Heidi Arndt, RDH, MSDH
Heidi Arndt is the founder of Enhanced Hygiene & Enhanced Practices.
Heidi graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1999. While attending college she worked at the Mayo Clinic in patient account services before being hired as a Periodontal Dental Hygienists in the Department of Dental Specialties. Heidi was also the co-chair of the Mayo Clinic Dental Reviews during her time at Mayo.
In 2002, Heidi started working for a large dental group in Minneapolis that was owned by American Dental Partners. She worked as a clinical hygienist and a hygiene mentor before she was promoted to the National Director of Dental Hygiene for American Dental Partners. 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. Heidi created and implemented a mentoring and dental hygiene development curriculum, a performance tracking system and implemented hygiene standards that improved patient care, created accountability and increased hygiene profits exponentially year after year.
In 2011, Heidi started Enhanced Hygiene where she partners with dental groups to train and develop their hygiene teams to top performance. Heidi has spent over 18 years working in a dental group setting and is passionate about developing and growing strong dental organizations, as she believes the best patient care is delivered in a collaborative team approach.
Outside of work, Heidi enjoys spending time with her husband Mike, and her two boys – Jackson & Dylan. She also enjoys Pilates, spin classes…and she is a rabid Golden State Warriors fan!
M. Ray Scott, Jr., DDS
Dr. Scott graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Dental School in 1983. He has practiced in a variety of settings- solo, corrections, and group dental practice.
Dr Scott joined Carus Dental (fka Longhorn) in 1985, became a partner in 1997, and waselected President of the doctor group in 1998. Carus Dental is a multi-speciality, 25-location, 60-doctor group serving greater Austin, CenTex and Houston markets. In 2012 Dr Scott started a pediatric Medicaid group in the Dallas/Ft Worth market – Tooth Dr For Kids Dallas/Ft Worth. Both Carus and TDDF are affiliates of American Dental Partners (ADPi).
Dr. Scott has lead Carus Dental for over 20 years during which they have grown from 10 doctors, 5 locations, and $5MM in patient revenues to 65 doctors, 30 locations and $55MM in patient revenues in addition to establishing a surgical specialty practice doing $12MM.
Quality of Care is extremely important and Dr Scott has led Carus through the rigorous accreditation process of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Carus has been accredited since 2000. Dr Scott has served on the America Dental Partners Senior Management Team (ALC), is currently serving on the Executive Team of the Dental Advisory Council, and is Chair of the Product Advisory Council. He is on the board of the American Dental Partners Foundation.
Dr Scott has served as President of the UTHSCSA Alumni Association and its Board and has been named to the Dean’s Council.
Dr Scott is a native Texan and has been married for 37 years, has two daughters and three granddaughters.
Stephanie Edgmon, RDH
Stephanie Edgmon brings many years of clinical and operational experience along with a passion and commitment to drive results in all areas of the business. Ms.Edgmon has a strong focus and passion on the direction and implementation of all business operations as she has held many operational roles giving her guidance a holistic approach. These roles include: Regional Director of Operations, Senior Director of Operations, and Chief Operating Officer for a multi-unit DSO management organization in the Arizona market.
In her roles she worked directly with the Chief Executive Officer to ensure systems and protocols were successfully in place and establishing the business structure needed to be scalable. Her success can be surrounded by her clinical experience as a dental hygienist which has provided her the ability to look at the dental business in a comprehensive way.
Stephanie grew up in both Grafton, Wisconsin and Gilbert, Arizona. She started her career in the dental field as a dental assistant and later graduated from Rio Salado College with her dental hygiene degree.
Stephanie has a young son, and they appreciate spending as much time together. They also enjoy being outdoors, playing sports, and traveling to new places.
Eric J. Roman, DDS, FAGD
We welcome Eric J. Roman, DDS, FAGD to the Enhanced Practices team as well as to a key advisor position in the Boardroom membership program. Adding Dr. Roman to the current A-list of Boardroom advisors only solidifies our goal and commitment to offer outstanding support and expertise in ALL areas of practice growth. Additionally, we’ll plan to leverage Dr. Roman’s knowledge and passion for Visionary Leadership, Culture Development, Company Operating Systems, Leadership in a “Millennial” World, Developing the Complete Dentist and The Future of Software Platforms in Dentistry.
Dr. Roman is currently the owner and co-founder of CarolinasDentist.com, a fast-growing group practice based in North Carolina. CarolinasDentist prides itself on technologically-advanced practices that deliver complex care to patients, all while maintaining an unmatched company culture. As a clinician, Dr. Roman provides dentist training in virtually every facet of our profession, including CAD/CAM, implantology, endodontics, orthodontics, and oral surgery. He is master at generating explosive revenue growth, demonstrated by a practice portfolio that has provided more than $140m in dental services over the first 9 years of his career.
Outside of business, Dr. Roman is an avid reader of non-fiction, loves to travel and prioritizes making the most of every single moment with his five children and wife in Fayetteville, NC.