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  1. Dentsply Sirona, Delta Dental & more: 5 dental companies making headlines

    Here are five dental companies making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 313-office Calif. DSO relocates affiliated practice: 3 insights

    Orange, Calif.-based Western Dental is expanding its Garden Grove, Calif., office. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Delta Dental of California releases executive, board pay: 5 things to know

    Nonprofit insurance giant Delta Dental of California is facing scrutiny after reports were released of the company's spending habits, according to The Daily Beast. By Mackenzie Garrity -

Patient out-of-pocket spend reached $365B in 2017. What is your practice doing to improve collections?

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  1. Arkansas dentist filed fraudulent Medicaid claims, lawsuit alleges

    North Little Rock, Ark.-based dentist Brian Moore, DDS, was arrested on charges of fraudulently billing the state's Medicaid program, according to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Pennsylvania dentist refused to keep records, lawsuit alleges

    The Drug Enforcement Administration and Johnstown, Pa., police allege local dentist Thomas Bach, DDS, failed to keep records and illegally administered controlled substances, according to WJAC, an NBC affiliate. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Global dental biomaterials market to reach $9.6B by 2023 — 18 key companies to know

    The global dental biomaterials market is expected to hit $9.6 billion by 2023, growing at a 7.4 percent compound annual growth rate, according to a Research And Markets report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Florida faces dentist shortage — New legislation arises to combat the issue

    As Florida struggles with a lack of dentists, a coalition known as the Floridians for Dental Access is looking to fix the problem, according to the Daily Commercial. By Mackenzie Garrity -

Increase revenue with alternative patient payment models.

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  1. 400-practice California DSO makes affiliation in Tennessee

    Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands partnered with Promise Dental in Nashville, Tenn. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Washington introduces new bill to establish dental therapists: 5 insights

    Washington Representative Eileen Cody, D, proposed a new bill to expand access to oral healthcare throughout the state, according to the State of Reform. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Delta Dental of Illinois adds 4 board members

    Delta Dental of Illinois welcomed four new members to its board of directors, according to the Daily Herald. Each board member will serve a three-year term. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Drs. Jucheng Chen, Stephanos Kykanides & more: 5 dentists making headlines

    Here are five dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -

5 surprisingly simple strategies to increase your case acceptance.

If your dental practice's case acceptance rates are below 85%, you need to offer more financing options.
  1. Dentsply Sirona makes new partnership to revolutionize digital dentures: 4 insights

    Dentsply Sirona and Carbon are teaming up to market a printable denture material system that will provide improvements to material benefits, laboratory process and patient function. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. All Penn Dental students undergo Narcan training: 5 notes

    By the end of the month, all Philadelphia-based Penn School of Dental Medicine students will be trained to administer Narcan, a medication designed to reverse opioid overdoses, according to The Daily Pennsylvanian. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 35% of independent dentists aspire to own private practice

    More than one-third — 35 percent — of independent dentists desire to own a private practice, according to a Bankers Healthcare Group survey. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Dentist files retaliation lawsuit against USC, claiming firing followed supervisor altering students' grades

    Former Los Angeles-based University of Southern California School of Dentistry professor Jucheng Chen, DDS, is suing his former employer, according to KNBC, an NBC affiliate. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Henry Schein, Ascension Dental & more: 5 dental companies making headlines

    Here are five dental companies making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Ascension Dental acquires Enhanced Hygiene: 4 takeaways

    Austin, Texas-based Ascension Dental purchased Enhanced Hygiene. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Philadelphia dental school offers free care to furloughed government workers: 5 details

    Being more than 30 days into the government shutdown, Philadelphia-based Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is offering furloughed federal employees free dental care, according to The Inquirer. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. 12 dental schools enrolled zero African American students in 2017 — How to increase diversity

    In Indiana, the American Dental Association reports 4.1 percent of dentists were African American in 2016 compared to 86.4 percent of white dentists, according to the Indianapolis Recorder. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. U of Kentucky College of Dentistry puts dean on administrative leave: 4 notes

    Lexington-based University of Kentucky College of Dentistry's dean was put on administrative leave, according to the Kentucky Kernel. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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