12 megadeals shaping the dental industry in 2023

Here are 12 of the biggest deals, acquisitions and investments that occurred in the DSO, supply chain and dental technology spaces that Becker's has reported on so far in 2023:


  • U.S. Oral Surgery Management gained a $150 million credit expansion to use for growth and expansion beyond 2024. 
  • Smile Doctors completed a capital raise of $550 million to continue its network expansion.
  • HighFive Healthcare secured a $100 million growth investment led by venture capital and growth equity investment firm Norwest.
  • Oak Dental Partners received a $153 million senior secured credit facility from Comvest Credit Partners.
  • Dental Care Alliance was acquired by Mubadala Investment Co., a sovereign investor based in the United Arab Emirates.

Revenue cycle management

  • DENCAP Dental Plans, a dental insurance coverage plan provider, acquired Golden Dental Plans to expand its network, reaching more than 150 practices. 
  • Dental billing company eAssist Dental Solutions, a subsidiary of medical and dental supplier Henry Schein, acquired a majority stake in Unitas PPO Solutions.

Supply chain

  • Henry Schein acquired a majority ownership interest in Large Practice Sales, an advisory company to dental practices.
  • Henry Schein also acquired a majority ownership stake in Biotech Dental Group, a dental supply company based in France.
  • Medit, the third-largest 3D dental scanner manufacturer in the world, was acquired by South Korean private equity firm MBK Partners in a $1.9 billion deal.

Dental technology

  • Align Technology entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cubicure, a 3D printing company based in Vienna.
  • Dental supply company Henry Schein signed a definitive agreement to acquire S.I.N. Implant System, a dental implant manufacturer based in Brazil.

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