140+ DSO moves so far in 2022: A state-by-state breakdown

Dozens of DSOs have acquired, opened or affiliated with more than 140 dental practices across the U.S. since January. 

Here is a state-by-state breakdown of DSO moves covered by Becker's so far this year:

Editor's note: This list is not exhaustive. To make an addition to this list, please email aportalatin@beckershealthcare.com.

Alabama

Little Rock, Ark.-based Rock Dental Brands acquired Birmingham Orthodontics, its first Alabama practice.

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Opelika Dental Arts.

Arizona

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Serenity Dental in Gilbert and Riverside Dental in Tucson. It also added Fountain View Dental in Fountain Hills and Jason Augustine, DDS, in Phoenix. 

Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands opened an Aspire Dental location in Chandler.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Affordable Dentures & Implants practice in Avondale.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Tucson, Ariz.-based Campbell Dental Group.

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners acquired Phoenix-based Harris Dental.

California

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Pure Dentistry in Rocklin, My Dental Office of Beverly Hills and Kelly Smile in Victorville.

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners acquired Bay Area Dental, a multilocation practice in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Beach Teeth in Manhattan Beach; Santa Monica Bay Dental; and the office of David Littlefield, DDS, in Chula Vista. It also added San Diego-based the Dentistry Collective and Mendelovitz DDS in Los Angeles.

Orange, Calif.-based Western Dental opened two offices in Colton and Yucaipa. An office co-located with the LooksBrite Eye Center opened South Gate in June. It added six other offices in Glendale, Selma, San Lorenzo, San Diego, Los Angeles and Menifee. In January, it opened two offices in Los Angeles and Menifee.

Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands affiliated with TLC for Smiles in Los Angeles.

Frisco, Texas-based Bond Orthodontic Partners added Stormberg Orthodontics in La Mesa and Braces by Garcia, which has locations in Temecula, Menifee and Orange.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Affordable Dentures & Implants practice in Sacramento.

Fort Worth, Texas-based Five Point Dental Specialists acquired Coastal Max Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center, which has two locations in Santa Maria and Arroyo Grande.

Colorado

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Golden (Colo.) Dental Care, Iconic Dental in Walsenburg  and Apple Grove Dental & Orthodontics in Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Peak Dental Services added Modern Dental at Flying Horse in Colorado Springs.

Connecticut

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Lumos Dental in New Haven.

Florida

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added St. Andrews Dental Center in Panama City and Smiles of Punta Gorda.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Burgess Center for Cosmetic Dentistry in Ponte Vedra Beach and Stanton Smiles in Fort Lauderdale.

Tampa, Fla.-based Today's Dental Network added Eastman Periodontics & Implants, which has locations in Lakewood Ranch and Bradenton. It also added Contemporary Periodontics & Implant Dentistry in St. Petersburg and Sarasota-based Middleton Oral Surgery.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance affiliated with Florida Dental Centers, which has five offices in the state. It also opened its 12th Dental Associates of Florida location in Sun City.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Affordable Dentures & Implants practice in Destin, Fla.

Boca Raton, Fla.-based Sage Dental acquired two Cornerstone Dental Group offices in Tampa and St. Petersburg, Deerfield Dental Group in Deerfield Beach, Horizon One Dental in Fort Myers and Gary Selby, DDS, in Brandon.

Carmel, Ind.-based Vista Verde Dental Partners opened a Britely Dentures + Implants Studio in Bonita Springs.

Brentwood, Tenn.-based Marquee Dental Partners acquired Tampa-based Advanced Dental Arts.

Georgia

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Vassey Dental Partners in Peachtree City.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened Affordable Dentures & Implants practices in Kennesaw and Stone Mountain.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added the office of D. Casey Hart, DDS, in Marietta and Walker Dental Group in Macon.

Idaho

Frisco, Texas-based Bond Orthodontic Partners added Curtis Orthodontics in Coeur d'Alene and Post Falls Orthodontics, its first practices in Idaho.

Illinois

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Spring View Dental in South Elgin and Palatine Dental Associates.  

Chicago-based The Aspen Group opened its 1,000th Aspen Dental location in Norridge. It also opened the TAG Oral Care Center for Excellence in Chicago in July.

Chicago-based Great Lakes Dental Partners added Algonquin-based Signature Dental Group, Chicago-based Associates for Dental Care and Chicago-based Beverly Smiles Family Dental.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners acquired Beautiful Smiles Center of Park City.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Affordable Dentures & Implants practice in Algonquin.

Indiana

Kokomo, Ind.-based Signet Leadership acquired Logansport, Ind.-based Dill Family Dentistry. 

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Rick Burns Orthodontics in Elkhart and Middlebury, Ind.

Scottdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Sandcrest Dental Health Associates in Columbus.

Denton, Texas-based Community Dental Partners affiliated with Same Day Dental in Indianapolis.

Chicago-based Great Lakes Dental Partners added Premier Dental Group of Merrillville.

Iowa

Cincinnati-based Cordental Group acquired Gateway Dental Group in Des Moines.

Kansas

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners added Topeka (Kan.) Dentistry.

Kentucky

Brentwood, Tenn.-based Marquee Dental Partners partnered with O'Donnell Family Dentistry in Lexington.

Louisiana

A DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions practice in Monroe, La., rebranded as Affordable Dentures & Implants, a brand of Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care.

Maryland

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Rockville Dental Arts and Maryland Holistic Dentist in Burtonsville.

Trevose, Pa.-based DSO Simply Beautiful Smiles added Smile Images in Waldorf and the practice of Kevin Doring, DDS, in Edgewater.

Massachusetts

Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands added Meadow Place Dental in East Longmeadow.

Michigan

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Contemporary Dentistry, which has four locations in the state.

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Pesis Family Dental in Hills.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened Affordable Dentures & Implants practices in Warren, Woodhaven, Livonia and Chesterfield.

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Smith Family Dentistry in Saginaw.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Walled Lake-based Community Dental, its first Michigan practice.

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners acquired Grand Haven-based DSO Smile One Services.

Minnesota

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners added Rochester Dental Clinic, Stone Barn Dentistry and Gentling Dental Care.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Harmony Dental in Bloomington and Tangletown Dental in Minneapolis.

Madison, Wis.-based Cherry Tree Dental acquired Downtown Dental Associates in Minneapolis, Robert J. Kingston, DDS, in Minneapolis and Fairmont Family Dentistry. 

Missouri

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added the Smile Salon and Day Spa, based in Kansas City; My Smile Center, based in St. Charles; and Hurd Family Dental in Lee's Summit.

Cincinnati-based Cordental Group acquired the office of Barry Liebman, DDS, in St. Louis.

Nebraska

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Whispering Ridge Family Dentistry in Omaha.

Nevada

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Michaela Tozzi, DMD, Excellence in Dental Aesthetics in Henderson; and Somerset Dental in Las Vegas.

New Jersey

Great Neck, N.Y.-based The Smilist Management added Malo Smile USA in Elizabeth, Washington Township Dental in Sewell and Cedar Grove Dental in Somerset.

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Dental365 added Woodland Park Dental Associates. Dental365 and Premier Care Dental Management acquired Dental Care New Jersey, an eight-location DSO, in August.

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Premier Care Dental Management added Edison Dental Arts.

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Children's Dental Specialists in Warren and Adult Dentistry in Chester.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Old Bridge Dental Group and Steven Rasner, DMD, which has practices in Bridgeton and Vineland.

New Mexico

Aspen Dental and ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers opened their first co-location in Albuquerque. 

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added ABQ Orthodontics in Albuquerque.

Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands added Radiate by McQuitty in Santa Fe.

New York

Great Neck, N.Y.-based The Smilist Management added Dental Associates of Richmond and Williamsbridge Dental — both located in New York City — and Rothstein Dentistry in New City. It also added Herald Square Dental and the Denture Center in New York City, and Goldman and Casanova Dental in Garden City.

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Premier Care Dental Management affiliated with Staten Island-based Joseph M. Zona Periodontics and Implant Surgery.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Nevid Dental in Pawling and Helfner Family Dental in Commack.

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added East Tremont Dental and Levy Dental Arts, both in New York City. 

North Carolina

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Adams & Cheek Dentistry in Raleigh; the office of Ed Hull, DDS, in Charlotte and Reafield Dental in Waxhaw. It also added West Cary Dental, the office of Layth Saraf, DMD, in Greensboro, Cedar Walk Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Charlotte and Matthews Family Dentistry.

Raleigh, N.C.-based Oakpoint partnered with Wake Forest Endodontics and Crabtree Endodontics in Cary. It also acquired the nonclinical assets of Wendell Family Dentistry.

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added TS Orthodontics in Asheville.

Ohio

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added the office of Terrence Poole, DDS, in Cincinnati.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Affordable Dentures & Implants practice in Cincinnati.

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Danville Family Dental, its first Ohio practice.

Oregon

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Murray Scholls Family Dentistry in Beaverton.

Pennsylvania

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Lombardi Dental in Sharpsville and Sepic Orthodontics in Uniontown.

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added North Penn Dental in Lansdale.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Dental Associates.

Great Neck, N.Y.-based The Smilist Management added Daschbach and Associates in Montgomery County, its first practice in the state.

Rhode Island

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Premier Care Dental Management acquired Eric George, DMD & Associates in Coventry.

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Dental365 acquired Warren Dental Associates and Kevin Hagerty, DMD, in East Greenwich.

South Carolina

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Hi-Tech Family Dentistry in Easley and Value Dental Carolinas, which has locations in Columbia and Sumter.

Raleigh, N.C.-based Oakpoint added Garris Dental Care, which has three locations in the state.

Tennessee

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Affordable Dentures & Implants practice in Oak Ridge.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Murfreesboro Oral Surgery & Implant Center, its first practice in the state.

Texas

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened Affordable Dentures & Implants practices in El Paso, Harker Heights and Austin. It also partnered with Comprehensive Dental Group and Hanna Dental Implant Center in Houston.

Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands added Aria Dental and Mike Majors DDS, both in San Antonio. It also partnered with G's Dental Studio, which has 14 locations throughout Cedar Park and Leander.

Fort Worth, Texas-based Brident Dental & Orthodontics acquired Royal Dental in Houston.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Burleson Pediatric Dentistry.

Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental added Karr and Hardee Dentistry in Amarillo.

Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Peak Dental Services affiliated with Cedar Park-based Blooming Dental and San Antonio-based Empire Dental.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Waco-based Heart of Texas Smiles and Nacogdoches-based Aaron C. Polk, DDS Dentistry.

Georgetown, Texas-based Smile Doctors opened an office in Brownwood.

Utah

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners added Pony Express Dental, which has locations in South Jordan, Eagle Mountain and Saratoga Springs.

Virginia

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Arlington Dental Excellence.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance opened Konikoff Kids Pediatric Dentistry's third location in Chesapeake.

Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental added LWSS Family Dentistry, which has seven locations in the state.

Wisconsin

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added East Towne Dental Associates in Mequon, Green Bay-based Meadowbrook Smiles Family Dentistry and De Pere-based Timbercreek Smiles Family Dentistry. It also added Green Bay-based Fay Dental Care.

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