CEOs to Lead Session on “Supporting and Developing Newly Acquired Practices” at ADSO Annual Summit in Austin, Texas

Contact: Erin Hughes
Email: [email protected]

The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) will host the 2018 Annual ADSO Summit at the JW Marriott Austin in downtown Austin, Texas. The conference will begin the morning of April 17 and conclude Friday evening, April 20.

This year’s agenda is stacked with outstanding speakers that will cover a range of topics designed for every member of the team with breakouts on topics such as leadership, marketing and public relations, human resources and recruitment, advocacy, and growth and development. DSOs and Group Practices of all sizes will benefit from the general sessions, breakout sessions, round table discussions, talk table visits with Industry Partners, and networking receptions.

CEOs Pat Bauer, of Heartland Dental, Steve Bilt, of Smile Brands, Inc., and Kenneth Cooper, of North American Dental Group will lead a general session on “Leading Change: Supporting and Developing Newly Acquired Practices,” which will include information on best business practices, collaboration and learning opportunities with these top DSO executives.


The ADSO Summit draws C-level executives and team members from DSOs as well as Industry Partner representatives from more than 150 companies. The full agenda for the annual meeting can be found here. For more information on the preeminent DSO event of the year, please visit If your organization is not currently a member, email us at [email protected] to join and receive complimentary registrations for this event. Follow the conversation on Twitter and Facebook with #ADSOSummit.

About the ADSO

The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) is a non-profit international trade association whose members support more than 14,000 dentists worldwide.  ADSO supports its members through research, education and advocacy; enabling them to foster innovation, collaboration and a vibrant market where DSO-supported dentists can provide quality oral health care.