Smile Doctors detailed its growth in the last year with the OSO adding 34 new practices and 58 new doctors in 2022.
Smile Doctors, an ortho-focused dental support organization (OSO), expanded in 2022 with entries into three new states, adding a total of 34 new practices, and 74 new clinics to its network during the year.
The new affiliations were accompanied by the addition of 58 new doctors, 13 of whom joined Smile Doctors’ network with the below 11 practices in Q4 2022 alone:
- Kingry Orthodontics (Alabama)
- Caraway Orthodontics (Colorado)
- SoCO Smile Orthodontics (Colorado)
- Village Pediatric Orthodontics (Georgia)
- Brickman Orthodontics (Illinois)
- Chesterfield Orthodontics (Maryland)
- University Orthodontics (North Carolina)
- Valeriano Orthodontics (North Carolina)
- Cheek-Hill Orthodontics (North Carolina)
- Edney Orthodontics (North Carolina)
- Busby and Webb Orthodontics (North Carolina)
SmileDoctors offers remote monitoring, a network of experienced orthodontists, and a several treatment options to help meet its patients where they are in 2023. The OSO’s patient-first mentality influences the approach to affiliation growth, according to the company, with a focus on partnering with doctors and practices that exhibit a common emphasis on patients and a desire to learn and grow.
“We’re excited about the growth in 2022 and look forward to continued success in 2023,” said J. Hedrick, chief executive officer of Smile Doctors. “The industry is still in its early phase of consolidation, and Smile Doctors is uniquely positioned to set a precedent for doctors looking to partner with an organization like ours. We’ve created an environment where doctors can focus on providing excellent patient care and can rely on the support services team to help with business needs.”
With 370+ locations and growing, Smile Doctors is partnered with orthodontists across the country. The organization is a top Invisalign treatment provider and has a group of doctors who are key subject matter opinion leaders inside the organization.
Affiliated practices have access to the latest technology and benefit from Smile Doctors’ turnkey relationships with leading providers, such as Align Technology (including iTero), Dental Monitoring, Salesforce, LeadSigma, and others. Additionally, the Smile Doctors network of affiliated orthodontists can communicate directly with their patients and have virtual appointments through the Smile Doctors Anywhere app.
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