SAO – Southern Association of Orthodontists:
The SAO is the 2nd biggest constituent association of the American Association of Orthodontists. It covers the southern part of the US. The mission of the SAO is “to support its members through the promotion of the specialty of orthodontics dedicated to quality patient care, continuing education and political advocacy”. It provides among others things news, meetings information and various other pertinent resources for orthodontists and their staff.