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  1. Dental365 to provide free care for veterans

    New York City-based Dental365 will offer veterans access to free dental care Nov. 10, according to Patch. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Email scammers pose as president of California Dental Association

    Scammers are sending emails to dental professionals pretending to be California Dental Association President Del Brunner, DDS, asking for gift cards, according to an Oct. 14 post from the association. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. How Smile Brands has grown to a 400-supported office DSO: CEO Steve Bilt shares insight

    Steve Bilt is the co-founder and CEO of Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands and OneSmile. The dental service organization has 5,500 employees and over 400 affiliated locations in the U.S.  By Gabrielle Masson -

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  1. Orthodontist used headlamp to treat patients during California power outage

    Kensington, Calif.-based orthodontist Claire Ferrari, DDS, has been getting creative to treat patients through the massive blackouts in California, according to The Wall Street Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Patients line up in middle of the night to receive free care at Florida clinic

    Patients began lining up at 4 a.m. on Oct. 11 to get a chance to receive free dental care at St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Klement Family Dental, according to FOX 13. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 9 dental company, DSO key notes

    Here's the latest roundup of dental companies that have been in the headlines, including Aspen Dental and SmileDirectClub. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Ex-Illinois dental clinic operator to pay $1M, serve 4+ years in prison for Medicaid fraud

    A former Springfield, Ill., dental clinic operator was ordered to pay $1,139,794 in restitution and serve four years and nine months in prison for running multiple fraud schemes, according to an Oct. 10 Department of Justice news release. By Gabrielle Masson -

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  1. Illinois dentist sentenced to jail for creating 'patient's worst nightmare,' judge says

    An Algonquin, Ill., dentist was sentenced to nearly five months in jail and must register as a sex offender for life after assaulting a patient, according to the Northwest Herald.  By Gabrielle Masson -
  2. Smile Brands acquires practice, opens new office with partner

    Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands and partner A+ Dental Care are expanding access to dental services throughout the Sacramento, Calif., area, according to an Oct. 10 news release.  By Gabrielle Masson -
  3. Aspen Dental expands westward, appoints new VP of hygiene support

    East Syracuse, N.Y.-based Aspen Dental has appointed Jan LeBeau, as vice president of hygiene support for the west coast, according to an Oct. 10 news release.  By Gabrielle Masson -
  4. Penn College dental students continue to grow clinic

    Dental students at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport provided low-cost dental services to more than 2,000 patients at the university's dental hygiene clinic for the 2018-19 academic year, according to the Williamsport-Sun Gazette.  By Gabrielle Masson -
  1. 4 key players in dental service organization market

    Although the dental service organization is highly fragmented, there are a few dominating players in the market, according to a Research & Markets report. By Gabrielle Masson -
  2. Pennsylvania DSO names new chief dental officer

    West Chester, Pa.-based Children's Dental Management tapped Noah Quinn, DMD, to serve as its first chief dental officer. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Poor dental health linked to bowel cancer, study finds

    Frequent dental visits appear to be tied to a lower risk for sessile serrated polyps, an abnormal tissue growth associated with bowel cancer, according to a study published in the American Gastroenterological Association Journals. By Gabrielle Masson -
  4. SmileDirectClub to bring 850 jobs to Texas

    SmileDirectClub is building a new manufacturing lab in Kyle, Texas, which will generate hundreds of jobs, according to CBS Austin. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Fire prompts California dental office to temporarily close

    Berkeley, Calif.-based Aloha Pediatric Dentistry will be closed for a few months after a fire caused extensive damage, administrator Mahi Amerino told the Berkeleyside. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Washington state dental board charges dentist with unprofessional conduct after patient death

    A Battle Ground, Wash.-based dentist has been charged with unprofessional conduct by the Washington State Department of Health's Dental Quality Assurance Commission due to a patient death, according to The Columbian. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. New Mexico dentist turns himself in after practicing without license

    An Albuquerque, N.M., dentist has turned himself in to the police after being accused of treating patients without a license, local CBS and Fox affiliate KRQE reports. By Gabrielle Masson -
  8. Texas clinic offers cancer patients free dental care

    Amarillo, Texas-based Class 1 Dental is offering free dental services to cancer survivors and patients in October, according to local CBS affiliate KFDA.  By Gabrielle Masson -
  9. Missouri county health department opens 1st dental clinic

    The Missouri Health Department is opening its first dental clinic in Dade County Oct. 15, according to local NBC affiliate KY3 News.  By Gabrielle Masson -

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