Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. UNC to rename dental school after dentist with $27M gift

    Chapel Hill-based University of North Carolina will rename its dental school after receiving a $27.68 million donation, the largest in the university's history, according to The News and Observer. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Florida police shut down dental practice ran out of garage

    North Port, Fla.-based police shut down a dental office that was running its operations out of a home garage, according to WFLA, an NBC affiliate. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Drs. Gary Hartman, James Drew & more: 4 dentists making headlines

    Here are four dentists making headlines: By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Henry Schein posts $3.4B in Q4 sales: 5 details

    Henry Schein released its 2018 fourth quarter and full-year financial results. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Heartland Dental, Northcoast Data Analytics & more: 6 dental companies making headlines

    Here are six dental companies making headlines: By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 2 practice management companies merge

    Strategic Data Marketing merged with Northcoast Data Analytics. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. CDA: 5 questions to ask to improve patient retention

    Patient retention at dental practices is always a major concern. Here are five key questions dental practices can ask to determine whether they have a patient-retention problem and what factors could be causing the issue, according to a California Dental Association blog post: By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. 2 Virginia dentists traded dental services for drug smuggling, DEA alleges

    The Virginia Board of Dentistry suspended two dentists' licenses after they allegedly prescribed opioids to non-patients, according to WTKR. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. New Jersey DSO makes 1st acquisition

    Shrewsbury, N.J.-based Revolutionary Dental Management made its first acquisition in Middlesex County, N.J. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Tennessee dentist surrenders license after making employees submit false claims

    Murfreesboro, Tenn.-based dentist Richard Schott, DDS, voluntarily surrendered his license, records with the Tennessee Department of Health show, according to the Daily News Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Texas university seeks to open dental school

    El Paso-based Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is looking to open a dental school to meet the growing demands of the community, according to KTSM, an NBC affiliate. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Washington commissioner suspends dentist's license after allegedly practicing while intoxicated

    The Washington Dental Quality Assurance Commissioner suspended a Silverdale dentist's license after he failed to complete a mandatory substance-use monitoring program, according to the Kitsap Sun. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Dental implants market to exceed $721M by 2024 -- 9 top companies

    The global implants market is projected to top $721 million by 2024, according to a Zion Market Research report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. State-by-state breakdown of best dental health –– Wisconsin ranks No. 1

    Wallethub released a comprehensive report on dental care in the U.S., breaking down states with the best and worst dental care as well as where patients can find the most dentists. The organization compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia across 26 key indicators of dental wellness. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Heartland Dental added 100 practices in 2018 — A year in review

    Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental achieved various milestones in 2018, including adding the 900th practice to its network. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. General dentists earn $197K annually — What do specialists earn?

    In 2017, the average net income for general dentists was $197,190, according to the American Dental Association. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Drs. Robert Colwell, Charles Weber & more: 5 dentists making headlines

    Here are five dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. New Texas DSO adds new oral surgery center to network: 3 notes

    Irvine, Texas-based U.S. Oral Surgery Management partnered with Houston-based Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates, Southwest. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Shooting at Tennessee dental practice leaves 2 injured

    Local police are investigating a shooting that occurred Feb. 13 at a Kingsport, Tenn., dental office, according to WCYB, an NBC affiliate. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Aspen Dental, UnitedHealthcare Dental & more: 6 dental companies making headlines

    Here are six dental companies making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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