About BCSO

Founded in 1963, the British Columbia Society of Orthodontists (BCSO) has been the voice of board-certified orthodontists in British Columbia for 50 years. The organization is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of excellence in orthodontic education and quality of patient care.

BCSO Mandate

Promote high standards of orthodontic practice in the province of British Columbia
Encourage and sponsor research in orthodontics.
Disseminate knowledge and information in orthodontics to its members and to the public.
Cooperate with other societies with similar interests in furthering the above purposes.
Encourage good fraternal and professional relationships among its members.
BSCO works closely with provincial, national and international organizations within the fields of dentistry, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, including:

The College of Dental Surgeons of BC
BC Dental Association
Dental Specialists Society of BC
Canadian Association of Orthodontists
Royal College of Dentists of Canada
Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
The American Association of Orthodontists
The World Federation of Orthodontists