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Sage Dental Management Announces New President and CEO

June 18, 2018 | For Immediate Release

Boca Raton, FL (June 18, 2018) – Sage Dental Management today announced Thomas Marler has been appointed the new President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.

Mr. Marler, a seasoned executive with over 16 years of experience in the dental services industry, most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Dental One, Inc., operating 163 dental offices in 13 states. Prior to that, he led Intelident Solutions, which owned the dental support organizations of Coast Dental Services and SmileCare. While at Intelident Tom led the effort to create and build two related enterprises: DDS Lab and DentistRx.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Tom join the Sage Dental Management team,” said David Willens, Sage Dental Management Interim CEO and Vice Chairman of the Board. “Tom is an experienced leader with a proven track record in the DSO space and we’re excited about the Company’s continued future growth and positive community impact under his leadership.”

Prior to entering the dental services industry, Tom spent 18 years in the telecommunications industry, holding multiple leadership roles with companies such as Verizon Wireless and Pacific Bell. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Government from Harvard University and his MBA from Dartmouth College – Tuck School of Business.

Starting today, he will lead the day-to-day operations at Sage Dental Management, working at the headquarters in Boca Raton. “I am very excited about the opportunity to work with the team at Sage Dental Management,” Marler said. “As the market leader in South Florida, Sage Dental has done a tremendous job providing comprehensive, high-quality general, specialty and cosmetic dentistry in attractive, growing markets. The quality of our doctors and staff and their commitment to their patients and communities is paramount as we continue to grow and service the dental needs of families throughout Florida and Georgia.”

About Sage Dental Management

Sage Dental Management, LLC is a leading dental service organization providing comprehensive administrative support services and facilities for Sage Dental, a branded, retail-based dental care organization with over 60 offices in Florida and Georgia. Based in Boca Raton, Florida, Sage Dental provides general, specialty and cosmetic dental care, including restorative, prosthodontic, endodontic, oral surgery, periodontics, pediatric, and orthodontic treatment, and participates in most dental plans offered in Florida and Georgia. Sage Dental’s care delivery model is differentiated by the convenience of providing patients all aspects of dental care within one group and patient service excellence. Sage has provided dental care to well over 500,000 patients through its dense network of facilities conveniently located throughout Florida and Georgia. For a full list of services and locations, please visit

About Linden Capital Partners

Linden Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused exclusively on leveraged buyouts in the healthcare industry. Linden’s strategy is based upon three elements: i) healthcare specialization, ii) integrated private equity and operating expertise, and iii) strategic relationships with large corporations. Linden invests in middle market platforms in the medical products, specialty distribution, pharmaceutical, and services segments of healthcare. For more information, please visit