Announces new partnership with Doerner Dental in Clearwater, FL

Smile Brands Inc., one of the nation’s leading dental support organizations (DSO) providing business support services to more than 420 affiliated offices across 18 states, is pleased to announce its latest partnership with Doerner Dental in Clearwater, Florida.

Smile Brands will provide full-service administrative support to the practice, including; purchasing, payroll, accounting, IT, billing, facilities management and marketing. The existing staff will remain in place and the business will continue to operate under the Doerner Dental brand.

Dr. J. Timothy Doerner founded Doerner Dental 35 years ago and has earned a reputation as one of the area’s leading providers. Tampa Bay Magazine voted Dr. Doerner one of the Top Dentists in Tampa Bay, and the practice enjoys rave reviews from patients. Today, Dr. Doerner and team provide full service cosmetic, implant and restorative dentistry to patients of all ages, including; Invisalign®, Dental Implants, Extractions, Root Canal Therapy, Veneers, Whitening, Bonding and more.

Dr. Doerner and team are looking forward to a strong partnership with Smile Brands. “Dentistry is becoming an increasingly complex business,” explains Doerner. “By affiliating with Smile Brands, I can ensure we stay ahead of the curve both in terms of clinical capabilities and business processes. I look forward to leveraging Smile Brands’ administrative support services, so I can focus on what I love most – caring for my patients.”

Smile Brands co-founder and CEO, Steve Bilt is thrilled that Doerner Dental has elected to affiliate with the organization. “Dr. Doerner and team have built an impressive, multi-specialty practice with great patient ratings,” said Bilt. “We look forward to helping them achieve their practice goals in Clearwater.”

About Smile Brands Inc.
Based in Irvine California, Smile Brands Inc. is one of the largest providers of support services to dental groups in the United States. Recently ranked #25 on Glassdoor’s 2019 Best Places to Work list, Smile Brands Inc. provides comprehensive business support services through exclusive long-term agreements with affiliate dental groups, so dentists can spend more time caring for their patients and less time on the administrative, marketing, and financial aspects of operating a dental practice. Smile Brands supports 420 Bright Now!® Dental, Monarch Dental®, Castle Dental®, A+ Dental Care, OneSmile Dental, Johnson Family Dental, P3 Dental Group, and DecisionOne Dental Partners offices in 18 states, including Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Ohio, Oregon, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. Smile Brands is a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors, a leading middle-market private equity firm based in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit https://www.smilebrands.com.