Annual Session exhibitors bring their products and services to life in many ways for AAO attendees. Mark your schedule to arrive early to attend one of the many Pre-Conference Workshops offered on Friday, April 21, 2023. Take advantage of a variety of programming taking place in two Innovation Pavilion theatres running throughout the day Saturday through Monday. Exhibitor presentations (FRED Talks), TechSelect LIVE! presentations and panel discussions, the Ortho Innovator Award presentation and the Ortho Tank start-up pitch event will all be happening. Once we have the line-up set, we’ll post the schedule here.

Pre-Conference Workshops

Select exhibitors will be delivering (non-CE) pre-conference workshops at McCormick Place on Friday, April 21, 2023.  Registration with each supplier is required.  More information coming soon on these presentations.

uLab – AI-Driven Innovations: The Key to Smart Outcomes

Take your practice to the next level with the latest uLab innovations. Join the uLab Team for an in-depth look at our digital ecosystem and learn about how our AI technology is based on proven best practices to help orthodontists achieve smart outcomes for their patients. Learn from aligner case studies presented by industry experts and how using the uLab platform to develop efficient treatment plans produces the patient results they want.  Attendees will also learn inherent financial advantages and workflow efficiencies that can help grow their uSmile aligner business. 

Speakers:

Dr. Rooz Khosravi

Dr. Jeremy Manuele

Dr. Bill Layman

LeeAnn Peniche

Dr. Melanie Wang

Forestadent and Graphy – Graphy Shape Memory Aligners:  3D Direct Printing

Experience the next generation of orthodontics with four world renowned orthodontists as they explore the first direct printed memory shape aligners.

Speakers:

Ravindra Nanda, Prof. Emeritus, University of Connecticut and Adj. Prof. The Forsyth Institute “Why do we need Shape Memory Aligners” 30 min.

Simon Graf, Private Practice, Bern, Switzerland “3D Printing: How far we have come” 60 min.

Ki Boem Kim, Prof. and Chair of Orthodontics, St. Louis University “3D Printed Aligners: Application of the Digital Workflow” 60 min.

Kenji Ojima, Private Practice, Tokyo, Japan “Next Generation Aligner Orthodontics, Graphy” 90 min.

CEDR HR Solutions – Better Workplaces Make Better Lives – An Interactive HR Workshop

  • How your company culture contributes to your team and business success
  • How to get your team to take accountability for your business goals
  • How to establish your core values, mission, and purpose
  • How to establish results-oriented goals and outcomes and hit your numbers
  • Learning how to use our Difference Maker Toolkit to find the best job candidates  
  • How to build and retain your team in today’s market
  • How to properly write job ads
  • The right way to go about coaching towards success
  • How to increase overall engagement within your team

Speakers: Paul Edwards, CEO and Founder of CEDR

Grace Godlasky, Solution Center Manager

Great Lakes Dental Technologies – How to Incorporate Maxillary Skeletal Expander (MSE) in Your Practice Immediately: The Nuts and Bolts of MSE Application

The course will include a discussion of the essential nuts and bolts of the diagnosis, treatment planning, appliance selection, fabrication, expansion protocols, patient management, and the troubleshooting process related to MSE will be highlighted. Some recent discoveries will be explored with research data. The aim of this presentation is to relay the most practical information for immediate implementation of this novel technique in everyone’s clinical practice.

Speaker: Dr. Won Moon, DDS, MS, former Thomas R. Bales Endowed Chair in Orthodontics at UCLA and Founder of the Moon Principles International Research Institute

Free Relevant Exhibitor Driven (FRED) Talks

Select exhibitors will be delivering (non-CE) presentations inside the exhibit hall during all open hours.  More information coming soon on these presentations.