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  1. MB2 Dental makes 1st expansion in Wisconsin
    Dallas-based MB2 Dental added its first practice in Wisconsin by partnering with Eastridge Dental.
  2. Weave adds practice analytics tool
    Business software company Weave launched Practice Analytics as part of its suite of dental software. 
  3. Align Technology introduces palatal expansion system
    Align Technology created the Invisalign Palatal Expanders System as an alternative to metal palatal expanders.

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  1. 7 dentistry updates in New York over the past 60 days
    Here are seven updates on the dental industry in New York that Becker's has reported on since July 11:
  2. 10,000+ more dentists needed in US: Where the workforce stands in 2023
    The U.S. is short more than 10,000 dentists, according to the Health Resources and Services Administration.
  3. Do dentists feel they have enough to do?
    Nearly 22 percent of dentists said that their perceived workload left them "not busy enough" in 2022, according to data from the American Dental Association's Health Policy Institute.
  4. Where dentistry is outdated
    Training for dental assistants and hygienists needs to be updated to keep up with the industry, according to one dentist. 

How a leading DSO quickly grew to $150M in revenue and improved patient outcomes

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A first-of-its-kind DSO made $150M in annual revenue & increased valuation nearly 3,000% in its first few years (during COVID, no less). This case study tells you how.
  1. State-by-state breakdown of 72 dental schools in the US
    There are currently 72 dental schools in the U.S., according to the American Dental Association.
  2. 2 DSO giants launching continuing education programs
    Heartland Dental and The Aspen Group, two of the largest DSOs in the U.S., recently added educational programs to support partners and staff. 
  3. US Oral Surgery Management expands West Coast presence
    Irving, Texas-based U.S. Oral Surgery Management recently added three partner practices in California and Washington. 
  4. Pennsylvania accuses dental group of scamming patients
    Pennsylvania Attorney General Michelle Henry filed a lawsuit against a local dental group for allegedly scamming Medicare patients. 

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  1. Dental365 makes 1st practice additions in Pennsylvania
    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Dental365 acquired a six-location group practice in Pennsylvania, its first additions in the state.
  2. New York City dental office damaged in fire
    A New York City dental practice was recently damaged in a fire, ABC7NY reported Sept. 11.
  3. Shasta Dental Services adds 2 orthodontics offices
    Lehi, Utah-based Shasta Dental Services recently added two orthodontic practices to its network. 
  4. 10 dentistry updates in Florida over the past 60 days
    Here are 10 updates on the dental industry in Florida that Becker's has reported on since July 12:
  5. Dr. Linda Edgar to take over as 160th ADA president
    Linda Edgar, DDS, is set to become the American Dental Association's 160th president.
  6. How 1 dental insurer plans to grow once Massachusetts' medical loss ratio begins
    Bento is stepping in to fill an forthcoming gap once Massachusetts implements its medical loss ratio for dental insurers. 
  7. What 6 dentists wish patients knew about their job
    Six dentists recently shared with Becker's several things they wish patients knew about their job, oral health and the dental industry. 
  8. 6 updates on 5 clear aligner companies
    Here are six updates on clear aligner companies that Becker's has reported on since July 31:
  9. 3 of dentists' biggest management concerns
    Dentists have three major concerns when it comes to the management of a private dental practice, according to a recent report from the California Dental Association.

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