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Spark Dental Management Acquires Children´s Dental Management
Friday 14 January 2022

US-based Spark Dental Management, backed by Rock Mountain Capital, has acquired Children's Dental Management and its 35 locations in three states, the company said.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Dr. Jason Hartman, founder of Spark Orthodontics, was named president and Michael O'Donnell, CEO of CDM, was appointed CEO.

As a dental support organization, Spark Dental Management provides business and operational support services for its affiliated practices specializing in pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, and pediatric oral surgery for ages two to adult.

The acquisition includes CDM's five AAAHC-accredited dental surgery centers, a unique and critical component in solving access to care.

In 4Q21 Spark closed on five other acquisitions including Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Tennessee, Orthodontic Care of Georgia (OCG), Werner Orthodontics of Indiana, Ghosh Orthodontics of Pennsylvania, and Tri-Cities Orthodontics of Virginia and Tennessee.

Spark Dental Management now has locations in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, and Indiana.

Rock Mountain Capital announced its first investment in Spark in April 2021.

Spark Dental Management provides business and operational support services to 74 affiliated pediatric dental and orthodontics locations in seven states.

The company was founded as Spark Orthodontics in 2010 by Jason M. Hartman, D.M.D., M.S.

Spark Dental Management is a portfolio company of Rock Mountain Capital.

Rock Mountain Capital is a private equity firm founded by industry veteran David Stonehill, who brings over 25 years of experience investing in and growing middle market companies.
Date Published: 14/01/2022