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Partnering with National Dental Care

The partnership you have been waiting for

Led by dentists, for dentists.

The partnership you have been waiting for

Led by dentists, for dentists.

Our mission:

Provide Australians with superior dental services, underpinned by a strong culture of ongoing training and clinical improvement. National Dental Care is seeking to partner with like-minded dentists and select high-quality dental groups as we grow our network nationally.

Partner with us at National Dental Care

Why join National Dental Care?

We are inviting you to discuss a potential partnership with National Dental Care - a partnership that will allow you to simplify your life, focus on patient care and realise the full value of your business.

Simplify your LifeSimplify your life with the backing of an established group.

Focus on patient careGet more time back in your day to focus on what really matters.

Realise the full value of your businessFuture-proof your life.

Join a collaborative communityJoin a strong community of 400+ dental professionals

Who is National Dental Care?

At National Dental Care, our mission and values are the driving force to provide superior dental care for our patients and exceptional partnership models for our partners. Founded in 2013, National Dental Care started with just four practices located in Queensland. Since then, we have grown to over 80 practices, including the acquisition of Western Australian-based DB Dental, and have become a leading provider of dental services throughout Australia.

Our steady growth has been made possible by continually investing in our clinicians, practice teams, practices and support infrastructure. We have nurtured an environment that encourages collaboration, embraces change, and gives us the confidence to always strive for improvement.

Craig Stevens

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

“We want our clinicians and practice teams to stay for the long term and feel we have a compelling offering, working in partnership with our vendor dentists and their teams to provide industry-leading patient care. Our clinical strategy and direction are driven by our dentists through the Clinical Advisory Committee, which also helps set out training priorities and corporate culture.

An integral part of our partnership is providing our partners and their teams with the time to focus on their patients, whilst we support them via our dedicated support offices and personnel located across Australia. The success of our partnerships to date is a result of working in close collaboration with our vendor dentists during earn-out and beyond.”

Benefits of partnership | Craig Stevens (CEO)

The Clinical Advisory Committee

National Dental Care is firmly committed to ensuring the success of your business and the best outcomes for your practice team and the patients they look after. The Clinical Advisory Committee (CAC) is a key pillar of National Dental Care and was established at the founding of the company to ensure that clinicians govern the clinical strategy and direction of the company.

Our CAC is made up of senior clinicians from each state, with over 150 years of combined dental industry experience.

The CAC ensures that the best clinical practices and standards are implemented across our network, clinicians and practice team members are well trained and also advises management on the latest in patient care and clinical technologies.

Watch our video to learn more about the Clinical Advisory Committee.

The Clinical Advisory Committee | Dr Antony Benedetto

What our partners have to say.

Don't just take our word for it, hear from the dental groups and dentists who have recently joined our growing family, and discover the benefits of partnering with National Dental Care.

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Dr Cherian Thomas

Dr Cherian Thomas

Our choice to partner with NDC was influenced significantly by the knowledge that they are an organisation led by dentists through their Clinical Advisory Committee. Additionally, having access to the latest technologies and treatments will help us continue the highest standard of care for our patients. I'm excited to see what the future holds for us.

Dr Leena Cherian

Dr Leena Cherian

We strive to deliver exceptional treatment and care to our patients. Partnering with NDC will help us greatly, knowing we have availability to the latest technologies and state-of-the-art facilities. We are confident we have chosen an exceptional company to partner with.

Dr Henry Lau

Dr Henry Lau

We are excited to join NDC and are glad that we share the same values around patient care. We are passionate about empowering our patients to take control of their oral health and helping them achieve the confidence and happiness that comes from a beautiful smile.

Dr Homer Kefaladelis

Dr Homer Kefaladelis

I am thrilled to be joining such an incredible team and can't wait to see what the future holds. We are confident that by partnering with NDC, we can continue to deliver the best treatments and outcomes for our patients. Having a partner who shares our commitment to delivering exceptional patient care was crucial in our decision to join NDC. We look forward to continuing our journey and welcome NDC’s support.

Dr Andrew Nakone

Dr Andrew Nakone

From my discussions with NDC, I know that I have chosen an exceptional company to partner with and I am thrilled to embark on this exciting journey. I know that my team and I will reap the rewards through this partnership. I know NDC share the same ethos as my team and I, and providing the best patient care is the core philosophy of the group. I look forward to NDC’s support and strengthening our partnership further.

Dr Alexis Ong

Dr Alexis Ong

Providing patients with gentle, comprehensive, and high-quality dental care is our main priority at Exceptional Dental. With NDC's support teams and commitment to ongoing clinical training and investment in advanced technologies, we will be able to focus exclusively on dentistry and provide our patients with the best care possible. I am very excited to be partnering with NDC and am looking forward to working in collaboration with the NDC team. I am also excited to have the opportunity to engage with the broad network of NDC dentists, as we strive to ensure clinical excellence.

The 4-step process of partnering with National Dental Care

We believe the key to our success lies in a commitment to investing in the development of our teams. Should you show interest in becoming a partner with National Dental Care Group, these are the steps to success.

Step 1: Initial discussion

Step 1: Initial discussionFirst, let's have an initial discussion to introduce you to National Dental Care, address any questions you may have and gain an understanding of your business and your objectives.

Step 2: Presenting an offer

Step 2: Presenting an offerOnce you are comfortable to move forward and we have some financial information, we will be in a position to present you with an offer for your business.

Step 3: Fine tuning & Settlement

Step 3: Fine tuning and settlementOnce you are happy with the offer, we will proceed into a short due diligence period ahead of settlement. During this period, we also ensure there is adequate time to plan your practice(s) transition.

Step 4: Onboarding

Step 4: OnboardingOnce the documents are signed and you join National Dental Care, we will work with you and your team to on-board your practice(s) so that you receive the support required to grow your business.

Register your interest today

Please complete the confidential form below and a member of our Business Development team will be in touch as soon as possible.

Get in touch with our partnership team today

Max Parker

Head of Business Development

Kathy Stavrianakis

Business Development Manager

Frequently asked questions

We are different from other dental groups. Our focus is on growing our practice network and our individual practices in the right way, meaning that we partner with like-minded dentists that share our values whilst also continually investing in our support infrastructure to ensure we provide all our practices with the best possible support.

We are a company that is led clinically by our CAC, which is critical to delivering on our mission to provide superior dental care to our patients across the country.

We are truly committed to supporting each practice across every function.

NDC has and continues to invest significantly in our support infrastructure across all business functions such as operations, marketing, contact centre, HR, IT and finance, making the day-to-day running of a practice easier to manage and allowing the practice team and practice to grow.

We are also very focused on career development opportunities for all team members, which is delivered via our learning and development platform, the NDC Academy.

No. Our evaluation process truly recognises not only the value you have created in your business, but also the value you and your team will bring to NDC, and our attractive offers reflect this.

Our offers are structured in a way that recognises the full value of your business, even if impacted by COVID or similar events, as well as the potential for your business to grow in the future.

Not all dental groups reward future growth. We recognise the value in you and your business, and present you with an offer that reflects both your track record to date and future growth potential.

How does NDC's earn-out period differ from other dental groups, and do you have clawbacks?

Will NDC change everything in the practice if we join you?

Will I maintain clinical autonomy if I join NDC?

We listen to you and work with you to deliver the best earn-out option. We do not have clawbacks in our offers - we strongly believe clawback regimes do not provide a basis for a true partnership.

No. Unlike some other dental groups, we are focused on helping to grow your business in a way that's right for you, the practice and your patients. Similarly, to all our lead dentists, you will retain leadership of day-to-day operations of your practice.

Yes, absolutely. We understand the importance for clinicians to maintain their clinical autonomy in delivering patient care. Rather, we work in collaboration with you and your team to support the practice.