EPP partners with endodontists empowering them to achieve their goals within their practices.

EPP provides specialized and expert business resources to meet the unique needs of each of our endodontic partner practices. Our founders have a combined 60 years of clinical and operational experience in dentistry and are dedicated to creating a nationwide partnership of leading endodontic practices by providing shared resources and infrastructure to help practices grow and succeed.

Our Expertise

  • Supporting our endodontic partners and staff members
  • Building positive office environments
  • Incorporating state-of-the-art technology
  • Increasing referral relationships
  • Implementing business best practices to optimize office efficiency

We Enhance Your Practice

Our approach is to understand your vision for your practice and provide the resources and support to achieve it.

You know your practice and your market: what’s best for your patients, how to provide excellent service to your referral sources, and the opportunities that exist to grow. Having the time, bandwidth, and capital to improve on each can be difficult. This is where we help.

How We’re Different

We focus entirely on supporting the unique needs of endodontists - clinically, professionally, and financially.

We prioritize relationships and trusted connections that are necessary for a endodontic business to grow and prosper, especially in today’s competitive and evolving healthcare landscape. We understand the value of sincere and loyal relationships, because we know what it takes to be a successful endodontist and business leader. We created a company built on integrity, quality, compassion, and putting the patient first.

Meet Our

Executive Management Team

Dr. Terryl Propper

Chief Dental Officer, Co-Founder

Dr. Propper has a diverse background in all aspects of the dental industry. She practiced with Endodontic Associates of Nashville, for 30 years, and  was CEO and managing partner of a 3 location group practice with 8 doctors. She was an ADA Hillenbrand Fellowship finalist, assistant director of marketing for the ADA, a member of the ADA speaker’s bureau, a proven change agent and past president of the American Association of Endodontists. She is the current president of the Tennessee Dental Association.

Sam Hutcheson

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Sam is an experienced healthcare leader with a strong track record of executing on acquisitive growth strategies. He most recently served as the Chief of Staff for LifePoint Health, where he led the hospital operator’s $8 billion go-private deal with Apollo Global Management. Sam has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.

Sherry Bunce

Chief Operational Officer, Co-Founder

Sherry brings a track record of over 20 years of experience in operations leadership for three of the nation’s largest DSOs. Prior to joining EPP, she served as VP of Dental Specialty Services for Aspen Dental, where she managed all specialty service practices and products. Previously, Sherry was Divisional Vice President with responsibility for the growth and operations of over 140 clinics across 13 states.