Riverdale Healthcare Continues Drive for Growth

Northern based dental group, Riverdale Healthcare is celebrating further growth with the acquisition of three dental practices.

The practices, which are located in Newcastle and Durham, were owned by Principal Dentists Deepinder Somal and Akash Ghai.

Village Dental Practice in Whickam and The Grange Dental Centre in Gosforth which both offer NHS and Private Dental Care, whilst Westland Dental Studio in Lanchester provides private dental care.

The latest acquisitions take Riverdale Healthcare to a total of 25 dental practices in just 2 years.

Dr Somal said, “We will continue to play a large role in the practices, but now we have the support and experience of a wider team to ensure security for the practice teams and our patients.”

Dr Ghai added, “The team at Riverdale Healthcare have been really great to deal with. We also work in the property field and appreciate the level of communication and support we have had from both Chris Aylward and the team. This is a really exciting time to join.”

Chris Aylward, Chief Investment Officer of Riverdale Healthcare commented, “These are three really great practices and I am delighted that, even though we were struck by a pandemic, the team at Apposite Capital, Pinsent Masons and Hazelwoods have managed to ensure a smooth process as we welcome Deepinder, Akash and the team to Riverdale.”

Chris added, “The dental community had a tough time last year but at Riverdale, we have procedures in place to ensure our patients can access dental care safely and our practices remain fully supported by a passionate and committed leadership team.”

Riverdale Healthcare is a dental investment group which was formed in 2019, with an industry-leading management team led by CEO Emma Barnes and backed by specialist healthcare investment fund, Apposite Capital. The team continue to actively source ambitious dental practices which share Riverdale Healthcare’s ethos of providing high quality, ethical dentistry.

Dental practice owners interested in finding out how they can secure the future for their team, should contact in confidence, Chris Aylward at chris@riverdalehealthcare.com