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  1. Former Arkansas dental practice employee sentenced to 12 years in prison for stealing $218K

    A former office manager for a Little Rock, Ark.-based dentist was sentenced to 12 years in prison for stealing $218,000 from the dental practice between 2013 and 2018, according to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Dentsply Sirona, Aspen Dental & more: 5 dental company, organization notes

    Dental companies and organizations made headlines this week for relocating and ranking as top-performing stocks, among other things. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Updated guidelines for dentists using general anesthesia on pediatric patients

    The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has updated its 2016 guidance for when pediatric patients undergo deep sedation. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. 60% of pediatric patients with dental disorders receive opioid prescriptions, study finds

    Patients who visit emergency departments and outpatient clinics for dental disorders often leave with opioid prescriptions, according to a study in the Journal of Pediatrics. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. After Minnesota college shutters, dental hygiene students get lifeline

    Former Eagan, Minn.-based Argosy University dental hygiene students will be able to finish their degrees at another college in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area, according to Fox9. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Nevada lawmakers seek to license dental therapists

    A bill is making its way through the Nevada senate that would allow dental therapists to practice throughout the state, according to local news station KUNR. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Dentsply Sirona relocates, CFO to resign

    Dentsply Sirona's board of directors has approved the relocation of its headquarters in York, Pa., to an office in Charlotte, N.C., the company announced May 23 in a news release. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. From private practice to DSO: How Aspen Dental's Dr. Anita Imadomwanyi's career has evolved

    Dental students on the cusp of graduation can take multiple paths after earning their degree, including joining a private practice or affiliating with a dental service organization. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 5 dentists making headlines

    Here are five dentists making headlines: By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Dental365 to finance growth with lending firm: 3 notes

    New York City-based Dental365 signed a financing deal with healthcare lending company White Oak Healthcare Finance. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Florida man posed as dentist, practiced without license, police allege

    A man in Port St. Lucie, Fla., has been accused of practicing dentistry without a license, according to NBC affiliate WPTV. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. UNC dentists perform 'throwaway teeth' transplant

    Dentists at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill are performing a new procedure that removes teeth deemed unnecessary and places them where the teeth may be more needed, according to The Daily Tar Heel. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Align, Dentsply rank as top-performing S&P 500 stocks in 2019

    In the first few months of 2019, S&P 500 stocks have surged 14 percent, according to Business Insider. This comes after a volatile fourth quarter in 2018. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. SmileDirectClub, Western Dental & more: 7 dental company notes

    Here are seven dental companies making headlines.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Western Dental continues to expand California offices

    Orange, Calif.-based Western Dental has relocated another California practice to a larger, more accommodating workplace. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. SmileDirectClub ranks as a top user of 3D printers

    With SmileDirectClub's partnership with HP, the dental company will have the largest deployment of the HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printers, according to ZDNet. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Beam Dental adds 150 jobs to Ohio headquarters

    Dental insurer Beam Dental will invest $1.5 million and bring 150 jobs to its Columbus, Ohio, headquarters, according to The Columbus Dispatch. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. 85-practice DentaQuest names new CFO

    Boston-based DentaQuest has selected Akhil Sharma to serve as its executive vice president and CFO. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Pennsylvania oral surgery center acquires Ohio practice

    Washington, Pa.-based Western Pennsylvania Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery purchased Ohio Valley Oral Surgery, according to the Herald-Star. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Maryland dental assistant found guilty of abusing patient during surgery

    A Montgomery County, Md.-based dental surgical assistant was found guilty of sexually assaulting a minor patient who was undergoing wisdom teeth removal, according to local news station WTOP. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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