TUSK Partners Advises Florida Dental Centers in its sale to Dental Care Alliance…

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 7, 2022 — TUSK Partners (“TUSK”) the premiere dental-focused M&A Advisor, advised Florida Dental Centers in its affiliation with Dental Care Alliance. The transaction was led by Josh Swearingen, Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at TUSK Partners. Alex Cherniavsky, George May, and Samuel Lupton spearheaded the diligence and analytics efforts for TUSK.

Under the leadership of Dr. Keith Hutchinson, Florida Dental Centers is a leading General Dentistry group in Tampa Bay, Florida. With 5-clinic locations, Florida Dental Centers has provided first-class dentistry care to the tens of thousands of patients in the surrounding community for over 40 years.

Dr. Keith Hutchinson, Co-Owner of Florida Dental Centers commented, “TUSK was able to provide us with a smooth selling process that left no stone unturned. We wanted to ensure our practice teamed up with the correct partner after years of being a family business. They brought a diverse set of buyers to the table, which resulted in a partner who’s the perfect fit. When it came time to negotiate deal terms, I was glad to have TUSK in my corner to navigate the complexities. I’m thankful for TUSK’s work ethic and diligence when it came to our deal.”

David Pegg, Chief Growth Officer at Dental Care Alliance said, “We so very thankful and excited for our partnership with Florida Dental Centers. Dr. Keith Hutchinson and his family have built a great set of practices that bring a large variety of services with a patient first culture. We look forward to collaborating with Dr. Hutchinson’s practice and staff, providing the appropriate resources to perpetuate the sterling brand that is Florida Dental Centers.”

About Florida Dental Centers

Florida Dental Centers has brought an unmatched blend of expertise and experience, spanning 4 decades and caring for more than 10,000 smiles in the Tampa Bay Community. Florida Dental Centers continues to offer a variety of dental treatments that are comfortable, safe, and effective. For more information, visit https://www.floridadentalcenters.com . 

About Dental Care Alliance

Dental Care Alliance is a large dental support organization in the U.S. With more than 390 locations in 22 states, Dental Care Alliance has been supporting dental professionals for over 30 years. For more information, visit https://www.dentalcarealliance.net . 

About TUSK Partners

TUSK Partners (“TUSK”) provides M&A Advisory services in the dental industry. TUSK has completed over $650M of transactions across all specialties. With an in-depth understanding of the marketplace and access to 100’s of buyers nationwide, we help our clients confidently pursue M&A transactions that maximize their long-term value. With our significant collective experience of over 40+ years of dental practice transactions, we offer our clients solutions that help them achieve their strategic and financial objectives. For more information, visit https://tusk-partners.com.