200+ DSO affiliations in 2023: State-by-state breakdown

DSOs had a busy year acquiring, opening and affiliating with more than 200 dental practices across the U.S. in 2023. 

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

Editor's note: This list is not exhaustive. The list includes DSOs and other dental management services organizations. To make an addition to this list, please email aportalatin@beckershealthcare.com.

Alabama

Richmond Hill, Ga.-based SGA Dental Partners acquired Lane Perio, which has two clinic locations in Alabama. 

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened Affordable Dentures & Implants offices in Huntsville and Hoover, Ala.

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Davenport Dental & Wellness Center in Birmingham, Ala.

Arizona

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners added Peak Family Dental Care, which has three locations in the state.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Chandler, Ariz.-based Lakeview Dental Care.

Dallas-based Smile Doctors added Grinz Orthodontics, which has six locations across North Carolina and Arizona.

Dallas-based MB2 Dental partnered with Athena Storey, DDS, who is the owner of Studio Dental in Oro Valley and Twin Peaks Dental in Tucson, Ariz.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added OMP Endodontics in Tucson, Ariz.

California

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Dental Design of Brentwood in Los Angeles; Jon Vongschanphen, DDS, in Lincoln, Calif.; Crane Mountain Dental, which has locations in Lakeview, Ore., and Alturas, Calif; Lake Dental in Palm Springs, Calif.; Rodney K. Park, DDS in San Jose, Calif.; and Laguna Family Dentistry.

Lehi, Utah-based Shasta Dental Services affiliated with Greenhaven Orthodontics and Empire Orthodontics in California.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Affordable Dentures & Implants office in Stockton, Calif.

Frisco, Texas-based Bond Orthodontic Partners partnered with Wu Orthodontics in Palo Alto, Calif.; Kirk Orthodontics in Petaluma, Calif.; New Age Braces in Cupertino, Calif.; and Beglin Orthodontics, which has five offices throughout California and Nevada. 

Orange, Calif.-based Western Dental opened offices in Woodland, Arroyo Grande, San Pedro and Oroville, Calif.

San Francisco-based Image Specialty Partners added Lowe Orthodontics in Fresno, Calif.

Southlake, Texas-based Allied OMS affiliated with Peninsula Center Dental Implants & Oral Surgery in Daly City, Calif.

Chicago-based Aspen Dental opened an office in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Irvine, Calif.-based Pacific Dental Services and Fountain Valley, Calif.-based MemorialCare opened their first co-located integrated office in Irvine, Calif.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Jason Smith Endodontics in Redding, Calif., and Signature Endodontics in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

Dallas-based Beacon Oral Specialists added Monterey, Calif.-based Yellich & Salehpour Oral Surgery to its network. 

Colorado

Brident Dental & Orthodontics, a dental brand of Sonrava Health, opened its first location in Englewood, Colo. 

Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental affiliated with Implant & General Dentistry of Northern Colorado. 

Denver-based Espire Dental acquired Anderson Family Dental in Colorado Springs and Fox Creek Family Dental, a five-location dental practice.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Colorado Root Canal Specialists in Thornton and Southern Colorado Endodontics in Colorado Springs.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners partnered with the Center for Endodontic Care, which has locations in Loveland and Fort Collins, Colo.

Connecticut

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Premier Care Dental Management added Robert Emilio, DDS & Associates in Norwalk. 

Delaware

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Webster Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Dover, Del.

Florida

Boca Raton, Fla.-based Sage Dental opened offices in Miami, Titusville, Alafaya, Maitland, The Villages, Land O' Lakes, St. Johns, Jacksonville, Brandon and Davenport. It also acquired Kendall Dental Care in Miami and Narducci Dental Group, which has 13 offices in the state.

Little Rock, Ark.-based Rock Dental Brands affiliated with Baptiste Orthodontics and Baptiste Dentistry for Kids, both in Orlando, Fla. 

Brentwood, Tenn.-based Marquee Dental Partners added the offices of Mark Damerau, DMD; John Ledakis, DDS, in Palm Beach; and Alafaya Family Dentistry in Orlando. It also opened a de novo office in Argyle Forest.

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Cove Dental Care in Panama City; Orange Park Dental Partners, which has four practice locations in the state; and Flamingo Commons Dental in Davie, Fla.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an office in Bradenton.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Miramar Beach Dental & Orthodontics.

Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental added Bayview Dental Care in Pensacola, Fla., and Dentila in Orlando, Fla.

Nashville, Tenn.-based Southern Orthodontics Partners affiliated with Reed Orthodontics in Naples, Fla.

Georgia

Boca Raton, Fla.-based Sage Dental opened offices in Carrollton, Woodstock, Acworth, Kennesaw and Loganville, Ga. It also partnered with Tracy Dinh, DMD, in Lawrenceville.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance partnered with Sparkling Smiles in Fayetteville, Austell Dental Associates, the Atlanta Center for Cosmetic Dentistry and Rivertown Dental Care in Columbus.

Troy, Mich.-based Smile Partners USA added Greencastle Dental in Tyrone, Ga.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Affordable Dentures & Implants location in Brunswick.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Geerlings Endodontics in Newman, Ga. 

Miami-based United Dental Corporation acquired Esthetic & Implant Dentistry in Atlanta.

Idaho

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Clearwater Endodontics, which has locations in Clarkston, Wash., and Moscow, Idaho. 

Illinois

Cincinnati-based Condental Group acquired Signature Dental Experience in Bloomington, Ill.

Chicago-based Bright Direction Dental added English Rows Dental Group in Naperville, Ill.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Generations Dental in Poplar Grove and Winning Smile Dental Group in Evanston.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Evanston Dental Associates and East Village Dental Centre of Chicago.

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners added Woodyard Periodontics, PC, of Newburgh.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Endo of Illinois in Bloomington.

Indiana

Dallas-based MB2 Dental opened its 600th practice, Highland Creek Family Dental in South Lafayette, Ind.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Affordable Dentures & Implants office in Fishers, Ind.

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners added Allure Dental in Lafayette, Ind.

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Orthodontic Partners added Gorman & Bunch Orthodontics, which has nine locations in the state.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners affiliated with Maple City Dentistry in LaPorte, Ind. 

Los Angeles-based Our Best Life Companies opened Granger Dental & Orthodontics.

Kentucky

Dallas-based MB2 Dental Partners added Simon Dentistry in Bowling Green, Ky.

Alpharetta, Ga.-based Foundation Dental Partners acquired 10 practices in Tennessee and Kentucky.

Brentwood, Tenn.-based Marquee Dental Partners acquired Parkside Family Dental in Louisville.

Louisiana

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Affordable Dentures & Implants location in Hammond, La.

Sacramento, Calif.-based Straine Dental Management acquired practices in Louisiana.

Chicago-based Aspen Dental opened an office in LaPlace, La.

Maryland

Southlake, Texas-based Allied OMS affiliated with Integrative Oral & Facial Surgery, which has locations in McLean, Va., and Gaithersburg, Md.

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Callahan Dental in Rockville, Md.

Massachusetts

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Dental365 acquired Theroux Dental Associates in North Grafton Mass.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance opened a de novo practice in East Longmeadow, Mass.

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Premier Care Dental Management acquired Southborough (Mass.) Dental Associates. It also added Scott Goldberg, DMD, of Billerica and Vast Dental in Newton.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Cobb Corner Endodontics in Canton, Mass.

Michigan

Sacramento, Calif.-based Straine Dental Management acquired practices in Michigan.

Southlake, Texas-based Allied OMS affiliated with Oral Surgery Associates, which has offices in Grand Rapids and Grandville, Mich.

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added the Birmingham (Mich.) Center For Cosmetic Dentistry.

Minnesota

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Hastings Dental, Washington Square Dental in White Bear Lake, Sunray Family Dental in St. Paul, Bjerke Dental in Eagan and Brenner Dental Group, which has three locations in Minnesota. 

Nevada

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners partnered with Northern Nevada Family Dental and Wagner Dental.

Frisco, Texas-based Bond Orthodontic Partners partnered Las Vegas Braces and Beglin Orthodontics, which has five offices throughout California and Nevada. 

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Fife & Steffen Endodontics in Las Vegas.

New Hampshire

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Premier Care Dental Management acquired Dental Designs of New England in Merrimack.

New Jersey

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Dental365 acquired Bowden Dental in Flemington, N.J., and the office of Michael Ward, DMD, in Newton, N.J.

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Premier Care Dental Management opened Leading Edge Specialized Dentistry in Springfield, N.J. It also affiliated with Integrity Dental of Sparta and Distinctive Dental Arts in Teaneck, N.J.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Old Bridge-based KidZdent.

New Mexico

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners added the Implant & Laser Periodontal Surgery Center in Las Cruces, N.M.

New York

New York City-based Hudson Dental Partners acquired a practice in the Greater Binghamton area of New York.

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Premier Care Dental Management added Kings Highway Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in New York City.

North Shore Implant & Oral Surgery Associates joined Leading Edge Oral Surgery, a division of New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Premier Care Dental Management. The practice has two locations in Long Island, N.Y.

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Dental365 announced it will merge one of its New York City practices with John Matthes, DDS.

Dallas-based MB2 Dental partnered with Anthony Ricci, DDS, who owns Anthony L. Ricci, DDS, in Pittsford, N.Y.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Garden City Endo

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Louis Siegelman, DDS in New York City. 

North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C.-based Oakpoint added Asheville (N.C.) Dental Associates and Signature Family Dentistry in Holly Springs and Angier.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened offices in Huntersville and Sanford, N.C.

Sacramento, Calif.-based Straine Dental Management acquired practices in North Carolina.

Dallas-based Smile Doctors added Grinz Orthodontics, which has six locations across North Carolina and Arizona.

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Oblinger Family Dentistry in Mount Holly.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Novick Endodontics in Charlotte, N.C.

Ohio

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners partnered with James Lapierre, DDS, and Michael Toms, DDS, in Ohio.

Pittsburgh-based North American Dental Group opened Steubenville (Ohio) Dental Studio.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Skiffey Family Dentistry in Wadsworth.

Chicago-based Bright Direction Dental added Finley Dentistry in Toledo.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Periodontology, which has offices in Columbus and Grove City, Ohio.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an office in North Columbus, Ohio.

Oregon

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Crane Mountain Dental, which has locations in Lakeview, Ore., and Alturas, Calif.; and Northwest Dental in Corvallis.

San Francisco-based Image Specialty Partners acquired Salem, Ore.-based Castilla Orthodontics.

Pennsylvania

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Dental365 acquired a six-location group practice in Pennsylvania and Quakertown Family Dental.

North Brunswick Township, N.J.-based Squire Dental affiliated with Navid Hadian, DMD, in Allentown, Pa.

Wayne (Pa.) Dental Care affiliated with Great Neck, N.Y.-based the Smilist, a private equity-backed DSO. 

Miami-based Guardian Dentistry Partners added Collegeville (Pa.) Dental Center.

Camp Hill, Pa.-based Progressive Dental Concepts acquired Premier Dental of Gettysburg.

Rhode Island

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Hodosh Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Providence. 

South Carolina

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an office in Columbia, S.C.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Coastal Endodontics in Murrells Inlet, S.C.

Tennessee

Alpharetta, Ga.-based Foundation Dental Partners acquired 10 practices in Tennessee and Kentucky. 

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners acquired Nashville Aesthetic Dentistry.

Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Legacy Dental Group acquired Chattanooga Family Dentistry.

Texas

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added CornerStone Dental in La Grange, Texas. 

Fort Worth, Texas-based Brident Dental & Orthodontics opened a practice in Fort Worth.

Southlake, Texas-based Phase1 Equity added Cleburne, Texas-based Hart Orthodontics.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened offices in North Fort Worth and Spring, Texas.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Spradley Endo in Cypress, Texas, and Falk Perio CWF Periodontics & Implants in San Antonio. 

Denton, Texas-based Community Dental Partners affiliated with Corpus Christi Staples Smile Magic.

Carmel, Ind.-based Vista Verde Dental Partners opened its first Britely Dentures + Implants office in Texas.

Dallas-based Heritage Dental Group added Peak Dental, which has three locations in Austin and Cibolo, Texas. 

Dallas-based Beacon Oral Specialists added DFW Oral Surgery in Grand Prairie, Texas.

Dallas-based Pearl Street Dental Partners acquired Brush Dentistry and Derby Dental.

Utah

Tempe, Ariz.-based Gen4 Dental Partners added Crowton Dental in Ogden and Comfort Dental of Clinton. It also added four other Utah partners in January.

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care added a practice location in West Valley City, Utah. 

Virginia

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened offices in Fredericksburg, Roanoke, Culpeper and Midlothian, Va.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance affiliated with Dental Health Associates of Virginia, which has five clinic locations throughout the state. 

Southlake, Texas-based Allied OMS affiliated with Elevation Implant Services in McLean, Va., and Integrative Oral & Facial Surgery, which has locations in McLean, Va., and Gaithersburg, Md.

Washington

Morrisville, N.C.-based Affordable Care opened an Advanced Dental Implant Center in Tacoma, Wash. 

Frisco, Texas-based Bond Orthodontic Partners added Spokane, Wash.-based Bret Johnson Orthodontics.

Irving, Texas-based Specialized Dental Partners added Clearwater Endodontics, which has locations in Clarkston, Wash., and Moscow, Idaho. It also added Salmon Creek Endodontics in Vancouver, Wash.

Washington, D.C.

Raleigh, N.C.-based Oakpoint partnered with Harvey Levin, DDS.

Wisconsin

Dallas-based MB2 Dental added its first practice in Wisconsin by partnering with Eastridge Dental.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Imagen Dental Partners added Superior Family Dentistry.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance added Racine Dental Group and Valley Dental in La Crosse, Wis.

Copyright © 2024 Becker's Healthcare. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy. Cookie Policy. Linking and Reprinting Policy.

Featured Learning Opportunities

Featured Podcast