August 26, 2019

Cincinnati, OH and Nashville, TN, August 20, 2019 – CORDENTAL Group (“CORDENTAL”), a portfolio company of NMS Capital (“NMS”), announced today that it has affiliated with Grant D. Hensley, DDS in Franklin, TN. Dr. Hensley is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry and served six years in the U.S. Army Dental Corps. He is a fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and is one of four dentists in Tennessee to be a diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), where he served on the board of directors until 2016. He is also a member of International Team for Implantology (ITI) and the Spear Study Club.

“We are excited to have Dr. Hensley and his team join the CORDENTAL family,” said Steven Jones, Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer of CORDENTAL. “This affiliation marks our 50th practice in nine states in just two years… it’s an exciting milestone for CORDENTAL!”

Dana Soper, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CORDENTAL, added “Dr. Hensley embodies the culture and values we uphold and his level of clinical excellence is a great addition to our other practices within the Nashville market. We are very excited to have him and his team on board.”
Dr. Hensley commented, “We were very blessed to assume the practice of a close friend who’d birthed it in the late 1960s.  Here we are, over 26 years later, having experienced explosive growth. We serve four generations of patients from that beginning and are now pleased to partner with CORDENTAL who shares our desire for the healthy continuation of the practice.  We look forward to serving our patients with CORDENTAL and their great team.”


Based in Cincinnati, OH, CORDENTAL Group is a dental support organization that provides business support services to affiliated dental practices across the Mid-Atlantic, Midwestern, and Southeastern United States. Founded upon strong guiding principles, CORDENTAL promotes a dentist-centric approach that allows dentists and their teams to concentrate on what they do best – provide the highest level of quality clinical care to their patients.

For additional information on CORDENTAL Group, visit the Company’s website at

About NMS Capital

NMS Capital is a New York headquartered private investment firm specializing in strategic equity investments and leveraged buyouts of lower middle market companies. The Firm was formed through the spin-out of a group of portfolio companies from the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division. NMS focuses on companies headquartered in the U.S. poised to benefit from sustainable growth trends with particular concentration on companies in Healthcare Services and Specialized Business Services.

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Steven Jones
Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer
(513) 609-4115

David M. Peterson
Managing Director
NMS Capital
(212) 422-7099