DePascale becomes the first associate doctor within the orthodontic service organization to become a partner doctor, moving along the pathway to ownership and equity within the organization. 

Orthodontic Partners, a national orthodontic service organization (OSO), announced that Mike DePascale, DMD, MS, of Kozlowski Orthodontics has become a partner doctor and joins the leadership team as co-clinical director at Kozlowski Orthodontics. Pascale is the first orthodontic associate at an Orthodontic Partners practice to be promoted to partner doctor. 

According to a press release from the organization, his promotion marks the opportunity at Orthodontic Partners for associate doctors in the years to come, as Orthodontic Partners seeks to provide pathways to ownership and equity with the organization. 

“We couldn’t be happier for Dr DePascale, and for our organization, as we fulfill one of our company’s core values to identify and develop the profession’s next generation of leading-edge orthodontists,” says Chip Hurlburt, CEO of Orthodontic Partners. “Dr DePascale is well-deserving of his new role, and we look forward to our continued partnership in delivering amazing patient care across the country.”

“Orthodontic Partners is different,” says DePascale. “This team has vision and is smart, experienced, and constantly improving. Most of all, Orthodontic Partners is grounded by people who care deeply about who we are and why we do what we do in orthodontics. The continued support and collaboration have helped me to move from Associate Doctor to Clinical Director, and I am both honored and excited for the future in this company.”

“We are excited to have Dr DePascale as a Partner at both Kozlowski Orthodontics and Orthodontic Partners,” says Jeff Kozlowski, DDS. “At Kozlowski Orthodontics, he has displayed clinical excellence in the quality of care he provides our patients. More importantly, Dr DePascale has exhibited continuous improvement in his understanding of the clinical oversight, practice and team management, customer service and understanding of the business processes that are key to being able to provide this excellent care. Dr DePascale has a bright future with Orthodontic Partners as he helps lead the next generation of orthodontists in a national-level orthodontic organization.”