Meetings & Education

College Events at the 2019 AAO Annual Session

Registration for these events is directly with the College on these links:

Click Here for College Luncheon Registration
College Luncheon
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Platinum F-J, Level 2
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live 
Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Visit the College Case Displays Open:
Room 303 AB
Los Angeles Convention Center
Saturday, May 4
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Case Drop Off)
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  OPEN

Sunday, May 5 and  Monday, May 6     
8:00 a.m. - Noon & 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  (Closed Noon - 1:00 p.m.) OPEN
Tuesday, May 7
8:00 a.m. - Noon - OPEN (Case Pick Up)

Click Here for Resident Case Display Registration Form

Sold Out - May 3, 2019 Prep Course
The Prep Course has been expanded to an eight-hour course to assist attendees in preparing for the ABO new Scenario-based Oral Clinical Examination to achieve board certification.
Prep Course
Friday, May 3, 2019
Platinum A, Level 2
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (on own for lunch Noon -1:00p.m.)
Space is limited to 48, assigned on a first-come basis.

Registration for Prep Courses for ABO Scenario-based Oral Clinical Exam

Click here for registration- info for Prep Course during July 12 - 15 College Annual Reunion
The same eight-hour Prep Course will be offered at no additional charge for College Annual Reunion registrants in two parts the afternoons of Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14.  This course is offered to all registrants as part of the registration fee. The Prep Course will be held in the same room as the meetings’ morning lectures to have a larger seating capacity.

To encourage residents to come to the 41st Annual Reunion to network with top board certified orthodontists, the College is offering a special rate of $290 for residents to register for the entire meeting — this includes the Prep Course (normally $290 as a separate course), all lectures, breaks, three breakfasts, welcome reception and President’s Dinner.  Refer to the registration brochure on this site for more information.

Prep Course - July 13 & July 14
Held in conjunction with the College Annual Reunion
Magnolia Ballroom - Gaylord Opryland Hotel - Nashville, Tennessee
1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m both days
Register for the College Annual Reunion to participate.

Click here for registration - info for Prep Course November 17 after SAO/SWSO Annual Session

Prep Course -November 17
Held in conjunction with the SAO/SWSO Annual Session
Rosen Single Creek Orlando
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Register with the College directly for the Prep Course

Click here for hotel and optional registration for the SAO/SWSO Annual Session when available.

Upcoming College Annual Reunion

2019 Annual Reunion



Click here for the 41st Annual Reunion Brochure.

Click here to REGISTER WITH THE COLLEGE for the 2019 Annual Reunion.

Click here to RESERVE A HOTEL ROOM with the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Spa.

If arriving earlier and the Gaylord Opryland Resort is sold-out before our main hotel block starts for the Friday, July 12 afternoon lecture, consider booking on your own an area hotel with a flexible cancellation policy in case the Gaylord Opryland has openings later. Contact the College office as needed.

Click here to PURCHASE Soundwave hotel waterpark tickets directly if you have your hotel reservation. 

Click here to REGISTER FOR TOURS with PRA in Nashville.

Order Discount Tickets to the Grand Ole Opry as available by going to their website calendar with the discount code CORP89. Refer to detailed instructions inside the registration brochure.

Click here for President’s Dinner Jam Song List and bring your guitar!


Click here for a video of the Gaylord Opryland Hotel's new SoundWaves water park.

Click here to view Sponsorship Information


2020 Annual Reunion

July 10 – 13, 2020
The Coeur d’Alene Resort
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho


Join Dr. Bruce Goldstein at his meeting featuring “Getting to the Heart of the Matter- Point- Counterpoint”. The program features:  Drs. Dwight Damon and Jay Bowman moderated by Dr. Brent Larson, Drs. Lou Chmura and Steve Marshall moderated by Dr. Kate Vig and Dr. Sandra Tai moderated by Dr. Lee Graber.


2021 Annual Reunion

March 19 – 22, 2021
The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Savannah, Georgia

Join Dr. Robert Vaught for an extended weekend spring break of golf, the ocean and the festive St. Patrick’s Day festivals of downtown Savannah.

College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics

  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics - 2131 Meadow Valley Dr., Innsbrook, MO 63390 Phone: 888-217-2988

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