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ABOUT US

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About the  Virginia Association of Orthodontists

The Virginia Association of Orthodontists (VAO) is a non-profit organization comprised of orthodontic specialists. The VAO is one of 11 Southern States which comprise the Southern Association of Orthodontists (SAO) and the VAO is one of the state components of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).

Founded in 1961, the VAO has approximately 274 active and retired members.

The purposes of our organization are:

  • To advance the art and science of orthodontics
  • To encourage and sponsor research
  • To strive for optimal standards of excellence in orthodontic education and practice
  • To make significant contributions to the dental health of the public

OUR MISSION

The Virginia Association of Orthodontists (VAO) is a professional association of orthodontic specialists. Our members are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of excellence in orthodontic education and quality patient care.

The mission of the VAO executive board is to educate, inform and provide leadership for our members.

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Join Virginia orthodontists to learn how we are advancing the art and science of orthodontics and striving for optimal standards of excellence in orthodontic education and practice.

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REGISTER TODAY: 2017 Annual Meeting

March 31 – April 1
Hot Springs, VA
The Homestead Resort

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