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  1. Archway Dental Partners adds Connecticut pediatric dental office
    Danbury, Conn.-based Archway Dental Partners recently acquired the Pediatric Dental Center of Avon in Connecticut. 
  2. Dental365 acquires New York practice
    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Dental365 recently acquired Queensboro Plaza Dental Care in New York City. 
  3. New York dental hygienist charged with stealing dental equipment
    A dental hygienist in Manlius, N.Y., was arrested and charged with grand larceny in connection with the theft of dental equipment from her employer, according to a May 14 report by CNY Central.
  1. Heartland Dental continues Ohio expansion
    Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental added an Ohio dental practice to its network.
  2. SprintRay launches new 3D printer line
    Dental technology company SprintRay launched Pro 2, a new line of 3D printers for the dental industry.
  3. Global orthodontics market to surpass $14B by 2030
    The orthodontics market is projected to reach $14.38 billion by 2030, jumping up from its 2023 valuation of $5.95 billion.
  4. What 5 DSO giants have been up to
    Here are 14 updates from five of the largest DSOs in the U.S.: 

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  1. 1 DSO exec's big lessons for dental newcomers
    One of several pieces of advice one DSO exec shares with newcomers in the dental industry is to always maintain trust with patients.
  2. Texas dental group suffers data breach, patient data accessed
    Dental Group of Amarillo (Texas) experienced a data breach, with an unauthorized party gaining access to the company's network.
  3. Judge upholds decision to revoke license of North Carolina dentist
    A judge has sided with the decision of the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners to revoke the license of a dentist with an "extensive disciplinary history", according to a May 9 report by CBS affiliate WFMY News 2.
  4. 3 dental businesses burglarized in 3 weeks
    Here are three burglaries affecting dental businesses that Becker's has covered since April 23: 

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  1. North Carolina dental patient gets help after being incorrectly charged $1K by insurer
    A dental patient in North Carolina recently got help from a local news station after she was incorrectly charged for a dental implant, WRAL reported May 13.
  2. FDA never inspected lab that made controversial dental device: Report
    FDA documents obtained by KFF News and CBS News reportedly show that the federal agency did not inspect a dental lab manufacturing a dental device that has become the subject of several lawsuits, according to a May 13 report. 
  3. Allied OMS secures $116M credit facility
    Southlake, Texas-based Allied OMS has closed on a $116 million credit facility from four banks in the healthcare sector.
  4. Man accused of running illegal dental practice sentenced for murder
    A Michigan man accused of running an illegal dental practice from his basement was recently sentenced for the death of a man, reported May 13. 
  5. 10 highest-paying cities for dental assistants
    The highest-paying metropolitan area for dental assistants is the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif., region, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  6. DSO activity picks up in the Northeast: 6 moves in 30 days
    Here are six partnerships, acquisitions and affiliations in the Northeast made by DSOs and dental groups that Becker's has reported on since April 18:
  7. MB2 Dental expands in California, Arizona and Minnesota
    Dallas-based MB2 Dental continued its network expansion by partnering with practices in three states.
  8. Dentist hourly pay vs. minimum wage by state
    Dentists earn about $125.18 per hour in Vermont, the state with the highest average hourly wage for dentists, compared to the state's minimum wage of $13.67.
  9. How much dental hygienists earn in the worst states for healthcare
    Dental hygienists have an average annual salary of $62,120 in Mississippi, the worst state for healthcare according to U.S. News & World Report.

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