Tralongo Signs Expansion Agreement with Minnesota Dentist


National dental practice acquisition firm partners with Dr. Ryan Anderson to help expand practices across Minnesota

SUNRISE, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2017)Tralongo, LLC, a Florida-based firm specializing in dental practice acquisitions, signed an official partnership with Dr. Ryan Anderson, DDS. The agreement will assist Anderson in creating and growing a network of dental practices across central Minnesota.

“Dr. Anderson is a wonderful addition to our constantly growing family of alliance partners,” said Dr. Ken Tralongo, Tralongo’s founder and CEO. “Tralongo is eager to help dentists with an eye on providing dental services to their entire communities while also helping them achieve their entrepreneurial goals. We are excited to help Dr. Anderson build a network of dental offices so that he can reach as many patients as possible in Minnesota.”

Driven by a passion to help his community, Anderson bought Woodland Dental, a single doctor, three operatory practice in Wadena, Minnesota, in 2001. He has since expanded his practice to include eight operatories and one of the first private practice dental therapists in the country to help serve low-income and uninsured patients in his area. Anderson has provided dental care to the impoverished in Jamaica and in Minnesota through different programs. He is also active in the Wadena Lions Club, the Wadena Elks Lodge, the Tri-County Health Care Board of Directors and the Wadena Chamber of Commerce. A true Minnesotan, Anderson received his undergraduate degree from Bemidji State University and his doctorate of dental surgery from the University of Minnesota in 2000.

As a Tralongo partner, Anderson hopes to expand his network with 10 acquisitions in the next five years in order to reach more patients, including the underserved, in the central Minnesota region.

“We have a unique practice philosophy where we incorporate a dental therapist and treat people in all socio-economic backgrounds,” Anderson said. “I’d like to start multiple locations to serve everybody’s dental needs in several communities. Tralongo can come in and manage the day-to-day operations of each office using their experience and expertise to help maximize efficiency at each location. Their management experience will be most helpful.”

The firm partners with entrepreneurial dentists, like Anderson, who are looking to grow their businesses by acquiring and operating multiple practices—taking professionals out of the chair and into management and ownership.

Tralongo is comprised of a team of dental, marketing, financial and business professionals and operates via a five-step process that:

  • Trains partners
  • Helps them find the right dental practices to acquire
  • Assists in obtaining the appropriate financing,
  • Works with them during the transition from old to new ownership
  • Helps maintain operational support throughout to maximize profits.

About Tralongo, LLC
Headquartered in Sunrise, Florida, Tralongo, LLC is a firm that partners with dentists throughout the United States to help them expand their practices through the acquisition of existing dental offices. With more than 90 years of combined experience in dental management, as well as dental transitions and acquisitions, the Tralongo team assists clients by finding the practices that meet their criteria, performing the due diligence, obtaining the appropriate financing and, ultimately, acquiring the office. The firm also provides clients with behind-the-scenes management support, including finance, human resources, marketing and ongoing education. For more information on Tralongo LLC, call 678-288-4712 or visit