Pacific Dental Services

Stephen Thorne IV, MHA, Founder, CEO, & President started Pacific Dental Services (PDS) in 1994 supporting a single dentist, Dr. Carolyn Ghazal. 23 years later PDS is supporting over 1,600 dentists, including Dr. Ghazal, across nearly 600 dental practices (and growing) in 18 states, and is one of the largest DSOs in the world.

The PDS culture has been built on a foundation of service. One where we serve those we support and we all serve the communities we operate and live in. PDS provides team members with opportunities to give back, using their God-given talents serving their local, national, and international (Fiji, Ethiopia, Guatemala) communities.

Partnering with owner dentists and a decentralized leadership model are two key components to the PDS platform.  The PDS platform helps supported clinicians deliver care to healthier, happier patients™.  Integrated specialties within supported practices allows the clinicians to treat Patients for Life ™ and bring awareness to their oral systemic health, what we call The Mouth-Body Connection™.

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PDS Foundation Mobile Dental Clinic Assists Dress for Success Houston

The Pacific Dental Services Foundation Mobile Dental Clinic joined forces with Dress for Success – Houston to provide donated dentistry to nearly 100 women in need in the Houston, TX area.