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May, 30 2024

Invisible DSO Partnerships and Organic Growth with Chip Fichtner, Co-Founder of Large Practice Sales

Think Oral _ Chip Fichtner

The adoption of AI and focusing on specialty practices like orthodontics and sleep dentistry are proving essential for enhancing patient care and optimizing business operations.

In this episode, Chip Fichtner, co-founder of Large Practice Sales, joins to unpack the concept of “Invisible DSOs” and their transformative impact on the dental industry. He delves into how these partnerships go beyond financial gains, being customized to align with the culture and values of individual practices, significantly boosting both economic value and patient care. Throughout this interview, Chip describes the recent trends in the recap market, the increased competition in acquiring dental practices, and why young specialists are gravitating towards these partnerships instead of starting their own. He also discusses how significant investments and reinvestments are catalyzing opportunities within the industry. 

Stay tuned to discover how invisible DSOs are shaping the future of dentistry, fostering growth, and ensuring successful partnerships.


  • Learn more about Chip Fichtner here.
  • Discover more about Large Practice Sales on LinkedIn.
  • Learn about growing and monetizing your practice with invisible DSOs here.
  • Read Making the most of AI in Dentistry here.
  • Learn about Easing the burden of medical billing when treating OSA in the dental office here.
  • Using oral appliance therapy in treating OSA –  policy changes from the largest healthcare insurer here.

Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health.