Saturday, December 2nd

Talking Stick Resort

6 Hours of CE

Join us at the ASOA Conference, a day filled with valuable insights and networking opportunities. The conference runs from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM and offers a unique chance to connect with industry experts and fellow professionals.

Don't miss this exclusive event! Register now for just $150, which includes access to all sessions, a light breakfast, and a delicious lunch. Secure your spot today and be a part of this enriching experience!

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As an orthodontist dedicated to the enhancement of our profession, your presence at this event would be invaluable. You will have the opportunity to:

  1. Stay updated on the latest advancements and best practices in early age and mixed dentition orthodontics.
  2. Build relationships with fellow practitioners for potential collaboration and exchanging ideas.
  3. Engage in meaningful discussions and share your expertise with peers.
  4. Discover new products and technologies in the orthodontic industry.


Dr. Steve Dugoni

Dr. Steven Dugoni has been in private practice since 1981. He received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Tufts University and his Master’s degree in Orthodontics at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Dr. Dugoni has been board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics for more than 30 years.

Dr. Dugoni belongs to the Peninsula Orthodontic Research Group (PORG), which meets quarterly to discuss orthodontic topics with review orthodontic cases and emerging technology. He also belongs to the Northern California Angle Society, which meets quarterly and is comprised of private practitioners and educators. The latest orthodontic research is presented at these meetings. Both PORG and Angle Society are by invitation only to high quality orthodontists in the Bay Area.

Title: Mixed Dentition Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment - Why, When, and What and How to Treat

  • History of early treatment and research on early treatment
  • Arch length management and ectopic teeth
  • Class II correction
  • Class III correction
  • What is Comprehensive Mixed Dentition Treatment
  • Findings from Pacific’s retrospective study on “Comprehensive Mixed Dentition Treatment”
  • What to treat and what not to treat early
  • Airway consideration
  • Future of early treatment, including Invisalign First
  • Practice management for early treatment cases, including communication with parents and referring dentists about early treatment with the various phases, including Phase I treatment, Supervision, Phase II treatment, Retention, and Observation (growth and guidance) visits.

Dr. Jessica Glauser St. Martin

We are honored to announce that Dr. Jessica Glauser St. Martin, DDS, a third-generation orthodontist with a remarkable background, will be sharing her insights during the event. She graduated at the top of her class from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed orthodontic residency at the University of Rochester, Eastman Dental Center. Her lifelong passion for learning and research in orthodontics has led to numerous academic fellowships and awards.

Dr. Glauser St. Martin's dedication to continuing her family's legacy of exceptional orthodontics is truly inspiring, and her expertise is certain to enrich our gathering.


8:00 AM Registration Opens With Light Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Opening Presentation by INBRACE - Speaker: Dr. Jessica Glauser St. Martin
9:00 AM - 10:45 AM Keynote Speaker: Dr. Steven Dugioni
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Exhibitor Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Keynote Session Resumes
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Short Tech Talk by Sponsors’ Representatives
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch and Exhibit Hall Open
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Retainer Club Presentation - Speaker: Dr. Blair Feldman
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Keynote Session Resumes
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Association Business Meeting

The Arizona State Orthodontic Association (ASOA) is a non-profit organization. ASOA is one of the eleven states and provinces that is a component of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO) which is a constituent of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).

Our annual meeting takes place in December.

The Arizona State Orthodontic Association (ASOA) is a professional association of orthodontic specialists who have had two to three years additional training in an ADA-approved University Orthodontic Program. We are trained in applying braces, both visible and invisible, on the teeth of adults and children to improve their dental health by helping them bite correctly and building self-esteem by making their faces look better. Our members are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of excellence in orthodontic education and quality patient care.


All membership is handled by AAO. For membership information, go to The purposes of the Arizona State Orthodontic Association are to further the purposes of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and the American Association of Orthodontists in the State of Arizona.


The Arizona State Orthodontic Association is a volunteer-run organization. If you wish to contribute, please contact any of the current officers.

2023 Officers

Dr. Payam Owtad, DDS, MS, DHEd
Scottsdale, AZ

Dr. Treven Rollins, DMD
Gilbert, AZ

Dr. Shane Blacker, DDS
Tempe, AZ

Board Member
Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
Dr. Alyssa Levin
Scottsdale, AZ


Any questions from the media or public should be addressed to the current President of the Arizona State Orthodontic Association:

[email protected]


Need some help?

Chelsea Jackson
Event Coordinator
(714) 656-6874
[email protected]