Disability insurance Archives - AAO

Now Available! QuickDecision for Group Long Term Disability Income insurance

In September 2023, the AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program launched QuickDecision, a faster application process for Group Term Life insurance coverage, that does not require a medical exam for most applicants. As part of the AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program’s dedication to improving the program to meet the needs of member orthodontists, this quick application process is now available [...]

By | March 21st, 2024|Disability insurance, Life insurance|0 Comments

The Various Career Paths of Orthodontists

The field of orthodontics has several potential pathways an orthodontist’s career might take. You may work for a practice, own your own practice, join a group practice, join a DSO or OSO or find that you’ve worked in a combination of these paths by the end of your career. As an example of how one [...]

AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program Disability Insurance FAQs

AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program Disability Insurance As a member of the AAO, you have access to the AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program’s Disability Income insurance. This coverage helps protect your income if you are disabled and unable to work as an orthodontist, even if you are working in another occupation. Like all insurance policies, Group Disability Income insurance [...]

How to Opt-in to Student Disability and Student Term Life Insurance

With your AAO membership, you can become covered under two important group insurance policies at no cost to you— Student Disability coverage and Student Term Life coverage. AAO picks up the tab to support student members like you. When you graduate, you’ll be given the opportunity to continue this coverage on a premium-paying basis. In [...]

Resident Protection: Converting Student Disability Insurance

As you know, the American Association of Orthodontists is dedicated to helping protect the future of residents like you and your impact on the future of the orthodontic industry. That’s why the AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program, administered by Lockton Affinity, offers complimentary Group Student Disability insurance to AAO student members with the option of converting to [...]

By | November 17th, 2021|Disability insurance, Residents|3 Comments

Resident Protection: Understanding Student Disability Insurance

Helping to Protect Your Financial Future If you were to be injured or become ill while in school and were unable to practice as an orthodontist, your life would be greatly affected. Could you pay your living expenses, bills and student loans? How would your future change? Many residents turn to student disability insurance to [...]

By | May 21st, 2021|Disability insurance, Residents|22 Comments

Disability Insurance for Orthodontists

There are many facets to a successful financial plan—setting goals, saving an emergency fund, managing debt, planning for retirement, investing, and protecting what you’ve built with insurance. Many people turn to disability insurance, also known as disability income insurance, to help plan for the unexpected, as it helps protect your income should you become disabled [...]