Background

Dr. Cooper’s professional career includes private practice periodontist, academician, researcher, teacher, practice management consultant, corporate consultant, trainer, seminar director, board director, author, entrepreneur and inventor.  In 2011, Dr. Cooper was selected as a coach for the prestigious TED Fellows Program.  In his career, Dr. Cooper has worked with Silicon Valley start-ups, hospitals and hospital systems, insurance companies as well as Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Cooper has worked with dental clients in the U.S., U.K., Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Brazil, Singapore, New Zealand and Israel.

Today, Dr. Cooper’s principal commitments are in educating, developing and training dentist- entrepreneurs and senior executives of emerging or established managed group practices. His work is focused on strategies to succeed in the emerging future of dentistry, leadership development, senior executive development, corporate infrastructure development, and generating high performance cultures. Over the last six years Dr. Cooper has worked with dentist-entrepreneurs worldwide to generate highly successful managed group practices.

Author and Coach

Dr. Cooper is author of eight successful books; Mastering the Business of Practice, Partnerships in Dental Practice, Running on Empty, SOURCE, Valuocity, Valuocity II, Valuocity III, and The Elder. His electronic newsletter reaches thousands of subscribers in 31 countries. Dr. Cooper also co-developed a suite of online dental practice management assessment tools.

Dr. Cooper has also worked in the domain of self-awareness for more than 30 years; est, Landmark Education, The Pathwork, Neurolinguistic Programing, Edwin Friedman and Daniel Goleman’s work on self-actualization and self-differentiation, training and therapy with a Jungian psychiatrist on Individuation, and Buddhist meditation and other meditative programs at Naropa University. He has delivered a variety of programs inside and outside of dentistry on self-awareness.

Consulting Credentials

In more than 30 years of consulting and coaching in the dental industry, our client experience is broad, rich and deep, and clearly distinct from other dental consulting enterprises.

Our client list includes over 2,000 dentists in solo or small partnered practices as well as companies throughout the supply chain: insurance companies, clearing houses, suppliers, vendors, community dental clinics, and professional organizations.

In addition, we have worked with large hospital systems, Silicon Valley startups, think tanks, IT companies and several Fortune 500 companies.

Beyond North America, we have worked with clients in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal and Singapore.

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

  • Battelle Memorial Institute (WA)
  • Harvard University (MA)
  • John Bastyr School of Naturopathy (WA)
  • The Woods Hole Group (MA)
  • UCLA Health Sciences (CA)
  • University of Pacific (CA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)
  • University of Washington (WA)

DENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Battelle Memorial Institute (WA)
  • Harvard University (MA)
  • John Bastyr School of Naturopathy (WA)
  • The Woods Hole Group (MA)
  • UCLA Health Sciences (CA)
  • University of Pacific (CA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)
  • University of Washington (WA)

CORPORATE

  • Battelle Memorial Institute (WA)
  • Harvard University (MA)
  • John Bastyr School of Naturopathy (WA)
  • The Woods Hole Group (MA)
  • UCLA Health Sciences (CA)
  • University of Pacific (CA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)
  • University of Washington (WA)

DENTAL GROUPS

  • Battelle Memorial Institute (WA)
  • Harvard University (MA)
  • John Bastyr School of Naturopathy (WA)
  • The Woods Hole Group (MA)
  • UCLA Health Sciences (CA)
  • University of Pacific (CA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)
  • University of Washington (WA)

HOSPITALS

  • Battelle Memorial Institute (WA)
  • Harvard University (MA)
  • John Bastyr School of Naturopathy (WA)
  • The Woods Hole Group (MA)
  • UCLA Health Sciences (CA)
  • University of Pacific (CA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)
  • University of Washington (WA)

INSURANCE COMPANIES

  • Battelle Memorial Institute (WA)
  • Harvard University (MA)
  • John Bastyr School of Naturopathy (WA)
  • The Woods Hole Group (MA)
  • UCLA Health Sciences (CA)
  • University of Pacific (CA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)
  • University of Washington (WA)