Established in 1930
The Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists (EHASO) is an international organization whose objectives are:
- To foster, support, encourage, and advance the dental profession and the specialty of Orthodontics.
- To promote excellence in Orthodontics.
- 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.
- To promote and encourage high educational standards for the education and motivation of Orthodontists.
- To provide administrative and judicial duties for the membership of The Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists in carrying out their decisions and programs.
- 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:
- Angle East
- Angle Midwest
- Angle North Atlantic
- Angle Northwest
- Angle Northern California
- Angle Southern California
- Angle Southwest
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.