16 Continuing Education Credits Available Talking Stick Resort & Casino
Mother of Pearls 2022 | October 6-8, 2022

Join Us at the Talking Stick Resort & Casino

Join us for the 4th Annual Mother of Pearls Conference in Scottsdale, AZ!

Count on your MOPC experience to elevate every year with our industry’s most revered speakers, excellent food, cutting-edge exhibits, and 3 awesome social events!

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Doctor and Team Agenda

Event Schedule


October 6, 2022
Stuart Frost “The Artist Orthodontist” Pre-Conference

Included for all Doctor & team member attendees!

Brian Wright

“Debunking Myths and Misconceptions of Digital Solutions in the Orthodontic Industry.”

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by Align Technology


October 7, 2022
5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run with Dr. Kervin Brandon Mack

Founder of the all- orthodontist fitness group #orthohealthtribe, IRONMAN athlete Dr. Mack will challenge attendees by leading a 5K Run (and 1 mile fun run) to get a great workout while enjoying the beautiful Arizona sunrise. (Meet in the lobby by the west entrance)

Drs. Chris Teeters & Brian Anderson

“Welcome to the 4th Annual MOPC!”

Dr. Jon Nicozisis

“Why Bother Using Invisalign Clear Aligners in 2022 and Beyond…”

Drs. Amanda Gallagher and John Pham

“Grow Your Practice with New-To-Orthodontic Consumers”

Exhibit Hall Break
Dr. Kyle Fagala

"The 10 Ps of The Perfect Consult"

Mr. Chip Fichtner

“Great Orthodontists Will Have 10+ Choices in IDSO Partners"

Staff Breakout Session #1: Being the Best Team

All team members will join together for an interactive panel moderated by The Digital Orthodontist, Dr. Kyle Fagala, featuring experts from the Orthodontic community.

Lunch & Learn

Digital transformation Panel with Chris Bentson, Dr. Heather Hopkins, and Dr. Jon Nicozisis (45 minutes)

Dr. Chad Foster

“The Orthodontic Arena - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly"

Dr. Megan LeCornu

"That Was Fast: Today's Digital Bonding"

Staff Breakout Session #2: Being the Best Team Member

Staff will separate into 4 groups (Admin, Marketing, TC, and Clinical) with a discussion around the best practices and approaches for each group. At the end of the session, staff will be encouraged to share 1 winning strategy and 1 challenge/failure from their office that will be covered the following day.

Exhibit Hall Break
Mrs. Tracy Martin

“Millennial Mom Critique: Dial-In Your Systems, Improve Your Service, & Increase Your Bottom Line.” 

Mrs. Jill Allen

"Boomers and Millennials and Gen Z-ers, Oh My!”

Dr. Jamie Reynolds

“What the Heck Happened the Past Few Years: The Data"

90s Themed Pearls Party at Top Golf featuring Live Music from Relapse!


October 8, 2022
Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga with Sejal Patel Pandya, PhD

As a certified RYT graduate of Yoga Alliance, Dr. Patel Pandya's morning workout will combine both Hatha and Ashtanga yoga, focusing on detox postures and setting an intention for the day. (Meet on the lawn, by the pool)

Drs. Chris Teeters & Brian Anderson
Dr. Rick O'Neil

"Turning Pearls into Diamonds: How to Elevate Your Aligner Game!”

Drs. Patrice Smith, Tara Emerick, and John Foley

“Technology That’s Made For You, Your Team, and Your Patients”

Staff Breakout Session #3: Battling the Bad

3 to 4 staff members will volunteer to occupy “the hot seat” and discuss challenges they’ve experienced and then brainstorm solutions as a group.

Exhibit Hall Break
Dr. Gary Brigham

“Using Invisalign First and Teen Invisalign to Meet the Rising Demand for Digital Orthodontics.”

Dr. Jared Gianquinto

"Digital, custom braces: unlocking the aligner workflow for every patient."

Lunch & Learn

With Shannon Miller & Chris Bentson

Dr. Kervin Brandon Mack

"Moments and Forces: Responding to Life’s Cues to Live Happier and Healthier"

Mr. Harrison Bagdan

"How to Convert New Patient Opportunities in the 21st Century...and Overcome "Bad Leads"

Staff Breakout Session #4: Celebrating the Good

3 to 4 staff members will volunteer to occupy “the hot seats” and discuss winning strategies they’ve implemented and then brainstorm more winning strategies as a group, landing on some practical take-home ideas for each team.

Exhibit Hall Break
Dr. Andrew Sarpotdar

"Can’t we all just get along? Understanding personality types to create excellent team chemistry"

Mr. Djamil Abiyev

“TAD-Assisted Marpe Devices with Partners Dental Studio"

Dr. Jason Battle

"It's ok to be different, to be yourself. You'll probably be happier and make more money too."  

Celebration Party at Dr. Teeters’ Place (Party bus shuttles will be provided!)

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9800 E Talking Stick Way Scottsdale, AZ 85256

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About The Venue

Come experience the best that Arizona casinos have to offer at Talking Stick Resort. Talking Stick Resort is a top destination in Scottsdale, Arizona offering guests state of the art amenities and exciting new spaces.

The Talking Stick Entertainment District is Arizona’s premier entertainment destination. Enjoy numerous attractions, festivals, and spring training baseball games as well as shopping and dining options galore!

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Exciting destinations there include:
  • Talking Stick Golf Club
  • Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
  • The Pavilions at Talking Stick shopping center
  • Octane Raceway
  • Butterfly Wonderland
  • OdySea Aquarium
  • Much More

Pearls Party at Top Golf Scottsdale with Live Music from Relapse!

Emcee: Dr. Chris Feldman

Dr. Chris Feldman

Jill Allen Associates

Jill Allen

National Orthodontic Consultant

Chris Bentson Headshot 2018

Chris Bentson

Partner, Bentson Copple & Associates, LLC


Djamil Abiyev

Owner, Partners Dental Studio

Megan LeCornu

Dr. Megan LeCornu

Owner, Embrace Your Smile Orthodontics

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Dr. Rick O’Neil

Owner, South Alabama Orthodontics

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Dr. Jonathan Nicozisis

Owner, Princeton Orthodontics


Dr. Gary Brigham

Owner, Brigham Orthodontics


Dr. Heather Hopkins

Partner, Palmetto Smiles


Shannon Patterson

Partner, CPR, CMSR, Certified Kolbe Consultant

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Dr. Andrew Sarpotdar

Co-Founder, Orthodontic Pearls

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John Pham

CEO and Co-Founder of INBRACE

Chip Fichtner

Chip Fichtner

Co-Founder of Large Practice Sales

Dr. Kyle Fagala Neon Canvas

Dr. Kyle Fagala

Owner, Saddle Creek Orthodontics

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Dr. Jared Gianquinto

Orthodontist, OrthoArts


Tracy Martin

Founder of Straight Consulting

Dr. Chris Teeters

Dr. Chris Teeters

Orthodontist, Affiliated Orthodontics

Dr. Brian Anderson

Dr. Brian Anderson

Orthodontist, Foothill Orthodontics


Dr. Jamie Reynolds

Chief Professional Officer at Orthodontic Partners


Dr. Stuart Frost

Orthodontist, Speaker, Author, Consultant


Harrison Bagdan

Senior Practice Advisor at HIP Creative

Dr. Kervin Brandon Mack

Dr. Kervin Brandon Mack

Orthdontist, Mack Orthodontics


Dr. Patrice Smith

Orthdontist, InBrace Panelist


Dr. Tara Emerick

Orthodontist, InBrace Panelist

MOPC - Dr. John Foley

Dr. John Foley

Orthodontist, InBrace Panelist

Dr. Amanda Gallagher

Dr. Amanda Gallagher

Orthdontist, Amanda Gallagher Orthodontics


Dr. Jason Battle

Orthdontist, Premier Orthodontics


Dr. Chad Foster

Orthodontist, Butterfly Orthodontics


Brian Wright

Founder & CEO at New Patient Group

MOPC 2018 Video & Audio

If you missed the MOPC 2018 conference or just want to review, you can buy video and audio of the presentations.

MOPC 2018 Files Recap Video

MOPC 2019 Video & Audio

If you missed the MOPC 2019 conference or just want to review, you can buy video and audio of the presentations.

MOPC 2019 Files Recap Video

MOPC 2021 Video & Audio

If you missed the MOPC 2021 conference or just want to review, you can buy video and audio of the presentations.

MOPC 21 Files Recap Video

Sponsorship opportunities for MOPC 2022 are completely sold out.  Reach out to Dr. Teeters at [email protected] to inquire about sponsorship opportunities for 2023, the 5th Anniversary of MOPC!


Sold Out
  • Most desirable table position in the exhibit hall with a 12-foot table or 2 6-foot tables
  • Exclusive logo on lanyards and logo on swag bag
  • Three 60 minute presentations in the unified Doctor and Team Track
  • Up to 10 complimentary company representative meeting registrations


Sold Out
  • Second most desirable table position in the exhibit hall with a 12- foot table or 2 6-foot tables
  • Two 60 minute presentations in the unified Doctor and Team Track
  • Up to 8 complimentary company representative meeting registrations
  • Logo on swag bags


Sold Out
  • Table in the exhibit hall in a premium location
  • One 60 minute presentation in the unified Doctor and Team Track
  • Up to 6 complimentary company representative meeting registrations


Sold Out
  • Exhibit hall table in a preferred location
  • One 30 minute presentation in the unified Doctor and Team Track
  • Up to 4 complimentary company representative meeting registrations


Sold Out
  • Table at the meeting for exhibiting
  • Up to 2 complimentary company representative meeting registrations

In addition to the specific tier recognition listed below, ALL sponsors will receive:

  • Priority for premium space in exhibit space, based on sponsorship level & competitor placement, on a first-come, first-served basis of sponsorship payment received with a 6-foot table.
  • Continued Recognition in Orthodontic Pearls Facebook group, the largest and most active orthodontist-exclusive Facebook forum featuring almost 8,000 vetted orthodontists worldwide.
  • Recognition on websites with logo and link as a meeting sponsor
  • Complimentary names of registrants after the conference.
  • Ability to have inserts in swag bag and be part of giveaways in
    between speakers
  • Recognition in online & printed registration materials if contracted and paid by release date.
  • Two attendees at the conference (additional cost for more attendees of $850 each)
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks on Friday and Saturday and dinner on Friday night, attendance at the Friday night Pearls Party entertainment event featuring activities, dinner, drinks and live music.
Up to 21 CE Credits Administered by Orthodontic Pearls
For questions contact: [email protected]

Refund Policy: Tickets are non-refundable but fully transferable.

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