Specialty Smile Partners Announces Partnership with All SmilesAugust 31, 2022
Newest Affiliation Expands Specialty Smile Partners into Florida
Specialty Smile Partners LLC (“SSP” or the “Company”), a leading management services organization serving the orthodontics and pediatric dentistry sectors announced that it has partnered with All Smiles, expanding SSP’s national presence with six new locations in the state of Florida.
All Smiles is led by Dr. Ernest (“Ernie”) McDowell DMD, a highly respected and ABO Board-certified orthodontist, and has served the Greater Tampa Bay Area for more than 30 years, continuing a legacy of outstanding clinical service to the community with locations ranging from New Port Richey to St. Petersburg.
“After thoughtful consideration of our potential growth opportunities, we felt Specialty Smile Partners was the right choice for our future success. The leadership team at Specialty Smile Partners is building a world-class support services platform, aligned with our needs and truly committed to the success of our practice and to the elevation of our specialty,” stated Dr. Ernie McDowell DMD. “Through our partnership with Specialty Smile Partners, we gain the benefits and support of a leading management services organization, and we look forward to expanding our presence throughout Florida and providing our patients with the same level of exceptional care to which they’re accustomed.”
SSP’s CEO, Jason Lockwood, commented: “Dr. McDowell and the orthodontists at All Smiles have built a very distinguished practice with more than 30 years of service to their communities. They embody the patient-centric values we care about in a leading practice, and we are proud to be aligned with them for their future.”
Polaris Healthcare Partners acted as financial advisor and Dykema acted as legal counsel to All Smiles. McDermott Will & Emery acted as legal counsel to SSP.
About Specialty Smile Partners
Specialty Smile Partners (https://www.specialtysmilepartners.com) is a leading management services organization serving the orthodontics and pediatric dentistry sectors. Specialty Smile Partners provides world-class practice management solutions to a network of nationally renowned orthodontists and pedodontists across the United States, through a comprehensive set of business support functions, including billing and collections, marketing, financial and accounting services, benefits and payroll management, information technology, data analytics, vendor management and legal.
About Blue Sea Capital
Blue Sea Capital (www.blueseacapital.com) is a private equity firm based in West Palm Beach, Florida, that partners with growth-oriented, lower middle market companies and their entrepreneurial leadership teams. The firm has more than $750 million in assets under management and invests across three industry verticals: healthcare, industrial growth, and aerospace & defense. Blue Sea’s strategy is to partner, typically as the first or second institutional investor, with talented managers and differentiated companies to deliver strategic and operational value-add that drives growth acceleration, industry outperformance, and business transformation.
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Blue Sea Capital (www.blueseacapital.com) is a private equity firm based in West Palm Beach, Florida, that invests in growth-oriented lower middle market companies with EBITDA of up to $30 million. The firm has $1.4 billion in committed capital 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.