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TUSK Practice Sales Advises Alafaya Family Dentistry in its sale to Marquee Dental Partners, a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders…

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 4, 2023 — TUSK Practice Sales (“TUSK”) the premiere healthcare-focused M&A Advisor, advised Alafaya Family Dentistry in its affiliation with Marquee Dental Partners, a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders. The transaction was led by Ryan Mingus, Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at TUSK Practice Sales. Alex Cherniavsky and Taylor Adams spearheaded the diligence and analytics efforts for TUSK.

Under the leadership of Dr. David Ross and Dr. Schmitt, Alafaya Family Dentistry is a leading General Dentistry group in Oviedo, Florida. Alafaya Family Dentistry has provided first-class dental care to the Oviedo community with a comprehensive and patient-centric approach for over 34 years.

Dr. David Ross, Co-Owner of Alafaya Family Dentistry commented, “The TUSK team did an excellent job of conducting a thorough marketed sales process for our practice, bringing us multiple partners to choose from. I was glad to have TUSK in my corner to navigate the financial and deal structure complexities. TUSK’s work ethic and diligence was crucial in finding the right partner at the right price. I look forward to the beginning of our partnership with Marquee Dental Partners.”

Zach Ciszon, Vice President at Chicago Pacific Founders, shared, “We couldn’t be happier with the partnership with Dr. Ross and the Alafaya Family Dentistry team. Dr. Ross has built a successful business and we are thrilled to partner with such a dedicated team of dental professionals. Marquee Dental Partners is excited to collaborate with Dr. Ross’s practice and staff, providing the appropriate resources to continue the success of Alafaya Family Dentistry.” 

About Alafaya Family Dentistry

Alafaya Family Dentistry, owned by Dr. Ross and Dr. Schmitt, offers a wide variety of dental care options ranging from hygiene treatments to cosmetic and restorative procedures. Alafaya Family Dentistry serves the greater Orlando area through a patient-centric and comprehensive approach to dental care. For more information, visit .

About Marquee Dental Partners

Marquee Dental Partners, headquartered in Brentwood, TN, has 66 offices in Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama and Florida. Marquee Dental Partners supports dentists and dental teams who provide patients a broad range of services through multi-specialty practices. Marquee Dental Partners has succeeded by providing dental professionals with the operational and administrative support they need to deliver best-in-class patient care. Marquee Dental Partners believes that expert operational support coupled with clinical autonomy make them an ideal partner for practices looking to grow market share by improving their patient experience. For more information, visit . 

About TUSK Practice Sales

TUSK Practice Sales (“TUSK”) provides M&A Advisory services in the healthcare industry. TUSK has completed over $1B of transactions across all specialties. With an in-depth understanding of the marketplace and access to 100’s of buyers nationwide, we help our clients confidently pursue M&A transactions that maximize their long-term value. With our significant collective experience of over 40+ years of practice transactions, we offer our clients solutions that help them achieve their strategic and financial objectives. For more information, visit