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  1. 6 Wisconsin dental group practice join Heartland Dental's network

    Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental is now affiliated with six Menasha, Wis. -based RLJ Dental practices. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Detroit dental practice abruptly closes, leaves employees without paychecks

    Employees at Detroit-based Deliver Dental Solutions were notified March 5 that the practice would be closing by March 23, according to local ABC affiliate WXYZ. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 11 dentists making headlines

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  1. Aspen Dental, Benco Dental & more: 4 dental companies making headlines

    Four dental companies making headlines: By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Texas dental practice vandalized 6 times in 4 months

    A Lago Vista, Texas-based dental practice was vandalized again March 16, marking the sixth time the practice has been hit, according to local ABC affiliate KVUE. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 65% of Medicare enrollees have no dental coverage

    As the relationship between oral health and overall health is becoming more widely known, many Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. lack dental coverage, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Top 10 dental schools worldwide

    Three U.S.-based schools made QS World University Rankings' list of the top dental schools in 2019. The rankings organization assessed academic reputation, employer reputation, research citations and other factors to determine its list. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Judge undecided on class-action status of case against VA dentist

    While a federal class-action lawsuit has been filed by six veterans against the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah, Wis., the judge has not ruled whether the case qualifies for class action status, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Top 10 dental schools, from QS World University Rankings 2018

    Few U.S.-based schools made QS World University Rankings' list of the top dental schools in 2018, and the University of Michigan's School of Dentistry was the one to crack the top 10. The rankings organization assessed academic reputation, employer reputation, research citations and other factors to determine its list. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 9 Aspen Dental openings

    East Syracuse, N.Y.-based Aspen Dental is one of the largest U.S. dental service organizations, with more than 700 supported practices. This year, the DSO has opened nine practices: By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Benco Dental to distribute Align Technology scanners: 5 notes

    Invisalign developer Align Technology has signed a distribution agreement with Benco Dental for its intraoral scanners. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Car bumper material makes dental fillings last longer

    Researchers from Portland-based Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry have developed a filling material that is twice as resistant to breakage as typical fillings. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. New Mexico to become 8th state to license dental therapists

    New Mexico is poised to become the latest state to license dental therapists, according to local news station KRQE. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 6 dentists making headlines

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  4. Fired University of Kentucky dentistry dean files whistle-blower lawsuit

    Lexington-based University of Kentucky School of Dentistry's former dean is suing the school, claiming he was unlawfully fired, according to the Courier Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Trump forwarded letter from dentist pal at Mar-a-Lago to VA chief

    After seeing President Donald Trump at his private Florida Mar-a-Lago club in 2017, golfing buddy Albert Hazzouri, DDS, left him with a letter that Trump passed to Veteran Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, according to The National Memo. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Shooting outside California dental practice injures man

    A man was injured and rushed to a nearby hospital after a shooting in front of a Carson, Calif., dental practice March 5, according to the Daily Breeze. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Biolase posts $46.2M in 2018 FY revenue: 5 notes

    Biolase issued its fourth-quarter and full year financial report, for the year ending Dec. 31, 2018. The dental laser company saw increases in revenue, consumables and new customer growth. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. 7 dental companies making headlines

    Seven dental company key notes:  By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. 8 reasons why dental assistants are crucial to the success of dental practices

    Pacific Dental Services® (PDS®), a dental support organization that provides business and administrative services for dental offices, will join the American Dental Assistants Association during the 42nd annual Dental Assistants Recognition Week in celebration of the hard working Dental Assistants (DAs) who greatly contribute to the quality of care provided to patients. By Staff -

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