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34th Annual Users Group Meeting

We're excited to be heading back to Savannah, Georgia for the 34th Annual Users Group Meeting (UGM), February 22-24, 2018. The Ortho2 UGM is widely regarded as one of the best customer meetings in the industry, and we want to see you there! Explore big ideas and learn how to get the most from your practice management software directly from the experts themselves. Get inspired by talks from innovators and thought-leaders in orthodontics. Dig into everything your software has to offer - from basic to advanced - to improve and transform your practice in classes led by Ortho2 professionals. There are countless reasons to come to the 2018 UGM. You're not going to want to miss it.

February 22 – 24, 2018
Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel
Savannah, Georgia
Visit Savannah


Meeting Dates and Times
*Times subject to change.

  • Thursday, February 22 8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
  • Opening Reception Thursday - Pirates in Paradise 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
  • Friday, February 23 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
  • Saturday, February 24 8:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

"The Ortho2 Users Group Meeting is a fabulous way to enhance your practice and optimize every team member's use of the software. From knowledgeable speakers to individual attention in the computer lab, this relaxed environment is the perfect way to strengthen as a team, as well as individually. We have been to several UGMs, and I know my team and I will be back again!!"
Dr. Anne O'Day, Furlong, PA

"Best meeting I have attended. Great information. New speakers. Loved it!"
Diane Julius, Feldman Orthodontics, Cheshire, CT

"This meeting exceeded our expectations! We're so grateful we came and can't wait to implement our action plan and train our team with all this new information."
Cristina Alexandroni, Atlas Orthodontics, Murfreesboro, TN

"I can't tell you how much we enjoy working with Ortho2, and how much we look forward to coming to the UGM's every year! Can't wait until Savannah 2018!"
Judy Chizmar, Grady, Kastner & Gornick Orthodontics, Wexford, PA

*Times and class titles subject to change.*

Thursday, February 22nd, 9 A.M. - 4 P.M.


Friday, February 23rd, 8 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.


Saturday, February 24th, 8 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.


Class list coming soon!

Get your walking shoes ready to enjoy the spirits of Savannah while sipping your favorite spirit. Join us for a Creepy Pub Crawl for a ghostly adventure you will never forget! There are a limited number of tickets available for $15 per person (gratuity not included) and can be purchased with your UGM registration. Participants must be 21 or older.

Friday, February 23, 2018
7:30 P.M. to approximately 10:00 P.M.

Savannah Marriott Riverfront
100 General McIntosh Blvd.
Savannah, GA

Reservation Information

Make your room reservation now at Savannah Marriott Riverfront! The special rate is $179.00, and is valid from February 21-25 based on availability.

Reserve your room here or call (800) 285-0398. When calling to make a reservation, mention the code "OUG", to get the discounted rate.

Reservations: (800) 285-0398
Call In Code: OUG
Discount: $17 discounted daily rate for Self-Parking
Reservation Link: Reserve a room now
Rate: $179 single/double
Block Dates: February 21 - 25, 2018
Don't delay, there are a limited number of rooms available! Reservations must be made by Saturday, January 20, 2018, or before the group rates are sold out.

Savannah Marriott Riverfront


Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport – 10 miles away


From the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport

Taxi: $30-$40 one-way estimate


$25 with discount code 2018UGM

To make reservation: http://www.kshuttle.com/ortho2/

Phone: (912) 966-0590

Ahoy mateys! Walk the plank back in time to days of pirate pillaging and plundering the high seas. Get yer sea legs ready to dance the hempen jig with the rest of the group, and yell fire in the hole while getting yer picture taken on Blackbeard's ship.

Capture keys from the Ortho2 brigade for a chance to win some great pirate’s booty. While dressing up isn’t required, we encourage you to do so. Your ticket is included with your meeting registration, and includes appetizers, two drink tickets, and great merriment. We arrgh ready for fun!

Thursday, February 22, 2018
5:30 – 7:30 P.M.
Marriott Riverfront Atrium


EasyRx is a universal lab prescription software for orthodontic practices and labs. EasyRx was developed to help practices and labs better manage the entire lab prescription process. EasyRx core features include:

  • Create patient appliance, aligner, and indirect bonding prescriptions using the EasyRx Universal Orthodontic Lab Prescription form.
  • Track lab prescriptions using features like the Prescription Dashboard, Desktop Notifications, and the EasyRx Daily Digest Email.
  • Submit prescriptions to in-house and commercial labs.
  • Attach and manage digital files including STL files.
  • 3D printer workflow integration. Trim, base, label, and save STL files.

Contact EasyRx at (888) 340-3751, visit us at www.easyrxortho.com or email us at todd@easyrxortho.com.


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. More than 700 doctors across 1,000 locations nationwide count on this system each day, making Gaidge the go-to analytics solution for the orthodontic industry. Throughout the past five years, Gaidge has perfected the art of business analytics, leaving you with real numbers, simple solutions, and a more profitable practice.

Contact Gaidge at (678) 971-4606, visit us at www.gaidge.com, or email us at katie@gaidge.com.


We create solutions to enhance day-to-day operations that help each staff member perform at their best. Whether it's optimizing your practice systems, coaching your team to a new level of software implementation, or designing a schedule that takes chaos out of the day, we address the unique needs of your practice.

Contact Impact360 at (678) 971-4606, visit us at www.impact360.com, or email us at amy@impact360.com.

LED Dental/Velscope

LED Dental offers the best possible value for high resolution digital imaging equipment, imaging software, intraoral scanning, 3D printing, and light enhanced oral screenings. LED Dental provides the VELscope Vx to detect oral abnormalities for dental professionals to potentially save the lives of their patients.

Contact LED Dental at (844) 952-7327, visit us at www.leddental.com, or email us at evan.shoemake@leddental.com.


Process patient payments within Edge or ViewPoint!

  • Payments auto-post to patient records. Save time while eliminating errors.
  • Card payments and bank drafts (ACH).
  • Single and auto-recurring payments (AutoReceipts).
  • Online payments via Edge/ViewPoint patient portal.
  • Free set up.
  • Secure, PCI compliant, and EMV (chip card) enabled solution.
  • Competitive rates. Ask for a free side-by-side comparison to your current merchant services provider.

Contact OpenEdge at (888) 427-2260, visit us at www.openedgepayments.com/ortho2, or email us at startnow@openedgepay.com.


OrthoBanc's payment management solution for orthodontists includes payment drafting from ACH (checking account), credit card, savings account, or flex spending account. We provide all follow up on failed payments and expired credit cards, and our integrations with Ortho2 Edge and ViewPoint work beautifully for quick data entry and payment posting directly to the patient record. Be sure to learn more about OrthoBanc's payment management and our other great solutions including: AccepTx Pro Treatment and Fee Presentation Tool, credit reports with payment plan recommendations, and our Pay With Breeze Point-of-Sale Solution.

Contact OrthoBanc at (888) 758-0585, visit us at www.orthobanc.com, or email us at marketing@orthobanc.com.

Peniche & Associates

Through innovative, proven, and proprietary systems, Peniche & Associates are leaders in case acceptance, scripting, marketing, and practice systemization! They walk the talk every day and have earned a reputation as one of the country’s premier orthodontic consulting firms. Whether you receive private in-office consulting or participate in one of Peniche & Associates’ trademarked workshops, the Treatment Coordinator Intensive or the exclusive Office Manager Academy, you will enjoy their enthusiasm, fresh outlook, leadership, and years of experience to help take your practice to the next level.

Contact Peniche & Associates at (503) 666-8538, visit us at www.leeannpenicheandassociates.com, or email sheila@penicheteam.com.


The Patient Rewards Hub is an Engagement Marketing Suite featuring rewards, kids clubs, social media and contest engagement programs all rolled into one simple and easy to use cloud application!

Contact PracticeGenius at (800) 560-1469, visit us at www.practicegenius.com, or email us at sales@practicegenius.com.

Ross Orthodontic

Ross Orthodontic specializes in the orthodontic environment. From planning and design, to equipment selection and placement. Manufacturer of patient chairs, doctor and assistant seating, delivery systems, lighting, sterilization centers, and custom cabinetry.

Contact Ross Orthodontic at (880) 247-4109, visit us at www.rossorthodontic.com, or email info@rossorthodontic.com.