The Tennessee Association of Orthodontists is a group of recognized orthodontic specialists in the state of Tennessee. As an association, we promote an environment of learning and discussion among our members about treatments. All our members are in good standing with the American Association of Orthodontists, as well as the Southern Association of Orthodontists. Members are dedicated to expanding clinical knowledge and providing quality orthodontic treatment. Our goal is to promote oral health and advocate for competent orthodontic treatment by all our members to their patients.
TAO 2015 Meeting
Our annual meeting will take place at the Embassy Suites Cool Springs in Franklin, Tennessee.
Orthodontists Market to Adults
The New York Times article titled Orthodontists Market to Adults Seeking Prettier Smiles
2-2-2012 read more>
Healthcare Identification Law!
All dentists are required to have photo ID badges or present patients with printed material about your name and occupation in certain wording. See legislative updates for more details.
12-01-2012 read more>
Background Checks Required
Anyone being hired who has direct patient contact must have a background check
10-01-2010 read more>
What we doWe are an organization that collectively advocates for good oral health and the citizens of Tennessee.
What are benefits
Here are a few of the benefits for being a member of the TAO.
- Annual meetings for CE
- Lively communication between members
- Forum of members to learn
For information about how to join, see here.
Get in touch
Tennessee Association of Orthodontists
James L. Vaden
308 E. First St., Cookeville, TN 38501