Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Wild bear attempts to break into California practice

    Security cameras caught a wild black bear trying to break through the front door of Forest Avenue Dental in Chico, Calif., according to UPI. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Luxury vs. necessity — Dr. Wenyuan Shi shares insights into dentistry's complex field

    Dentistry remains an evolving field, with new technology being developed and new models of practice being introduced to dentists. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Association of Dental Support Organizations adds new executive director: 4 insights

    Christopher Badgley joined the Association of Dental Support Organizations as its newest executive director, effective Aug. 27. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Dentsply Sirona launches platform to connect dentists & patients: 3 details

    At the Dentsply Sirona World meeting Sept. 3, in Orlando, Fla., Dentsply Sirona unveiled its new digital platform to connect patients with dentists, Dentistry.com. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Dental Care Alliance welcomes 8 offices to 300 practice base: 3 things to know

    Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance affiliated with eight dental practices, according to Business Observer. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Pennsylvania woman found guilty of embezzling $100K+ from employer: 4 takeaways

    A Flourtown, Pa.-based Celebrity Smiles employee pled guilty to stealing more than $100,000 from the dental office, according to The Mercury. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Delta Dental of Washington appoints Amazon VP as CEO: 4 things to know

    Amazon executive Mark Mitchke was named CEO of Seattle-based Delta Dental of Washington. By Shayna Korol -
  1. Pennsylvania dentist ordered to close practice over contamination issues — 5 insights

    A dentist's office in Mount Bethel Township, Pa., was shut down Aug. 23, after the Pennsylvania Department of Health found several sterilization problems, Lehigh Valley Live reports. By Eric Oliver -
  2. Dr. David Crouse dead at 81

    David Crouse Sr., DDS, 81, passed away Sept. 2, SouthsideDaily.com reports. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Smile Brands names VP of mergers & acquisitions: 3 notes

    Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands appointed Kevin Rogus as vice president of mergers and acquisitions, the Orange County Business Journal reports. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Woman posing as fake dentist arrested again for illegally practicing dentistry — 6 insights

    A Marietta, Ga., woman performing unlicensed dentistry operations was arrested again for allegedly posing as a dentist, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. Connecticut dentist disciplined for overtreating 3-year-old patient: 5 insights

    The Connecticut State Dental Commission disciplined Ammar Idlibi, DMD, for allegedly performing unnecessary work on a 3-year-old pediatric patient, the Hartford Courant reports. By Shayna Korol -
  2. The biggest trends in dentistry & market forces for new dentists

    While dental care remains a luxury for some communities, others are seeing expanded access to care. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Texas orthodontist arrested for using patients' names to fill prescriptions: 5 key points

    Abilene, Texas-based orthodontist Victor Lee, DMD, was charged with possession of a controlled substance by fraud, according to San Angelo Live. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Heartland Dental welcomes 10 new offices to 850+ supported practice base

    Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental introduced 10 new supported offices. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Aspen Dental, Western Dental & more: 5 dental companies making headlines

    Here are five dental companies making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Suspended Illinois dentist wins appeal to continue practicing: 5 things to know

    Springfield, Ill.-based dentist G. Mark Gekas, DDS, had his license suspension temporary lifted by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, according to The State Journal-Register. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Western Dental acquires 4th SmileCare office: 4 takeaways

    Orange, Calif.-based Western Dental & Orthodontics purchased a SmileCare office in Lancaster, Calif. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. 650-affiliated practice DSO reaches new milestone: 3 insights

    Irvine, Calif.-based Pacific Dental Services now comprises 10,000 team members, a new company milestone. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Drs. Charles Weber, Anthony Mobasser & more: 5 dentists making headlines

    Here are five dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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