Schein Inc, Melville, NY, announced its acquisition of ADS Florida LLC, one of the largest dental practice transition and brokerage companies serving the state of Florida, and its parent company, Professional Transitions Inc.

The acquisition expands the geographic reach of Henry Schein’s practice transitions offerings to dental practice owners looking to buy or sell their practice.

Based in Naples, Fla, ADS Florida specializes in dental practice sales, appraisals, and practice transitions, including partnerships, fractional sales, and associate buy-ins and buy-outs. ADS Florida will become part of Henry Schein Financial Services LLC (HSFS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Henry Schein Inc. In addition to practice transitions, HSFS offers an array of other business solutions for health care practitioners, including equipment leasing and financing, and patient and practice credit card services.

ADS Florida is and will continue to be led by Paul Rang, DMD, JD, who represents the company’s business in central and northern Florida; Stuart Auerbach, DDS, responsible for its business on Florida’s east coast; and Greg Auerbach, responsible for ADS Florida’s business on the state’s west coast.