Rocket Health Partners - A Dental Practice Provider

HOUSTON, TX (July 25, 2023) – Houston-based Perio Health Professionals is excited to announce the successful formation of Rocket Health Partners, a project formed by Perio Health and facilitated by the Optimize Practice Services consulting team. The project is funded by the impact investment fund Altura Capital, in partnership with Plexus Capital and Hamilton Lane, and was brought to market by Kurt Harvey and Caber Hill Advisors.

Dr. Todd Scheyer of Perio Health Professionals had a vision and passion to scale a highly differentiated platform with worldwide impact alongside his partners Dr. Michael McGuire and Dr. Andrew Rossi.

“Making Rocket Health Partners a reality required leadership, credibility, and hard work. My partner Dr. Todd Scheyer and the Optimize Practice Services team brought all three in equal measure. I am so proud to see the legacy of my 40+ year career reach these heights and am forever grateful for the partnership it took to get here,” Dr. Michael K. McGuire, DDS, FICD, FACD, Board Certified Periodontist, Founder.

“At Altura Capital, we look for investment opportunities to improve lives in communities across the country. The vision of the Rocket Health Partners founders will do just that,” says Altura Capital managing partner Carlos Signoret. “We are eager to work with these skilled clinicians to build a platform for growth and excellence for years to come.”

Josh Gwinn, CEO of Optimize Practice Services, joined Rocket Health Partners as CEO-Consultant in 2022. He built trust and teamwork across the network of doctors and supported clarifying the doctors’ vision. From that early process through the close of the deal, the team worked together to put all the necessary pieces in place to make their vision a reality.

“The close of this deal for Rocket Health Partners is a testimony to what can be accomplished when clear intentions are declared and all parties are respected. The result is a structure that reflects the vision of the founders and is built for growth. It will benefit the member practices for years to come,” says Josh Gwinn, CEO, Optimize Practice Services, “we are looking forward to seeing their future success.”

Optimize Practice Services worked with all parties involved in the following areas:

After many years of planning, Rocket Health Partners has successfully:

Rocket Health Partners is a Houston-based dental support organization led by world-renowned and respected periodontists that have hand selected a highly committed group of founding practices. The network is comprised of master clinician dentists that provide comprehensive dental services. We believe our collective legacies will last for generations to come and positively impact the healthcare system worldwide.

Altura Capital is a lower-middle market investment firm led by a team with 110+ years of collective experience in private equity, private debt, and company building. Altura uses an impact investing model to back healthcare, business services, consumer, and manufacturing businesses across the United States and Puerto Rico.

Optimize Practice Services is a full-service consulting and dental partnership organization with the sole purpose of helping dentists and their teams clarify and then execute their own specific meaningful vision for growing and scaling, building or joining a platform, or securing investment.

Founded in 2005, Plexus has raised more than $1.7 billion across five funds, partnering with leaders of small businesses to help facilitate growth and create jobs. The Plexus team consists of 38 professionals with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte.

Hamilton Lane is a leading global investment manager with over $830 billion in assets under management. The direct credit team has a 22-year track record of investing in direct credit, with $43.1 billion of deal flow since 2015 and $4.9 billion of committed capital across 195+ transactions.