The New Frontier in DSO Operations
Thursday, July 14, 2022
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Heidi graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.
She worked as a clinical dental hygienist at various dental groups, including Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. During her clinical tenure with American Dental Partners, Heidi was promoted to the National Director of Dental Hygiene. In this role, she supported the dental hygienists within their affiliated dental groups, managing over $140 million in hygiene revenue annually and led all dental hygiene development activities for more than 250 practices and 1000 dental hygienists across the United States.
In 2011, Heidi started Enhanced Hygiene, where she partnered with dental groups to train and develop their hygiene teams. In 2017, she launched a sister company – Enhanced Practice, and an internationally recognized conference – Dental Group Evolution, which focused on supporting the development and growth of dental groups and emerging DSO’s. Heidi sold these companies in 2019.
Most recently, Heidi was the CEO for Strive Dental Management – a DSO located in Austin, Texas. Strive was a private equity-backed DSO with over $20 million in revenue. Under Heidi’s leadership, they experienced year-over-year growth, and she led them through a successful transaction and equity sale in July 2021.
Heidi has spent over 20 years working in a dental group/DSO setting and is passionate about supporting clinicians, owners, and investors to match clinical and business success.
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