To act on behalf of all Orthodontic Dental Nurses and Therapists to advance high standards by developing and expanding their roles under 'Dental Care Professionals'.
To develop the Orthodontic Dental Nurses and Therapist roles within the Specialist Group.
To provide continuing professional education with at least bi-annual study days.
To keep the membership informed by means of Newsletters and Web Site.
To recommend to the GDC Council changes needed in legislation.
To liaise with relevant professional bodies to promote the status of:
- Orthodontic Dental Nurses and Therapists.
- To manage the Group’s finances to achieve its objectives.
- To plan for the future.
ONG was founded in 1994 and became an affiliated organisation of the British Orthodontic Society in 1997.