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  1. Dentists, oral surgeons among U.S. News 'Best-Paying Jobs'

    U.S. News & World Report released its "Best-Paying Jobs" list, which featured oral surgeons and dentists. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Former U of Missouri dental student sues school for reinstatement: 5 things to know

    Dismissed University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry student Afsaneh Momtahan is suing the institution for readmission or $1.75 million, according to the St. Louis Legal Record. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Dentsply Sirona, Carestream Dental & more: 8 dental companies making headlines

    Here are eight dental companies making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. 400-office DSO opens 82nd California practice

    Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands unveiled its 82nd affiliated Bright Now Dental office in Sun Valley, Calif. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Dentists rank No. 4 on U.S. News '100 Best Jobs'

    U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best Jobs list. The rankings encompass the best jobs across 15 categories, including the best-paying jobs in sectors like business and technology. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 3 Delta Dental CEOs join Delta Dental Plans Associations' board of directors

    The Delta Dental Plans Association elected three new officers to its board of directors. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Former Colorado dental office employee sentenced to 4 years in prison for embezzling $500K

    A former employee of the Dental Associates of the Southwest in Durango, Colo., pleaded guilty to stealing $500,000 from the practice, according to The Durango Herald. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Keystone Dental to merge with dental implant company: 3 details

    Keystone Dental signed a definitive agreement to merge with Paltop Advanced Dental Solutions, an Israeli-based dental implant company. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Dentsply Sirona shareholders allege misleading financial statements, stock price inflation

    Various Dentsply Sirona shareholders allege the dental manufacture inflated stock prices, according to Legal News Line. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Western Dental completes 63-practice DSO acquisition

    Irvine, Calif.-based Western Dental's parent company Premier Dental Holdings finalized the purchase of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America's dental service organization. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. California dental office employees filed 27 false insurance claims, lawsuit alleges

    Two former Bakersfield, Calif.-based Landmark Dental employees allegedly filed 27 fraudulent insurance claims, according to ABC23. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Former Carestream Dental employee stole $85K from customers, lawsuit alleges

    Investigators claim former Atlanta-based Carestream Dental employee Essence Boatwright used her access as an account manager to embezzle $85,000, according to the Marietta Daily Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Aspen Dental launches new campaign across nearly 750 locations: 5 things to know

    Here are five things to know about East Syracuse, N.Y.-based Aspen Dental's new marketing campaign. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Data breach affects employees, patients at Ohio dental practice: 5 things to know

    A ransomware attack at the Dental Center of Northwest Ohio in Toledo left patients' and employees' personal information at risk, according to 13 ABC. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Maryland orthodontist allegedly disappears after receiving $3K payment

    A Maryland family paid their local orthodontist $3,000 upfront for braces. However, since the braces were placed two years ago, the patient has not seen the orthodontist, according to Fox 5. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Patient hid camera in Arizona dental office bathroom, lawsuit alleges

    Police arrested Innocent Bradley, 27, alleging he installed a hidden camera at a Phoenix dental office, according to azfamily.com. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Oxygen tank explodes destroying Maine dental office in fire

    The Westbrook (Maine) Fire Department cited a light in the ceiling at a local dentist's office as the cause of an explosive fire, according to WGME. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Pacific Dental Services opens 700th supported office: 4 things to know

    Irvine, Calif.-based Pacific Dental Services launched its 700th supported dental practice. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. 6 trends in dentistry to expect in 2019

    Dentistry is constantly evolving and changing as new technology and business structures are introduced. Here are six trends to keep an eye out for in 2019, according to Space Coast Daily. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Dentsply Sirona hit with class action lawsuit: 5 things to know

    Dental supplies manufacturer Dentsply Sirona was issued a class action lawsuit by Boynton Beach General Employees' Pension Plan. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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