Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Winter 2014 - (Page 4)

executive director ' s letter so much Jill Nowak O ne of my favorite times to share thoughts with PCSO members is just after our Annual Session. There is so much to share and celebrate - about the meeting, the members, the leadership, and future plans. So let's take those one by one. About the Meeting - It was a very exciting gathering in Anaheim, CA, from October 2-5. All told, we had 1,855 members, orthodontic staff, exhibitors, and guests with us. Nearly 80 speakers shared their knowledge with attendees and the sold-out exhibit hall was full of energy and conversation. The conversations in the corridors were just as interesting, as attendees from the World Implant Orthodontic Conference (WIOC) mingled with PCSO members, residents (over 275 of them!) mingled with seasoned members, and attendees shared smiles with their families who had just mingled with Mickey and Minnie at Disneyland a few blocks away. PCSO's joint venture with the WIOC was unique and gave our members an opportunity to hear lecturers and gather ideas from around the world. And, to top it off, it was fun! About the Members - It was great to see so many PCSO members at the meeting, and wonderful that many of them brought along their staff members. Educating doctors and their teams is the primary mission of PCSO, and the cornerstone program fulfilling that mission is the PCSO Annual Session. Our members know they can receive cutting-edge and evidence-based information, network with colleagues, and be an important part of the orthodontic specialty by attending this annual meeting. I loved seeing all the PCSO members at this meeting, but it was especially fun this year to have so many residents and newer members in Anaheim. They were very engaged (and engaging), and I hope to see them all at our future meetings. About the Leadership - Each year at the Annual Session, the PCSO board, the PCSO delegation, and many committees and component organizations meet. It is a hectic few days for these individuals, many of whom give up the opportunity to attend lectures or socialize in order to fulfill their duties to PCSO and other organizations. All members owe a debt of gratitude to these volunteers, who 4 4 PCSO BULLETIN * WINTER 2014

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Winter 2014

A Clear Message and a Clear Plan
So Much to Share and Celebrate!
Facebook and Orthodontic Practice Marketing
Component Reports
AAOF Report
PCSO At a Glance
Poor Posture = Back and Neck Pain
Resident Spotlight: Roseman University College of Dental Medicine, Postgraduate Orthodontic Program
Younger Member Spotlight: Dr. Mahbod Rashidi
The University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
Dr. Terry McDonald Interviews Dr. Glenn Sameshima
New Technology for a New Office: Cost-Effective and Space-Saving
Case Report Pre-Treatment
Dr. Frank Beglin, PCSO President 2014-2015
Helping Autistic and Special Needs Children
Organization and Innovation are Intertwined
Patient Service: Thinking Outside the Box
Clinical Applications of TADs and Outcome Evaluations with 3-D CBCT Superimposition
Root Resorption
Tips and Tricks from the Trenches
Case Report Post-Treatment
Diastema-Closing Appliance
Dr. David Thomas Lawless

Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Winter 2014