Meet Your 2017 Sponsors!

Hilton Anatole Dallas  |  October 27-28, 2017


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Almost 600 orthodontists and dentists in 47 states and Canada use TruDenta technologies and training for three things:

  1. On every case start to reduce patient discomfort.
  2. To help the 20% of their current and past patients suffering from chronic headache, migraine and TMJ/D without drugs or needles.
  3. To typically add $200,000 or more in new collections.

Learn complete details at and qualify for our RISK FREE trial in your practice.


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The Progressive Orthodontist magazine reaches the most forward-thinking orthodontic practices in North America. It focuses solely on strategies and specific tactics to increase production and profitability in an orthodontic specialty practice. Editorial is focused solely on content which provides doctors and team members with knowledge and specific action items to implement immediately to increase practice growth rates.



OrthoSynetics’ services help orthodontic practices drive more patients to the door and operate efficiently. Business experts develop marketing and operational plans based on each doctor’s individual goals. With OrthoSynetics, orthodontists can save time, save money and increase profits with marketing, purchasing, consulting, human resources and business support services.



In print, on screen, on the web and in the community, VisionTrust helps orthodontists build their brand and their bottom line with truly custom and highly effective marketing programs. We are also the exclusive providers of Dental ED, Choose A Specialist & The Orthodontist Dot Com.



Propel’s mission in orthodontics is to lead the future by providing innovative products that connect technology and bioscience to enhance all phases of orthodontic treatment.



Carestream Dental is committed to helping you run the most successful orthodontic practice possible. Orthodontic-specific workflow is built into our industry-leading solutions to maximize office efficiency. Our line of digital impression, digital radiograph, 3D imaging, and OrthoTrac Management Software systems will help you communicate with your patients and deliver ideal treatment.



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Smile for a Lifetime Foundation recruits orthodontists across North America to provide free braces to children in need. Our mission is to, “Create self-confidence, inspire hope and change the lives of children in a dramatic way.” through the gift of a smile. We are changing lives one smile at a time! 50% of the net proceeds from The MKS Forum will go to support Smile for a Lifetime in its mission to provide free orthodontic treatment to under-served kids throughout North America.


Align Technology is a global medical device company with industry-leading innovative products such as Invisalign clear aligners, iTero Intraoral scanners, and OrthoCAD digital services that help dental professionals achieve the clinical results they expect and deliver effective, cutting-edge dental options to their patients.  The Invisalign system and iTero Intraoral scanning system and OrthoCAD® digital services are available to general practitioner dentists (GP dentists), orthodontists, and other dental specialists. Align Technology provides training, clinical education programs, and the tools needed for orthodontists or GP dentists to adopt its innovative technology and offer the treatment options in their practices.



OrthoBanc Professional Payment Management provides ACH and Credit Card Payment options.  We completely manage your accounts including all patient contact about failed transactions.  Additional OrthoBanc services include Credit Recommendations, Credit Bureau Reporting, and our newest service AccepTx Pro: Treatment and Fee Presentation tool! Call 888-758-0585 to learn more and schedule a demo.



OrthoFi is a software and service solution designed to increase your starts and streamline your processes. Our end-to-end flow streamlines onboarding, stimulates conversions, and takeson both insurance and patient processing and collections. A proven solution delivering dynamic growth, balanced cash flow and risk, and smoother operations with insightful metrics.



DSID creates attention-grabbing patient engagement solutions via in-office digital signage and interactive, custom-branded photo booths. Showcase new smiles, contests, services, products, reviews and more with custom motion-graphic content and real-time feature integrations.



Ortho-Marketing helps Orthodontists get More New Patients, More Referrals, More Reviews and More Exposure. We roll up our sleeves and get to know your practice and then come up with and implement unique marketing strategies to help you reach your goals. Services include: Website Development, Website Updates, SEO, Google Ad Words, Social Media Marketing, Reviews and Reputation Management, Email Marketing and App Development. If you want to take your practice to the next level, Ortho-Marketing can help.

MidAtlantic Ortho continues to grow as an established industry leader with over 20 years of service to the Orthodontic specialty. We manufacture and distribute a full line of quality products including, metal and aesthetic brackets, molar bands, buccal tubes, wires, elastomerics and instruments.   Among this offering are unique product brands such as our “Capsule” aligner case, Plier Brite cleaner and renowned instrument repair services. MidAtlantic’s commitment to quality products and responsive customer service consistently provide an overall better value to your practice.   It is this culture of excellence that has further strengthened our relationships with Orthodontic specialists and opinion leaders throughout the country.



Specialty Appliances has been a leading full service orthodontic laboratory since 1981. Specialty’s innovative focus has led to many appliance inventions and laboratory technology advancements. Today they are recognized as the most advanced and experienced digital orthodontic laboratory. Call Specialty Appliances if you value appliance quality, fit, and timely delivery.



For 95 years, the dental industry has recognized GC Corporation as being a top-tier provider of quality dental products. In 2011, we expanded our contributions in the dental industry, partnering with TOMY Inc., to become a leading provider of orthodontic appliances. GC Orthodontics maintains the highest quality standards and superior customer service.



For over three decades, Reliance Orthodontic Products Inc. has served our profession with innovative quality bonding adhesives, sealants, and conditioners that are industry benchmarks.  Our service and professional technical support are second to none. Reliance – a passion for bonding innovation and excellence.  Please visit us at



Ortho2 Edge delivers premium practice management, imaging, and communication solutions. Edge features truly optimized, private Cloud Computing, comprehensive management, innovative imaging, appointment reminders, patient education animations, image morphing, ceph tracing, doctor and patient apps, and more. Ortho2 is the largest privately held orthodontic practice management software provider in the world.



Cloud9ortho was developed from the ground-up as a browser-based system for management and imaging for orthodontists. It can use PCs, tablets, or Macs in their native mode with no office servers required. Features have been added for Pediatric Dentistry.  Texting & emailing are built-in for no additional charge.



Patient Rewards Hub is an Engagement Marketing Suite featuring: Reward, Reviews, Social Media, Contest, Compliance, and Communication programs all rolled into an easy to use web application. Through your website or mobile app: patients redeem points, check reminders, participate in contests and games, take surveys or write reviews, all while in an engaging environment.  Rewards are fulfilled on your behalf and sent with a congratulatory note from your practice.



OrthoChats offers professionally managed live chat exclusively for orthodontists. We help increase web conversions by engaging potential patients already surfing your site. We are the only chat agency on the planet to offer this service exclusively for orthodontists, with in-house, college educated, grammar and spelling certified orthodontic trained Smile Specialists.



Benco Dental, headquartered in Pittston, Pennsylvania, is the largest privately owned, full-service distributor of dental supplies, dental equipment, dental consulting and equipment services in the United States. Founded in 1930 by Benjamin Cohen, the company has remained family-owned and focused on its unique mission to “deliver success, smile after smile.”



Birdeye helps you get valuable reviews on Yelp, Google, and Facebook while allowing you to monitor, manage and amplify your online reputation through our automated platform. We aggregate reviews from 100+ sites, generate new reviews, help manage negative reviews, and automatically distribute best reviews to social media, search engines, and 50+ consumer sites. End result — more word-of-mouth referrals, and patients.



Trapezio provides affordable online knowledge and training solutions for the orthodontic team. Packages can be easily customized to fit the specific needs of your practice and team members can access material from any computer with internet access. Combining decades of experience, our learning modules bring the expertise of industry leaders to your fingertips.



Banyan, formerly Social Dental, is a social media marketing SaaS company that created the only HIPPA-compliant patient photo and review sharing app and provides integrated websites and social advertising services. The app helps practices celebrate successful patient outcomes by posting HIPPA-compliant patient photos and review at the point of treatment.



NEOLab is your full-service orthodontic lab, and the current leader in digital workflow. With personalized customer service, seamless intraoral scanner integration and 40 years of quality craftsmanship, NEOLab sets the bar for progressive orthodontic laboratories.



DDS Multimedia provides dental practices with marketing techniques that turn the web into an advantage for their practices. We focus our website design and marketing efforts solely on the dental industry, and have developed proven campaigns that improve your patients’ experience, and increase your practice’s bottom line.



Renew Digital distributes certified pre-owned panoramic X-ray and cone beam equipment to orthodontists throughout the United States. The company’s low, one-price guarantee includes installation, training and a comprehensive warranty, enabling dental professionals to deliver superior patient care, more affordably. Call 888-246-5611 or visit to learn more.



365 Printing, based in Atlanta, GA, distributes 3D dental printers to orthodontists. The company’s focus on dental professionals and consultative clinical approach allows them to deliver unparalleled custom service for a faster return on investment. Call 888-603-9140 or visit to learn more.



Plaque HD™ is the first professional plaque identifying toothpaste. With its revolutionary Targetol Technology™ which contains plant based disclosing agents, patients can identify areas of plaque build up which have been missed using regular toothpaste. Independent studies in the Orthodontic department at UIC showed that Plaque HD™ removed more than four times the amount of plaque as compared to the control toothpaste. *Published in the peer reviewed International Journal of Dentistry and Oral Science, January, 2016.



3M Oral Care promotes lifelong oral wellness for patients by providing inspired, science-based solutions that help orthodontic professionals achieve greater clinical, professional and personal success. A worldwide leader in aesthetic solutions, 3M Oral Care products feature efficiency and an improved treatment experience for orthodontists and their patients.  


Fast-Track your New Patient Starts with The Practice Marketers Done-For-You Direct Marketing System. Over 1,500 Orthodontists and Dentists Have Attracted Thousands of New Patients since 2001. You’ll love the results your Practice achieves when we deliver unique direct response mail to your community making you stand out above your competition!


LED Dental provides a comprehensive line of next-generation imaging solutions combined with a commitment to white-glove service. From the VELscope oral screening system to Rayscan CBCT and 3Shape TRIOS intraoral scanners, LED Dental offers a complete digital workflow to enhance the way you care for your patients. For more information, please visit

Keeping track of data can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Gaidge is an easy-to-use analysis framework that simplifies data collection and interpretation, giving you the information needed to grow your business. Over 700 doctors across 1000 locations nationwide count on this system each day, making Gaidge the go-to analytics solution for the orthodontic industry. Over the past five years, Gaidge has perfected the art of business analytics, leaving you with real numbers, simple solutions, and a more profitable practice.



Braces Academy is a HIPAA compliant, prescriptive patient education software that allows educational videos to be sent to the patient/parents via text and email. Along with educational benefits, Braces Academy offers a digital referral system that allows local GPs to send patient information directly to your account for you to proactively reach out to the patient.



Henry Schein® Orthodontics™ (HSO) is a leading manufacturer of orthodontic products for domestic and international markets. In 2008, HSO (formerly Ortho Organizers®) became part of Henry Schein® Dental Specialties Group. HSO helps orthodontists build a successful practice with products including the Carriere® System, Triumph® Orthodontic Instruments, and the Maestro® System.

Henry Schein Dental is the dental business of Henry Schein, Inc., which is the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. At Henry Schein Dental, our mission is to improve the lives of those we touch by focusing on practice care, so dental professionals can focus on patient care.



Dolphin provides high-quality 2D/3D imaging, diagnostic, practice management, case presentation, and patient education software for orthodontists worldwide. Dolphin products tightly integrate with digital x-ray units, CBCT systems, telephonic solutions and Web-enabled applications, and are compatible with the latest operating systems. Mobile and Cloud solutions are available. Backed with 24/7 technical support.



AAO Professional Liability Insurance is the most popular orthodontic malpractice insurance in the United States. Many AAO members consider it the greatest single benefit of AAO membership. Provided by the AAO Insurance Company, a risk retention group owned by its policyholders (who are also its shareholders), this plan has been meeting the specific coverage needs of orthodontists since 1995.



Allure Ortho offers a complete orthodontic product line including brackets, bands and buccal tubes, wire, and all peripherals. Our brackets are used by some of the largest practices in the country! We offer top quality instruments with lifetime warranties! Our customer service sets us apart and our prices can’t be beat! Find out why we’re the fastest growing company in the industry!



For 50+ years, Ormco has partnered with the orthodontic community to manufacture innovative products and solutions that enhance the lives of our customers and their patients. From personalized service to worldwide continuing education programs and marketing support, Ormco is committed to helping orthodontists achieve their clinical and practice management objectives.


OrthoEssentials is a leading manufacturer and distributor serving the orthodontic industry for 10 years.  Our principle founders have over 50 years combined experience in orthodontics and have built a product line that affords only the best quality and incredibly low prices.  We strive to bring new and innovative products to our industry, but even more so, bring new and innovative ideas. Participating in the MKS Forum will allow us to show you in a hands-on fashion what OrthoEssentials can do for you and your practice. Allow us to build a purchasing program tailored to your needs and let us show you what we can do.


“Lifeline by Dentma recaptures your no sale patients and brings them back to schedule. Our proprietary solution monitors your practice software and automatically reaches out to new patient consults who do not start. Orthodontists on Lifeline schedule an additional $22,000 each month. No setup fees, no contracts.”

 White Oak Orthodontic Products is owned by Dr. Jim Heslop, a board certified orthodontist, and Patrick Heslop, a former 3M Unitek sales representative. White Oak offers high quality orthodontic supplies at reasonable prices. We take pride in our customer service, and make sure every customer is treated like family. Please visit our website at for more information.
With over 100 years of experience, FORESTADENT is a leading global manufacturer of orthodontic products, specializing in brackets, bands, screws and functional appliances.  FORESTADENT USA is headquartered in the heart of the US in St. Louis, Missouri.  Over the past 25 years the company has experienced exceptional growth due to the high quality products and excellent customer service.  For more information, about the company, please visit the website at
American Orthodontics is the world’s largest privately held manufacturer of orthodontic appliances – dedicated to the highest level of product quality, dependable delivery, and personalized service. Since 1968, we have been based in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, where we manufacture 98% of our products at our state of the art facility.


The Orthodontic Store has served orthodontists for 30 years with our full line of high quality orthodontic supplies at reasonable prices. With its acquisition in 2016 by Young Specialty, The Orthodontic Store joined forces with other well established brands used by orthodontists, such as Plak Smacker and Panoramic. We look forward to helping you with all your practice needs.

i-Cat™ Cone Beam 3D imaging systems provide award-winning implant planning and surgical predictability with high-definition 3D images, comprehensive treatment tools, fastest workflow, flexible scanning, plus compatibility with CAD/CAM and surgical guides. Exclusive Tx STUDIO™ software provides tools for implants, abutments, restorations, surgical procedures, TMJ and airway assessment – in a single package.



Rooster Grin Media is a boutique online marketing firm that was founded on the concept that we can be an online competitive advantage for our Doctors. Our goal is to facilitate better communications between our clients and their patients by promoting your brand, creating deeper relationships between you and your patients, and locating new patients. Our core services include Web Design, Web Hosting, Google AdWords, and Search Engine Optimation (SEO).



Since 1933, Rocky Mountain Orthodontics (RMO) has been on the forefront of orthodontic innovation and continuous improvement in the industry. With a versatile product line that includes everything from early treatment to fixed appliances, RMO is your one-stop-shop for quality, U.S. manufactured products you can depend on!


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Since 2006, doctors have been straightening teeth easily and effectively using ClearCorrect’s custom, removable clear aligners. ClearCorrect provides a more affordable and doctor-friendly approach to clear aligner therapy to thousands of orthodontists in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA. ClearCorrect proudly manufactures and supports its products in Round Rock, Texas.


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Progressive orthodontists recognize the importance of internet marketing.  Now that mobile accounts for more than 70% of ALL internet search, how your practice is conveyed on mobile is critical.  Does your office look “typical” and “average” or does your practice look unique, impressive and cutting-edge?  Dentalfone’s NEW Hybrid-Responsive(TM) Website designs will elevate your image on mobile and provide you with ultra-impressive desktop views so your practice can stand-out, get noticed, and get picked!


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The most intuitive practice management software in the industry native to Mac, PC and Cloud. Providing clinically advanced Imaging, Ceph Tracing and Analysis Software for accurate and reliable ceph tracing while maintaining seamless integration with Practice Management Systems. Wave was designed, developed and proven inside top ortho practices around the world.



SWC was built by Treatment Coordinators, bringing a unique flare to traditional consulting. We believe the key to a strong growth model is through patient engagement and positive practice culture. With focus on young practices, we provide consulting services such as TC Coaching, Team Development, Marketing Strategy, and more.



MachOne is a full service Orthodontic Supply company focused on bringing the highest level of overall value and quality to the Orthodontist. With over 30 years of combined experience in manufacturing, distribution and through collaboration with clinical leaders and technology manufacturers, MachOne is the only Orthodontic Specialty company capable of growing with your practice into the next generation. From custom solutions like hand piece repair, instrument repair/sharpening to radiology, MackOne is structured to partner with you in a manner no other company is capable of.

Crystal Clear is the industry leader in providing world-class software, marketing and consulting solutions for the modern medical practice. We offer the industry’s finest opportunity management software, 100% customized digital marketing services and expert consulting for maximum practice growth. Call 888-611-8279 today and learn how our all-inclusive system can help you FIND, SERVE and KEEP more patients profitably.


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Red Spot Interactive (RSI) increases elective health care practice profits through its proprietary analytics software, patient acquisition and retention automation technology, and marketing services. RSI’s clients have generated more than $100 million in new patient fees and 100,000 patient consultations since 2011.


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Kaleidoscope, The Digital Marketing Display, promotes your practice in the reception area with personalized content. You have full control to make edits online anytime, plus you benefit from bimonthly automatic updates of 50+ screens, so that your display stays fresh without you doing anything! Ask about free initial account customization.

Boyd Industries is a market leader in the design and manufacture of Specialty Dental and Medical Operatory Equipment. Our products include a full line of Dental Exam, Treatment and Surgical Chairs, Dental Delivery Systems, LED Exam and Surgical Lighting, custom Sterilization and Storage Cabinetry, Doctor or Assistant Setting and Video Game consoles.


CWA supports the growth of more than 1,600 dentists and dental practices. It combines sound accounting practices, proactive tax planning and solid money growth strategies to help you and your business meet its full potential. Since 1984, CWA has been guiding dentists nationwide to reach their financial goals.



We train doctors and managers with the business of running a professional orthodontic office; we train staff on patient care tasks and people skills, streamlining and structuring all facets of your business.

We know revenue cycle management and will establish synergies and efficiencies for cash flow and increasing revenue streams.



Bank of America Practice Solutions leads the industry in financing for new and existing dental practices. Our services include loans for equipment, start-ups, practice sales/acquisitions, refinancing business debt, owner occupied real estate and more. We offer low, competitive rates and fixed terms to maximize your cash flow. Visit our booth or call (800) 360-0667 to discuss your financing needs.

Primus Dental is a full-service dental & dental specialty office consulting firm. Services include clarifying practice vision, physical location strategy development, architectural and interior design, construction management, and facility maintenance.  Their single-source, integrated approach reduces project timelines and stress for practice owners so they can focus on running their business. 


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Lighthouse 360 is an award-winning platform that helps dental professionals maximize patient visits through automated communications.



Mari’s List is an Orthodontic consulting company with a membership of hundreds of Orthodontists. We offer large group discounts to our Study Group members, along with coaching to help you stay organized, support your inventory team, and find places to save your practice on quality products and services.



Weave will help you elevate your patient communication without forgetting the basics. Yes, we give you advanced texting, automated reminders and recalls, reviews, etc., but we also give you an unparalleled, smart solution for your office phones by connecting them to our platform and your practice management software.

DynaFlex is a world class manufacturing and distribution company located in St. Louis, Missouri offering a full range of orthodontic products, laboratory and digital services. We utilize the newest, most advanced technology, the highest quality materials and are focused on outstanding customer service.

Chris Graham is a Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor and Senior Portfolio Manager with Morgan Stanly based in Dallas, Texas. He spent 15 years on Wall Street as investment advisor to some of the largest and sophisticated institutional money managers in the world. He now leverages his experience on behalf of private clients to provide a family office like approach of applying business principles to personal wealth. Working closely with client legal and tax advisors, he helps address all aspects of a client’s plan – from estate planning and tax strategies, retirement, education and philanthropic planning.

Proud Luncheon Sponsor – Friday, October 27, 2017
The mission of Legally Mine is to empower members of the healthcare and business communities with knowledge and tools to protect their assets from lawsuits, legitimately reduce their tax liability, and cultivate an environment wherein they can thrive financially.
Legally Mine is a full-service legal structuring business that provides documents, service, implementation, and support for the asset protection, and tax reduction needs of each of our clients.

For over twenty years, AM-Touch has been successfully supplying the dental industry with quality products and impeccable service. From gloves to orthodontic supplies and everything in between, AM-Touch offers competitive pricing, hundreds of promotions on top brands and hassle-free ordering. Visit today for savings simplified!

Dental Monitoring is the first web-based monitoring solution in orthodontics. We formed a team of orthodontists and engineers, committed to empowering orthodontists with solid, continuous analytics and promoting closer cooperation with patients. With headquarters in Europe and a global network of partners, we deliver our technology and innovation worldwide.

EasyRx is universal lab prescription software for orthodontic practices and labs.  EasyRx was developed to help practices and labs better manage the entire lab prescription process, helping practices transition to a complete digital workflow.

At Jill Allen & Associates we offer a complete line of customizable consulting packages specifically designed to help start-up orthodontic practices and doctors in practice eight years or less.  In addition to our traditional consulting packages we also offer “practice 911” spot training sessions and webinar services.

Komet USA is the orthodontist office source for the world’s best dental rotary instruments. Building on 90 years of tradition, innovation and excellence, Komet USA brings unmatched quality and value to dental offices and laboratories. We are committed to excellence to maintain and nurture our heritage of high quality.