In March we announced a new partnership with SAGE Publishing to publish our official journal, The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal (CPCJ), starting in 2018. I am very confident and enthusiastic for this new partnership as it will help CPCJ grow and thrive in numerous ways.
The American Association of Orthodontists and other dental care partners proposed a set of criteria to be used in the United States to determine when orthodontic care could be characterized as medically necessary for insurance purposes. A retrospective study that will apply these criteria to existing orthodontic cases received IRB approval.
In this issue, ACPA Executive Director Wendy-Jo Toyama discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion.