Newest Affiliation Expands Specialty Smile Partners into Florida
PRESS RELEASE | Eau Claire, WI | 08.25.2022
Specialty Smile Partners LLC (“SSP”), a leading management services organization serving the orthodontics and pediatric dentistry sectors announced that it has partnered with All Smiles Orthodontics, 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 SSP 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.