The 2020 DEO
The 2020 DEO Virtual Summer Summit:
Group Dentistry In The NEW World: Sustaining And Thriving Going Forward
Open to the public
Grab your ticket at the NEW VIRTUAL Price of $499 —
that's 50% OFF our normal $999 price!
(Includes CE Credit)
Days until the event:
As states ease restrictions and as dental practices
begin to open their doors, how do you ramp up?
- Interested? Then you're invited to our 2020 DEO Virtual Summer Summit! Grab your ticket and discover how to:
- - Implement strategies used by large DSOs and group practices to navigate ramping up
- Make smart financial decisions to advantageously position your group / DSO
- Avoid the pitfalls that you'll likely face as you ramp up
- Be an effective leader and keep your team motivated in challenging times
- Implement scalable systems as you ramp up in the unavoidable new world of Group Dentistry
- Much, much more!
What You Can Expect at The DEO Virtual Summer Summit
- 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, especially during this crucial ramp up phase, and the opportunity to network with the best and brightest minds in the dental industry.
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
Heartland’s Response Plan and Lessons from 5 Economic Recessions
Speaker: Dr. Rick Workman, Founder & Executive Chairman, Heartland Dental
Dr. Workman founded Heartland Dental, a DSO with 1,000 practices and 1,600 dentists nationwide. Heartland’s philosophy is to take care of dentists and set them up for success so they can best care for their patients. During his presentation learn:
Leading Your Dental Group, Your Team, and Yourself Through Crisis
Speaker: Steve Bilt, CEO, Smile Brands Inc.
Smile Brands has 5,500 employees and 450 locations. It has been recognized as a Best Place to Work and Steve has been recognized as People Focused CEO of the Year as a top-rated U.S. Large Company CEO, both by Glassdoor. In his presentation, Steve will discuss:
Adapting a "Mindset of Success"
to Sustain and Thrive in the
Midst of Chaos
Speaker: Mark Manson
#1 NYTimes Bestselling Author, CEO and Founder of MarkManson.net
Mark is most famous for writing “The Subtle Art of Not Giving an F*#k: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life”, with over 9 million copies sold. His most recent book, “Everything is F*#ked: A Book About Hope”, debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list. Mark will provide a fresh take on the current crisis, discussing:
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Meet the Speakers
Why Now Is the Greatest Opportunity in the History Of Dentistry
Speaker: Eric J. Roman, Executive Coach for DSO Leaders
Locations: 6 (Formerly)
For six years, Eric Roman was the CEO and co-founder of CarolinasDentist — a six-location DSO — where he provided the company’s vision and day-to-day executive-leader development. Eric will share his journey and the tough lessons he's learned applying them to the current landscape including:
Sustaining Your DSO Financially and Thriving in the New World of Group Dentistry
Speaker: Ken Kaufman, CFO, Community Dental Partners
As CFO of Community Dental Partners, a 30+ location DSO, Ken will discuss their approach to this unprecedented time’s financial impact and how to optimize a plan for your dental group including:
Team Communication, Team Safety and Resetting to the New Normal
Speaker: Cheryl Penava, VP Practice Excellence, Mortenson Dental Partners
Cheryl is an expert in operational best practices, learning and development, leadership development, and change management.
During her presentation Cheryl will share her passion for developing people and the essential keys for growing a successful team within your DSO including:
Picking the Right Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Your DSO To Focus on in the New World of Group Dentistry
Speaker: Tarek Aly, MBA, CVA, COO/Co-owner, OrthoDent Management, LLC
Tarek's expertise as COO of OrthoDent Management with 12 locations, includes DSO platform development and management, M&As, business valuation and more. In his presentation, Tarek will discuss the value and importance of tracking the right KPIs for your dental group during this unusual time, including:
Building Systems in Your Dental Group To Prepare for the New World of Group Dentistry
Speaker: 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 5000 fastest-growing companies. In his presentation, A.J. will share how systems can help your dental group weather times of adversity, discussing the following:
Marketing NOW For a New Patient Ramp Up
Alyssa helped to launch a second dental group from $0 to 40M in five years and now coaches and consults dental groups on marketing, data analytics, operations, and more. In her presentation, Alyssa will discuss how to prepare your marketing now for the new world of group dentistry, including:
Getting Back Your Time with Virtual Assistants
Speaker: Dr. Glenn Vo, Founder, Nifty Thifty Dentists and Co-Owner, Denton Smiles Dentistry
Dr. Vo founded Nifty Thrifty Dentists, a website and Facebook group whose aim is to help dentists pull resources together to save money by leveraging for group buys. He also hosts the Nifty Thrifty and Doctor Entrepreneur podcasts and is a coach for Delivering WoW, an online coaching community for dentists. In his presentation Dr. Vo will:
Panel: Keys To Supporting Growth of Women Leaders in Group Practice
Facilitator: Dr. Lori Noga, Founder & CEO, Tranquility Dental Wellness, Tacoma, WA
Women now make up more than half of all dentists. Empowering women leaders is paramount to the success of any dental group. This panel will answer questions such as:
Panel: M&A Activity Update and Future Outlook
This panel will provide guidance and insight into this time of volatility, what to expect in the M&A markets and how that will impact dental groups' future plans, including: