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  1. 5 dentists making headlines

    Here's the latest roundup of dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Straumann to pay Align $16M after terminating distribution agreement talks

    Straumann Group will pay Align Technology $16 million after ending discussions on a development and distribution agreement. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 25 dental service organizations to know

    Dental service organizations continue to dominate the industry, with some companies supporting close to 1,000 practices. Below is a list of 25 DSOs to know. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Delta Dental of Arizona funds homeless dental project

    The Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation has granted the Phoenix Rescue Mission $17,495 to create a dental care center for the homeless, according to AZ Big Media. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Dental implants market to exceed $57.2B by 2026: 3 quick details

    The dental implants market is anticipated to grow at a 5.1 percent compound annual growth rate through 2026, according to a Fortune Business Insights report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 5 dental companies, practices making headlines

    Here is the latest roundup of dental companies and practices that have been in the headlines, including Align Technology and Beam Dental. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. 'It's basically a GPS for my instruments' — Indiana oral surgeon introduces robotic technology to his practice

    A Granger, Ind.-based oral surgeon is using robotic technology at his practice to make procedures more minimally invasive, according to ABC57. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Former Invisalign execs launch new clear aligner

    Former leaders from Invisalign and Philips Sonicare released a new clear aligner brand on June 12 known as OrthoFX. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Connecticut ranks No. 4 in dental care but worst for dental coverage cost — Why?

    Budget cuts and discrepancies with who is eligible for dental care have landed Connecticut as one of the worst states when it comes to cost for dental coverage, according to The CT Mirror. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 5 notes on the price of dental treatments

    Emergency and planned dental treatments often come with expensive price tags, according to U.S. News & World Report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. San Diego dentist faces 75 counts of insurance fraud

    A San Diego dentist was charged June 10 with 75 insurance fraud counts for allegedly billing various insurance companies for procedures never performed, according to local Fox5SanDiego.com. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. New dental network allows patients to shop for dentists: 3 notes

    Vericred, a data services platform, has released a new dental network that allows patients to shop for dentists. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Tennessee dentist sentenced 33 months for $1M healthcare fraud case

    U.S. District Court Judge Waverly Crenshaw sentenced a former Murfreesboro, Tenn., dentist to 33 months in prison for his role in a $1 million healthcare fraud scheme, according to the Daily News Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Los Angeles dentist hit with 40-month prison sentence for role in $3.8M fraud scheme

    A Los Angeles dentist was sentenced to 40 months in prison on June 6 for his role in a $3.8 million healthcare fraud scheme. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Align Technology stock dips 12.4% in May, but 2019 outlook remains positive

    Align Technology's stock fell 12.4 percent in May with the decrease attributed to poor overall market conditions, according to a report from The Motley Fool. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Beam Dental partners with benefits software company

    Beam Dental, a dental insurer, has teamed up with Ease, a human resources and benefits software provider. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Pennsylvania dental group sues patient over Facebook posts

    A Greensburg, Pa.-based dental group filed a lawsuit on June 6 against a patient who allegedly posted false statements about the practice on Facebook, according to the Tribune-Review. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. 7 dentists making headlines

    Here's the latest roundup of dentists in the headlines this past week. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. AI could be used to develop patient treatment plans to ease dentists' workload

    A new artificial intelligence system that uses natural language processing could be deployed at dental offices to craft patient treatment plans for dentists, according to VentureBeast. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Dentists in Western US, urban areas more likely to prescribe unnecessary drugs, study finds

    Dentists who practice in the Western U.S. and urban areas are more likely to write unnecessary prescriptions to patients prior to dental procedures, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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