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  1. US Endo Partners expands in Virginia
    Irving, Texas-based U.S. Endo Partners recently affiliated with a Virginia practice.
  2. 14 dental milestones so far in 2022
    DSOs, dentists, practices and suppliers have reached several milestones so far this year.
  3. 2 Henry Schein subsidiaries merge
    Ace Surgical Supply Co., a bone regenerative products and surgical supplies provider and Southern Anesthesia and Surgical, a U.S. distributor of anesthesia and surgical supplies, have merged.

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  1. Heartland Dental in 2022: 7 updates
    Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental supports more than 2,400 doctors in more than 1,600 offices across 38 states.
  2. Dental Care Alliance adds New York practice
    Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance recently partnered with a New York practice as the DSO continues to expand. 
  3. 5 numbers making the dental industry nervous
    Here are five stats — as reported by Becker's in 2022 — that could lead to future roadblocks in the dental industry:
  4. The biggest DSO news so far in 2022
    From practice acquisitions to investments and industry partnerships, here is the biggest DSO news Becker's has reported on since the start of 2022:

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  1. Lawmakers urge CMS to expand Medicare dental coverage: 7 things to know
    Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate recently penned letters prompting CMS to expand dental coverage under Medicare.
  2. 10 DSO and dental leaders to know
    The dental industry is a fascinating space with regional and national dental service organizations growing rapidly.
  3. Absolute Dental hits 40 practices
    Las Vegas-based Absolute Dental Group has reached 40 total locations throughout Nevada.
  4. Maine's only dental school increases capacity
    The University of New England's College of Dental Medicine in Portland, the only dental school in Maine, is increasing its capacity to meet demand for dental services, particularly in rural parts of the state, reported July 5.

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  1. U.S. Oral Surgery Management adds 2 to board
    U.S. Oral Surgery Management appointed two more members to its board of directors. 
  2. 10 companies hiring dental supply chain talent
    Here are 10 companies seeking dental supply chain expertise:
  3. 3 endodontic practices joining US Endo Partners
    Irving, Texas-based U.S. Endo Partners has added practices in three states. 
  4. New York orthodontist appointed to federal commission
    Michael Lozman, DDS, was recently appointed July 1 to the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad by President Joe Biden. 
  5. 6 dentists making headlines
    A dentist was appointed dean of a Washington dental school and five other dentists who made headlines last week:
  6. Premier Care Dental Management expands in New Jersey
    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Premier Care Dental Management added a New Jersey practice to its network.
  7. Dental AI company gains security, privacy accreditation
    Dental artificial-intelligence company Retrace has received full accreditation from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission.
  8. 'The problem has reached a critical mass': How patient cancellations are affecting dentists
    Patient cancellations continue to be a major problem affecting dental practices in the U.S., preventing them from filling their schedules and leading to revenue losses. 
  9. California orthodontics clinic 1st in area to use tooth bracket technology
    Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Smile Health Orthodontics became the first practice in the area to use Brava technology, which uses a biomedical orthodontic approach to move each tooth independently. 

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