SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI), a dental services organization that provides non-clinical business services to more than 380 independent dental practices in 25 states, today announced that Thomas McNerney has joined the company as vice president of human resources for field operations, while Scott Dickinson, DMD, has been promoted to vice president of clinical services. "As our organization continues to grow -- 55 new Aspen Dental offices are planned for this year alone – so does our need for providing superior business support to dentists and their teams, which is why we've been so focused on building our leadership team over the past year," said Robert A. Fontana, president and CEO of ADMI. "Tom, Scott and the extended leadership team bring years of experience and deep expertise to ADMI, which strengthens our ability to support the dentists who hire us to help them develop successful practices." A seasoned human resource executive with 13 years of experience encompassing all HR disciplines, McNerney will support the needs of the Aspen Dental network of dentist-owned and operated locations and focus on recruitment strategies to support the organization's continued growth. Most recently, he served as executive director of stores, human resources at Lord & Taylor. Dr. Dickinson has been with ADMI since 2011, serving as a liaison to the more than 500 dentists and specialists who practice in Aspen Dental offices across the U.S. His dental career includes serving as a general dental officer in the U.S. Army and owning his own dental practice prior to joining Aspen. Dr. Dickinson is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. ADMI welcomed four new members to its senior leadership team in 2012: Patti Betzendorfer, chief human resources officer; Mark Censoprano, chief marketing officer; Tim North, senior VP of operations; and Mark Weisberger, chief legal officer. About Aspen Dental Management, Inc.Founded in 1998 and based in East Syracuse, NY, Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI) is a dental services organization that provides non-clinical business services to licensed, independent dentists, a support model that allows dentists to focus on providing clinical care to their patients. Today ADMI supports more than 380 Aspen Dental practices in communities across 25 states, providing millions of Americans with access to quality, affordable dental care. Today Aspen Dental is one of the largest and fastest growing networks of dental care providers in the U.S. Every Aspen Dental practice offers a full range of dental and denture services – including comprehensive exams, cleanings, extractions, fillings, periodontal treatment, whitening, oral surgery, crown and bridge work. In 2012, Aspen Dental practices recorded more than 2.5 million patient visits and welcomed more than 550,000 new patients. The dentists and staff at Aspen Dental have a deep commitment to patient satisfaction, and every Aspen Dental office is accredited by the Better Business Bureau.