Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Ascension Dental acquires Enhanced Hygiene: 4 takeaways

    Austin, Texas-based Ascension Dental purchased Enhanced Hygiene. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Philadelphia dental school offers free care to furloughed government workers: 5 details

    Being more than 30 days into the government shutdown, Philadelphia-based Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is offering furloughed federal employees free dental care, according to The Inquirer. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 12 dental schools enrolled zero African American students in 2017 — How to increase diversity

    In Indiana, the American Dental Association reports 4.1 percent of dentists were African American in 2016 compared to 86.4 percent of white dentists, according to the Indianapolis Recorder. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. U of Kentucky College of Dentistry puts dean on administrative leave: 4 notes

    Lexington-based University of Kentucky College of Dentistry's dean was put on administrative leave, according to the Kentucky Kernel. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Drs. Richard Schott, Mike Acierno & more: 5 dentists making headlines

    Here are five dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Henry Schein teams up with International College of Dentists: 5 insights

    Henry Schein joined forces with the International College of Dentists' Global Visionary Fund to support oral health in children through the Fleur de Vie health awareness and education initiative. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Tennessee dentist pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud, will sell practice

    After practicing dentistry for nearly 20 years, Richard Schott, DDS, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, according to the Daily News Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. New York dentist agrees to pay $9M to settle claims of hiring uncertified employees

    New York City-based Diamond Braces settled a lawsuit that alleged the dental group hired uncertified employees to treat patients, according to Patch. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. California dental office shut down for water contamination in 2016, infection issues allegedly persist

    Another 65 families filed lawsuits against Anaheim, Calif.-based Children's Dental claiming the dental practice maintained poor water filtration systems and conducted unnecessary pulpotomies, according to The Orange County Register. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Private investment-backed Ohio DSO makes new acquisition: 3 things to know

    Cincinnati-based Cordental acquired Boain Dental Care in Florissant, Mo. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Police investigate break-in at Michigan dental office

    Investigators are looking into a recent break-in at Dundee (Mich.) Dental, according to The Monroe News. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Smile Brands, Patterson Companies & more: 5 dental companies making headlines

    Here are five dental companies making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Western Dental rebrands 23 acquired pediatric offices: 5 takeaways

    Orange, Calif.-based Western Dental & Orthodontics completed the conversion of its recently acquired pediatric offices from Children's Dental Group and Kids Dental Kare. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners acquires, rebrands Birner Dental: 3 insights

    Plymouth Meeting, Pa.-based Mid-Atlantic Dental purchased Denver-based Birner Dental Management Services. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Patterson Companies names new dental business president: 5 details

    Patterson Companies welcomed Eric Shirley as the president of its dental business, effective Feb. 4. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Smile Brands affiliates with 30-office Illinois dental group: 3 details

    Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands made a strategic investment in Schaumburg, Ill.-based DecisionOne Dental Partners. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Fire at Iowa dental practice under investigation: 4 notes

    After a Dec. 31, 2018 fire that left an Iowa dental practice destroyed, the fire department is still investigating the cause, according the Globe Gazette. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Oral-B Glide floss linked to toxic PFAS chemicals, study finds

    Patients who use Oral-B Glide dental floss may develop higher levels of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, USA Today reports. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Florida residents flying globally to reduce dental costs — What are the risks?

    More Florida residents are opting to undergo dental treatments in other countries, such as Costa Rica, due to increased treatment costs, according to ABC Action News. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. New York dental employee embezzled $35K, lawsuit alleges

    A 37-year-old New York woman allegedly stole $35,000 in insurance payments from Flushing (N.Y.) Dental Group, according to the Flushing Post. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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