January 4, 2010

Northwestern Management Services Completes Acquisition of Flamingo Dental Group

Northwestern Management Services completed the acquisition of the Flamingo Dental Group, a large general dentistry practice located in Cooper City / Pembroke Pines, Florida. Dr. Charles Shofnos, the founding partner who started the practice over 25 years ago, will continue to lead the clinical aspect of the practice, while NMS will provide all administrative and practice management support services. NMS CEO, David Willens commented, “We are excited to conclude this transaction and integrate the Flamingo Dental team into our organization. The practice is absolutely wonderful, and we look forward to additional opportunities to add other great dental offices to our organization.” About The Beekman Group The Beekman Group is a leading private equity firm dedicated to bringing financial and operational resources to small and middle-market companies. TBG’s team consists of experienced private equity professionals, as well as a select group of Industry Operating Partners who are leading executives in our targeted industry segments. This Industry Partner approach to investing is the cornerstone of our investment strategy - creating value through partnership in targeted industries with small and middle-market management teams. About Northwestern Management Services Northwestern Management Services LLC is a dental practice management company with a network of 15 retail-driven general and multi-specialty dental practices located in Southeast Florida operating under the brand name Gentle Dental. The Company’s practices provide comprehensive general, specialty and cosmetic dental services to its patients and participate in the majority of dental health care plans operating in Florida. For more information, please visit For more information please contact [email protected].