CHICAGO–()–Aspen Dental Management, Inc., (ADMI), one of the largest dental support organizations (DSO) in the U.S., today announced the addition of Richard Parr, JD as Chief Legal Officer. In this role, Parr is responsible for leading the company’s legal, compliance, and risk management programs. He also serves as corporate secretary, reporting to Robert Fontana, ADMI’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Parr joins ADMI with nearly 30 years of experience serving as general counsel for healthcare companies including HCR Manor Care, Concentra Inc. and OrNda HealthCorp. Parr is a member of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals and has served as a member of its Board of Directors and of its Executive Steering Committee. He is also a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association.

Parr began his legal career as a Law Clerk to the Honorable William J. Holloway, Jr., Chief Judge of the Tenth Circuit United States Court of Appeals. He was an Associate with the law firms of Gardner, Carton & Douglas and Johnson & Swanson. Parr received his Bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University where he graduated cum laude. He received his J.D. degree from the Cornell Law School, where he served as a Senior Editor of the Cornell Law Review.

About Aspen Dental Offices

Aspen Dental-branded practices are committed to breaking down the barriers so that patients can get the care they need today. With nearly 700 offices in 38 states, Aspen Dental practices provide a wide range of general dentistry and denture-related services and offer patient-friendly programs and services, including convenient locations, onsite labs and extended hours. Together, Aspen Dental practices cared for more than 1.7 million patients in 2017. For additional information about Aspen Dental or to find an Aspen Dental office, please visit

About Aspen Dental Management, Inc.

With an innovative model that takes care of non-clinical business and administrative services so that providers are free to focus on patient care, the team at ADMI is driven by one overarching purpose: To care for the people who care for the patients. ADMI makes it easier for clinicians to have the careers they’ve always dreamed of, delivering care to their patients with the support of a team of experienced business professionals who are committed to making their practices a success. Support provided by ADMI includes services and recommendations related to finding the right locations, leasing, acquiring equipment, accounting and marketing.

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