MAO Annual Conference

The 2019 MAO Annual Conference will be held March 15 at the Kensington Hotel in Ann Arbor. 


This conference will be a great opportunity for doctors and staff.


Keep checking back for continued updates concerning the conference agenda and registration information.




The MAO Annual Conference has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 17, 2020

We hope you join us!


If you were registered to attend the Annual Conference on it's original date in March and would like to attend on October 17, 2020, no further action is required.  If you are unable to attend please contact the MAO office at,, to cancel your registration.

New registrants click here to access the registration form.

View our event brochure for complete event details.


The Kensington Hotel 

3500 South State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48108


We are offering a special guest room rate of $109 for attendees of our conference until September 16, 2020.  After this date the hotel will no longer offer the discounted rate and may no longer have rooms available.  To make your reservation call 734-761-7800 and mention you are with MAO.


*View our brochure for full details and session descriptions


7:00am – 7:45am          Registration and Continental Breakfast


7:45am – 8:00am          Exhibitor Introductions


8:00am – 9:30am          Navigating Today’s Tech: Choosing and Implementing Digital Orthodontic Systems (Part I), Christian Groth, DDS, MS


9:30am – 10:00am       Break and Visit Exhibitors


10:00am – 11:00am     Navigating Today’s Tech: Choosing and Implementing Digital Orthodontic Systems (Part II)   2.5 CE, Christian Groth, DDS, MS

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11:00am – 11:45am      MAO Membership Meeting



7:00am – 8:00am          Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:00am – 8:15am          Exhibitor Introductions


8:15am – 9:45am          Creating a Culture of Teamwork   1.5CE, Courtney Dunn, DDS, MS


9:45am – 10:15am        Break and Visit Exhibitors


10:15am – 11:45am      It Takes a Village to Run a Practice   1.5 CE, Courtney Dunn, DDS, MS



General Session                                              

11:45am – 12:45pm      Lunch


12:45pm – 1:30pm        Marketing for the Modern-Day Practice (Part I), Courtney Dunn, DDS, MS


1:30pm – 1:45pm          Break and Visit Exhibitors


1:45pm – 2:30pm          Marketing for the Modern-Day Practice (Part II)   1.5 CE, Courtney Dunn, DDS, MS


Continuing Education:

The conference is approved for a maximum of 4.5 CE credits.  Your certificate for the 2020 Annual MAO Conference will be available online within two weeks of the conference. Certificates can be accessed at Select the CE Certificates section located under the events tab and click on “CE Certificates” button. From this page, enter your last name into the search field, select this event from the drop-down menu and press submit.  When your name appears in the certificate area, please click on it to download a copy for your records. This is the only process to obtain your certificate.



2021 Annual Conference

March 19, 2021

Suburban Collection Showplace

Novi, MI

Registration will open November 2020

Please check back for continued updates

Michigan Association of Orthodontists

629 W. Hillsdale

Lansing, Michigan 48933

Phone: (517) 487-4988

Fax: (517) 485-9408