How do I become a member?

Membership requires a dental degree from an accredited Dental School along with a Masters degree in Orthodontics or a Certificate of Orthodontic Training. Membership is renewed on an annual basis.  Reduced fee membership is available to Orthodontic Students and Faculty. (Contact the Executive Secretary for more information on reduced fee membership.)

What are the benefits of membership?

Membership in the Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation contributes to the improvement in the Specialty of Orthodontics through academic support and education. As a member in good standing, you will be able to attend the annual scientific meeting held by the Foundation.

Is there an online application?

Yes, please click here to fill out a form for membership and mail payment to:


3320 Rutger Street

Saint Louis, MO 63104


Jodi Dudek

Executive Secretary, OERF

533 Deer Brook Drive

O'Fallon, MO 63366

Sustained Giving letter

Sustained Giving Program

For more information on the Sustained Giving program, please see the Sustained Giving Letter. To sign up for sustained giving, click here!