Great Expressions Dental Centers Adds On

Great Expressions Dental Centers, a Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based operator of 120 affiliated dental practices in seven states, has signed a long-term management agreement for the Jacksonville, Fla.-based dental practice of Ramsey Salem DDS. No financial terms were disclosed.  Great Expressions is owned by Audax Group.

Great Expressions Dental Centers, LLC (Great Expressions) has acquired certain assets and entered into a long term management agreement to manage the dental practice of Ramsey Salem DDS, located in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Salem established his practice in 1979 and has 34 years of dental experience. The addition of Dr. Salem’s practice in the Great Expressions network will provide patients with a second Great Expressions location in the Jacksonville area.

Dr. Salem stated “We are excited to be part of the Great Expressions family of dental offices and continuing to serve our community with great service and quality dental care for which our patients rely on us. And now we have the resources of a network of dental specialists, the latest training, and insurance expertise provided by Great Expressions. We expect to quickly join new insurance plans and participate in all of the insurance plans that are offered in the Jacksonville area. In addition, we have completely remodeled our facility to better serve our patients in the future.”

Great Expressions also announces the renaming of the former Dental Health Group practice located at 751 Oak Street, Suite 601, Jacksonville, FL to Great Expressions Dental Centers.

Richard E. Beckman, Chief Executive Officer of Great Expressions said: “The acquisition of Dr. Salem’s practice and upcoming renaming of our current ‘Dental Health Group’ office to ‘Great Expressions’ confirms our commitment to increasing our presence with additional convenient locations for the residents of Jacksonville. Dr. Salem’s dedication to patient care and clinical excellence affirms Great Expressions’ mission to provide quality, affordable dental care in a comfortable, friendly environment.”

Great Expressions Dental Centers is one of the leading, privately-owned dental practice management companies in the United States with 120 affiliated dental practices in seven states. Great Expressions’ professionals have been exceeding patients’ expectations for over 25 years and provide a full range of dental services including specialty dental care. For more information on Great Expressions Dental Centers call (888) SMILE-80 or visit online at