Branded dental practice business Aspen Dental recently announced the opening of its latest location at 3790 Wedgewood Lane in The Villages with a team led by Dr. Jack Cline.
The Villages is located in Sumter County. one of the 65 Florida counties that have a shortage of dental health professionals, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Cline earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Memphis.
Aspen Dental offers affordable dental care and operates over 550 practices across 35 states, including 60 in Florida, providing an array of services from routine care to custom-fit dentures.
In 2015, the company recorded over 3.7 visits, including almost 785,000 new patients. Aspen brand practice services include comprehensive exams, cleanings, extractions, fillings, periodontal treatment, whitening, oral surgery, crown and bridge work.
Each new Aspen office spurs over $1.3 million in economic impact by creating jobs and stimulating the local economy, according to a 2013 study by Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management.