March 2019Affordable Care and DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions Join Forces

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affordable Care, LLC announced today that it has acquired DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions, solidifying its position as the largest Dental Support Organization (DSO) in the United States focused on tooth replacement services.

With this acquisition, Affordable Care will serve as the DSO for two top dental brands: Affordable Dentures & Implants and DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions. The newly combined organization is majority-owned by Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based investment firm and an existing investor in Affordable Care.

“This acquisition combines two successful companies with a shared goal of expanding patient access to high-quality dental care and tooth replacement services,” explains Gene Kirtser, Chief Executive Officer of Affordable Care. “We believe this combination enhances the growth prospects of both companies as well as the support services that we can offer our affiliated practices and dentists.”

Kirtser will continue to serve as CEO, and executives from both Affordable Care and DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions will take on leadership positions in the combined organization.

Affordable Dentures & Implants is the largest network of dental providers concentrating on denture and implant services in the United States, with more than 260 affiliated practices in 39 states. DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions supports 52 dental practices in seven states that provide general dentistry to adults with a primary focus on dentures and implant services.

“Combining these two great organizations creates an incredible opportunity to share best practices to support the delivery of even more smiles to patients,” explains Tom Sharpe, Vice Chairman of DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions. “The new organization remains committed to providing and expanding patient access to the highest-quality dental care and tooth replacement services."

Source: Business Wire
Title: Affordable Care and DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions Join Forces
Date Published: March 1, 2019
Date Accessed: March 1, 2019

Company Details

Affordable Care
  • Raleigh, North
  • Year Invested2015
  • IndustryConsumer, Healthcare
  • TypesManagement Recapitalization

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