PepperPointe Partnerships has appointed dental industry executive Christy Englehart as its new COO to oversee operations.

Dental service organization PepperPointe Partnerships, announced the appointment of Christy Englehart as its new chief operating officer. PepperPointe welcomed Englehart, an experienced executive within the dental industry, officially on March 4. She replaces David North in the role, who had been with PepperPointe since 2021.

Englehart has a career spanning more than 30 years in the dental industry and brings to PepperPointe her knowledge of strategic planning, customer service, and healthcare. Englehart most recently served as COO for Smile Brands Inc, one of the nation’s largest DSOs, where she led the support of more than 250 dental practices nationwide.

“I’ve seen the dramatic changes happening in our industry, and it’s so inspiring to be a part of an organization committed to preserving true doctor ownership,” said Englehart. “I’m eager to contribute to the continued success of PepperPointe and serve such a talented group of doctor partners and their practices. I believe this unique organization has tremendous opportunities to set the standard in care and service that will propel it forward, and I’m honored to support those efforts.”

Englehart is expected to leverage her experience to further growth, efficiency, and innovation for PepperPointe. She will oversee all field and office-level operations, vendor management, procurement, and clinical practices and strategies to ensure quality patient care.

“Christy is a great addition to our team,” said Greg White, DMD, MSD, president and chief executive officer of PepperPointe Partnerships. “Not only is she an accomplished and revered leader in the dental industry but she fits in perfectly to the culture at PepperPointe and strongly believes in the importance of our mission. Christy hit the ground running from day one and is quickly making valuable contributions to our organization.“

PepperPointe formed in 2017, and currently serves 135 practice locations and more than 160 doctors throughout Kentucky, New York, and Virginia.