Brewer Dr. Richard L. Bridgham Dr. Melinda Brothers Dr. Evan William Brown Jourdan Buchler Dr. Timothy F. Buckley Dr. Charles J. Burstone Foundation Dr. Lopez Carlos Manuel Camelo Mark Caplan Dr. Anthony Martin Carbonella Dr. Lauren Ohlenforst Carney Dr. David Carpinello Dr. Lauren Carr Dr. John W. M. Carter Dr. William R. Caryl Dr. Kevin Michael Cassidy Dr. Joseph C. Cerniglia Dr. Joseph B. Chadwell Dr. Sylvain Chamberland Allen Chance
Lisa Chandler Dr. Chris H. Chang Dr. Kwang Kyun Chang Dr. Rose Chen Dr. Kyle Ray Childers Dr. Chongthanavanit Dr. Jean-Marc Edouard Choufani Dr. Allison Clark Dr. Andrew M. Clark Dr. Maxine V. Clark Dr. Wanda Irene Claro
This chart displays the origination of contributions in 2021.
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2021 DONORS CONTINUED Dr. William J. Cline Dr. Devin S. Cochran Dr. Brett Coleman Dr. Taylor Collazo Mr. Brandon Collier Jana Collmar Dr. Todd J. Connell Dr. Devon R. Cook Dr. R. Bryn Cooper Dr. Melinda Copp Dr. David T. Copus Dr. David A. Covell Dr. Thomas Richmond Covington Dr. Chris L. Cramer Dr. Spencer B. Crouch Robert Cunningham Dr. Leigh Bayer Curtis Dr. Jacob DaBell Dr. Mark L. Dake Dr. Jeremiah K. Danel Dr. Julian E. Davila Dr. Edward C. Davis Davis Research Dr. Joseph Y. de Jesus Dr. Toru Deguchi Dr. Christopher Eladio DeLeon Dr. J. Seph Anthony DeMeo Dr. Daniel Diaz-Rubayo Dr. James Kendall Dillehay Katherine Diprimo Elizabeth Dischert Dr. James B. Donaghey Dr. Michael J. Donato Dr. Carl T. Drake Dr. Michael W. Duers Dr. Tim Donald Dumore Dr. Curtis Roy Dunn 32 | YEAR IN REVIEW 2021
Dr. S. Kendall Dunn Dr. James R. Durham Dr. Mark Dusek Dr. Amy Dustoor Sarah Dvorak DynaFlex Dr. Elizabeth Eakes Dr. S. Grayson Eddy Dr. John J. Eisinger Dr. Ousama El-Hillal Dr. Tarek Maher Hasson Mohamed Elshebiny Carla Erickson Dr. Alison Fallgatter Dr. Anthony L. Farrow Dr. Dale Anne Featheringham Dr. Travis Fiegle Dr. Gerald L. Finkelstein Dr. Brittany Hazard Fischer Dr. Dennis Joseph Flanagan Mr. Jared Jamal Fletcher Florida Assn Of Orthodontists Dr. John Foley Dr. Michael J. Foy Dr. Anishka Frankenberry Dr. Kenneth F. Freer Dr. Brent J. Frey Martha S. Fry Dr. Rick W. Fuchs Dr. Brent Alan Fulks Dr. Sara A. Gaalaas Gaidge Dr. Caroline Martins Gambardela-Tkacz Dr. Mary Angelic Gangoy Gail E. Gardner Dr. Fred A. Garrett Dr. David C. Gehring Dr. Danielle Geshay
Dr. Ali Y. Ghatri Dr. Robert F. Girgis Dr. Brenton Glassell Dr. Jonathan Gluck Dr. Mahesh Babu Gondi Sarah Goode Lynne Thomas Gordon Graber Family Foundation Dr. Lee W. Graber Dr. Elizabeth M. Graham Dr. Joseph W. Gray Great Lakes Assn Of Orthodontists Dr. Maggie Kerper Grissom Dr. Karolina Anna Grochowska Dr. Camille Guez Dr. James E. Haack Dr. Maria C. Haas Dr. Brandon Hackworth Dr. Zane K. Haider Dr. Brian Halton Dr. Nathan R. Hamman Dr. Christine Colton Hammer Dr. Stephanie Hannon Dr. Pamela R. Hanson Dr. Jianjun Hao Dr. David E. Harmon Dr. Sastri Edward Harnarayan Dr. James A. Hart Katherine A. Hart Douglas S. Harte Nan E. Hatch Hawaii Society of Orthodontists Dr. Alan R. Heller Dr. Chris H. Henry Henry Schein Cares Foundation Ramona Hermes Dr. Timothy J. Hession
2021 DONORS CONTINUED Dr. J. Shaun Hicken Danielle High Dr. Krista Hirasuna Katherine Hobler Dr. John J. Hodge Pamela Hoffmann Dr. Bryan J. Hollis Dr. Mihee Hong Dr. Corwyn Hopke Dr. Heather Horton Dr. Richard J. Hoskinson Dr. Timothy W Howarth Dr. Bryan Hsu Dr. Joseph Hudgins Dr. Ross Hunter Dr. Ali S. Husain Dr. Chi Kim Huynh Dr. Curtis R. Imel Dr. Thomas H. Inglis Dr. Karla Isaacs Kurtis Isaacs Dr. Afousi Payam Ishani Dr. Kyra Iwen Dr. Idia N. Ize-Iyamu Dr. Brian B. Jacobus Dr. Holly Jafarzade Dr. Aieman Jazaierly Dr. John Marshall Jewett Dr. Elizabeth Johnson Dr. Rex A. Johnson Elizabeth Jones Dr. Matthew Joosse Dr. Glenwood B. Jordan Dr. Daniel I. Joseph Dr. G. Michael Kabot Dr. Thomas P. Kadar Jessica Kaesberg
Prof. Fred Kurtis Kasper Robert Kent Holly Kiel Devin King Dr. Lisa King Dr. James G. Klarsch Dr. Jacob E. Koch Dr. Neal D. Kravitz Larisa Krekmanova Dr. William L. Krieg Dr. Chad Evans Larson Dr. Donald F. Larson Dr. Matthew E. Larson Dr. John P. Lawrence Dr. Nancy Le Dr. Chia-Jung Lee Rose Leifeld Dr. James Dunlap Leitner Dr. Vladimir Leon-Salazar Dr. Charles A. Lindsey Dr. Matthew Lineberger Angelina Little Dr. Larry S. Luke Dr. Alexis D. Lyons Dr. Matthew MacGinnis Dr. Tina Mahmoudi Dr. Kimberly Mahood Dr. Amal Maizar Mindee Malloy Dr. Salvatore J. Manente Dr. Robert M. Mann Dr. Thomas J. Marcel Dr. Michael R. Marcotte Dr. Richard C. Mariani Dr. John R. Mariotti Dr. Ceceilia M. Markham Dr. James P. Martin
Dr. Rick L. Martin Dr. Valerie D. Martone Dr. Amin Mason Dr. Scott S. Masunaga Caitlin Matsche Dr. Brian L. Mattiacio Nicole Maune Dr. G. Gibson McCall Dr. Stephen Jon McCown Dr. Andrew McDonald Dr. Jesse Robert McGuire Dr. Jeffrey McMillan Dr. Pimentel Isabel Cristina McQuattie Dr. Jana Tumpkin McQueen Dr. Timothy M. McSweeney Dr. Robert E. Meister Dr. Liliana Mejia Dr. Zachary J. Mellion Dr. Elizabeth Melvin Priscilla Mercedes Middle Atlantic Soc Of Ortho Midwestern Soc Of Orthodontists Dr. Lathe E. Miller Nicole Miller Dr. Preston D. Miller Dr. Lara D. Minahan Dr. Martha Miqueo Dr. Kunihiko Miyashita Dr. Michael L. Mizell Dr. Katie Evans Moffit Dr. Babikir Babikir Mohamed Dr. Audrey Moon Dr. Larry J. Moray Dr. Shelly Morris Dr. Vanessa A. Morenzi Dr. David Mouritsen Dr. Padma Mukherjee YEAR IN REVIEW 2021 | 33
2021 DONORS CONTINUED Dr. Monica Muller Dr. Christopher A. Murphy Dr. Gianna Nawrocki Dr. Eric R. Nease Network for Good North Carolina Assn of Orthodontists Dr. Larry A. Okmin Dr. Kamrin Olfert Dr. Elzbieta Olszewska Dr. John N. Ordahl Ortho Technology Pacific Coast Soc Of Ortho Pacific, U of The, Ortho Alumni Carlos Otero Dr. Philip Pan Dr. Patricia J. Panucci Dr. Chong Ook Park Dr. Eric P. Park Dr. Michael Parker Dr. Pranav Patel Dr. James Pelletier Dr. Christina S. Pepper Kay Pinner Dr. Raul Antonio Gil Pistorello Dr. Jessica Pongetti Dr. D. Spencer Pope Dr. Robert S. Portenga Dr. P. Justin Power Dr. Janis P. Preston Dr. Grady L. Price Dr. Anthony Puntillo Frank Quinn Dr. Maria Ransjo Dr. Barry D. Raphael Dr. Mark M. Rashidi Dr. Cameron J. Rasool Dr. Ron Redmond 34 | YEAR IN REVIEW 2021
Dr. Erica W. Reed Dr. Ann Reopelle Dr. Jeff L. Rickabaugh Dr. Paige Riddle Dr. Randall P. Rigsby Michelle Ritterskamp Dr. W. Eugene Roberts Agneta Robertson Dr. Stephen D. Robirds Dr. Wellington Jose Rody Dr. Michael B. Rogers Dr. Bertrand A. Rouleau Dr. Wilbert Saavedra Dr. Jamie G. Sage Dr. Rashelle Salaita Dr. Marlin S. Salmon Dr. Hiroshi Samoto Dr. Lew B. Sample Dr. Daniel E. San Martin Dr. Kristen Marie Wellemeyer Sander Dr. Lyndsey Camille Sandifer Dr. David M. Sarver Dr. Anthony Savage Dr. Ross Savage Timothy Scanlan Casandra Scales Dr. Jeremy Scarpate Dr. Dylan Schneider Dr. Sydney Schneider Dr. Ute Schneider-Moser Schulman Group Almira Schult Dr. Scott O. Schulz Katarina Sedlacek-Rees Joseph Selby Dr. Deborah A. Sema Dr. Seth Senestraro
Dr. Shah Dr. Shalin Raj Shah Dr. Thomas Shannon Dr. Kyra Y. Shea Dr. Nic Shirey Dr. Sung S. Shyn Dr. Kirt Edward Simmons Dr. Charles E. Smaha Dr. Kara Estelle Smith Dr. Gilbert H. Snow Aimee Snyder-Jackson Dr. Edward Philip Snyder Southern Assn Of Orthodontists Dr. Stephen Andrew Sperry Sandra Stahlberg Dr. Sable Brianne Staller Dr. Thomas M. Stark Dr. Lesley O. Starnes Dr. David Joseph Stevens Dr. Laura Streit Dr. Stephen Leonard Strickland Dr. Meagan C. Struby Dr. Robert A. Studebaker Dr. Jeri Lynnette Stull Dr. Sam Suliman Dr. Elizabeth Blake Swearingen Dr. Leslie Talbert Dr. Dana Thi Tang Dr. Kianoush Tari Dr. Charles M. Taylor Dr. Penny L. Taylor Texas Association Of Orthodontists Dr. Hani Thariani The College of Diplomates Dr. Ian Thomas Dr. James W. Tinnemeyer Dr. Luis A. Toro
IN HONOR OF:
2021 DONORS CONTINUED Dr. Lydia Jameson Toso Dr. Floyd Trammell Dr. Timothy J. Tremont Dr. Yves Trin Dr. Janine Trindade Agnes K Tuncay Dr. Orhan C. Tuncay Dr. Patrick K. Turley Dr. Beau Ulrich Dr. James L. Vaden Dr. Nate VanLaecken Dr. Robert S. VanLaecken Dr. Ryan K. VanLaecken Dr. Rodrigo F. Viecilli Virginia Assn Of Orthodontists Anne Van Pelt Dr. Mark E. Vukovich Dr. Alexander B. Waldman Dr. Brian Ward Dr. Darin J. Ward Dr. Donihue Waters Dr. Charles K. Wear Julie Webb Dr. Kenneth R. Webb
Dr. Peter Weber Dr. Adam Welmerink Dr. Anna Westerlund Dr. Julian C. White Dr. D. James Whitney Dr. Elaine F. Whitney Dr. Cynthia S. Wiley Dr. Richard A. Williams Dr. Lauren Ashley Windhorst Dr. Bryan Wirtz Dr. Marian Schmitt Wolford Dr. Maureen Wood James Wortham Dr. Catherine Campbell Worthington Dr. Yaroslav Yarmolyuk Dr. Laurene Yen Dr. Yeong-Charng Yen Dr. Jun Yoshizumi Cheryl Young Dr. Brandon Zipper
IN MEMORY OF:
Dr. Lewis Nieberg Angle Midwest Dr. Eugene Delinger Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists (GLAO) Dr. Alexander Jacobson Angle Midwest Dr. Arthur Dugoni Bert Rouleau Dr. Alexander Lee Rickabaugh Jeff Rickabaugh Robert Hazel Dr. Veerasathpurush “Sath” Allareddy Dr. Sewall Glenn Chason Dr. Jourdan Buchler
Dr. Thomas Stark Dr. Rebecca Metzger Dr. James Klarsch Mindee Malloy Danielle High Dr. Spencer Crouch Dr. Bob Portenga Dr. Tim Trulove Dr. Lew Sample Dr. Lysle E. Johnston, Jr. Dr. Zachary Mellion
NEW AAO FOUNDATION NAMED AWARD HONORS DR. JAMES VADEN Dr. James Vaden is being honored by the AAO Foundation with the newly establish James L. Vaden Teaching Fellowship Award. This named award recognizes Dr. Vaden’s exceptional contributions to orthodontic education over the course of his career. Dr. Vaden has been in orthodontic practice in Cookesville, Tennessee since graduating from the University of Tennessee orthodontic residency program in 1972. He joined the UT faculty as a clinical professor in 1980 and, from 1999 until 2010, was the chairman of the orthodontic program, successfully raising funds for many of the program’s needs. The AAO Foundation has made it possible to dedicate contributions in support of specific named awards. The following gifts were made in honor of Dr. James L. Vaden as of December 31, 2021. Gifts in Honor of Dr. James Vaden Donald B. Balhoff Ryan G. Bowles Joseph B. Chadwell Wanda Irene Claro Edward C. Davis James B. Donaghey S. Kendall Dunn S. Grayson Eddy Gerald L. Finkelstein Florida Assn Of Orthodontists Lynne Thomas Gordon
Brian B. Jacobus Daniel I. Joseph Lisa King Jana Tumpkin McQueen Eric P. Park Michael B. Rogers Edward Philip Snyder Jeri Lynnette Stull Virginia Assn Of Orthodontists James Wortham
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VANGUARD SOCIETY The AAO Foundation Board of Directors wishes to express appreciation and gratitude to those who have completed the pledges they committed as orthodontic residents to become members of the Vanguard Society. For a full list of pledges to the Vanguard Society, by name and school, and the list of schools with 100% participation, please click the icon below. https://www.aaofoundation.net/ways-to-give/ become-a-vanguard-member
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VANGUARD SOCIETY AS OF JANUARY 2021
“ I decided to make a pledge to AAOF as a resident and become a member of the Vanguard Society because I want to show my fellow residents that I care about the future of our specialty. It may seem daunting, making a pledge for the future, however this is my way of showing that I have hope for the future, I believe in our specialty, and I want it to stay strong for not only my own benefit, but for my peers and all future orthodontists.” – CHRISTINE NGUYEN, DMD Incoming Resident Director 2022, AAOF Board of Directors UTHealth Houston
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DISASTER RELIEF PROGRAM WHAT IS THE DISASTER RELIEF FUND? Any AAO member who is the victim of a natural disaster may apply to the AAO Disaster Relief Fund for a grant (up to $5,000) to assist in restoring, repairing, or reconstructing a practice facility owned by the applicant, or the dental equipment and supplies therein.
WHY CONTRIBUTE TO THIS FUND? Damages from a natural disaster can create a serious financial hardship and sometimes other sources of adequate funding are not available. Replacement of lost income from practice interruption is not an eligible reason for assistance.
“ I donate to AAOF so when disaster strikes there is a relief fund to help orthodontists out.” – AMY DEMAS ADORE Committee 38 | YEAR IN REVIEW 2021
WHO WE SERVE Applicants must meet the requirements prescribed in the Rules for the Disaster Assistance Program and applicants should read the Rules prior to completing this application. Find the rules here: https://www.aaoinfo.org/node/6553
YOUR SPECIALTY Donated Orthodontic Services (DOS) is a program of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF) that provides the conduit to connect children lacking access to care with orthodontic treatment. Our goal is to match American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) members with children in need right in their community.
DOS 2021 STATS
CASES COMPLETED IN 2021
$191,536 COMPLETED SERVICES IN 2021
$5,585,129.00 TOTAL IN-KIND DOLLAR AMOUNT PROVIDED SINCE INCEPTION
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DONATED ORTHODONTIC SERVICES COMMITTEE
DR. RAYMOND GEORGE, SR. AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING DONATED ORTHODONTIC SERVICE Donated Orthodontic Services (DOS) is proud to announce that we now have another way to honor and celebrate our amazing volunteers, the Raymond George, Sr. Award for Outstanding DOS Service. The Raymond George, Sr. Award for Outstanding DOS Service is a tribute to Dr. Raymond George, Sr. who is remembered fondly not only for his kindness, but his initiative and drive for implementing the Donated Orthodontic Services program to serve children that lack access to care. The Raymond George, Sr. Award for Outstanding DOS Service was created to honor individuals who have contributed significantly to the expansion of the DOS program and have contributed to the program’s success by treating DOS patients. Dr. Michael Durbin
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The DOS committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Durbin was chosen as the first-ever honoree. Dr. Durbin was instrumental in launching the DOS program in the state of Illinois and continues to be a strong champion for Donated Orthodontic Services. Dr. Durbin’s ongoing leadership and support is inspiring. He will be awarded the Raymond George, Sr. Award for Outstanding DOS Service at the 2022 Annual Session in Miami.
Dr. D. Spencer Pope Dr. Daniel Keith Dr. R. Bryn Cooper Mr. Ted Dreifuss Dr. Greg Oppenhuizen Dr. Barry Raphael Dr. Jeff Rickabaugh Dr. Michael Sherman
CORPORATE SPONSORS Henry Schein Cares Foundation SmileSnap
DONATED ORTHODONTIC SERVICES 2021 VOLUNTEER LIST Dr. Azita Abbasi-Hafshejani Dr. Michael Adkins Dr. Jason Aleman Dr. Paul Anders Dr. Eric Anderson Dr. Efi Andrianopoulos Dr. Scott Arbit Dr. Jess Arbon Dr. Steven Asanza Dr. Anas Athar Dr. L’Tanya Bailey Dr. Kenneth Banasiak Dr. Rana Barakat Dr. J. Andrew Baxter Dr. Scott Behnan Dr. Allison Bergdoll Dr. Frank Besson Dr. Kathryn Bielik Dr. Barry Booth Dr. Thomas Borgula Dr. Stephen Bosonac Dr. Kurt Bowers Dr. Steven Jay Bowman Dr. Marybeth Brandt Dr. Eric Brust Dr. Robert Bruzzichesi Dr. James Buckthal Dr. Chad Bulleigh Dr. Bruce Burns Dr. Thomas Burns Dr. Matt Busch Dr. David Caggiano Dr. Mark Caplan Dr. Stephen Carter Dr. Emily Carter Dr. Paul Caruso Dr. Jerry Cash
Dr. Kevin Cassidy Dr. Ileana Cavanagh Dr. Robert Cavanaugh Dr. Greg Paul Christensen Dr. Christopher Chung Dr. Kyint Chwa Dr. Ronald Clark Dr. David Clark Clemente Orthodontics Dr. William Cline Dr. J Kevin Coghlan Dr. Gwen Cohen Dr. Robert Colter Dr. Michael Connolly Dr. Brian Cook Dr. Charles Cooley Dr. Bryn Cooper Dr. Karen Cottingham Dr. Christopher Crane Dr. Matthew Croco Dr. Patrick Cuozzo Dr. Marcus Dager Dr. Marie Dang Dr. Julian Davila Dr. Steven Davis Dr. Laura Davis Dr. Damon De Arment Dr. Jeffrey Dean Dr. D Andrew Dehaan Dr. Aron Dellinger Dr. Eric Dellinger Dr. Peter Demarest Dr. Melvin Dillard Dr. Ken Dillehay Dr. Bryan Dixon Dr. Mary Ellen Dobbs Dr. Jean Driscoll
Dr. Michael Durbin Dr. Sharon Durfee Dr. Paul Ellis Dr. Lynae Ellis Dr. Michael Erhart Dr. Christopher Escott Dr. Michael Ferry Dr. Alvaro Figueroa Dr. Alexander Figueroa Dr. Dennis Flanagan Dr. Marshall Fleer Dr. C. Matthew Forster Dr. Kristen Fritz Dr. Thomas Gebeck Dr. David Gehring Dr. Mark Geller Dr. Jeffrey Genecov Dr. James Gill Dr. Karl Glander Dr. Timothy Glupker Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg Dr. Jon Golub Dr. Ernest Goodson Dr. Barry Gorkowitz Dr. Tara Gostovich Dr. Joshua Gotlib Dr. Libby Graham Dr. Lisa Grant Dr. Mark Greco Dr. Jessica Greenberg Dr. Thomas Grisius Dr. Susie Guest Dr. Baron Hall Dr. Nathan Hall Dr. Leonard Haltiwanger Dr. Nathan Hamman Dr. Joseph Hannah YEAR IN REVIEW 2021 | 41
DONATED ORTHODONTIC SERVICES 2021 VOLUNTEER LIST CONTINUED Dr. James Harris Dr. Douglas Harte Dr. Aaron Haskett Dr Curtis Hayden Dr. Lana Helms Dr. Stanton Henry Dr. Jason Herring Dr. David Hertzberg Dr. Todd Hickman Dr. Elizabeth Hite Dr. Andrew Hoch Dr. Kurt Hoffman Dr. Robert Hoffman Dr. Callista Holwegner Dr. Michael Hoxie Dr. Joe Hudgins Dr. Gerard Huerter Dr. David Hughes Dr. Gregory Hummon Dr. Syed Hussaini Dr. Curtis Imel Dr. Darin Iverson Dr. Ron Jacobson Dr. Jordan Jaffe Dr. Amy James Dr. Jeff Jamieson Dr. Marita Janzen Dr. Kevin Jarrell Dr. Bruce Jiorle Dr. Rene Johe Dr. Brandon Johnson Dr. Jeremy Johnson Dr. Thomas Kadar Dr. Wael Kanaan Dr. Paul Kattner Dr. Robert Kazmierski Dr. Jeffrey Kemp 42 | YEAR IN REVIEW 2021
Dr. Christopher Kesling Dr. Michael Klein Dr. William Kochenour Dr. Michael Koufos Dr. Charles Krowicki Dr. Valmy Kulbersh Dr. Edwin Kwon Dr. Andre Laprade Dr. Neal LaRoia Dr. Robert Larson Dr. Susan Leiva Dr. Ilya Lipkin Dr. Bryan Lockhart Dr. Allison Loeb Dr. Trent Lofgren Dr. Shawn Long Dr. Natalie Luce Dr. John Lupini Dr. Steven Mack Dr. Randall Macon Dr. Joel Martinez Dr. Robert Mattioli Dr. Mart McClellan Dr. Shelly McColm Dr. Andrew McDaniel Dr. Mark McDonough Dr. Frederick McMillen Dr. Mark Mele Dr. John Meschke Dr. John Metz Dr. David Meyer Dr. Christine Michaels Dr. Ronald Mizrahi Dr. Jared Moffett Dr. Julie Huh Mol Dr. John Monticello Dr. Heather Moylan
Dr. S. Russell Mullen Dr. John Murphy Dr. Dean Murphy Dr. Satyan Nayak Dr. Denise Nguyen Dr. Jonathan Nicozisis Dr. Robert Nudera Dr. Christine O’Hea Dr. Gabriel Ollins Dr. Jay Oltjen Dr. Gregory Oppenhuizen Dr. Edward Orenstein Barone Orthodontics Nth Degree Orthodontics Battistoni, Beam, Polivka Orthodontics Chelsea Orthodontics Dr. Nick Palmer Dr. Pranav Patel Dr. Michael Perillo Dr. Joseph Pezza Dr. S.Warren Phillips Dr. Carlyn Phucas Dr. Gina Pinamonti Dr. Joseph Pittman Dr. Renee Pompei Dr. Spencer Pope Dr. Stephen Powell Dr. Scott Prose Dr. William Quest Dr. Corina Radu Dr. Barry Raphael Dr. Eileen Raywood Dr. Clarence Red Dr. Karen Reese Dr. Joseph Restic Dr. Anne Richards
RESTORE CONFIDENCE AND HEALTH “ Donated Orthodontic Services (DOS) provides an opportunity to give someone in need one of the greatest gifts we can and that is the gift of a beautiful smile. DOS allows you, the practitioner, a streamlined way to bring back a smile that otherwise may go untreated. We invite you to join us in helping spread smiles across the country!” – DR. DANIEL KEITH DOS Committee
DONATED ORTHODONTIC SERVICES 2021 VOLUNTEER LIST CONTINUED Dr. Gregory Richardson Dr. Jeffery Rickabaugh Dr. Susan Rider Dr. Ernest Rider Dr. O.H. Rigsbee Dr. Kirk Ripley Dr. Richard Risinger Dr. Ronald Risinger Dr. Alexander Ritchey Dr. Luke Roberts Dr. Stephen Robirds Dr. Kirsten Romani Dr. Robert Rosen Dr. Mark Rosenthall Dr. Kenneth Rowan Dr. Hadley Rubino Dr. Paul Rudnicke Dr. George Sabol Dr. Steven Sack Dr. Charles Sadler Dr. Ronald Saffar Dr. Stephen Saks Dr. Vincent Santucci Dr. George Sargiss Dr. David Sarver Dr. Daniel Sarya Dr. Adam Saylor Dr. Gregory Schardt Dr. Angela Scheele Dr. GP Schmidtke Dr. Adam Schulhof Dr. Karen Seder Dr. Robert Selden Dr. Gary Sexson Dr. Tushar Shah Dr. Nicole Siara Olds Dr. Ian Silversmith
Dr. Kara Smith Dr. Brian Smith Dr. Scott Smoron Dr. Edward Snyder Dr. Melanie Spears Dr. Howard Spector Dr. Brenda Stenftenagel Dr. Frederic Sterritt Dr. Melissa Stigall Dr. Gary Taylor Dr. Jesse Teng Dr. Alexis Tessler Dr. Carrie Thangamani Dr. Michael Thompson Dr. Mark Tindall Dr. Patricia Tran Dr. Gary Tucker Dr. Brad Turchetta Dr. Brad Twaddle Dr. John Underhill Dr. Mark Underwood AT Still University Dr. James Vaden Dr. Algirdas Vaitas Valente & Jarosz Orthodontics Dr. Jason Vassar Dr. Russell Verbic Dr. Massimo Verduci Dr. Nancy Villa Dr. Britt Visser Dr. Virgil Vives Dr. Mark Vorhies Dr. Brandon Wainwright Dr. Marisa Walker Dr. Bruce Wardell Dr. Neil Warshawsky Dr. Emily Watson
Dr. Colin Webb Dr. Randall Welser Dr. Lisa Wendling Dr. Gerald Wesley Dr. Kelsey White Dr. Cassy Wiggins Dr. Donald Wilcoxon Dr. Donald Wilson Dr. Douglass Wilson Dr. John Wise Dr. Michelle Wittler Dr. Brent Wood Dr. Ben Youel Dr. Isaac Yue Dr. Sal Zammitti Dr. Evan Zeh Dr. Jacqueline Zimmer Dr. Cassie Zirbel Fox & Abraham Orthodontics Trimmell, Anders & White Orthodontics
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ONE PLACE, MORE OPPORTUNITIES Along with a new mission, the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation is now offering more opportunities for AAO members to get involved. The AAOF recently welcomed the Donated Orthodontic Services (DOS) program and the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) to its philanthropic umbrella so members can engage on multiple levels, all in one place.
OUR MISSION The mission of the AAO Foundation is to advance the orthodontic specialty by supporting quality education and research that leads to excellence in patient care, and by promoting orthodontic charitable giving. The AAOF’s passion for education and research, will always be at the forefront of what it does. Expanding the mission statement and gaining two dynamic programs truly gives the Foundation new ways to move the specialty forward. Both programs, DOS and the Disaster Relief Fund will bring diversification to the Foundation by adding volunteerism and a way to directly support our members, especially after a natural disaster. To learn more, please visit: http://www.aaofoundation.net/charitable-giving
RESIDENTS’ RETIREMENT PLAN AWARENESS INITIATIVE The AAO Foundation offers resources for residents to encourage early planning for retirement. LEARN MORE To learn more, please visit: https://www.aaofoundation.net/news/personalinvestment