Celebrating the Sale of Your Group Dental Practice or DSO: the FIVE Best Bottles of Champagne

Posted by Perrin DesPortes on Jan 1, 2018 10:29:32 AM

As we welcome in 2018, many people will be celebrating the New Year with a glass – or bottle – of bubbly.  It’s festive.  It’s celebratory.  It’s tradition.  It also got me thinking…

If 2018 is your year to sell your group dental practice or DSO, what’s the best bottle of champagne you should have in the fridge?  Well, here are the official “TUSK Top FIVE” bottles of bubbly to celebrate the sale of your Group Dental Practice or DSO...

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Would You Ever Try to Sell Your DSO on Shark Tank?!

Posted by Perrin DesPortes on Nov 7, 2017 7:37:49 PM

Doubtfully, but the Dentist Entrepreneur Organization led by Dr. Marc Cooper and CEO Jacob Puhl recently created a similar experience – and let me assure you, it was an EXPERIENCE – for four of their lucky members.

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Tags: Company News, Dental Practice Brokerage, Growing Your Dental Practice or DSO, how much is my dental practice worth?

What Private Equity looks for in Acquiring a DSO

Posted by Perrin DesPortes on Sep 15, 2017 2:41:28 PM

Wisdom & Wandering from the Herd

On Tuesday, my partners and I all attended the McGuireWoods Healthcare Private Equity Conference here in Charlotte.  While most of the southeast was still battling the remnants of what was Hurricane Irma, we had an opportunity to listen to sector experts as they tried to navigate the swirling winds of the healthcare industry.  Make no mistake – healthcare is hot.  There is a lot of opportunity, but it doesn’t come without an equal amount of risk. Here’s what we learned…

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On The Roam: Transparency, Collaboration, Disruption – Welcome to the ADSO

Posted by Kevin Cumbus on Mar 23, 2017 4:46:00 PM


TUSK was invited to the 2017 ADSO Summit  to share the stage with Dr. Marc Cooper of the Mastery Group to present to emerging group practices and DSOs. I focused on the Strategies + Tactics to grow your group / DSO, while Dr. Cooper discussed the leadership qualities necessary to build a group. We had the pleasure of presenting to over 200 industry professionals over the course of 4 hours – it was a remarkable morning.

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On The Roam: The McGuireWoods Healthcare Private Equity Conference Part 2

Posted by Diwakar Sinha on Mar 14, 2017 4:44:05 PM

Two weeks ago, my partner Perrin DesPortes and I spent most of the week in Chicago at the McGuireWoods Healthcare Private Equity Conference where we were honored to be a “Featured Company.”  For those who might not be familiar, McGuireWoods is a 180 year-old, international law firm covering numerous sectors of the economy and are recognized as one of the preeminent firms in the DSO space.  This conference was very well attended as it was their 14th time putting it on. 

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On The Roam: The McGuireWoods Healthcare Private Equity Conference Part 1

Posted by Perrin DesPortes on Mar 7, 2017 2:39:36 PM

Last week my Partner, Diwakar Sinha, and I spent most of the week in warm and sunny Chicago at the McGuireWoods Healthcare Private Equity Conference where we were honored to be a “Featured Company.”  For those who might not be familiar, McGuireWoods is a 180 year-old, international law firm covering numerous sectors of the economy and are recognized as one of the preeminent firms in the DSO space.  This conference was very well attended as it was their 14th time putting it on. 

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On The Roam: AADGP Expo '17 | Las Vegas, NV

Posted by Kevin Cumbus on Feb 16, 2017 4:12:54 PM

Last week, my Partner, Diwakar Sinha, and I spent most of the week at the American Academy of Dental Group Practices (AADGP) Expo ’17 in Las Vegas, NV.  The trip was full of reconnecting with old friends and clients and making new connections as well.  There was plenty of excitement this year as it was the 45th Annual Session, and Henry Schein sponsored an additional day of presentations and study before the AADGP on Wednesday.

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On The Roam: Group Evolution | Austin, TX

Posted by Kevin Cumbus on Jan 23, 2017 3:27:23 PM
Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend the Group Evolution Seminar in Austin, TX, hosted by my dear friend, Heidi Arndt, Founder of Enhanced Hygiene.  Heidi and her team pulled together some of the brightest minds in the Dental Service Organization (DSO) and Group Practice space to share their insights on the industry.
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