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Committed to be the Best Place to Give
Care and the Best Place to Get Care

Committed to be the Best Place to Give Care
and the Best Place to Get Care

Focus on patients

United Dental Partners is committed to be the Best Place to Give Care and the Best Place to Get Care. We provide all non-clinical services for our doctors, so our doctors are able to focus on providing the best quality care for their patients. By putting patients first and doing what’s right for the patient, our practices continue to grow and thrive.

Our organization, led by two dentists, ensures the focus remains on providing the best care for the patient.

Providing all non-clinical services

In today’s rapidly changing dental environment, dentists face many external challenges to running a practice.

New government and insurance regulations coupled with evolving reimbursement models put continual pressure on their practices to increase productivity in order to meet the raising costs associated with delivering this care. Additionally, the practical logistics of running a business such as marketing, billing, human resources, and operations take many hours outside clinical care.

High quality, efficient care

United Dental Partners was formed to provide dentists a path to deliver the highest quality patient care in the most efficient and effective way possible.

Centralized business functions such as advanced marketing, human capital management, regulatory compliance, billing and credentialing, and information technology support reflect United Dental Partners’ commitment to building best-in-class comprehensive dental practices.

WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

A team-oriented environment where we believe the best idea wins, irrespective of where it was originated.

We do what is right for the patient – even when no one is looking.

Relationships matter to us as we strive for excellence in everything we do.

At United Dental Partners, our core values guide all the decisions we make. What this means to our dentists and our clinical teams is a dental service organization that is the Best Place to Give Care and the Best Place to Get Care.

Our Brands

Leadership

Scott D. Goldman, DDS

Chief Executive Officer

Scott Goldman, D.D.S. is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors for United Dental Partners.

Dr. Goldman graduated in 2007 with a doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois. In 2009, he earned a certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Illinois Medical Center.

Prior to co-founding United Dental Partners, Dr. Goldman founded a group of dental practices in the Chicago metropolitan area with a focus on servicing the underserved. In 2013, he combined his practices with Dr. Whitesman’s group of offices and established WhiteGold Dental Partners. He served as Chief Executive Officer of WhiteGold Dental Partners, since re-named United Dental Partners, one of the fastest growing dental support organizations in the United States.

Prior to dental school, Dr. Goldman played hockey for the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign.

Louis A. Whitesman, DDS, MS

President and Chief Orthodontic Officer

Louis Whitesman, D.D.S., M.S. is the President, Chief Orthodontic Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors for United Dental Partners.

In 2009, Dr. Whitesman started several successful orthodontic practices in the Chicagoland area. In 2013, he partnered with Dr. Scott Goldman to co-found what is now United Dental Partners.

Dr. Whitesman graduated from the University of Michigan in 2005 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He earned his M.S. from the University of Illinois at Chicago along with his specialty certificate in Orthodontics in 2008.

Dr. Whitesman likes to say he earned his MBA on the streets.

History

United Dental Partners was formed in early 2017 from WhiteGold Dental Partners, a fast-growing dental support organization serving multi-specialty dental practices. Headquartered in Chicago, IL Dr. Goldman and Dr. Whitesman combined their respective pediatric and orthodontic practices. United Dental Partners currently operates practices in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. The efficient operating model of United Dental Partners allows for an efficient means for our doctors to deliver care.

Our dentists and staff love putting beautiful smiles on the faces of anyone who walks into our offices. The multi-specialty group we serve collectively cares for children and adults and offers general, pediatric, orthodontic and oral surgical care across multiple practice brands.

Ever-present in our minds is that the people walking in and out of our practices every day are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, daughters, and sons. By them choosing to come to us, they’re giving us the opportunity to help keep themselves in good health and feel good about themselves.