Great Lakes Dental Partners Continues Growth with Winnetka Dental Arts Partnership

CHICAGO, October 30, 2019 – Great Lakes Dental Partners (GLDP), is pleased to announce the addition of Winnetka Dental Arts to its network of affiliated practices. GLDP, a portfolio company of Shore Capital Partners, provides practice management services to its partner locations, enabling dentists and dental specialists to focus on delivering high quality care and to collaborate with other clinicians across the network to best serve patients.

The newly formed partnership with Winnetka Dental Arts (, located at 570 Lincoln Avenue in the Winnetka Galleria Building, brings Great Lakes Dental Partners’s clinic count to 24, all accessible within 15 miles of anywhere in the Chicago area. The organization’s recent expansion is attributable to its comprehensive practice support systems, patient-centric approach, and flexible partnership opportunities.

“We chose to partner with Great Lakes Dental Partners because they share our commitment to clinical excellence. We considered many options and decided to affiliate with GLDP due to their best-in-class clinical leadership, continuing education program, and focus on patient care and education,” said Dr. George Warga, Winnetka Dental Arts’ founding dentist. Dr. Warga has served as Lead Faculty at the renowned L.D. Pankey Institute for post-graduate advanced dental education and was named a Top 40 Dentist by Chicago Magazine.

“We’re proud to welcome Winnetka Dental Arts, and Dr. Warga brings world-class dental expertise to the GLDP network,” said Jeff McCall, CEO of Great Lakes Dental Partners. “We look forward to building on our growth together as we identify additional affiliation opportunities throughout Chicago and beyond.”

GLDP is actively seeking dental office partnerships in the Midwest and is backed by Shore Capital Partners’ $112.5 million Fund I to support its continued growth. The GLDP network now features nearly 400 team members, with plans to make upwards of 100 additional hires in the coming year.

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 Midwest.

For more information and a list of clinic locations, visit GLDP is actively seeking new partnerships with area dental practices. Those interested in affiliation opportunities should contact Fletcher Boyle, Vice President of Business Development and Strategy, at [email protected], and for career opportunities, please contact [email protected].

About Shore Capital Partners

Shore Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on microcap healthcare and food & beverage investments. Shore supports management partners with capital, business development expertise, and industry knowledge to accelerate growth, fund acquisitions, and generate value to shareholders. Shore targets investments in proven, successful private companies with superior management teams, stable cash flow, and significant growth potential, including organic and growth through industry consolidation. Shore has over $1 billion of equity capital under management through various investment vehicles. More information about Shore Capital Partners can be found at

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

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