An orthodontist based in the San Francisco Bay Area, William Fay, DDS, operates two private practice locations, in American Canyon and South San Francisco. Augmenting his work as a practicing orthodontist, William Fay, DDS, is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists.
A professional organization dedicated to serving the needs of orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) offers a number of resources for orthodontic staff education. Through the Orthodontic Staff Club, AAO enables administrative personnel and orthodontic assistants to participate in an active professional community. Benefits of membership in the AAO Orthodontic Staff Club include free subscriptions to online lectures and newsletters, registration fee discounts for the AAO Annual Session, and access to the AAO Communities Orthodontic Staff discussion group.
In addition to the Orthodontic Staff Club, AAO offers a Voluntary Certification Program for clinical assistants. Designed for staff members who demonstrate proficiency in and knowledge of orthodontics, the program grants members the designation of Specialized Orthodontic Assistant, or SOA.