Orthodontic Technicians Association (OTA)
The Orthodontic Technicians Association (OTA) is the professional body that represents Orthodontic technology specialists in the United Kingdom affiliated with the British Orthodontic Society. The aims of the association are to encourage the study, promote the highest standards of practice, and advance the knowledge of orthodontic laboratory and clinical techniques for the benefit of the orthodontic team and patient. The OTA advises institutions and individuals on the use of all orthodontic laboratory techniques and the service that is provided by Orthodontic Technicians. The association organizes an independent annual Orthodontic Technicians Conference, Which is held in parallel with the autumn meeting at the British Orthodontic Conference.