June 8-10 | Live 


Manchester Grand Hyatt


Attend The World's # 1 Premier Multi-Speaker, Multi-Day, Live DSO And Group Dentistry Conference

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Are you a dentist entrepreneur or dental leader looking to successfully grow your dental practice, dental group, or DSO and exponentially increase your patients, revenue, profit, and more?
Don't miss the most powerful event in group dentistry!
  • Proven strategies for how to HIRE, ONBOARD, AND RETAIN TOP ASSOCIATES and staff
  • Proven strategies for how to implement the RIGHT SYSTEMS AND KPIS that increase profitability 
  • Proven strategies for how to BUILD YOUR EXECUTIVE DREAM TEAM for growth
  • Proven strategies for HOW TO DEVELOP LEADERS so you can let go 
  • Proven strategies to ADOPT THE LATEST DENTAL INDUSTRY TRENDS in 2023 and beyond
  • And much more... PS: The event is protected by our Money-Back Guarantee AND you can get CE Credits

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Emmet Scott - Co-founder & CEO, Community Dental Partners / DEO Partner
Bio: Emmet is a dental industry disrupter, entrepreneur, and co-founder of Community Dental Partners (CDP). An engaging and celebrated leader, he is dedicated to changing the way the dental industry runs from the inside out!

Emmet is President of the Association of Dental Support Organizations; founder and host of the popular DSO Secrets podcast; and author of the #1 Amazon Bestselling book “DSO Secrets: The Ultimate Guide To Building Your Dental Empire”.

Emmet’s work in the dental industry began in 2010. He co-founded CDP in 2012 and has helped it grow from 1 to 90 dental partner practices and growing.

DEO Growth Summit 2023 Keynote Expert

Keynote Presentation: Turning Challenge & Change Into Competitive Advantage & Growth Opportunities for Your Dental Company

Keynote Speaker: Peter Sheahan, Founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group/ Inspirational Public Speaker
After decades of standing in the fire with leaders of high-performing organizations, Peter has come to believe that an organization will only go commercially where its leaders first go personally. His clients include Apple; Chick-fil-A; DeBeers; AT&T; Goldman Sachs; Microsoft; Hyundai; IBM, Pfizer; Wells Fargo; Cardinal Health; and more. Peter has built 3 global companies, delivered more than 3,000 presentations in 40+ countries, and is the author of 7 international books.

What You’ll Walk Away With
Dental companies are navigating a challenging post-COVID landscape with rising inflation, a possible recession, supply chain constraints, labor shortages, etc. But, resilient leaders, agile organizations, and high-performing teams will persevere no matter the uncertainty!

Peter will inspire you to lead your dental company’s growth forward despite the challenging climate sharing:
--> How to accelerate change without burning your staff and associates out
--> How to avoid paralysis and manage ambiguity as you grow your locations, revenue, or both!
--> How to turn burning platforms into a burning ambition to inspire your team to achieve your growth goals
--> How to help your leadership team, practice managers, and associates increase agility and take ownership in the new reality
And more!


Dr. Eric Roman, DEO Partner
Bio: Dr. Roman is a DEO Partner and the Co-Founder of the DEO MAP dental operating system.

He’s developed multiple dental groups and fulfilled roles as a dentist, clinical director, CEO, and consultant. Dr. Roman was CEO and Co-Founder of CarolinasDentist, growing it from 0 to more than $30m in revenue in 5 years.

From inception through exit, he is an expert on building transformational dental companies, executive team development, culture, managing Millennial/ post-Millennial workforces, and more. Dr. Roman has trained 100s of associates and developed proven strategies to keep them productive, engaged, and happy. As co-creator of DEO MAP, he is an energy force behind it every day. Dr. Roman is a prolific and motivating speaker, training dental entrepreneurs on DEO MAP and more.

Josey Sewell, DEO Partner
Bio: Josey is a DEO Partner and the Co-Founder of DEO MAP, the first business operating system built specifically for growing dental companies.

An RDH, with 15+ years of experience, she has held many executive roles including COO of a rapid-growth, multi-location dental group. With 10k direct coaching and facilitation hours, she is a sought-after expert and speaker.

Having spearheaded DEO MAP,’s creation Josey is leading its charge, with big impacts on the dental groups that implement it - higher staff retention, aligned operations, lean systems, and more all resulting in happy healthy teams, increased profitability, and growth. Many dental entrepreneurs are already singing DEO MAP’s praises and with more using it every day, Josey believes it can revolutionize the industry. 

Dr. Tarek Aly, Partner at Community Dental Partners
Bio: Tarek Aly’s passion for the dental industry began when he attended and graduated with a certificate in Periodontics and Oral Medicine from the Faculty of Dentistry of Alexandria University in Egypt.

Currently, Tarek is a leader in multiple roles: he is Partner and Director of Partnerships, at Community Dental Partners; Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder of OrthoDent Management LLC and Modern Smiles; and President and Founder of Precision Advisory LLC.

Tarek credits his expertise in DSO platform development and management, M&As, business valuation, and operations for the success of his career. He has three publications and is currently working on a book addressing Management of the Dental Practice and DSOs. Tarek is also a Certified Valuation Analyst.


Mainstage Presentation: Future of Group Dentistry: Harnessing Trends & Opportunities To Thrive in 2023 & Beyond
The Problem: What industry trends can dental leaders anticipate to stay competitive, thrive, and grow?

The Solution:
Emmet Scott and Dr. Eric Roman will provide an overview and their predictions of opportunities to leverage, contingencies to get ahead of, and what’s most pressing to address right now — all so you reach your dental company’s goals.

What You'll Walk Away With

Strategies to prepare for group dentistry trends now and on the horizon, so you can pivot and plan for success. You’ll learn:
- Which current trends are predicted to continue
- Future consumer and industry trends to prepare for - the economic, technology, and demographic trends you may not 
have thought of and more
- Approaches for how to stay up to date, plan/pivot accordingly, and position your dental company for success

Mainstage Presentation: KPIs for 10 Dental Practice Positions To Drive Accountability, Productivity, Performance, & Team Empowerment
Problem: Are you measuring the right things?

You can’t manage what you can’t measure. Tracking the right KPIs can ensure you identify areas of concern, course correct, and help your dental company boost productivity, deliver better patient care, and increase profitably!

What You'll Walk Away With 

A list of KPIs to evaluate for each dental company position and scorecard templates to customize. You’ll:
- Review the rules of the scoreboard
- Learn how to create a company scoreboard and pick metrics
- Get expert’s recommendation of metrics for associates, dental hygienists, office managers and more
- Gain strategies for using scoreboards weekly with the team

Mainstage Presentation: 6 Proven Systems To Destroy Quiet Quitting: How To Take Your Team from Checked-Out, Unmotivated Flight Risks to Productive & Happy Self-Managing BOSSES
Problem: Recent studies show that over 50% of employees are “quiet quitting” and a record high 35%+ will leave their jobs in 2023. It’s harder than ever to retain and motivate employees.

Solution: Get your team aligned with your core values and to buy into your vision. HINT: Treat them like HUMANS, not just KPI-driving factory robots. This process begins before the first interview! DEO has created proven systems that drastically improve employee retention and happiness.

What You'll Walk Away With
- Systems and tools to hire, onboard, train, and ensure maximum retention
- Systems to create accountability and motivation within your team
- Systems to reward your team and cultivate a culture of self-managing superstars

Mainstage Presentation: 3 Associate Frameworks GUARANTEED To Fix Your Associate Hiring, Onboarding, & Retention Issues (AND Create a THRIVING Associate Culture)
Problem: Have you ever had an associate leave abruptly, crippling your business? Have you found them hard to replace… and attract new associate candidates? You’re not alone. Having bad-fit associates and losing good-fit ones can halt production and growth in its tracks!

Solution: To build a thriving associate culture, you have to be intentional throughout the ENTIRE employment cycle - from with the job ad to when they exit, hopefully via retirement. Learn how to combat these challenges with strategies from DEO MAP Operating System.

What You'll Walk Away With
- Frameworks to attract, onboard, and manage associates the RIGHT way
- Fresh approaches on how to turn associates from your biggest headache and liability to your biggest boon and asset
- Systems to properly manage and lead associates, keeping them productive, efficient and happy

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What Does The DEO Do?

The DEO provides training, education, and community to owners and executives looking to fulfill their vision and grow their dental groups / DSOs (Dentist Support Organizations) in one way or another. “Growth” includes, but is not limited to: more locations, more revenue, more staff, more impact, all of the above, etc.

"We support dentist entrepreneurs and executives who see a future bigger than they can achieve alone by connecting them with the people, education, and resources they need to grow their dental organizations and fulfill their vision." - Jake Puhl, CEO of The DEO

Jacob Puhl - CEO
CEO of DEO Jacob Puhl

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

1 Market Place, San Diego, California

World Class Venue

At Summit, not only will you make connections and learn strategies to take your dental organization to the next level, you’ll also enjoy one of the best hotels San Diego has to offer!

Plan your trip as a vacation for yourself, with your family, or as an opportunity for your team to enjoy Southern California’s vibrant culture and natural beauty. Experience spacious rooms, stunning views, and upscale amenities steps from the city’s top attractions.

Here’s just some of what the Grand Hyatt has to offer:

→ Palatial guest rooms and suites featuring soothing décor,  modern amenities, and Pacific Ocean views to help you relax and recharge

→  Two rooftop swimming pools with panoramic views of San Diego Bay, private poolside cabanas and whirlpools

→ 24-hour StayFit™ Fitness Center with over 30 pieces of Precor® cardio equipment, free weights and exercise machines

→ 7 dining options from casual to fine dining

→  Nearby exciting attractions: sunny beaches, championship golf courses plus popular destinations, like the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Seaport Village and Gaslamp Quarter

→ And much more!

Don’t miss staying at this beautiful hotel! Get your ticket early and save with the limited room block!

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