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Investment firm buys 80-practice DSO
June 15, 2018 -- Private investment firm Cressy & Company has completed a majority recapitalization to invest in and partner with dental support organization (DSO) Elite Dental Partners.  Discuss
Chicago-area DSO adds 14 offices
June 13, 2018 -- The Chicagoland Smile Group dental support organization (DSO) has affiliated with Advanced Family Dental and Orthodontics, which has 14 offices in the Chicago area.  Discuss
Sheri's Solutions: Practice transitions and patients
June 6, 2018 -- When a small, private practice is sold to a group practice, adjustments are needed on all sides, writes Dr. Sheri Doniger in her latest Sheri's Solutions column. Dr. Doniger uses the example of time allotted to existing and new patients for appointments to illustrate the need for communication to ensure excellent patient care.  Discuss
Orthodontic DSO adds 10 practices
May 8, 2018 -- Orthodontic dental support organization (DSO) Smile Doctors has acquired DN Orthodontics, which has 10 practices in Louisiana and Mississippi.  Discuss
Private equity firm completes Heartland acquisition
May 1, 2018 -- Private equity firm KKR has completed its acquisition of majority ownership of Heartland Dental, the largest dental service organization in the U.S.  Discuss
What do you need to know about teledentistry? Part 2
April 12, 2018 -- While teledentistry can play a key role in reducing access-to-care issues, it also has real potential is in the private practice sector, writes Dr. Marty Jablow. In the second part of this series, he examines six scenarios in which teledentistry may play a growing role sooner than you think.  Discuss
Heartland, Aspen, Pacific Dental top DSO list
April 4, 2018 -- has again compiled a list of the 10 largest dental service/support organizations (DSOs) in the U.S. The list features updated practice counts and a prominent DSO adding more than 100 offices in the past six months.  Discuss
Birner reports increased revenue, overall loss in Q4
April 2, 2018 -- Birner Dental Management Services reported an increase in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2017. However, the company posted an overall loss for the quarter.  Discuss
Avitus Dental launches new billing service
March 22, 2018 -- Practice support company Avitus Dental has launched a new billing service for dental practices.
Private equity firm to acquire Heartland Dental
March 8, 2018 -- Private equity firm KKR has agreed to acquire majority ownership of Heartland Dental, the largest dental service organization (DSO) in the U.S.  Discuss