Tralongo Signs Expansion Agreement with South Florida Dentist

National dental practice acquisition firm partners with Dr. Sylvia Mentrasti-Santanata expand practices across South Florida  

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Oct. 12, 2016) – Tralongo, LLC, a Florida-based firm specializing in dental practice acquisitions, signed an official partnership with Dr. Sylvia Mentrasti-Santanata, DMD. The agreement will assist Dr. Mentrasti-Santanata in creating and growing a network of dental practices across South Florida.

“We are thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Mentrasti-Santanata to the Tralongo family of partners,” said Dr. Ken Tralongo, Tralongo’s founder and CEO. “We are committed to helping her maximize the value of her practice, while building a dynamic dental network across South Florida.”

Dr. Mentrasti-Santanata received a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from NOVA Southeastern University in May of 2012. She has over eight years of private practice experience and one year of graduate studies as a resident in the Advanced Education of General Dentistry program at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Mentrasti-Santanata is certified by the US National Board of Dental Examinations and the Universidad Central de Venezuela, where she also participated in a public service internship at the Caracas City Council and at an Atabapo Indian Reserve in the Amazon rainforest.

As a Tralongo partner, Dr. Mentrasti-Santanata hopes to expand her network with up to five acquisitions within the next five years in order to reach more patients in Hialeah, Florida and its surrounding areas.

“I’m looking forward to working side-by-side with Tralongo and using their expertise help me grow,” said Dr. Mentrasti-Santanata. “I want them to look at my practice and show me how to cut down on inefficiencies and maximizing my business. Their proven systems of risk management, insurance negotiation and back office structure will certainly help me increase the value of my dental network in the long run.”

Tralongo 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 and helps maintain operational support throughout to maximize profits.

Tralongo is comprised of a team of dental, marketing, financial and business professionals. The firm partners with entrepreneurial dentists who are looking to grow their businesses by acquiring and operating multiple practices—taking professionals out of the chair and into management and ownership.

About Tralongo, LLC

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, 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 (404) 537-5211 or visit