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Casko becomes president of American Board of Orthodontics

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- John S. Casko, D.D.S, Ph.D., professor and head of the department of orthodontics at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, was installed as president of the American Board of Orthodontics at the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthodontists in Dallas.

Casko received a doctor of dental surgery degree and a master's degree in orthodontics from Georgetown University and a doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. In 1976 he was appointed professor and head of orthodontics at the UI.

Casko is a fellow of the American College of Dentists and a member of the Iowa Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists. He also is editor of Practical Reviews in Orthodontics and also currently serves as president-elect of the Midwest component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists.