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Top 10 MSO items from the AAO Annual Session in San Diego

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Top 10 items from the MSO Ad Interim in St Louis, March 10

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Klarsch on DIY orthodontic treatment

See Jim Klarsch interviewed on TV about DIY orthodontic treatment. Click here

AAO 2017 Professional Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. in February

Advocacy Conf 2017

MSO representatives at the AAO Professional Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. include (L to R) Allison Schubert, Todd Thayer, Eloisa Garcia, Brent Larson, Deb Lien, Kevin Horner, Ara Goshgarian and Mike Durbin. Thanks for your efforts to represent all orthodontists to Congress.

Nellie Kim-Weroha is Newest MSO Director

Kim-Weroha.jpgThe newest MSO Board member is Dr. Nellie Kim-Weroha from Rochester, Minnesota. She replaces Dr. Kevin Denis, who has become an MSO officer. Nellie was raised in Topeka, Kansas and attended University of Kansas in Lawrence, for her undergraduate degree. She then attended University of Missouri – Kansas City for both her dental school education and graduate training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, graduating in 2007.  Read More

Top 10 items from the MSO Annual Session in Chicago, November 4-5

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MSO 2016 Shepard Award Presented to Dr. Jackie Miller

MSO’s 2016 Earl E. Shepard Distinguished Service Award was presented at the MSO Annual Member Business Meeting November 5 to MSO past president Dr. Jacqueline M. Miller. She is shown in this photo with husband, Tim Huber.


Jackie was also featured on local television. Click here.

MSO 2016 - 2017 Board of Directors​


Shown left to right in photo are: 
Front Row - Drs. Ginny Mennemeyer, Ryan VanLaecken, Kevin Denis, Brent Larson
Second Row - Drs. Ara Goshgarian, David Gehring, Scott Arbit, Conny Athanasopoulos
Back Row - Drs. John Kharouf, Mark Dake, Kim Stafford, Ali Fallgatter, Spencer Pope
(Absent:  Dr. Nellie Kim-Weroha) 

Ross Crist appointed to AAOF Board

Drs.-Roehm-and-Crist.jpgRoss Crist (left) was appointed to represent the MSO on the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF) Board. He replaced current MSO Director and President Steve Roehm (right) at the AAO Annual Session in Orlando. Ross is a Regent Donor and he and his wife, Lisa, are members of the Keystone Society.

MSO's Greg Lamansky (Wausau, WI) on mouthguards: