Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Aspen Dental, Smile Brands & more: 3 DSOs making headlines

    Here are three DSOs making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Minnesota dentist faces dental board after overtreating pediatric patient: 6 takeaways

    The Minnesota Dental Board took action after seven families filed complaints alleging Deanna Alevizos, DDS, overtreated and falsely diagnosed children, according to WCCO. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Arizona dentist uses false documents to receive general anesthesia permit; dental board now under pressure

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, R, is demanding the Arizona Dental Board answer questions after they allegedly allowed Pankaj Goyal, DDS, to receive a general anesthesia permit with fraudulent documents, according to ABC 15. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Smile Brands CEO earns recognition as Top CEO: 3 details

    Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards honored Smile Brands CEO Steven Bilt as a Top CEO in 2018. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. CDC finds 44% of children have cavities: 5 stats

    A recent CDC study found while the percentage of children with cavities dropped nationwide in 2016, the number of minority children with cavities remained high. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Iowa Medicaid pays dentists $27 per teeth cleaning: 6 things to know

    After Iowa's Medicaid program was privatized in 2016, dentists began receiving lower reimbursement rates, according to the Des Moines Register. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Dental Care Alliance affiliates with dental group: 3 insights

    Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance made a new partnership with Eckels Orthodontics and its locations in Marietta, Ohio, Parkersburg, W. Va., and Ripley, W. Va. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Delta Dental, Henry Schein & more: 3 dental companies making headlines

    Here are three dental companies making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Nearly 500K Kentucky residents to lose dental coverage: 5 things to know

    After a judge rejected a plan by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, R, requiring Medicaid beneficiaries to work to receive coverage, the governor is rolling back the state's Medicaid Expansion plan, according to NBC News. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Arkansas veteran to wait until 2019 to see VA dentist: 3 takeaways

    The North Little Rock (Ark.) Veteran Affairs Medical Center is experiencing a major backup, causing one veteran to wait months until they can visit a dentist, according to By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Delta Dental of Illinois CEO to retire, ending 30-year healthcare tenure

    Delta Dental of Illinois CEO and President Bernard Glossy is set to retire at the end of this year, according to the Chicago Business Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Colorado officials allow unlicensed dentist to practice with unsterilized instruments: 7 details

    After receiving complaints that Maria Alvarez practiced as an unlicensed dentist, the Colorado Dental Board and Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies were late to take action, according to Weny News. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Henry Schein completes joint venture with Internet Brands: 4 insights

    Henry Schein and Internet Brands finalized their joint venture to form Henry Schein One, a new company designed to deliver integrated dental technology to improve management, marketing and communications. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Drs. Lawrence Stephenson, Donald Marshall & more: 3 dentists making headlines

    Here are three dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Xerox, Heartland Dental & more: 6 dental companies making headlines

    Here are six dental companies making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Associate dentists earn $117K annually — 5 key stats on their salaries

    On average, an associate dentist earns $117,446 annually, according to PayScale. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Maryland dental board permanently revokes dentist's license after conviction hearing: 6 things to know

    After suspending Vaqar Ahmad Chourdy's, DDS, license in 2013, the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners permanently revoked the dentists license, according to the Herald-Mail Media. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Pacira & Aetna expand partnership to combat opioid epidemic: 4 things to know

    Pacira Pharmaceuticals and Aetna are expanding their collaboration effort, according to Yahoo! Finance. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Private investment firm acquires 80-practice DSO: 3 insights

    Chicago-based Elite Dental Partners recapitalized with Cressey & Company, a private investment firm. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Texas court finds Xerox at fault for $2B in Medicaid fraud scheme — Dentists not liable

    The Texas Supreme Court found Xerox, now known as Conduent Business Services, at fault for a six-year long Medicaid scheme totaling $2 billion in fraud, according to My Statesman. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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