The 2020 DEO
Fall Summit

Virtual Event


The 2020 DEO Virtual Fall Summit
Keys To Growing
A Successful Dental Group: 
Systems, People, Finance

Open to the public
November 12-14

Grab your ticket at the SUPER EARLY BIRD VIRTUAL Price of $399 through August 31 — 

that's over 60% OFF our normal $999 price!

(Includes CE Credit)

 Days until this Early Bird Special pricing ends:


  • Are you a Dentist Entrepreneur looking to grow your dental group?

  • Yes? Then you're invited to our 2020 DEO Virtual Fall Summit! Grab your ticket and discover how to: 
  • - Build systems that will make your business more efficient and that will prime your group to scale.
    - Hire and retain A+, highly productive team members
    - Attract, retain, compensate, and train quality Associate Dentists
  • - Squeeze the juice out of and increase profitability of current practices
    - Finance and acquire new practices in 2021  
    - Attract new patients with advanced marketing
    - Much, much more!

  • You’ll walk away with important insights and actionable advice. You'll get the necessary tools, techniques, and best practices to accelerate the success of your group practice or DSO, and the opportunity to network with the best and brightest minds in the dental industry.

What You Can Expect at The DEO Virtual Fall Summit

  • The DEO Fall Summit is the premier yearly event for up-and-coming group dental practices.
  • It brings together industry players engaged in managed-group practice — from startups to the largest DSOs — to address the fundamental, critical issues that affect their growth and success.

There is just one major change this year: Instead of you coming to us, we'll be bringing the event to you, virtually.

Meet the Headline Speakers

Dr. Sulman Ahmed - Deca Dental

Roadmap for Growth: Journey from 0 to 83 Locations and Beyond

Dr. Sulman Ahmed, Founder and CEO, DECA Dental

In 2008, Dr. Ahmed opened first dental office and under his leadership, DECA Dental has become one of the industry’s fastest-growing and most respected organizations. Dr. Ahmed has taken DECA Dental from 0 to 83 locations and still growing, creating a truly patient centered model. 

Dr. Ahmed will share his DSO leadership journey including:

  • Highlight the roadmap he used to go from 0 to 48 locations
  • Struggles, low points, and successes on his journey
  • Advice for emerging groups and DSOs looking to speed up growth
  • Lessons learned and pitfalls to avoid while scaling quickly, with tips tailored for smaller dental groups

Scaling Rapidly and Successfully: From 0 to 27 Locations in Just Over a Year

Dr. Samson Liu, CEO, SOHDental

Dr. Liu is one of group dentistry’s most incredible success stories, demonstrating that growing a DSO through acquisitions can be done rapidly, successfully, and with integrity. Prior to founding, SOHDental, Dr. Liu was an executive vice president at Heartland Dental. He’ll highlight:

  • Guidance for dental groups looking to scale quickly with vision and purpose
  • Lessons learned, obstacles, and wins from his journey
  • What he would have done differently

Stay Tuned! More Headline Speakers To Be Announced Soon!

Meet the Speakers

A.J. Peak - Peak Dental Services

Keys To Building Systems To Scale Your Dental Group

A.J. Peak, CEO, Peak Dental Services

Under A.J.'s leadership, Peak Dental Services, a 30+ location DSO, has been recognized as one of Inc. Magazines Top 5,000 fastest-growing companies. In his presentation, A.J. will share key strategies for building systems to successfully scale your dental group, focusing on the following:

  • How to implement systems to handle the new dental world and its challenging issues
  • A roadmap for systems to create more synergy in your dental group 
  • The four dimensions of successfully scaling a DSO: strategy, cash, people and execution
Dr. Aman Kaur - DSO Strategy Developer & Growth Accelerator

Keys To Structuring A DSO For Success

Dr. Aman Kaur, DSO Strategy Developer & Growth Accelerator

Dr. Kaur has been in the DSO space for over 15 years and has worked with several DSOs in various executive roles. She is known for turnarounds and building DSO platforms ground up. Dr. Kaur will share her vast knowledge to help your dental group, discussing:

  • Various DSO structures
  • How organizations can manage complex changes and grow
  • Why leadership is the key to the success of every DSO structure
Tarek Aly - Orthodent

Keys To Optimizing Revenue Cycle Management for Your Dental Group

Tarek Aly, BDS, MBA, Co-founder and COO, OrthoDent Management, LLC

As COO of OrthoDent Management with 12 locations, and co-owner of Modern Smiles, with 6 locations Tarek’s expertise, includes DSO platform development and management, M&As, business valuation, and more. He'll share

  • How revenue cycle management can benefit your dental group
  • Detail the financial process you can use to manage your administrative and clinical functions associated with claims processing, payment, and revenue generation
Dee Fischer - Fischers Group

Recruiting & Retaining A+ Staff To Grow Your Dental Group

Dee Fischer, CEO, Fischer Professional Group

Dee has decades of experience growing dental groups through guiding their operations and HR management to scale to larger organizations. She helps doctors create systems, accountability, and passion in the workplace. Dee will share:

  • Best ways to recruit A+ staff and associates
  • How to enhance company culture and systems to retain top talent
  • Approaches to creating a workspace where employees feel valued

Presentation TBD: People, Systems or Finance Topic

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Stay Tuned! More Speakers To Be Announced Soon!

Panel Topics Tailored To Help You Scale

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Stay Tuned! Panel Topics and Panelists To Be Announced Soon!

Why Should You Attend The DEO Virtual Fall Summit?

The value of attending in-person events should not be understated. They're valuable, fun, amazing for networking, and are overall incredible experiences; however, virtual events, especially DEO virtual events, have their own special perks that you should be informed about. We're a virtual company and have been delivering virtual assets for years, so we're excited about this exciting new way to bring a Summit to our attendees! Here are some of the benefits of a DEO Virtual Summit:

Added Value

  • Virtual Summit pricing is nearly HALF the price of our in-person summit pricing!
  • MORE VALUE: Now that the event is virtual, we're bring in mORE Speakers and doing MORE Breakouts
  • MORE INTERACTIVE: There will be more opportunities to ask the industry expert speakers questions
  • HIGH VALUE CONNECTION: Our breakout sessions between attendees will be hyper-concentrated 
  • UPDATED CURRICULUM: Given current events, we're altering content to deliver the most value
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION: Despite it being a virtual event, we're providing cE!

Logistic Benefits

  • SAVE MONEY: No flight, hotel, food, etc = less expensive
  • MORE TIME: No transit time = more time for you  
  • mORE SPACE: Attend the event in your preferred Work space . Give yourself more room to  take notes
  • LESS DISTRACTIONS: Lower noise pollution gives you the opportunity to zone in on the event
  • SAFER: Virtual events are far safer than in-person events considering recent events 

Who Should Attend the DEO Summit?

Registrants include over 400 dentists, DSO/group practice executives and dental professionals,
as well as numerous sponsors dedicated to the group space. Summit attendees consist of
small and emerging DSOs/group practices, mid-level DSOs (50 to 100 practices), suppliers, vendors and capitalists.

You'll Meet the Following People Virtually 
at The DEO Fall Summit:

  • Dentist Entrepreneurs with Growing Practice Portfolios
  • Equity Partners Investing in DSOs/ Group Practices
  • Executives Growing DSOs/Group Practices In North America
  • Executives Growing DSOs/Group Practices Outside of North America
  • Regional Managers for DSOs/Group Practices and Brands
  • Office Managers for DSOs/Group Practices and Brands
  • Senior Advisors Leading The Growth of DSOs/Group Practices
  • Capital Investors Looking to Expand  
  • Equipment Suppliers to DSOs/Group Practices 
  • Consultants Specializing in Growing DSOs/Group Practices 
  • Constituents from the DSOs/Group Practices Supply Chain 
  • ... Anyone Else Who Touches DSOs/Group Practices


Day 1:

10:45 a.m.

Virtual Conference Room Opens

11:00 a.m.

Welcome + Session

12:30 p.m.


12:45 p.m.


2:15 p.m.

Virtual Lunch

3:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m.


4:15 p.m.


5:00 p.m.


Day 2