Our history

Our model has evolved, but our
commitment is unwavering

Established in 1991 by dentists, for dentists, Dental Care Allianceā€™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 more than 330 allied practices in 20 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