Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI) is a dental support organization (DSO)— a dental practice management corporation that provides business support and administrative services to contracted dental practices using the Aspen Dental brand. By 2016 Aspen Dental offered services in 33 states with 550 franchised dental facilities that serve over 15,000 patients a day. Its headquarters is in DeWitt, New York, East Syracuse. In the United States corporate dentistry or corporate dental practices such as Aspens represents 30–40% of all dental practices. The United States Senate Committee on Finance, the Pennsylvania Attorney Generals office, Frontline in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and the New York Times — among others — questioned Aspens business model. Concerns included Aspen Dentals alleged targeting of older, low-income earners with unnecessary and costly services—offering them a finance program without fully disclosing the terms. In 2015 the private equity firm, American Securities led Aspens recapitalization in partnership with Ares Management, Leonard Green & Partners and the existing management team. ADMIs predecessor was founded in 1981 and supported dental practices in Upstate New York when Upstate Dental merged its lab services with centralized management services to become Upstate Dental Management, LLC. It was a founding member of the Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO). The original company began in 1964 in Syracuse, New York, as a dental lab called Upstate Dental. In 1997, an investor acquired Upstate Family Denture Services, Inc., Upstate Denture Labs, Inc. and East Coast Dental Management, Inc. In 1998, Upstate Dental and East Coast Dental merged; the merged company was renamed Aspen Dental Management, Inc.
Highest paying job titles at Aspen Dental Management Inc include Dentist, Dental Hygienist, and Endodontist