Attention Group Practice & DSO Owners! The 2020 DEO Virtual Summer Summit: “Group Dentistry in the NEW World: Sustaining and Thriving Going Forward” is Less Than a Month Away!

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The time is here! In less than one month on June 4-5, the DEO will be hosting the largest virtual emerging market and DSO dental conference in the industry. We are beyond excited to welcome a plethora of speakers, panelists, vendors, and attendees to one of the very few outlets of information happening now in the group dental space. 

We invite you to The 2020 DEO Summer Summit: Group Dentistry in the NEW World: Sustaining and Thriving Going Forward! Attend to hear the best of the best: dentist-entrepreneurs and DSO industry experts will go deep so you can learn the necessary tools, techniques, and best practices to pivot your dental group for success in this ever-changing new landscape of group dentistry brought on by COVID-19.

Mark your calendar and register now for The Summit. You’ll gain important insights and actionable advice to help you scale successfully and cement your DSO or group practice’s growth plan!

Register using code GDN2020
for $50 off the current ticket price!
(Prices go up frequently — Don’t miss out!)

We’ve invited leading influencers representing every field of dentistry to share their expertise, focusing on how to sustain and thrive in this new world of group dentistry. Learn from dentist-entrepreneurs and DSO/group practice leaders like Dr. Rick Workman who have experienced economic downturns before. Hear their journeys and discover how to:

  • Implement strategies used by large DSOs and group practices to ​sustain and thrive in hard times
  • Make smart financial decisions to advantageously position your group/DSO
  • Avoid the pitfalls that you’ll likely face as you sustain and pivot to thrive
  • Be an effective leader and keep your team motivated in challenging times  
  • Implement systems for the unavoidable new world of Group Dentistry
  • Much, much more!

Learn and Mingle Virtually with the DSO Industry’s Best

The stellar presentations and panels slated for The 2020 DEO Summer Summit include:

  • Heartland’s Response Plan and Lessons from 5 Economic Recessions: Dr. Rick Workman, Founder and Executive Chairman, Heartland Dental
  • ​Leading Your Dental Group, Your Team, and Yourself Through Crisis: Steve Bilt, CEO, Smile Brands, Inc.
  • Adapting a “Mindset of Success” to Sustain and Thrive in the Midst of Chaos: Mark Manson, #1 NYTimes Bestselling Author, CEO, and Founder of
  • Why Now Is the Greatest Opportunity in the History of Dentistry: Eric Roman, Executive Coach for DSO Leaders
  • ​Sustaining Your DSO Financially and Thriving in the New World of Group Dentistry: ​Ken Kaufman, CFO, Community Dental Partners
  • Prepare Your Team To Succeed in the New World of Group Dentistry: ​Cheryl Penava, VP Practice Excellence, Mortenson Dental Partners
  • Picking the Right Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Your DSO To Focus on in the New World of Group Dentistry: Tarek Aly, BDS, MBA, Co-founder and COO, OrthoDent Management, LLC
  • Building Systems in Your Dental Group To Prepare for the New World of Group Dentistry: ​​​A.J. Peak, CEO, Peak Dental Services
  • M&A Activity Update and Future Outlook: Kevin Cumbus, Co-founder and Partner, Tusk Partners
  • Marketing NOW for a New Patient Ramp Up: Alyssa Keefer, Founder and CEO, Novateur Media

The Summit will also feature these panel topics with DSO and group-practice leaders who have been in the trenches and come ready to share:

  • Keys To Supporting Growth of Women Leaders in Group Practice: Facilitator: Dr. Lori Noga, Founder, and CEO, Tranquility Dental Wellness
    • Panelist: Eva Sadej, Founder and CEO, Floss Bar
    • Panelist: Dr. Aman Kaur, DSO Strategy Developer, and Growth Accelerator
    • Panelist: Eric J. Roman, Executive Coach for DSO Leaders
  • How We Are Managing Our Dental Groups in Crisis: Facilitator: Dr. David Janash, President and CEO, Underbite Dental Management
    • Panelist: Dr. Cheryl Brunelle, DDS, Owner, Lilac Family Dental
    • Panelist: Dr. Jerry Burns, DDS, Owner, and Founder, Burns Dentistry
    • Panelist: Jeromy R. Dixson, DMD, MBA, Founder, and CEO, The DSO Project
  • Getting Through the Dark Tunnel of a Downturn and Ramping Up: Facilitator: Jacob Puhl, MBA, Owner and CEO, Dentist Entrepreneur Organization
    • Panelist: Ronald C. Taylor, DDS, MSD, CEO and Founder, RCT Endodontics, LLC
    • Panelist: Emmet Scott, CEO, and Co-Founder, Community Dental Partners
    • Panelist: Tarek Aly, MBA, CVA, COO and Co-owner, OrthoDent Management, LLC

Grab Your Ticket Now —
The Summit (June 4-5) Is Fast Approaching!

Learn more and register today
for The 2020 DEO Virtual Summer Summit with code GDN2020!

Don’t miss your chance to:

  • Mingle and mastermind with the best virtually
  • See how to navigate your business through this new world of dentistry with tactics from industry experts and leaders
  • Get CE virtually! (Not bad for attending from the place of your choosing!)

“I always come to the Summit. We’ve grown from one to 25 practices in three years. The information you learn really sets you on the right path.” —Ty Shoemaker, CDO, Smiles Dental

 Hope to see you there!

— Jacob Puhl and The DEO Team