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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.

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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 proud to offer innovative digital imaging and CAD/CAM solutions plus intuitive practice management software. Discover our complete line of products and solutions at


WildSmiles are the only braces that turn correction into expression. Enhance your practice by giving your patients the ability to design their own smile during orthodontic treatment. WildSmiles Star, Heart, Sports Ball, Football, Flower and Super-Diamond® brackets offer a revolutionary transformation in orthodontic braces. Kids and parents have fun deciding which shape they want, and your team will enjoy being part of the process.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.  


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.

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.


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.
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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!


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.


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.