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Great Expressions Named to List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Inc. Magazine

October 29, 2013

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 29, 2013 – Michigan-based Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) was ranked on Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500|5000 premier list. The exclusive ranking showcases the nation’s fastest growing companies and is the fifth consecutive year the dental provider has been named to the list.

GEDC took the 3380 spot on the premier list. The ranking comes after GEDC saw a growth of 92 percent over the past three years with 1067 jobs added. The dental provider now has more than 2200 employees total. In 2012, GEDC affiliated with four practices, gaining 34 offices throughout Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey and New York, increasing their footprint by nearly 20 percent. GEDC growth has continued in 2013 with the addition of 17 offices.

“We are honored to be recognized by Inc. as one of the nation’s fastest growing companies for the fifth year in a row,” said Richard Beckman, CEO of Great Expressions Dental Centers. “This was possible through the hard work and dedication of our entire Great Expressions team. We’re looking forward to continuing our growth in 2014.”

With more than 200 affiliated dental practices in nine states, GEDC is one of the leading, privately-owned dental service organizations nationwide. Founded in 1982, GEDC is recognized for their contributions to improving oral health care through quality and safety initiatives, affordable dental care services, and patient convenience.

In addition, GEDC ranked in three other Inc. lists; Top 100 Michigan Companies, Top Companies in the Detroit Metro Area and Five-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree.

For more information on GEDC, call (888) SMILE-80 or visit online at

About Great Expressions

For nearly 40 years, Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) has been a leader in preventative dental care, orthodontics and specialty care with local offices in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Virginia. One of the largest privately owned dental service organizations in the United States, GEDC is consistently recognized for contributions to improving oral health through quality and safety initiatives, affordable dental care services, patient convenience, research and more. For more information, go to

Kim Tassie
Lambert, Edwards & Associates

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