AOAC Team Certification

AAO Voluntary Certification Program

Specialized Orthodontic Assistants

The AAO Voluntary Certification Program is for orthodontic assistants who demonstrate a high level of knowledge and proficiency.  Voluntary certification is a process of non-governmental review of work experience, leadership, professionalism, education and knowledge within the orthodontic assisting profession.  Individuals who earn certification confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive review.  The AAO Voluntary Certification Program is the hallmark of in orthodontic clinical assisting.

Specialized Orthodontic Assistants:

  • Advance the art and science of the practicing orthodontic clinical assistant
  • Maximize professionalism within the orthodontic assisting specialty
  • Increase the value of orthodontic assistants to employer doctors
  • Raise the standard of orthodontic clinical assisting practice and ethics
  • Recognize a threshold of knowledge and proficiency within orthodontic assisting


Our Practice is AOAC Team Certified

It’s no secret that investing in continuing education provides benefits to all of those we serve. We are thrilled that our team has completed voluntary education programs through Trapezio, a knowledge and training solution provider for the orthodontic profession. Our team has successfully completed the minimum requirements necessary for the AOAC Team Certified designation. We are proud of this accomplishment and the individual initiatives to further improve knowledge and technique in the field of orthodontics. The comprehensive curriculum provides a formal platform for testing and learning the latest theory, technique and technologies utilized in the orthodontic industry.

It is our commitment to provide the most advanced and modern orthodontic care available. The AOAC Team Certification is proof of that unwavering commitment to our team, patients and the community we proudly serve.