September 12-13, 2022
Hyatt Regency, Scottsdale, Arizona
Join us in Scottsdale Arizona to meet with the best in dentistry at DentalForum USA.
The two-day event connects Dental Group leaders across North America with a wide range of product and solution providers. The unique and effective format combines talks from industry leaders, hosted roundtable sessions and our signature program of 1-on-1 speed meetings based on mutual interest.
For vendors, manufacturers and Dental Groups, DentalForum condenses a year's worth of learning meetings into just two days. Informal and brilliantly effective, delegates from across the industry come together to build relationships, gain from specialist knowledge, discover the latest tech and influence industry development.
Access to some of the best groups and suppliers in the region, showcasing the industry’s most innovative products and services.
Hear from thought leaders and best-in-class practitioners. Our content will encourage constructive dialogue – with presentations that address current and pressing issues, their complexities and solutions. Dicussions will include changes affecting laboratories, how to face the covid hangover, and retention and recruitment.
Tailor your own program of one-to-one meetings to ensure that the suppliers sitting opposite you tick all the boxes on your list of business aspirations.
Cut to the chase – our invitation-only policy means you’ll only meet with the decision makers.
Network with your peers in a luxury location, through first-class social events, designed to develop and strengthen relationships.
Bill Neumann is a dental industry veteran with 15+ years of experience in all facets of the industry. He is hugely respected across the board and is CEO at Group Dentistry Now, a multimedia company dedicated to providing news, education and services to DSOs and dental group practices. OpenRoom has worked closely with Bill over the years to ensure our DentalForum reflects this fast-changing industry and remains relevant to DSOs across North America. We are excited to have him onboard as our 2022 Chair!
Heidi Arndt is CEO of Evolve Dental Advisors. Heidi is joining our Day 1 Panel discussing The Gender Shift in US Dental Schools; the impact on Recruitment and Retainment.
Heidi is an executive with deep expertise in establishing, developing and managing multi-location dental groups across the United States. With more than two decades of experience advising and consulting emerging, mid-market and elite DSOs, Heidi supports clinicians, owners, and investors to align clinical success with overall business success.
Michael Schwartz is joining our Day 1 Panel discussing The Gender Shift in US Dental Schools; the impact on Recruitment and Retainment.
Michaels early experience includes a CEO position at Corner Dental where he achieved impressive revenue and location growth. In 2013, he joined as an Operating Partner at Huron capital, which included a partnership and executive leadership role at Dynamic Dental Partners.
Between 2013 and 2018 he held the role of CEO and Founder of Spring & Sprout support services. Then in 2018, Michael joined Speciality Dental brands as Chairman and CEO, delivering transformational leadership expanding the business from 2 to 200 locations.
Karla-Marie Santiago completed a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Puerto Rico. She brings over 10 years of experience in healthcare, education, and non-profit including experience leading electronic health record implementations, procurement platforms, and supply management.
In her role as Executive director of Clinical Operations at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry and Executive Director of Local Start Dental, Karla has been a leader in digital transformation and focused her strengths on execution and collaborative ownership of strategic initiatives to drive organizational change and industry compliance.
Karla currently works as Director of Operations at Oakpoint. Oakpoint is a Dental Support Organization (DSO) that supports practices in the areas of human resources, finance, marketing, IT, and compliance, among others in the North Carolina and Southeast region. Oakpoint was established in 2019 with only 2 practices and to date, it has successfully partnered with 30+ dental practices.
Trevor will be presenting and dicussig with the audience the topic of Private Equity, providing the simplified version of why PE outperforms the public markets.
Trevor is Canadian born and educated at the University of Saskatchewan. Trevor was actively promoted through Sales & Marketing positions at Procter & Gamble and Novartis in the US and Canada. He then rose to CEO positions in both venture capital and private equity funded health care companies.
Trevor currently serves as President and CEO of OMS360, a Private Equity backed Oral Surgeon Support Organization based in Atlanta GA. He is also active as an Operating Partner for Shore Capital Partners and serves as a Board Member or Advisor to a various companies and associations.
At home, Trevor is married and has an active family of five children all over 21 years old. When not spending time with his family, he enjoys almost any sport, but none more than hockey.
Chris Bentson is a partner of Bentson Copple & Associates, LLC based in Greensboro, North
Carolina. The company serves the orthodontic community by performing practice valuations,
providing recruiting services and negotiating transactions with both buyers and sellers.
Chris serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Bentson Copple reSource, an online experience and
community hosted on qlark.com focused on the business aspects of running a successful
Currently, he serves as a committee member for numerous orthodontic-focused boards,
including AAOFTT (American Association of Orthodontists’ Future Think Tank), The AAO
Bulletin, Ortho4D, and the AAOF (American Association of Orthodontists Foundation). In
addition, he is a frequent guest lecturer at AAO meetings, regional orthodontic society meetings,
orthodontic resident programs, study clubs and orthodontic user meetings.
DentalMonitoring is leading the revolution in AI-based solutions that empower orthodontists and dental professionals to modernize and expand their practices. Our proprietary artificial intelligence, powered by the industry’s largest image database, gives our partners the necessary tools to perform.
With the ability to analyze, detect, and report on 96 different oral events using images taken with a smartphone, our products continue to shape the industry’s future.
From virtual consultations to ultra-realistic simulations and remote treatment monitoring, we’re committed to aiding progressive-minded providers grow.
National Dentex Labs is the solution for ALL of your dental restorations, appliances, and other lab services. NDX is the largest dental lab network with more than 30 service oriented local labs, aesthetic labs with deep experience and skills, simple domestic and offshore mail-order options, and the most advanced technology in digital dentistry and surgical planning.
Medit specializes in 3D measurement and CAD/CAM solutions for dental clinics and labs, including intraoral scanners, based on its own patented state-of-the-art technology. We also develop platform solutions for digital dentistry, supporting collaborative workflows. Additionally, the Solutionix line provides 3D scanners and software to the industrial market. Our goal is to provide innovative technology and the highest quality products to ensure mutual growth for all partners
CandidPro™ is a revolutionary teleorthodontic system that makes high-quality clear aligner treatment more efficient and affordable. One appointment is all it takes to start treatment. After that CandidMonitoring™ gives providers unprecedented clinical oversight into every case, driving excellent outcomes while keeping chair time free for other revenue generators.
"This is the finest 'get to know you' event I have ever experienced. The one on one speed-dating concept gave me a great opportunity to catch up with vendors I rarely get to see, and meet new vendors with products designed specifically for my needs. There wasn’t a single wasted moment during the day, and a lot of fun in the evening."
- VP Facilities, Interdent
"From a manufacturer's standpoint it is one of the best DSO meetings available today in the US market. You actually spend dedicated quality time with several of our most important end user customers, who are spread throughout the country. We always leave with lots of follow up, improved customer relationships and a better understanding of many potential new big customers.
- VP Marketing, Voco
Set amidst flowering cactus and framed against the majestic McDowell Mountains, the Hyatt Regency Arizona resort is the perfect luxury retreat, enabling you to network and focus on your business in style.
How to get there
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa At Gainey Ranch is a 25 minute drive from Pheonix Sky Harbour International Airport
Contact the Hotel
7500 E Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, United States
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