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  1. Henry Schein records $3.1B in Q1 net sales: 4 things to know
    Dental supply company Henry Schein reached $3.1 billion in net sales during the first quarter of 2023, according to a May 9 news release.
  2. 2 Minnesota orthodontists partner to launch new practice
    Jennifer Eisenhuth, DDS, and Abby Syverson, DMD, have teamed up to launch their new practice, Lakeside Orthodontics.
  3. Select Dental Management appoints new CEO
    Florham Park, N.J.-based Select Dental Management recently appointed Stephen Saukaitis CEO and added him to the board of directors.

The Future of Dentristy Roundtable

Investor interest in dentistry soared in 2022 — this year is no exception. Stay ahead in this competitive market + learn from exec peers at Becker's Future of Dentistry Roundtable, June 15-16. 
  1. Legislation introduced to prohibit insurers from interfering in dentist-patient relationships
    Legislation that would increase access to dental care and give dentists and patients more input in healthcare decisions was reintroduced in the Senate.
  2. 9 dental schools that received $5M in research funding
    Nine U.S. dental schools received at least $5 million in research funding from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research in 2022, according to the institute. 
  3. Top-paying industries for dental lab technicians in 2023
    The federal executive branch is the highest-paying industry for dental laboratory technicians in the U.S., according to salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  4. Top paying cities for general dentists in 2023
    The Spokane-Spokane Valley region in Washington was the highest paying metropolitan area for general dentists in 2022, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Integration through the patient journey: How P1 Dental Partners scaled while focusing on patient care

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  1. Dental supply company to pay $25K to settle retaliation lawsuit
    Dental Health Products, a dental supply company based in New Franken, Wis., has agreed to pay $25,000 to settle a federal sex-based retaliation lawsuit from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 
  2. Average salary across 4 dental specialties
    General dentists make an average of $174,140 annually.
  3. 'Never be afraid of change': 12 pieces of advice for dentistry's future leaders
    Twelve dental leaders recently connected with Becker's to give their advice for dentistry's future leaders.
  4. Percentage of dentists 35 and under up slightly since 2001
    Dentists age 35 and under made up 17.7 percent of all practicing dentists in 2022, according to the American Dental Association's Health Policy Institute.

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Joining a DSO is a big decision — don't take it lightly. Get tips on how to pick the right DSO for your dental practice here.
  1. Washington dental practice moves into upgraded clinic after 30 years
    Kirkland (Wash.) Family Dentistry has moved into a new location after more than 30 years. 
  2. The Smilist names Andrew Mintz as CEO
    Great Neck, N.Y.-based DSO the Smilist appointed Andrew Mintz as the company's new CEO.
  3. Sage Dental partners complete dental implant training
    More than 60 dentists affiliated with Boca Raton, Fla.-based Sage Dental completed dental implant training at the Academy of Modern Implants & Dentistry. 
  4. Laurel Health expands dental hygienist sponsorship program
    Mansfield, Pa.-based Laurel Health's dental hygienist sponsorship program is expanding eligibility to more applicants, according to a May 5 report by 
  5. What dentists earn in the 10 largest US cities
    Dentists typically make between $172,000 and $187,000 per year in the 10 largest cities in the U.S.
  6. Max Surgical Speciality Management partners with New Jersey oral surgery group
    Hackensack, N.J.-based Max Surgical Speciality Management has entered into a strategic alliance with Toms River, N.J.-based Coastal Oral Surgery. 
  7. Henry Schein acquires dental distribution company
    Dental supply company Henry Schein has acquired Regional Healthcare Group, a medical and dental product distribution company.
  8. Top-paying metropolitan areas for dental hygienists
    Seven of the 10 top-paying metropolitan areas for dental hygienists are in California.
  9. Texas woman arrested for practicing without a dental license
    A woman in Texas was arrested for practicing dentistry without a license, according to a May 5 report by Laredo Morning Times.

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