Current Meeting


SAO Schedule of Events

The Centennial Celebration of the Southern Association of Orthodontists is fast approaching. We are excited to launch our meeting, which takes place at the chic and sophisticated Le Meridien Hotel in Charlotte, NC from October 7-9, 2021.

Wednesday, October 6


SAO Board Breakfast, Meeting & Lunch *special invitation only

7:00AM - 4:00PM 


SAO Spouses Event Lunch and Funny Bus *special invitation only

12:00PM - 2:30PM


President's Dinner, Fahrenheit *special invitation only

6:00PM - 11:00PM        


Thursday, October 7


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


2:00 PM - 6:30 PM


100 Anniversary Opening Ceremony
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


Happy Hour with Exhibitors
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Residents Happy Hour *residents only
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Friday, October 8


Exhibits & Sessions
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM


General Assembly
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


11:30 PM - 1:00 PM


VAO Board Meeting Lunch *special invitation only
12:00PM - 1:00PM


Exhibits & Sessions
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Happy Hour with Exhibitors
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Past President's Reception *special invitation only

5:00PM - 6:30PM


CDABO Council Dinner *special invitation only

7:00PM - 9:30PM


Southern Celebration at The NASCAR Hall of Fame
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM




Educator's Breakfast *special invitation only

7:00AM - 8:00AM


Exhibits & Sessions

7:30 AM - 11:00 AM



11:00 PM - 12:00 PM


SCAO Business Meeting & Lunch

11:30AM - 12:30PM


Exhibits & Sessions

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


CDABO Prep Course *special registration only

1:00PM - 4:30PM


College Football Watch Party at Craft City Social

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM






Questions? Contact or call (404) 261-5528.

College of Diplomates (CDABO) Prep Course for the ABO Clinical Exam (Charlotte Course) - October 9th 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The College (CDABO) is pleased to offer a preparatory course for individuals interested in taking the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) Scenario-based Clinical Examination to achieve board certification. The course outline will consist of an overview of the ABO virtual examination format and how to prepare. This is a three hour course (with a break) to assist attendees in preparing for the new exam format.  Participants will receive 3 CE credits for their participation.


Space is limited, assigned on a first-come basis.  ACT NOW to reserve your spot in the class. Register here.

We will not divulge your information to outside parties, and all transactions should be considered non-refundable