AAO elects new president

SAN FRANCISCO - The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) elected Morris Poole, DDS, as president of the association at its annual session held this week. The board also elected other officers and installed two new members of the board of trustees.

Dr. Poole has offices in Utah and Idaho and also serves on the board of directors of the AAO Foundation.

"Orthodontics is constantly evolving, requiring research, continuous education and training, as well as public education," Dr. Poole stated in a press release. "Our work will focus on collaborating with all members of the dental profession for the collective good of all our patients, and leading the way for the next generation of orthodontists to provide exceptional oral healthcare that's accessible and affordable to everyone."

During the meeting, DeWayne McCamish, DDS, was elected the 2015-2016 president-elect. John D. Callahan, DDS, and Gary Inman, DMD, were elected as new trustees.