Orthodontic Pearls
OCTOBER 10-12

Join us for our biggest and best MOPC yet!

We’re going BIG for our 6th Anniversary Meeting:

  • 500+ Colleagues
  • 50 Exhibits
  • 25 Speakers
  • Up to 20 CE Credits!
  • Ortho/Pedo Pre-Conference: How to Make Your Practice Recession and Pandemic Proof by Working with a Pediatric Dentist
  • Wild West Party with Live Music from the All-Orthodontist Band, RELAPSE!
  • All Food and Drink Included
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Speakers

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Keynote Speaker

Dr. Grant Collins

The Braces Guy

Words Matter: Set Your Team Up for Success With These 10 Powerful Phrases

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Dr. Kyle Fagala

Digital Marketing Pearls for the Ortho/Pedo Practice

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Dr. Brian Anderson

Make Your Practice Recession & Pandemic Proof by Working With a Pediatric Dentist

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Dr. Geoffrey Sudit

A Force For More

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Dr. Chris Teeters

Make Your Practice Recession & Pandemic Proof by Working With a Pediatric Dentist

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Dr. Bryan Lockhart

Navigating the Crowded Clear Aligner Market: an in-depth Look at Angel Aligner's Unique Approach

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Dr. Courtney Dunn

How Our Orthodontic Study Club Changed Our Practices and Lives for the Better

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Dr. Isaak Yelizar

Mastering Complexity With Angel Aligner: Precision, Efficiency, and Patient Comfort

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Dr. Kelly Morgan

How Our Orthodontic Study Club Changed Our Practices and Lives for the Better

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Dr. Alyssa Carter

Penny Wise, Pound Foolish: Strategies to Build and Scale an Orthodontic Practice in Today's Business Climate

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Dr. Scott Law

Get Out of Your Own Way: Lessons in Effective Delegation

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Dr. Tito Norris

Maximizing Digital Workflow Efficiency

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Dr. Sheldon Salins

Unveiling the Power of Your Practice

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Dr. Jared Blacker

Treating Patients and Gaining Acceptance with Invisalign Palatal Expander™

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Dr. Melanie Wang

Eliminating Boomerang Tasks and Branding for Success With uLab

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Dr. Lisa Alvetro

Eureka! In Search of Excellence in Patient Care & Comfort

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Dr. Morghan Teeters

Make Your Practice Recession & Pandemic Proof by Working With a Pediatric Dentist

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Jill Allen

Who's Your Who?

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Tracy Martin

Boosting Practice Profits by Engaging Millennials and Gen Z: Strategies for Success

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Flint Geier

How to Create a Practice That’s in a Category of One

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Jason Harris

You're Given $1M--How Should You Invest It?

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Art McOmber

You're Given $1M--How Should You Invest It?

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Gary Salman

Brace Yourself for Cyber Threats: Cybersecurity Strategies for Orthodontic Professionals

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Harrison Bagdan

How to Grow Your Practice Like Never Before and Help More People Get What They Want

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Scott Hansen

Next-Gen Practice Growth: AI's Impact on New Patient Acquisition

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Kelsey Royce

Words Matter: Set Your Team Up for Success With These 10 Powerful Phrases

Schedule

Thursday, October 10

5:30 PM Check-In Begins

Ortho/Pedo Pre-Conference:

Prepare for the future! How to Make Your Practice Recession & Pandemic Proof by Working With a Pediatric Dentist

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Drs. Chris & Morghan Teeters: Partnering With a Pediatric Dentist
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Dr. Brian Anderson: Purchasing a Pediatric Dental Practice
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Dr. Kyle Fagala: Digital Marketing Pearls for the Orthodontist Working With a Pediatric Dentist
7:30 - 9:00 PM Welcome Reception

Friday, October 11

7:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Morning Presentations
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Afternoon Presentations
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Wild West Party with Games & Live Music from RELAPSE!

Saturday, October 12

7:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Morning Presentations
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 - 5:30 PM Afternoon Presentations
5:30 PM Closing Remarks & Exhibitor Raffle
Michelle Shimmin

EMCEE

Michelle Shimmin

Michelle Shimmin is an International lecturer, trainer and consultant who has been in the field of orthodontics since 1990, working as a Registered Dental Assistant, teaching orthodontic assisting, marketing, financials, treatment coordinating and practice management. Michelle travels the country and helps transform orthodontic offices on their systems to promote training, growth, and success through a comprehensive practice approach.

She is now considered one of the most sought-after trainers with many lecture events a year, both domestic and international, including the 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2022 Align Ortho Summit, AAO, PCSO, HSO, SCAO, TIO and many others. She has also recorded Ask the Expert webinars for Align and authored articles for publications such as Bentson Copple’s reSource and Colle + McVoy’s Global Teen Edge Newsletter.

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RELAPSE

Friday Night Pearls Party Included:

The Wild Wild Best!

Join us with your team and colleagues for the Mother of all House Parties at Dr. Teeters’ 3 Acre Mountaintop Property for a delicious Tex Mex Dinner, Open Bar, Casino Games, Mechanical Bull Riding, Smokeless Fire Pit, Western Games, Rope Climb Challenge, DJ, and 2 Hours of Live Music from the all-orthodontist band, RELAPSE! Party bus shuttle services will be provided.

RELAPSE consists of the following practicing Orthodontists:

  • Dr. Akash Pandya - Vocals
  • Dr. Douglas R. Shaw - Vocals
  • Dr. Jacquee Schieck - Bass, Vocals
  • Dr. Chris Teeters - Guitars, Vocals
  • Dr. Kyle Fagala - Drums, Vocals
  • Dr. Brian Anderson - Keyboards
THE BITESTRAIGHT BOYS

THE BITESTRAIGHT BOYS

What more could your team want than to see a gathering of the most handsome men in orthodontics sing and dance in a boy band?

The BiteStraight Boys feature Drs. Andy Sarpotdar, Maz Moshiri, Doug Shaw, Akash Pandya and Brian Anderson. Get ready for an evening of fun and nostalgia as this gathering of talent perform songs from the 90’s boy band era.

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DR. ALEX LAYTON

Alex Layton is a guitarist/singer/songwriter from Boston, MA, and a recent graduate from an orthodontics residency at Harvard in 2024. His musical interest lies mainly in Blues, Rock, and Pop, where he draws influence from the likes of John Mayer, Eric Clapton, and Matchbox Twenty. He attended Berklee College of Music as a student of guitar and had one of his songs played on the radio in 2014 before changing careers and pursuing dentistry. He currently lives and practices orthodontics in Los Angeles with his fiancée Ali, who is finishing up her orthodontics residency at UCLA.

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