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Great Expressions is continually working in the communities of those we serve to improve patients’ dental health and keep them informed. We strive to advance modern dentistry through research and new techniques, and expand our dental footprint with educational programs and helpful tips for families and patients of all ages.

Great Expressions Expands Operations in NY and NJ with Acquisition of Exceldent

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – March 12, 2012 – Great Expressions Dental Centers is excited to announce that it has acquired New York-based dental practice management company Exceldent, which includes 19 dental practice locations across three states (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut). The acquisition of Exceldent brings the total number of Great Expressions offices to 170 and expands its coverage…

Great Expressions Donates $40,000 to Nonprofits through Annual MLK Day Fundraiser

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – February 24, 2012 – Great Expressions Dental Centers raised $40,000 for local charities in Detroit, Atlanta and Miami through its annual Martin Luther King Day campaign. The monies raised were through the dental organization’s revenue generated via patient services on MLK Day, January 16, 2012. Among the organizations in Michigan receiving a portion of the funds…

Great Expressions Collects 760 Pounds of Food for Gleaners

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – February 3, 2012 – The staff of the Great Expressions Dental Centers headquarters in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. collected 760 pounds of food for Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan during the 2011 holiday season. Through Great Expressions’ contribution, Gleaners will be able to provide 585 meals to those who otherwise cannot afford the food they…

Great Expressions Named to Inc. List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – January 30, 2012 – Inc. magazine ranked Michigan-based Great Expressions Dental Centers No. 1618 on its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. This marks the third year in a row that Great Expressions has been named to the premier publication’s list. Great Expressions improved by nearly 500 positions,…

OMERS Private Equity Acquires Great Expressions

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. and NEW YORK, N.Y. – (Marketwire – Oct. 21, 2011) – OMERS Private Equity, the private equity arm of the OMERS Worldwide group of companies, has partnered with existing management to purchase GEDC Super Holdings Inc. (together with its affiliates, “Great Expressions” or the “Company”) from affiliates of private equity firm Audax Group. Founded in 1982 and…

Great Expressions Teams Up with UNITE to Aide Three Southeast Michigan School Districts

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – September 6, 2011 – Richard Beckman, Chief Executive Officer of Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC), announced today that GEDC is participating with Alternative Revenue Development in the Michigan UNITE program to provide additional revenue streams to school districts through a local sponsorship. The program is designed to help maintain a quality education for students by offering…

Great Expressions Relocates Office in Zephyrhills, FL.

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. – July 19, 2011 – Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) has relocated its Dental Center in Zephyrhills to a newly built location in the Zephyr Commons shopping center. The Zephyrhills location is one of Great Expressions’ 23 offices in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. Located at 7950 Gall Blvd, in the Publix plaza, the new dental center accepts most…

Great Expressions Acquires Wright Dental Care in Belleair Bluffs, FL.

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – July 7, 2011 – Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) announced it has acquired the Wright Dental Care practice of Dr. Scott Wright DMD, FACP and Dr. Elizabeth Hevia-Wright DMD, located in Belleair Bluffs, Florida. Wright Dental Care was established in 2004 and provides complete family dentistry, including preventative and restorative care, sedation dentistry, dental implants, as…

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