DSO Deal Roundup – February 2023

The dental support space continues to unite and strengthen. Group Dentistry Now is the only place to find the complete list of monthly deals to keep you informed on the ever-shifting dental landscape. Here is GDN’s exclusive list of DSO and emerging group deals for February:

USOSM Continues Exponential Growth, Adds Four New Partner Practices in Three States

The oral surgery DSO announced partnerships with four oral and maxillofacial surgery practices, spanning three states. Founded in November 2017, USOSM has more than 180 partner practices spanning 24 states, and a 100% partner practice retention rate. Their newest locations are:

MB2 Continues Expansion:

  • Lakeside Family Dentistry, Tualatin, OK, Acquisition
  • Stillwater Dental Associates, Stillwater, OK, Acquisition
  • All-In-One Dental Innovations, Dublin, CA, Acquisition
  • Cottonwood Dental, Salt Lake City, UT, Acquisition
  • Best Bites Dental, Asheville, NC, Acquisition
  • Pittsford Family Dental, Pittsford, NY, Acquisition
  • McIntosh Orthodontics, Maitland, FL & Winter Park, FL, Acquisition
  • Aloha Dental, Las Vegas, NV, Acquisition
  • Aspire Dental, Henderson, NV, Acquisition
  • Delray Orthodontics, Delray Beach, FL, De Novo
  • Robert Wheeler, DDS, La Cañada Flintridge, California, Acquisition

Premier Care Dental Management Expands

  • The group recently announced its partnership with Dr. Joel Picard, DDS of Woonsocket, RI. The marks the 6th practice in Rhode Island and 112th for the DSO.
  • Leading Edge Oral Surgery, a division of Premier Care Dental Management, recently added Bay Shore Oral Surgery. Bay Shore is the 9th office to join Leading Edge Oral Surgery on Long Island.

Guardian Dentistry Partners Welcomes New Locations:

  • Dr. George Hitzel – Champagne Dental in Petersburg, FL and Clearwater, FL
  • Dr Mark Scurria – Triangle Restoration Dentistry in Durham, NC
  • Dr. Celia Davenport – Davenport Dental & Wellness Center in Brimingham, AL
  • Dr. Avo Samuelian – Gotham Dental in New York, NY
  • Drs. Sharvil Shah and Paresh Shrimankar – Ardent Smiles Group

Sonrava Health’s Family of Wellness Companies Expands:

  • Western Dental Opens New Los Angeles County Office in San Pedro. This new office is led by Dr. Janice Cheng. It marks the latest of Western Dental’s 80 offices in Los Angeles County. Western Dental has more than 270 offices across California, Arizona, and Nevada.
  • Brident Dental & Orthodontics announced the opening of a new office in Pearland, Texas.

Grand Opening of Affordable Dentures & Implants in Bradenton, Florida

The Affordable Dentures & Implants practice in Bradenton is owned by Michael D. Powell, DDS, FICOI, FAAIP, General Dentist. Affordable Care team supports more than 400 affiliated dental practices, including Affordable Dentures & Implants, DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions and Advanced Dental Implant Center, in 42 states.

US Endo Partners Grows

  • Kerry M. O’Neal, DDS, O’Neal Endodontics, Topeka, KS
  • Dr. Steven Schmoldt, SJS Endodontics, Fond du Lac, WI
  • Dr. Helena Baker, 3D Endodontics, Renton, WA
  • Dr. Jack Sturm, Microsurgical Endodontics, Santa Barbara, CA

Independence Dental Services Organization Welcomes Buffalo Prairie Dental to its Growing Family of Dental Practices

The integrated DSO has partnered with three-location practice, Buffalo Prairie Dental. With two offices located in Quincy, IL and one in Keokuk, IA. Buffalo Prairie Dental is co-owned by Dr. D.J. Sturhahn, DMD, and Dr. Richard J. Wright, DDS. Freedom Dental Partners, serving as a dental broker, assisted in bringing Independence DSO and Buffalo Prairie Dental together. Independence Dental Services was established in 2020 and currently provides integrated services to more than 50 dental practitioners throughout the United States.

myOrthos Continues to Expand its Footprint

  • Loyacona Orthodontics joins the ortho DSO with its three locations in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Loyacona Orthodontics is led by Dr. Gerald Loyacona.
  • Ellis Orthodontics, led by Dr. Lynae Ellis, joins the group with its locations in Roscoe, Illinois and Janesville, Wisconsin.

Pacific Dental Services’ Open More De Novos:

Orthodontic Partners Welcomes New Location:

  • Drs. Bobby Campbell, Thomas Covington, and Logan Icenhour of Campbell & Covington Orthodontics of Wilmington, North Carolina.

Endodontic Practice Partners Announce Pacific Northwest Acquistions:

  • Dr. Tiina Oviir with Everett Endodontics
  • Dr. Ty Vaughan with Endodontic Specialty Group, P.C.

Marquee Dental Partners Announces New Kentucky Partnership

  • Drs. Graboviy and Farr at Parkside Family Dental in Louisville, Kentucky. Parkside Family Dental has been caring for the oral health of Louisville’s families for more than a decade. With this partnership, Marquee now collaborates with 7 leading dental brands across Kentucky and more than 70 office-based dental teams organization-wide, including 10 multi-specialty brands.

Apex Dental Partners Expands in Dallas/Fort Worth

The DSO announced the addition of another partnered practice, in the Rockwall, TX area. This new team extends Apex’s supported practice footprint within Texas, Oklahoma, and Colorado to a total of more than 90 partnered dentists at 40+ locations across the organization. David Lohmann is the CEO of Apex Dental Partners.

CarolinasDentist to Open Newest Location in Winston-Salem

CarolinasDentist, a homegrown North Carolina-based dental practice, announced the grand opening of its newest office in Winston-Salem. With the new location at 3340 Tabor Place Court in Winston-Salem, CarolinasDentist will have 12 convenient locations across the state. The Winston-Salem office is led by Dr. Olivia Pilon.

Espire Dental Expands Its Footprint With Recent Southern California Dental Practice Acquisition

Espire Dental, a doctor-led Integrated Dental Organization (IDO), announced the recent acquisition of La Costa Dental Group in Encinitas, CA. Dr. Omer Anisso, D.D.S. is the owner of La Costa Dental which he began in 1975. The Integrated Dental Organization now owns and operates 21 locations in the western U.S. Tim Hill is the CEO.

Infinityblu Announces £400k Buy-Out of mydentist

UK-based mydentist has completed the £400,000 buy-out of a Galashiels practice – vowing to clear the waiting list caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Infinityblu Dental Care and Implant Clinic, founded by Chris Barrowman, finalized its acquisition of mydentist on Albert Place in early February.

Australian-Based Impression Dental Group has Partnered with 3 More Practices

Led by Mark O’Brien, the growing group partnered with three Brisbane, QLK practices, Tooth Booth Indooroopilly, Chermside & Carindale, bringing their network to 21 locations.

Bond Orthodontic Partners Grows:

  • Dr. Matt Freeman, Freeman Orthodontics, San Jose, CA

Clayton Orthodontics Joins the Corus Orthodontists Network

Dr. Stephen Roth and his team from Clayton Orthodontics have joined Corus. This partnership marks Corus’ 57th practice in North America and the first in the province of Nova Scotia. The practice was founded by Dr. Roth over 20 years ago. 

Sage Dental is Expanding:

  • Dr. Maulin Patel, – Sage Dental of Brandon, Florida

Imagen Dental Partners Welcomes New Partners:

Beacon Oral Specialists welcomes Dr. Theodore Tanabe & the Tanabe Oral Surgery team in Whittier, California.

Affinity Dental Management Opens De Novo Practice – Wellesley Aesthetic Dental Group – a multi-specialty dentistry practice in the Greater Boston area.

Racine Dental Group Parters with Dental Care Alliance.

Racine Dental Group began in Racine, Wisconsin in the early 1960s when a small group of five dentists combined resources to form the area’s first group dentistry office. Since then, the group has grown to include 13 general dentists, three pediatric dentists, one oral surgeon, two endodontists and one periodontist. Patients are seen in one of 85 operatory rooms within the 65,000 square foot facility. DCA currently supports over 390 allied practices and 900 dentists across 22 states. DCA was recently acquired by Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Investment Company

Dental Depot Opens 31st location and their seventh location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The new location is in Arlington, TX.