International Association of Orthodontics (IAO)
ASCDE is recognized sector from The International Association for Orthodontics (IAO) representing the middle east
ASCDE courses credit hours are accepted for IAO Tier Advancement
IAO Tier Advancement membership categories have been designed to encourage members to participate in orthodontic continuing education (CE) programs and therefore to improve their clinical skills.
In just one year ASCDE has grown the International Association of Orthodontics Egyptian study club from 4 dentists to 4 study clubs joined by 300 dentists. Currently ASCDE is preparing a program for Egyptian doctors to enter the IAO fellowship exam in Egypt and the international board of orthodontics exams in USA.
The International Association for Orthodontics (IAO) was established in the United States in 1961 to promote international cooperation in the orthodontic field of dentistry. The IAO is a progressive and dynamic organization of general dentists, pediatric dentists and other dentists that provide orthodontic care to patients.
The International Association for Orthodontics is the oldest and largest of the national and international non-specialty orthodontic groups. The association has a wide variety of programs in orthodontics training, education, professional support, clinical experience and literature. Today the IAO has approximately 4,200 member dentists in over 50 different countries.
The headquarters office is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin U.S.A.