CORDENTAL Group, a dental support organization located in Cincinnati, Ohio, closed on its first affiliation with Konikoff Family Dentistry in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Konikoff Family Dentistry operates two dental practices. Both practices will retain the Konikoff Family Dentistry name.
Konikoff Family Dentistry is not part of Konikoff Dental Associates. Konikoff Dental Associates also located in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area affiliated their seven practices with Dental Care Alliance in October of 2016 [Read the story HERE]. Dr. David Konikoff founder of Konikoff Dental Associates is the brother of the founder of Konikoff Family Dentistry, Stephen E. Konikoff DDS. Both have chosen to affiliate their dental groups with dental support organizations.
Konikoff Family Dentistry was founded by Stephen E. Konikoff DDS. Born in Buffalo, New York and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, Dr. Konikoff attended Granby High School in Norfolk before attending the University of Richmond for his undergraduate studies. After graduating from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry Dr Konikoff started practicing dentistry in Hampton Roads in 1975.
“We are very excited to affiliate with Dr. Konikoff and his practice,” said Dana Soper, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CORDENTAL. “Dr. Konikoff has built a great practice with a tremendous support team known for providing high-quality dental care and exceptional customer service in the Norfolk area. We look forward to building upon our positive relationship with Dr. Konikoff and his team,”
Dr. Konikoff commented, “I am excited to be affiliating with CORDENTAL, an organization whose values and culture closely mirror that of my practice. Through this affiliation, we will be able to provide additional resources and have the support services necessary to enhance the care we provide to our patients.”
Steven Jones, Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer of CORDENTAL added, “We are very pleased for Dr. Konikoff’s practice to be the first affiliation of the CORDENTAL platform. Konikoff Family Dentistry exemplifies what CORDENTAL seeks in its practice affiliations; a patient-centric practice led by a high-quality dentist and supported by an excellent clinical team. We look forward to many more fruitful affiliations in the future as we continue to expand CORDENTAL’s service offering and become a leading dental support organization.”
Founded in March of 2017, CORDENTAL has an aggressive affiliation growth plan of adding 50 – 75 practices in the span of 3 to 5 years. According to a Steven Jones, CORDENTAL has a pipeline of quality dental practices targeted for affiliation.
CORDENTAL recently made the Group Dentistry Now list of Six Emerging Dental Groups to Watch Now.