Great Lakes Dental Partners Announces Partnership with Manus Dental

CHICAGO, May 08, 2017 – Great Lakes Dental Partners (GLDP), a leading multisite dental practice group, today announced its continued expansion, welcoming Manus Dental to GLDP’s network of affiliated dental practices. GLDP provides practice management support and services to its partner locations, enabling dentists and dental specialists to focus on delivering the absolute best care and to collaborate with other practitioners across the network to better serve patients.

The addition of Manus’s Michigan Avenue, Hyde Park, Yorkville, and Lake Zurich offices brings Great Lakes Dental Partners’s clinic count to 12, all accessible within 15 miles of anywhere in Chicagoland. This affiliation brings over 80 dentists, specialists, and staff to the GLDP network, which added 92 new employees in 2016 and plans to make more than 100 hires this year.

GLDP’s rapid expansion offers greater accessibility and more comprehensive dental care to communities throughout Chicagoland. This partnership follows three other recent practice affiliations: Metro Square Dental Associates and Deerpath Dental Specialists, both in Vernon Hills, in December of 2016, and Oradent Associates, in Chicago’s Lincolnwood neighborhood, in March of this year.

“All of GLDP’s new partners are ideal complements to our practice network,” said Roger Murray, CEO of Great Lakes Dental Partners. “The Manus affiliation expands the GLDP network to four new communities, with state-of-the-art facilities, expert clinical teams, and a world-class continuing education program. Together, we will build on this growth and look for additional partnership opportunities to better serve patients throughout Chicago and the surrounding area.”

“While we had many options for a future partner, we chose Great Lakes Dental Partners because they share our mission to provide excellent dental care, and given their Chicago focus and roots, they are best-positioned to provide superior operational practice support to our clinical teams,” said Dr. Daniel Dohnalek, one of Manus Dental’s partner owners.

As part of the combined venture, Manus operating partner Edgar “Skip” Heizer will join GLDP’s Board of Directors. “An affiliation with Great Lakes Dental Partners was the clear choice, based on our firm belief in the organization’s continued growth trajectory,” Heizer said.

Great Lakes Dental Partners’s affiliated offices provide a full suite of dental services, including general and cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, and oral surgery. GLDP locations offer convenient evening and weekend hours, accept most PPO insurance plans, and are conveniently located throughout the Chicago metro area.

About Great Lakes Dental Partners

Great Lakes Dental Partners is a dental support organization (DSO) committed to offering dentists and dental specialists the opportunity to focus on the clinical aspects of dentistry, providing exceptional care for every patient. With a centrally located support center, operational best practices, access to the latest dental technology, and a best-in-class continuing education program, GLDP is dedicated to advancing dental healthcare in the greater Chicago area.

For more information and a list of clinic locations, visit GLDP is actively seeking new partnerships with area dental practices. Those interested in affiliation or career opportunities should contact GLDP at [email protected].

Media Contact:
Molly McFarland
Great Lakes Dental Partners
[email protected]

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