Rachel Wall is a hygienist of nearly 30 years and owner of Inspired Hygiene. She and the IH team have guided thousands of dental professionals to elevate their hygiene services and systems while driving profits to the bottom line and developing empowered, engaged hygienists. Rachel is a past recipient of the Dental Excellence Award from DrBicuspid.com for “Most Effective Dental Hygienist Educator” and has been named one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry by Dental Products Report. Her book “Return on Hygiene” has been called the Hygiene Benchmark Bible and used by dentists all over North America to uncover the true potential of their hygiene teams.
Heidi Arndt is the Chief Operating Officer at Strive Dental Management.
Heidi graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.
She worked as a clinical dental hygienist at various dental groups, including Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. During her clinical tenure with American Dental Partners; Heidi was promoted to the National Director of Dental Hygiene. 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.
In 2011, Heidi started Enhanced Hygiene where she partnered with dental groups to train and develop their hygiene teams. In 2017, she launched a sister company – Enhanced Practice where they focused on supporting the development and growth of dental groups.
Heidi sold Enhanced Hygiene in 2019 and positioned herself to lead and operate Strive Dental Management in Austin, Texas where they have 5 affiliated dental practices and $20 million in annual revenue.
Heidi has spent over 20 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.