News and Events

For immediate release
2-15-2018

Cornerstone Dental Specialties Announces New Partners Join the Firm
Cornerstone Dental Specialties, the largest Endodontic DSO in the US, announced today that they have concluded a successful re-structuring and have added 6 new partners. Dr. Ramin Khalili, Dr. Moji Bagheri,Dr. Scott Lowry, Dr. Brett Strong, and Dr. Samyeh Vahabi have joined as Senior Partners and Dr. Ahmad Alnatour has agreed to join as Managing Partner and successor to Founder.
“We are extremely appreciative that a few of our main clinicians have chosen to take the next step in our relationship and join as partners. This is a key milestone as we develop out our next generation platform. Sharing the leadership and strategic direction with my peers will only enhance our decisions and increase our market share.” Stated Dr. Hamid Abedi, DDS, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Dental Specialties.
Cornerstone Dental Specialties is the nation’s largest Endodontic DSO, with over 40 Clinicians, serving over 230 locations in 9 major metropolitan markets in 4 states, they deliver Endodontic services to 1000’s of patients every month. www.cdsdental.com

 

For Immediate Release
2-16-2018

Cornerstone Dental Specialties Announces New COO and Promotion of New CFO
Cornerstone Dental Services, the largest Endodontic DSO in the US, announced today that Thomas von Sydow will join the firm as their Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this Mr. von Sydow was COO of Acuity Eye Group and has also served in Executive management positions at Pacific Dental Services, Nobel Biocare, and Cadence Designs Systems. In addition, Cornerstone is announcing the promotion of Nick Khalili to CFO. Mr. Khalili has served as Executive Vice President and Controller since 2012.
“The Partners and I are excited to have Mr. von Sydow on our executive management team. He has over 15 years of Senior Leadership experience in the dental space. His expertise in building high performance operation teams and thought leading business platforms, will help take Cornerstone to the next level” Stated Dr. Hamid Abedi DDS, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Dental Services. He went on to say “We are also pleased to promote Mr. Khalili to the position of CFO. Nick has been instrumental in our growth over the last 5 years. We are excited to see what the next decade will bring”.
Cornerstone Dental Specialties is the nation’s largest Endodontic DSO, with over 40 Clinicians, serving over 230 locations in 9 major metropolitan markets in 4 states, they deliver Endodontic services to 1000’s of patients every month. www.cdsdental.com

 

For Immediate Release
3-1-2018

Cornerstone Dental Specialties Announces Unveiling their New APP and Fellowship Program at the Upcoming AAE in Denver
Cornerstone Dental Specialties, the largest Endodontic DSO in the US, announced today that they will be unveiling two new advancements at the upcoming AAE in Denver. First is their new APP that will change the way their clinicians communicate within their network, manage their schedules, drive education, and manage their supply chain. This is a first of its kind application and will be the main platform Cornerstone will use to drive efficiency and support scale. The second is a first of its kind Paid Private Endodontic Fellowship Program. This program is designed to help the recently graduated Endodontist make the final transition into clinical practice. Upon completion, the Fellow will be fully equipped to enter into any fast-paced practice or set them up to open their own practice with the full confidence of success.
“We are very pleased to offer these first of their kind platforms, communication and visibility into ones’ schedule are major obstacles working in a distributed environment” Stated Thomas von Sydow, COO of Cornerstone Dental Specialties, “Our new APP will streamline this massively. In addition, our new paid Fellowship will allow clinicians the opportunity to hone their skills and make the transition from academia to private practice, while earning a solid living during the 16-month process. We are also excited that this will enable them to apply for Diplomat status as all of their work will be documented, and the curriculum is designed to meet that goal.” He went on to say “Cornerstone is committed to supporting active participation in the American Academy of Endodontics, and we desire to help as many clinicians achieve Diplomat status as possible, this program aligns with that goal.”
Cornerstone Dental Specialties is the nation’s largest Endodontic DSO, with over 40 Clinicians, serving over 230 locations in 9 major metropolitan markets in 4 states, they deliver Endodontic services to 1000’s of patients every month. www.cdsdental.com