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  1. Dentist has Utah license revoked for unprofessional conduct
    Thomas Endicott, DDS, has had his dental license revoked by the Utah Division of Professional Licensing following unprofessional conduct.
  2. ADA invests in 2 oral healthcare companies
    The American Dental Association recently invested funds into Oral Genome and Overjet. 
  3. Overjet raises record-breaking $53M in funding
    Dental AI company Overjet raised $53.2 million in a series C round of fundraising, the largest ever investment in the dental AI industry.

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  1. Connecticut dentist pays $200K in restitution for Medicaid fraud
    A Connecticut dentist was sentenced March 4 for defrauding the state's Medicaid program. 
  2. Sonendo divests endodontics software, amends credit agreement
    Dental technology company Sonendo recently sold its TDO Software to a Canadian acquisition company.
  3. Archway Dental Partners acquires Connecticut practice
    Danbury, Conn.-based Archway Dental Partners recently acquired New Britain (Conn.) Dental Arts.
  4. VCU picks out location for future dental school building
    Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond identified the location for its potential new dentistry center.

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  1. Why some dentists who accept Medicaid are struggling
    Many Medicaid dentists in Texas are suffering through some of their most difficult times as a dentist due to a myriad of issues, according to a March 3 report by Texas Dentists for Medicaid Reform. 
  2. Western Dental opens California co-location with eye center
    Western Dental and Orthodontics, a brand of Sonrava Health, opened a practice location in Reseda, Calif.
  3. How dental roles are changing in 3 states
    Leaders in several states are weighing or have approved changes to how dentistry is practiced, including the authorization of new practitioners.
  4. 9 dental technology updates from February
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  1. How Pacific Dental Services is supporting its dental assistants
    Irvine, Calif.-based Pacific Dental Services is joining the American Dental Assistants Association in celebrating Dental Assistants Recognition Week, which takes place from March 3 to 9. 
  2. Patterson Dental, Vyne Dental partner to expedite payer claims after cyberattack
    Patterson Dental and Vyne Dental teamed up to expedite insurance claims from dental practices following the February cyberattack on Optum's Change Healthcare.
  3. Inside Dental365's 'aggressive, yet selective' expansion plans
    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Dental365 is focused on expanding its footprint this year while also enhancing the patient and doctor experience.
  4. Good news, bad news for DSO leaders
    There are several trends this year that could have either positive or negative effects on DSO activity and consolidation. 
  5. 7 dental leaders on their top challenges
    Dental workforce shortages, economic pressures and stagnant insurance reimbursement rates are just a few of the challenges that DSOs and dental practices are currently up against. 
  6. Marquette University gets $5M for general practice dental residency program
    The state of Wisconsin released $5 million in funding to Milwaukee-based Marquette University School of Dentistry.
  7. How Select Dental Management is elevating hygienists
    Florham Park, N.J.-based Select Dental Management is working hard to support the hygienists in its network while working with other organizations to recruit more hygiene professionals to its team.
  8. Pennsylvania dental office sues patient over negative online comments
    A Pennsylvania dental practice is suing a man over negative comments he allegedly left online, WPXI-TV reported Feb. 29.
  9. 8 DSOs adding practices in California, Florida and New York
    DSOs and dental organizations had an active February in California, Florida and New York, announcing several practice additions and openings.

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