Our history

Our model has evolved, but our
commitment is unwavering

Established in 1991 by dentists, for dentists, Dental Care Alliance’s success is the result of our commitment to improving the wellbeing of both patients and dental professionals through innovative and proven practice-support solutions. Fast forward 30 years, DCA has over 400 allied practices in 24 states, encompassing all facets of general dentistry and all recognized dental specialties.

  • 1994

    Mitch Olan joins DCA as COO, now serves as Executive Chairman of the Board

  • 1997

    Dave Nichols joins DCA as CFO, now serves as a DCA Board Member

  • 1997

    DCA becomes a publically traded company

  • 1999

    DCA merges with Gentle Dental to form Interdent

  • 2001-11

    DCA invests $70 million in infrastructure, renovations and relocations; affiliates with 20 additional practices

  • 2012

    DCA begins their relationship with private equity partner, Quad C

  • 2014

    DCA adds Imagix Dental, a 9-location group in Georgia

  • 2015

    DCA brings in Harvest Capital Partners, a larger PE firm with greater resources to support growth

  • 2016

    DCA affiliates with Konikoff Dentistry, 8 locations in Virginia Beach. Dental Associates of Florida also joins DCA with 11 locations in the Tampa area

  • 2018

    Among other affiliations for the year, DCA affiliates with 10 orthodontic affiliations in multiple states: Klar Vorhees Orthodontics, Eckels Orthodontics and Ashcraft Orthodontic Group

  • 2019

    In addition to other new affiliations, DCA affiliates with 17 Orthodontic and Specialty practices in multiple states; DCA creates Orthodontic Division with 40 affiliated practices

  • 2020

    Jeffrey Koziel joins DCA as President

  • 2020

    DCA Cares launched in support of dentists and dental staff affected by COVID-19

  • 2021

    330 affiliated practices and growing

  • 2022

    DCA forms Specialty Division with dedicated clinical and operations support for oral surgery, endodontic, periodontic and prosthodontic practices