DECA Dental Acquires Esteem Dental

Blue Sea Capital LLC (“Blue Sea”) announced that its portfolio company, Deca Dental Holdings LLC (“Deca Dental” or the “Company”) has acquired Esteem Dental (“Esteem”), further expanding the Company’s geographic footprint within Texas.

Based in Houston, Texas, Esteem Dental is a dental services organization with four office locations in the Houston market, including Kingwood, Crescent, Stone Park and Richmond. Following the transaction, Deca Dental will continue to provide dental services to new and existing patients at the current locations under its Ideal Dental brand.

“We look forward to working with the Esteem Dental team and continuing the organization’s success, while providing additional resources to further enhance patients’ experience and service levels,” said Dr. Sulman Ahmed, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Deca Dental. “Esteem’s quality focus, convenient locations and talented clinician-base represent a complementary fit to Deca Dental.”

J.R. Davis, Partner at Blue Sea, added, “Esteem Dental represents Deca’s third successful acquisition in the Texas market, evidencing Dr. Ahmed’s and the Deca team’s proven ability for connecting with other clinician-founders to provide mutually beneficial solutions.”

About Deca Dental

Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Deca Dental ( is a leading dental services organization that supports dentists in providing a comprehensive suite of services, including general, orthodontic, surgical, cosmetic and restorative dental treatments, across nearly 40 affiliated practices with a leading presence in the Dallas Fort-Worth Metroplex.

Blue Sea Capital is a private equity firm based in West Palm Beach, Florida that invests in growth-oriented lower middle market companies valued up to $300 million. The firm has over $1.4 billion in assets under management and invests across three industry verticals: aerospace & defense, healthcare and industrial growth. Blue Sea Capital’s strategy is to partner with talented leaders and differentiated companies, typically as the first or second institutional investor, and deliver strategic and operational value-add that drives growth acceleration, industry outperformance and business transformation.

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