Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. DecisionOne Dental Partners adds new dental practice – group affiliated with 22 locations

    Schaumburg, Ill.-based DecisionOne Dental Partners welcomed Madison Street Dental in Woodstock, Ill., to its group of practices. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Whistleblower alleges pediatric dental practice did not sanitize equipment, water lines: 7 things to know

    A dentist at Dr. Richard Byrd and Associates in Richmond, Va., is alleging the pediatric dental office did not properly sterilize equipment and water lines, according to CBS 6. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 11th dental practice begins accepting dental cryptocurrency: 4 highlights

    Aura Family Dentistry in Simi Valley, Calif., became the 11th dental practice to accept Dentacoin and join the cryptocurrency’s network. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Majority of dentists between ages 55 & 64: 5 statistics

    As of 2016, a majority of dentists, 24.4 percent, were between the ages of 55 and 64 years, according to the American Dental Association. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Drs. Claire VanLandingham, Jason Goodchild & more: 5 dentists making headlines

    Here are five dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Western Dental, Birner Dental Management & more: 5 DSOs making headlines

    Here are five dental service organizations making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Dentsply Sirona taps Donald Casey Jr. as permanent CEO: 5 things to know

    Dentsply Sirona elected Donald Casey Jr. to serve as CEO, effective Feb. 12. He succeeds Mark Thierer, who has served as interim CEO since Sept. 28, 2017. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Delta Dental grants UCLA School of Dentistry $1.5M to provide care to low-income communities: 4 takeaways

    UC Los Angeles School of Dentistry received a $1.5 million donation from Delta Dental of California to launch a new program, according to the Daily Bruin. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. West Virginia dentist sentenced to 5 years in prison for healthcare fraud: 4 notes

    Former Charleston, W. Va.-based Skaff Family Dentistry dentist Antione Skaff, DDS, plead guilty to healthcare fraud. He started his five year federal prison sentence in December 2017, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reports. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Kool Smiles to pay $23.9M in DOJ settlement for performing ‘medically unnecessary’ procedures on children: 5 insights

    Atlanta-based Kool Smiles agreed to pay $23.9 million in a settlement with the Department of Justice for allegedly submitting false Medicaid claims, according to Frontline. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Navy dentist killed in suspected domestic abuse murder-suicide

    Claire VanLandingham, DMD, of Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago, died in what investigators believe was allegedly a domestic violence shooting. Investigators believe her boyfriend allegedly committed a murder-suicide, according to the Chicago Tribune. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Overcoming opioid crisis in dentistry – Dr. Jason Goodchild shares 2018 trends

    In a recent interview with Becker’s Dental + DSO Review, Jason Goodchild, DMD, director of clinical affairs at Premier Dental, foreshadowed trends for 2018. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Drs. Paul Cortez, Lana Rozenberg & more: 5 dentists making headlines

    Here are five dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Dentists rank No. 44 for best jobs in America: 4 insights

    Dentist landed at No. 44 on CNN Money’s “Best Jobs in America” list in 2017. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Kool Smiles Dentist, Western Dental & more: 5 dental companies making headlines

    Here are five dental companies making headlines.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Dental cryptocurrency value swells 900% over 30 days: 4 takeaways

    Over the past 30 days, the value of Dentacoin, a cryptocurrency designed for dental professionals, rose 900 percent, according to By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Western Dental & Orthodontics opens new California office: 5 observations

    Orange, Calif.-based Western Dental & Orthodontics opened a new office in Covina, Calif. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. 2nd child dies following Kool Smiles Dentist visit – office remains open

    Two children, ages 4 and 2 years old, passed away following routine dental visits at Kool Smiles Dentist in Yuma, Ariz., according to ABC 7 Chicago. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Biolase receives awards for 3 dental laser systems: 5 insights

    Biolase received three different awards for three of its dental laser systems. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. North American Dental Group acquires TF Dental: 3 takeaways

    The North American Dental Group acquired Atlanta-based TF Dental. Details of the acquisitions were not disclosed. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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