Dental Care Alliance Announces North East Dental Management Affiliation
Sarasota, Fla. – Dental Care Alliance (DCA), a leading dental support organization, announces the affiliation of North East Dental Management (NEDM).
The combined company now supports approximately 320 affiliated dental practices across 20 states, making it one of the largest multi-branded dental support organizations in the U.S. Harvest Partners, LP, a New York-based private equity firm, is the majority shareholder of DCA. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“This affiliation agreement is a merger of two successful organizations in order to create a single, stronger entity with the means and resources to further enhance the support and services we provide to our affiliated doctors and practices,” says Mitch Olan CEO of Dental Care Alliance. “I’ve known Dr. Abramowitz for more than 10 years, and I’m pleased to welcome him to the DCA family.”
“Our organizations share similar values regarding the importance of offering convenient access to quality, affordable dental care in a friendly, state-of-the-art environment. We identified DCA as the company best positioned to help us continue our growth,” says Dr. Craig Abramowitz, CEO of NEDM.
DCA (www.dentalcarealliance.com) is one of the largest multi-branded dental support organizations in the U.S. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Sarasota, FL, DCA supports a network of 320 practices across 20 states in the Eastern U.S. DCA-affiliated practices provide a full suite of dental services, including general dentistry, hygiene, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics and oral surgery.
About Harvest Partners
Founded in 1981, Harvest Partners, LP (www.harvestpartners.com) is a leading New York-based private equity investment firm pursuing management buyouts and recapitalizations of middle market companies in North America. Harvest focuses on acquiring profitable companies in the healthcare services, business services and consumer, industrial and energy services, and manufacturing and distribution sectors.
In my first two years out of school, I was fortunate enough to take the IV sedation course and implant courses. Dental Care Alliance actually picked up the tab. It was over $20,000 in courses. If I started my own practice I would not have had that opportunity.