North American Dental Group Welcomes Florida Dental Practice

Pittsburgh, PA (July 6, 2021) – North American Dental Group (NADG), a leading dental support organization welcomes Lakewood Ranch Dental to its network of 250+ affiliated practices across 15 states. Based in Lakewood Ranch, Florida near Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch is a multi-specialty practice offering general, pediatric, and cosmetic dentistry services.

NADG provides non-clinical administrative support for its affiliated practices including human resources, information technology, marketing, payroll, and accounting services. The organization’s clinical approach is determined by the doctor-led Professional Dental Alliance, which also provides career advancement and research development opportunities.

Lakewood Ranch was founded by Dr. Michael Kanter, who began his dental career in the United States Army as a dental hygienist. After completing his tour of duty, he earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and later his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry.

Dr. Kanter completed his residency training at the Jacksonville Health Education Programs in the Department of General Dentistry. He is a graduate of the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute and has earned his Diplomate Status with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the West Coast Dental Association, Manatee County Dental Society and the Sarasota County Dental Society.

Dr. Kanter will join NADG as a partner with the company. Lakewood Ranch also features a full team of dental hygienists, assistants, and administrators and four other dentists including – Drs. Peter Masterson, Leonid Blinn, Violet Laurey, and Michael Bettner.


About North American Dental Group

North American Dental Group (NADG), based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was co-founded in 2008 by Ken Cooper and Dr. Andrew Matta. NADG was created to transform the dental experience for patients, clinicians, and support teams and today consists of a network of 250-plus supported dental practices across 15 states. The values of maintaining an emotionally intelligent approach, being thoughtful educators, and displaying a healthy bravado fuel its day-to-day patient care and operations. These founding values are alive and well as NADG celebrates its pioneer spirit by solidifying its partnership with Jacobs Holding AG. For more information, please visit:

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