Affiliate With The Smilist Dental

Perhaps you’re thinking about retirement. Or you want to free up time by having a partner to take on the administrative responsibilities of running a practice.

Click below to learn more about The Smilist and our process.

What we offer

Cash for your practice along with equity opportunities

Freedom from administrative duties and peace of mind

Work with your current staff on your current schedule

Increased new patient volume & compensation

Experienced partners to make the affiliation process easy

Leadership roles and non-clinical opportunities

Practice Valuation

People often ask, how do you value a practice? We are committed to paying market value for your practice; however we do not set the market. We take the valuation that the market sets for your practice.

How does the market determine value? No two practices are alike, so individual factors play a large part. These are just a few of the factors that buyers look at when valuing a practice, but there are certainly
other considerations as well. We look at hundreds of practices each year and would welcome the opportunity to discuss your practice.

Learn More About The Smilist and the Affiliation Process

Introduction to The Smilist

Meet our business development team and learn about The Smilist and our goals.

The Smilist: The Right Partner For Your Practice

Learn about the affiliation process, including who The Smilist looks to partner with, concerns we hear from practice owners, as well as what support we provide.

Culture and Success with The Smilist

Learn about The Smilist culture, including what we do best and testimonials from two affiliate dentists.

Hear directly from our affiliate dentists about their successful partnerships with The Smilist.

How The Smilist Helps & Supports Dentists


We’ll help you grow your practice with various marketing initiatives.


We’ll help you find great team members when needed.


We’ll help you reduce headaches related to technology.

Meet Our Team

Raj Mangalick

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Bill Higgins

Director, Business Development

Thomas Passalacqua

Director, Business Development

Our Culture

What happens when you mix together entrepreneurial drive, resources, passion and the urge to help people? A perfect storm. But as we endeavor to create an exceptional patient experience, we don’t lose sight of what is important.

Click here to learn about our unique culture and the values that guide us at the Smilist.

The Smilist Press Room

Group Dentistry Now with Philip Toh

Philip Toh was featured on the The Group Dentistry Now Show: The Voice Of The DSO Industry

The Smilist Announces Record Growth in 2022

The Smilist Management, Inc. achieved record growth in 2022. Over the course of the year, The Smilist welcomed 15 locations and entered 2 new states, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Each affiliation demonstrated a strong alignment with The Smilist’s core values and high standards for quality and patient care.

Significant Milestone For The Zenyth Partners Franchise

Zenyth Partners (“Zenyth”), a healthcare-focused private equity firm specializing in consumer-facing and tech-enabled healthcare services, announced today the successful completion of a transformative continuation fund transaction. The continuation fund is composed of both secondary and primary capital commitments, co-led by funds managed by BlackRock (“BlackRock Funds”) and Manulife Investment Management….

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Raj Mangalick

Senior Vice President, Business Development

[email protected]

Raj Mangalick is Vice President of Business Development for the Smilist. Prior to joining the Smilist, he held various business development leadership roles at companies such as Henry Schein, WebMD and General Electric. Raj began his career in the investment banking division of Credit Suisse and continued on as a Vice President for a private investment firm. Raj is originally from Michigan, and attended the University of Michigan.

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Bill Higgins

Director, Business Development

(484) 941-2574

[email protected]

Bill Higgins is a Director of Business Development for the Smilist. Prior to joining the Smilist, Bill worked as an associate for Boathouse Capital, focused on assisting the growth of the funds healthcare portfolio. Before working in private equity, Bill worked for Deloitte Consulting providing healthcare consulting to the firm’s medtech clients. Bill is originally from Pennsylvania, and attended Franklin and Marshall College.

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Thomas Passalacqua

Director, Business Development

516 376-5504

[email protected]

Thomas Passalacqua is the Director of Business Development for the Smilist. Thomas comes from an extensive education and sales background excelling as a top performer in both industries. Prior to joining The Smilist, Thomas served as the NYC Metro Sales Consultant for VOCO America Inc., a leading dental materials manufacturing company that specializes in high performing restoratives. Building a large knowledge base in clinical dentistry and dental materials, Thomas was able to achieve the highest recognition within VOCO as a top performer, as well as having opportunities to consult and train his colleagues on sales techniques and strategy.

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