Summary: Cliff Ridge Specialty Partners, previously 49 Mile Ventures, rebranded and made its first acquisition with Angolkar4Smiles, an orthodontic practice in the Seattle area. The acquisition marks Cliff Ridge’s entry into the Pacific Northwest, with plans to expand through partnerships while offering operational support and maintaining clinical autonomy.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cliff Ridge Specialty Partners has rebranded and acquired Angolkar4Smiles, entering the Pacific Northwest market.
  • They aim to expand further by partnering with orthodontists and pediatric dentists, providing resources to support growth and maintain clinical autonomy.

Cliff Ridge Specialty Partners, formerly 49 Mile Ventures, announced its official corporate rebranding and the closing of its first major acquisition, Angolkar4Smiles, an orthodontic practice with two clinics located in the Greater Seattle Area.

“We are thrilled to partner with Dr. Angolkar and the team at Angolkar4Smiles,” said Will MacInnis, co-CEO of Cliff Ridge. “They have built an exceptional practice known for clinical excellence, patient satisfaction, and community involvement. We look forward to supporting their team as we expand our footprint in the Pacific Northwest.”


Both Angolkar4Smiles locations will maintain their current team, branding and clinical autonomy, with Cliff Ridge providing operational support and strategic growth resources.

The acquisition represents Cliff Ridge’s entry into the Pacific Northwest market. Cliff Ridge plans to continue expanding into new markets across the Pacific Northwest through partnerships with orthodontics and pediatric dentists, with the goal of providing doctors with the support, data, tools, resources and capital they need to grow while maintaining clinical autonomy and a focus on patient care.

“We are excited to join Cliff Ridge Specialty Partners and continue the legacy of care we have built over the years,” said Raj Angolkar, DDS, owner of Angolkar4Smiles. “Partnering with Cliff Ridge allows us to focus on what we do best – providing exceptional clinical care. Their support will enable us to elevate our practice to the next level and reach more patients in need of orthodontic care.”