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  1. CDT 2022 codes: 4 things to know
    CDT 2022 changes are effective Jan. 1, reports the American Dental Association.
  2. Texas Tech University opens oral health clinic
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso opened an oral health clinic June 22.
  3. 123-Align debuts at-home clear aligner system
    Dental aligner company 123-Align recently launched its new at-home clear aligner system aimed at making malocclusion solutions more accessible to patients.

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  1. 4 things to know about Heartland Dental's new diversity initiatives
    Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental recently introduced multiple diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to strengthen the work environment for its employees.
  2. African American dentist sues NYC for $5M after police accuse him of breaking into own office
    An African American dentist based in Manhattan is suing the City of New York for $5 million, alleging multiple civil rights violations, according to a June 23 Law Firm Newswire release.
  3. eAssist acquires dental coding publications
    Dental billing company eAssist Dental Solutions recently acquired multiple coding services publications to add to its list of offerings for dental practices.
  4. New Ormco system gives orthodontists more speed, control when applying braces
    Global orthodontics company Ormco Corp. has created a new system for faster and more precise application of braces.

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  1. How many practices have in-office dental plans? 7 stats to know
    Of all dental specialties, general dentists are most likely to provide an in-office dental plan, according to the American Dental Association's latest COVID-19 economic impact survey.
  2. Dentists planning on acquiring practices in next 3 months, per specialty
    Prosthodontists were the most likely dentists to say they intended to acquire other practices within the next three months, according to the American Dental Association's latest COVID-19 economic impact survey.
  3. North American Dental Group partners with procurement company
    North American Dental Group will join its sister company, Colosseum Dental Group, in partnering with procurement company Jaggaer to facilitate its procurement process.
  4. Startup seeks to improve oral healthcare access with specialty camera, consulting app
    Healthcare startup company Dr. Clobo has launched a new oral camera and consulting app to expand healthcare access and make it more convenient for patients.
  1. Sage Dental, Pearl partner to bring AI-guided care to patients
    Sage Dental Management will partner with dental AI and computer vision solutions company Pearl to provide advanced care to its patients, making it one of the first organizations to integrate Pearl's technology companywide.
  2. USOSM expands into Kentucky with new dental practice partner
    Irving, Texas-based U.S. Oral Surgery Management recently entered a partnership with Southern Kentucky Oral Surgery Associates, its first partnered brand in Kentucky.
  3. Washington, D.C., dental office adds vision services
    Adventure Dental, Vision and Orthodontics is now offering vision services at its Washington, D.C., location, according to a June 21 press release.
  4. New consultation service aims to help dentists compete with DSOs
    As individual dental practices have struggled to compete with larger DSOs during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new consultation service has launched to help private dentists purchase practices.
  5. Texas governor ends teledentistry ban
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill June 18 formally ending a ban on teledentistry in Texas.
  6. 7 dentists making headlines
    From sexual assault charges to indefinite license suspensions, below are seven dentists making headlines this week:
  7. Mississippi dentist killed in tractor accident
    A 65-year-old dentist died June 19 when the tractor he was riding rolled down a hill and on top of him, reports Magnolia State Live.
  8. Delta Dental of Illinois names new vice president
    Delta Dental of Illinois has named Rheaana Guess as its vice president, people and diversity officer, according to a June 21 news release obtained by Becker's.
  9. Revised California OSHA emergency rules prevail over federal rules, effective immediately
    Revised California Occupational Safety and Health Administration emergency standards are effective as of June 17, prevailing over new federal OSHA rules in the state, according to the California Dental Association.

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