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Vitana is a Dental Partnership Organization focused exclusively on growth-oriented Pediatric Dentists & Orthodontists. We invest in high-quality owner dentists who have built great practices and have the desire to take their financial and professional growth to the next level. We believe dentist owners are the natural CEOs of their practices​ and should retain autonomy beyond just the clinical aspects of their practices.  This leads to better patient care, optimal practice culture & continuous professional growth.

Whether dentists want to grow their existing locations, add additional dentists, undertake an expansion or continue to open new locations, we provide a structure that allows dentists to continue building their practices and also benefit significantly from that growth. Our job is to ensure these dentist leaders have the information/data, tools, resources and capital at their disposal to make the right decisions for their practices and teams. 

We have designed & developed the best partnership structure in the country for Pediatric Dentists & Orthodontists who want to continue to grow both financially & professionally while taking some chips off the table along the way.


We are built on 3 fundamental principles



We believe Pediatric Dentists & Orthodontists are the natural leaders and CEOs of their practices

Our model: The Dentists continue to lead their practices & have extreme autonomy. This leads to better patient care, optimal practice culture & continuous professional growth.



Our dentist partners, the evolution of their leadership and the growth of their practices are the core of everything we do.



We believe it is our responsibility to enhance & increase the amount of positive impact our partner dentists are able to have in their communities. 

Our pledge: Ensure that our Dentists achieve their personal & professional goals by supporting them only where they ask for our help. 

Our unique proposition : We provide our dentist partners with tangible opportunities to lead beyond their practices if they choose to 

Our team


Seasoned team of dentists, multi-disciplinary operators, experienced advisors & proven investors. 

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Amir Fardshi

Amir has extensive experience in corporate finance, real estate and healthcare investing. He was most recently Head of Global Real Estate for Burger King and Popeyes. Previously, Amir was a private equity investor at Ares Management, evaluating investment opportunities in dentistry. He started his career in investment banking at Credit Suisse.


​He completed his MBA from The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania.

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Brandon Halcott

Brandon was the Co-founder and President of Tru Family Dental, a DSO based out of the MidWest. Brandon built that group to over 25 locations before selling Tru Family Dental to Heartland Dental in 2021. He brings an incredible amount of industry experience, an established network and proven expertise to build a sustainable dental group. 


​He completed his MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Monika Srivastava, DMD

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist


Dr. Monika Srivastava, better known as “Dr. Monika” received her doctorate in Dental Medicine at Boston University, and completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at Columbia University in New York City.  After working in private practice as a general dentist, Dr. Monika decided to pursue her passion for pediatric smiles and was accepted to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children pediatric residency program.

Dr. Monika is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and an active member within the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

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Milan Khakhria, DMD


Dr. Milan Khakhria graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Dental School, and completed his Orthodontics residency at the University of Oklahoma.  Dr. Khakhria has over 20 years experience providing high-quality care as an Orthodontist as well operating multiple successful locations.

​Dr. Khakhria is an active member within the American Association of Orthodontists.

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Ashish Bagai


Ashish is a seasoned strategy, marketing & operations executive. His previous experiences include serving as Head of Strategy, Operations & Marketing at a global fintech company, Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company in healthcare and Investment Banker at UBS Investment Bank.  

He completed his MBA from The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania.

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Dayana Leme

Dayana is a highly accomplished & strategic HR professional with a focus on organizational culture, learning & development, recruiting & onboarding, workforce compliance and employee relations.

Dayana completed her Juris Masters in Legal Risk Management & HR Compliance from Florida State University.  


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Will Thorndike

Renowned Investor & Advisor


Founding Partner, Housatonic Partners

Author of Best Selling book, The Outsiders


Dr. Chandan Advani

Experienced Dental Platform Executive


CEO, Brush Dental & Executive at 123 Dental

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Andrew Love

Experienced Healthcare Platform Executive & Investor

Ex-CEO, Behavioral Health Group

Founder & Managing Partner, Aspect Investors

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Kent Weaver

Experienced Healthcare Executive & Investor


Chairman & Ex-CEO, Progressive Home Care

Board Member, Dental Group (Mid-Atlantic)

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Keith Gross 

Experienced Healthcare Investor

Partner, Pacific Lake Partners

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Susan Pohlmeyer

Experienced Dental Investor & Advisor

Board Member, Dental Group (Mid-West) 

Managing Partner, Futaleufu Partners

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