About Us

Established in 1930

The Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists (EHASO) is an international organization whose objectives are:

  1. To foster, support, encourage, and advance the dental profession and the specialty of Orthodontics.
  2. To promote excellence in Orthodontics.
  3. To design and conduct professional meetings at regular intervals for interprofessional discourse in research, clinical practice, and the dissemination of current knowledge and practice principles in the specialty of Orthodontics.
  4. To promote and encourage high educational standards for the education and motivation of Orthodontists.
  5. To provide administrative and judicial duties for the membership of The Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists in carrying out their decisions and programs.
  6. To promote and encourage the members of the Angle Society to participate in research and studies suitable for publication in The Angle Orthodontist.

EHASO has seven geographic components spanning North America:

The Northwest component was accepted into the society in 1947. The EHASO publishes the scientific journal The Angle Orthodontist and holds Component and National Biennial meetings.