IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA WESTERN DIVISION Civil Action

No. 5:13-cv-00139-D DRS. AGUERO, HUGHES & ASSOC., P.A.; et al. Plaintiffs, CONSENT MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT DENTAL ONE, INC., et al. Defendants,

Defendants DENTAL ONE, INC.; DENTALCARE PARTNERS, INC.; DCP OF HIGH POINT (GREENSBORO), LLC; DCP OF LEXINGTON, LLC; DCP OF GREENSBORO, LLC; DCP OF GASTONIA, LLC; DCP OF MATTHEWS (CHARLOTTE), LLC; DCP OF HUNTERSVILLE (CHARLOTTE), LLC; DCP OF CARMEL VILLAGE (CHARLOTTE), LLC; DCP OF HICKORY (CHARLOTTE), LLC; DCP OF CONCORD (CHARLOTTE), LLC; DCP OF CHARLOTTE, LLC; DCP OF FAYETTEVILLE (RALEIGH), LLC; DCP OF HOPE MILLS (131), LLC; DCP OF RAEFORD (125), LLC; DCP OF WILMINGTON, LLC; DCP OF LELAND (WILMINGTON), LLC; DCP OF CRABTREE MALL, LLC; DCP OF DURHAM, LLC; DCP OF CARY, LLC; DCP OF JACKSONVILLE, LLC; and DCP OF MONROE (CHARLOTTE), LLC, (collectively the “Defendants”), by and through counsel respectfully move the Court, pursuant to Rule 6(b)(1)(A) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rule 6.1 for an Order extending by thirty (30) days, through and including April 12, 2013, the time within which Defendants may file and serve their response to Plaintiffs’ Complaint. In support of their motion, Defendants show the Court the following:

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1.

Drs. Aguero, Hughes & Associates, P.A., et al. (collectively the “Plaintiffs”) filed

a civil action against Defendants in the Superior Court of Wake County, North Carolina, Civil Action File No. 13-CV-002407 (the “State Court Action). 2. On or after February 20, 2013, Defendants’ agents for service of process in North

Carolina first received a copy of the initial pleadings in the State Court Action when it received the Summons and a copy of the Complaint. 3. On February 27, 2013, within thirty (30) days of Defendants’ receipt of the

Complaint, Defendants Dental One, Inc., Dental Partners, Inc. and DCP Equity Partners, LLC Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Removal to remove the State Court Action from the Superior Court of Wake County, North Carolina to this Court. 4. Upon removal and pursuant to Rule 81(c)(2)(C), the deadline for Defendants to

respond to the Complaint is March 13, 2013. 5. 6. The time for responding to the Complaint has not yet expired. Defendants have been conducting its initial investigation into the allegations of

Plaintiffs’ Complaint, which investigation is necessary for Defendants to fully and accurately respond to the Complaint. Defendants need additional time in order to complete their initial investigation into the factual, procedural and substantive issues arising out of the allegations of the Complaint. 7. Counsel for Plaintiffs consents to a thirty (30) day extension of time for

Defendants to submit a response to the Complaint. 8. 9. This Motion is made in good faith and not for the purpose of delay. There is good cause to extend the time within which Defendants may file and

serve a response to Plaintiffs’ Complaint, to and including April 12, 2013.

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WEHREFORE, Defendants respectfully request that the Court order that the time within which Defendants may file and serve a response to Plaintiffs’ Complaint be extended, to and including April 12, 2013. This the 12th day of March, 2013.

BY:

/s/ Mark A. Finkelstein Stephen W. Petersen, NC Bar No. 23462 steve.petersen@smithmoorelaw.com Mark A. Finkelstein, NC Bar No. 13187 mark.finkelstein@smithmoorelaw.com SMITH MOORE LEATHERWOOD LLP P O Box 27525 Raleigh, NC 27611 Telephone: (919) 755-8700 Facsimile: (919) 919-755-8800

/s/ Johnny M. Loper Johnny M. Loper, NC Bar No. 15533 jloper@wcsr.com WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE & RICE, LLP 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2100 P. O. Box 831 Raleigh, NC 27602 Telephone: (919) 755-2116 Facsimile: (919) 755-6056 Counsel for DentalCare Partners, Inc., Dental One, Inc., DCP of High Point (Greensboro), LLC; DCP of Lexington, LLC; DCP of Greensboro, LLC; DCP of Gastonia, LLC; DCP of Matthews (Charlotte), LLC; DCP of Huntersville (Charlotte), LLC; DCP of Carmel Village (Charlotte), LLC; DCP of Hickory (Charlotte), LLC; DCP of Concord (Charlotte), LLC; DCP of Charlotte, LLC; DCP of Fayetteville (Raleigh), LLC; DCP of Hope Mills (131), LLC; 3 Case 5:13-cv-00139-D Document 7 Filed 03/12/13 Page 3 of 7

DCP of Raeford (125), LLC; DCP of Wilmington, LLC; DCP of Leland (Wilmington), LLC; DCP of Crabtree Mall, LLC; DCP of Durham, LLC; DCP of Cary, LLC; DCP of Jacksonville, LLC; DCP of Monroe (Charlotte), LLC OF COUNSEL: Brian A. Colao TX Bar No. 00793528 bcolao@dykema.com DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC 1717 Main Street, Suite 4000 Dallas, TX 75201 Telephone: 214-462-6400 Facsimile: 214-462-6401

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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on 12th March 2013, I electronically filed the foregoing with the Clerk of the Court using CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to all parties of record: Jeffrey P. Gray David S. Coats Allison P. Cooper Adam N. Olls BAILEY & DIXON, L.L.P. Post Office Box 1351 Raleigh, NC 27602 Telephone: (919) 828-0731 Facsimile: (919) 828-6592 jgray@bdixon.com dcoats@bdixon.com acooper@bdixon.com aolls@bdixon.com Counsel for Drs. Aguero, Hughes & Assoc., P.A.; Beatriz R. Aguero, D.D.S. & Associates II, P.A.; Beatriz R. Aguero, D.D.S. & Associates IV, P.A.; Drs. Alston, Johal & Dunning, P.A.; Dr. Patel, Alston & Associates, P.A.; Drs. Johal, Dunning & Associates, P.A.; Drs. Johal, Dunning & Associates II, P.A.; Drs. Johal, Dunning & Associates IV, P.A.; Drs. Johal, Dunning & Associates V, P.A.; Drs. Johal, Dunning & Associates VI, P.A.; Drs. Johal, Dunning & Associates VII, P.A.; Drs. Cameron & Roman I, P.A.; Drs. Cameron, Roman & Associates II, P.A.; Drs. Cameron & Roman III, P.A.; Dr. Smith & Associates IV, P.A.; Dr. Silvoy & Associates I, P.A.; Drs. Ghodke, Lindsey & Associates, P.A. Dr. Christopher M. Silvoy, D.M.D. & Associates, P.A.; Benson J. Ybanez, D.D.S. & Associates, P.A.; Benson J. Ybanez, D.D.S. & Associates II, P.A.; Drs. Ghodke, Lindsey & Associates, P.A. Beatriz R. Aguero;Stacey D. Alston; Clifton Smith Cameron; Joseph M. Curley; Richard B. Dunning; Manisha N. Ghodke; Timothy Hughes; Jotinder K. Johal; 5 Case 5:13-cv-00139-D Document 7 Filed 03/12/13 Page 5 of 7

Adrai F. Lindsey; Harish B. Patel; Eric James Roman; Christopher M. Silvoy James Nelson Smith; and Benson J. Ybanez Douglas J. Brocker Carolin Bakewell THE BROCKER LAW FIRM, P.A. 5540 Centerview Drive, Suite 200 Raleigh, NC 27606 Telephone: (919) 424-6334 doug@brockerlawfirm.com carolin@brockerlawfirm.com Counsel for North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners Ashley Huffstetler Campbell RAGSDALE LIGGETT PLLC P.O. Box 31507 Raleigh, NC 27622-1507 Telephone: (919) 787-5200 Facsimile: (919) 783-8991 acampbell@rl-law.com Counsel for Dr. Peeranan Songlin Lee Additionally, I hereby certify that copies of the foregoing have been served by United States First Class mail, postage prepaid, on the following:

Dr. Randall Lee McClary 2177 Waters Ridge Drive Newburgh, IN 47630 Pro Se Dr. Lindsey R. Williams 452 Shotwell Road Clayton, NC 27520 Pro Se

Dr. Ronald Edward Mooring, Jr. 3210 Silas Creek Parkway, Suite 4 Winston-Salem, NC 27127 Pro Se Dr. Humble & Associates, PA 11480 Capital Blvd., Suite 115 Wake Forest, NC 27587-4554 Pro Se

Dr. Robert John Legler, Jr. 7011 Fayetteville Road, Suite 104 Durham, NC 27713 Pro Se This the 12th day of March, 2013. 6 Case 5:13-cv-00139-D Document 7 Filed 03/12/13 Page 6 of 7

/s/ Mark A. Finkelstein Mark A. Finkelstein, NC Bar No. 13187 mark.finkelstein@smithmoorelaw.com SMITH MOORE LEATHERWOOD LLP P O Box 27525 Raleigh, NC 27611 Telephone: (919) 755-8700 Facsimile: (919) 919-755-8800

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