Orthodontic Pearls

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
Book Ticket Hotel Reservation

More Speakers Coming Soon!


Dr. Grant Collins HEADSHOT
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Grant Collins

"The Braces Guy" 


Dr. Kyle Fagala

The Digital Orthodontist


Dr. Brian Anderson

Orthodontist, Foothill Orthodontic Specialists
Co-Founder, Orthodontic Pearls


Dr. Geoffrey Sudit

Mint Orthodontics


Dr. Chris Teeters

Orthodontist, Affiliated Orthodontics
Co-Founder, Orthodontic Pearls


Dr. Bryan Lockhart

Orthodontist, Dual Image Orthodontics


Dr. Courtney Dunn

Orthodontist, Dunn Orthodontics
Founder, Women in Orthodontics


Dr. Isaak Yelizar

Orthodontist, SimpliBraces


Dr. Kelly Morgan

Orthodontist, Morgan Orthodontics


Dr. Alyssa Carter

Orthodontist, Dr. Alyssa Orthodontics

Dr. Scott Law HEADSHOT

Dr. Scott Law

Co-Founder/CCO at SmileDoctors


Dr. Tito Norris

Orthodontist, Stone Oak Orthodontics


Dr. Lisa Alvetro

Orthodontist, Alvetro Orthodontics


Dr. Morghan Teeters

Pediatric Dentist, Kidz-R-Kool Pediatric Dentistry


Jill Allen

Founder and CEO, Jill Allen & Associates


Tracy Martin

Founder and CEO, Straight Consulting


Harrison Bagdan

HIP Creative

Mr. Jason Yeats Headshot

Jason Harris

Harris Investment Group


Art McOmber

Fortune Law Firm


Gary Salman

Black Talon Security


Scott Hansen

Founder and CEO, LeadSigma


Ian Miller

Paperplane Therapeutics


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


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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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


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.



Dr. Adam Danze isan orthodontist in the Charlotte, NC area. He recently opened his start up practice, Providence Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, earlier this year with his wife (who’s the pediatric dentist in the practice!) While Dr. Danze certainly loves creating beautiful smiles by day, he also loves creating fun musical mixes in the form of live DJing by night. To this day, he is the only known regularly gigging “Ortho-DJ” in the world. He’s been musically inclined since and started DJing in college. Dr. DJ Danze looks forward to bringing his talents to Scottsdale for this year’s MOPC!


2023 Video Recap

2018 Video & Audio

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2019 Video & Audio

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2021 Video & Audio

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2023 Video & Audio

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