Dental Care Alliance VP of Insurance Wins Star Award!

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Mike Cole (pictured above, third from the right) was recognized by the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) for his volunteer contributions to the association and to the dental industry. NADP credits its volunteers for helping to advance the dental benefits industry and improve access to affordable, quality dental care. “Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization, said NADP Executive Director [Read more]

Dental Care Alliance Creates Spooktacular Social Media Campaign to Raise Awareness for National Dental Hygiene Month


It’s no coincidence that National Dental Hygiene Month and Halloween each fall in October. Sugary treats might be the focus of both, but the dental community wants to sweeten you up on the importance of good oral health. Dental Care Alliance (DCA), a leading dental support organization, is marking both events with a spooky social media campaign. The Wicked Witch of Bad [Read more]

DCA’s rapid growth ranks it 52 on Gulf Coast 500.


Dental Care Alliance (DCA), a groundbreaking dental support organization, has been recognized in the Business Observer’s 2014 Gulf Coast 500 rankings. The Business Observer annually ranks the top 500 companies from Tampa to Naples by their gross revenues. On this year’s list, which reflects 2013 fiscal year data, DCA ranked number 52 with 72% growth from previous year. Formed by dentists [Read more]

AOL highlights job opportunities with Dental Care Alliance

AOL highlights job opportunities with Dental Care Alliance

Can’t wait for spring to arrive? Here’s a productive way to make the most of your time until it does. Use these last few weeks while you’re still stuck indoors to search for a better job. AOL recently featured eight companies hiring in March, most of them in the healthcare field. Dental Care Alliance (DCA) landed near the top of [Read more]

Dental Care Alliance CFO David Nichols Named 2014 CFO of the Year

We’re all smiles at Dental Care Alliance since our Co-CEO and CFO, David Nichols, was named 2014 CFO of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. While forty finalists were eligible for recognition in six categories, Mr. Nichols earned the prestigious distinction as the overall winner for his outstanding financial leadership that has steered the Sarasota-based dental support organization toward [Read more]

Indiana Dentist Brings Care To Haiti

Granger, IN – James Douglas, DDS from The Dental Center of Granger donated his time and talents to provide free dental care to 121 people in the earthquake-ravaged country of Haiti. Dr. Douglas, on a mission trip led by Dr. James Wierman from Dowagiac, Michigan, spent a week in the small town of Laegone, Haiti, which was near the epicenter of [Read more]

The Dental Center of Mishawaka is Moving

MISHAWAKA, IN - Space constraints and building limitations have precluded a much-needed expansion of the Dental Center's offices in downtown Mishawaka. So the business is moving. The Dental Center is planning to relocate next month to the IronWorks building, where the build-out is nearing completion. The office is scheduled to open on or around July 22. The business has leased about 3,100 square [Read more]

DCA Acquires New Practices

Sarasota, FL – Dental Care Alliance (DCA) announces the affiliation of two newly affiliated dental practices. Superior Dental in Plantation, FL and Waldorf Smiles in Waldorf, MD have joined DCA as of March 1, 2013. Superior Dental previously owned by Richard C. Douglas, DDS is located at 660 N. State Rd 7, Plantation FL, 33317. Waldorf Smiles previously owned by Michael Lasher, DDS [Read more]

Family Dental Group and Give Kids A Smile Help Children with Dental Needs


We proudly participated in Give Kids A Smile, providing free, desperately-needed dental services to local qualifying children from underserved families. ABC 12 in Flint, Michigan aired our Give Kids A Smile Day! FLINT TOWNSHIP (WJRT) - (02/01/13) - Each year, thousands of kids go without seeing a dentist. Friday, a Mid-Michigan dental office took part in a national program to help children in [Read more]

Dental Care Alliance Acquires Towncare Dental Partners

Sarasota, FL – Dental Care Alliance (DCA) announces the affiliation of Towncare Dental Partners (TDP). “Towncare is an outstanding, well regarded company, and we are excited to have their team join DCA and expand our administrative resources to better support the needs of our affiliated dental professionals,” says Mitch Olan Co-CEO/COO of Dental Care Alliance. “Both DCA and Towncare place the [Read more]

Dental Care Alliance Experiences Aggressive Growth in 2012

Sarasota, Fl - Dental Care Alliance (DCA) has aggressively grown over the last 12 months bringing their total office count to 145 locations across eight states. DCA welcomed the following affiliate offices in 2012: Oceans Dental Group – Palm Coast, FL West Orange Dental Group – Ocoee, FL Metro Orlando Dental Group – Orlando, FL Kelly Moore Family Practice – Rockledge, FL Sweetwater Smiles – Longwood, [Read more]

Gentle Dental Helps Kids Smile

Thanks to Philadelphia Gentle Dental offices participating in a Give Kids A Smile event, children are smiling brighter. On June 20, 2012, four Philadelphia Gentle Dental locations saw over 30 children and performed almost $10,000 worth of complimentary dental treatment. Dr Keith Libou, Gentle Dental of Pennsylvania’s Dental Director, said “We are happy to do our part by offering children the opportunity [Read more]

Infographic: Why Dental Service Organizations Are Here To Stay


The numbers don't lie, and the truth is that dental group practice members are growing at nearly three times the rate of the dental industry itself. There must be good reasons why so many dental professionals are sinking their teeth into groups. For a look at why more and more dentists are saying "so long" to being solo, check out [Read more]

Teeth are a big, and growing, business in Manatee County

By ERIC BASINGER Each adult human is supposed to have 32 of them, and they are big business in Manatee County. Teeth -- dentistry, that is -- means jobs for Manatee County residents. From dental offices to prosthetic labs and orthodontic product manufacturers, the business of caring for the nation's teeth has found a home in Manatee. According to GBI Research, the US [Read more]

Dental Hygiene Offers Good Pay, Good Hours and Job Satisfaction

By Laura Raines For ajcjobs A math and science enrichment program that she took in high school allowed Tina Crawford to shadow science and medical professionals and inspired her career path. “When we visited the Emory School of Dentistry, I was in awe of the white coats and the professional atmosphere. I decided that I wanted to do something in that field,” Crawford [Read more]

Root Canal Performed on an Adult Male Amur Leopard

Michael Littell, DDS, of The Dental Center in South Bend and Granger, Indiana, recently performed a root canal on an adult male Amur leopard at the Potowatomi Zoo in South Bend. A video of the procedure with narration by Dr. Rosenbaum, dental director of The Dental Center offices, is available at