The Academy of Orthodontic Assisting (AOA) has announced new dates for its Clinical Efficiency Retreat. The Retreat is the hands-on component of the AOA’s online program. For a list of topics taught at the Retreat, visit

Retreats will be held at St Louis University on April 25–26 and at the AOA home office in Kennesaw, Ga, on May 2–3.

The Retreat will be held from 9 am to 5 pm each day with lunch served on both days. Classes will be taught by Doug Depew and AOA-certified Instructors.

Betsy K. Wehde, the office manager from Silberstein Orthodontics in Highland Park, Ill, said of the past St Louis Retreat, "[The staff] came back on FIRE! They learned so much and had such a great time."

To sign up for Retreats, contact Mandy Ohman at [email protected] or at (877) 976-4536.