Our Team

With over two decades of experience, the team at US Dental Transitions has consulted over 6,000 dentists, building one of the most successful dental transition companies in the country.

Bill Adams, DDS, FAGD – Founder

Dr. Bill Adams is the Founder of US Dental Transitions (formerly Southeast Transitions). He practiced general dentistry for 25 years after graduating from Emory in 1969. He founded our company in 1998 to help fellow dentists transition their practices to other dentists who share similar values and philosophies. Over the last 23 years, Dr. Adams has consulted with over 6,000 dentists and transitioned over 600 practices. He is Pankey/Dawson trained, a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), and a lifetime member in the Hinman Dental Society.

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Pete Newcomb – CEO

As CEO of US Dental Transitions, Pete is responsible for the overall success and direction of our company. He joined the company in 2003 after working in sales for Lanier, Siemens and AT&T, which allows him to have a broader business vision for US Dental Transitions. Pete has been involved with more than 600 successful transitions and has consulted with thousands of dentists. He is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island where he earned a Bachelor of Psychology degree. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Business Appraisers and member of the Practice Valuation Study Group.

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Milt Glasser – COO

Milt joined US Dental Transitions in 2017 after 25 years of sales and management experience with AT&T, Cisco and Citrix. His work with Fortune 100 companies brings stability to our rapidly growing company. Milt has overall responsibility for the national branding of US Dental Transitions and guiding the strategic direction. He earned his MBA and Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration from Loyola University.

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Corina Casella – VP, Marketing

As part of the US Dental Transitions team, Corina is responsible for financial analysis, marketing, and data analytics. She has worked in the dental industry for over 17 years and relies on her vast knowledge from working as a dental assistant, in the front office, and as a marketing coordinator in private practice and an educational institution. In addition, Corina has experience as a Professional Service Representative for Nobel Biocare. Corina is a graduate of North Georgia College & State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and continued her MS in Biology at Georgia State University.

Iza Bray – Office Manager

Iza has been with US Dental Transitions since 2006 and specializes in practice appraisals and practice sale agreements. Iza is the core business administrator for US Dental Transitions. She’s the primary interface between the banks, attorneys, Transition Advisors, and our sellers and buyers.

Cindy Lieberman – Office Administrator

Cindy is the first point of contact when you contact our office. She is responsible for collecting non-disclosures and connecting sellers and buyers to the appropriate Transition Advisor. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from University of Georgia.

Robin Turner, DDS – Vice President, South Carolina

Dr. Robin Turner practiced dentistry for 30 years before joining US Dental Transitions in 2008. She had one of the largest private practices in the United States and was rated in the top 1% of solo practitioners. She has consulted and assisted with hundreds of practices and prides herself in helping South Carolina doctors, staff, and patients with a seamless transition. Robin is a graduate of Georgetown Dental School.

Russ Russell – Transition Advisor, North Carolina

Our Transition Advisor in North Carolina, Russ has worked for US Dental Transitions since 2011 and has over 16 years of dental industry experience with Patterson Dental. His business acumen, customer focus, and sales experience are valued by every client he has served. Russ received his Bachelor’s degree from the United States Navy, where he served 10 years.

Ted Burgin – Transition Advisor, Tennessee

Ted comes to USDT with over 20 years of sales experience in the dental field, including 10 years as the Implant Representative for Nobel Biocare in Tennessee. His industry knowledge and commitment to customer satisfaction make him an asset to every client. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

James Moran, DDS – Transition Advisor, Florida & Ohio

As our Transition Advisor in both Florida and Ohio, Dr. James Moran brings over 30 years of experience in dentistry to our team. He oversaw the design, construction, and transition of his own practice and is a graduate of Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio.

Bruce Feldman – Transition Advisor, Florida

Bruce comes to USDT with 20 years of dental industry experience, including 10 years as a dental assistant for the U.S. Air Force, 2 years as a practice manager, and 8 years of dental equipment sales. He understands all aspects of dentistry and brings this experience and understanding to all his clients. Bruce is also a licensed Florida real estate agent.

Matt W. – Transition Advisor, Pennsylvania

Matt has more than 20 years of experience within the dental industry as a Sales Consultant. He utilizes his deep background in surgical procedures, digital workflow, and business consulting to develop comprehensive transition plans for his clients. Matt is married and a father of two children.

AJ – Transition Advisor, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Delaware

Having a strong foundation in the dental field as a Sales Consultant, AJ brings with him years of experience in the industry. During this time, he’s shown commitment and impressive knowledge in serving the needs of dental professionals, and is committed to providing education, guidance and support to doctors during the transition process.

Randal Barnett – Transition Advisor, Alabama

Randal has been involved in the dental industry for over 40 years, including working as a dental technician, owning a dental laboratory, and working at Healthco as an Account Manager. Before joining US Dental Transitions, Randal spent 17 years with Patterson Dental Company in Alabama as an Equipment Specialist. With Randal’s background, experience and knowledge, he’s dedicated to helping doctors transition their practice. He served in the United States Air Force as a dental technician and studied at Clayton State College.

Coming Soon! – Transition Advisor, Arkansas

Dick Lester, DDS – Transition Advisor, Gulf Coast

Dr. Dick Lester joined US Dental Transitions as a Transition Advisor serving clients along the Gulf Cost. He practiced dentistry for 42 years, worked as a Senior Vice President for a dental consulting company, and has also bought and sold practices on his own. Based on his experience, Dr. Lester understands the very personal nature of the transition process. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Dentistry and holds a Bachelor of Science from Mercer University.

Gretchen Estapa – Transition Advisor, Gulf Coast

Gretchen worked as a Vice President of Client Services and Practice Development for OrthoSynetics before joining US Dental Transitions in 2017. Her 20 years of business consulting and strategic planning experience provides the ability and confidence to guide dentists with selling or purchasing. Gretchen has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Louisiana State University.

Emily Kain – Transition Advisor, Texas

Emily has over 20 years of experience in the dental industry, including as an Office Manager, Director of Operations, and VP of Operations. In 2018, Emily started her own consulting company with a focus on coaching dentists to increase their profitability. Emily’s professional experience encompasses a 360-degree view of dental office operations, allowing her to provide expert guidance in the transition of your Texas dental practice.

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