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  1. 10 DSO and dental leaders to know
    The dental industry is a fascinating space with regional and national dental service organizations growing rapidly.
  2. Patient cancellations remain top barrier to full dental appointment schedules
    Patient cancellations continued to be the top reason preventing dental practices from reaching full appointment schedules in May, according to a recent poll from the American Dental Association's Health Policy Institute. 
  3. MB2 Dental adds 4 dentist partners
    Carrollton, Texas-based MB2 Dental has expanded its network by adding dentist partners in four states. 

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  1. Benevis adds senior VP of human resources
    Atlanta-based DSO Benevis has appointed Gaile Omori senior vice president of human resources.
  2. 10 DSO and dental leaders to know
    The dental industry is a fascinating space with regional and national dental service organizations growing rapidly.
  3. New York State Dental Association elects new president
    The New York State Dental Association elected James Galati, DDS, as its 142nd president.
  4. Tennessee hospital's craniofacial program gets $1.075M boost
    The Cleft and Craniofacial Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn., received a $1.075 million donation from the Smile180 foundation, Fox 17 WZTV Nashville reported June 12.

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  1. 9 dentists using the Yomi dental implant robot in 2022
    Dentists around the country are using the Yomi Robotic Dental System, the only FDA-cleared robot-assisted dental surgery system in the U.S.
  2. Align Technology in 2022: 11 developments
    From new partnerships to initiatives, medical device manufacturer Align Technology has made several moves almost halfway through the year.
  3. Car crashes into California dental office, causes fire
    A car crashed into a Santa Clarita, Calif.-based dental center, causing the building to catch fire, reported June 12.
  4. Dental subscription service names new CEO
    Dental subscription service Membersy has promoted Michael Shuman to CEO. 

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  1. Confidence in economic, dental practice recovery drops among dentists: ADA
    Dentists' confidence in the economic recovery of the U.S. and dental practices dropped in May, according to a monthly poll by the American Dental Association's Health Policy Institute. 
  2. Oral health groups commend Senate amendments to expand oral healthcare for veterans
    The American Institute of Dental Public Health and CareQuest Institute for Oral Health praised the recent efforts of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, to expand oral healthcare for veterans.
  3. 2 Oklahoma bills prompt local dentists to stop accepting Medicaid
    In response to two reform bills signed by Gov. Kevin Stitt, some dentists in Oklahoma have stopped accepting SoonerCare, the state's Medicaid program, Tahlequah Daily Press reported June 10.
  4. SmileDirectClub appoints CFO
    Nashville, Tenn.-based teledentistry company SmileDirectClub recently named Troy Crawford its permanent chief financial officer.
  5. 5 dental leadership moves
    The American Dental Association names its new chief strategy officer and four other dental leadership moves that took place in the last two weeks:
  6. 4 dentists making headlines
    Two dentists who reached a dental procedure milestone and two other dentists who made headlines last week:
  7. 5 clear aligner updates
    Here are five clear aligner developments Becker's has reported on since May 3:
  8. 2 Arizona dentists complete more than 1,500 implants with robot
    Leslie Fish, DDS, and LisaMarie Sarhangian, DDS, MD, have completed more than 1,500 dental implants with the Yomi robot at their practice, Fish and Sarhangian in Chandler, Ariz., Phoenix New Times reported June 10.
  9. Dental, medical provider acquires New Jersey practice
    Abra Health, an integrated dental and medical provider, acquired a multispecialty dental practice in Kearny, N.J.

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