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  1. Massachusetts DSO opens 40th practice

    Waltham, Mass.-based Gentle Dental opened a new practice in Newton, Mass., brining the dental service organization's total number of practices to 40. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Florida dentist double-billed, pressured patients, state Medicaid program says

    An Edgewood, Fla., dentist was arrested after an investigation discovered he had been allegedly charging low-income patients for Medicaid-covered services, double-billing and pressuring patients into unnecessary procedures, the Orlando Sentinel reports.  By Gabrielle Masson -
  3. FDA to review metal implants, dental alloys safety

    Following reports of adverse reactions to devices containing metal, the FDA will be evaluating metals used in implants and amalgam dental fillings to determine whether the devices are safe and effective. By Gabrielle Masson -

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  1. 4 dentists merge practices to form dental group

    Four Minnesota dentists have formed their own dental group, Mosaic Dental, according to the Sun This Week. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Americans crossing Mexican border for cheaper dental care

    Many older Americans are crossing international borders to go to the dentist and buy prescriptions, according to local NBC affiliate KXAN News. By Gabrielle Masson -
  3. How AI can help dental practices increase revenue by 25%

    Through various artificial intelligence tools, dentists and office managers can increase their practice's revenue by 25 percent, according to AIthority. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. HHS gives Florida health centers $4.6M for dental care

    Sixteen of Florida's community health centers have received grants to advance oral healthcare from HHS, according to Floridian Press.  By Gabrielle Masson -

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  1. Nebraska dentists file complaint against state insurance department

    The Nebraska Dental Association has filed a lawsuit against the state's department of insurance,asking a judge to prevent insurance companies from determining the price of dental services they don't cover, according to the Lincoln Journal Star.   By Gabrielle Masson -
  2. Seniors prone to illness caused by poor oral hygiene

    Older adults and nursing facility residents with poor oral hygiene have an increased risk of health problems, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  By Gabrielle Masson -
  3. General Motors reinstates dental benefits to 49,000 striking employees

    General Motors has reinstated dental and other health insurance benefits to the 49,000 striking union employees as of Sept. 26, according to MLive.com. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Aspen Dental continues to open new practices in dentist shortage areas

    East Syracuse, N.Y.-based Aspen Dental has been growing rapidly, specifically in locations designated as dental health professional shortage areas by HHS.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. 5 dentists making headlines

    Here's the latest roundup of dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Steady momentum for Align, despite plunging stock

    Align Technology's strong product development and international focus continues to benefit the company, but the current economy is having a negative effect, a Sept. 25 research report found.  By Gabrielle Masson -
  3. Signature Health awarded $300k to provide dental services

    Signature Health in Ashtabula, Ohio, which is a severe dental shortage area, has been awarded $300,000 by the Health Resources Service Administration to provide dental services, Star Beacon reports. By Gabrielle Masson -
  4. ADA supports Trump’s plan to remove flavored e-cigarettes

    The American Dental Association and more than 50 organizations announced their support of the White House's plan to remove all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes from the market in a Sept. 24 letter. By Gabrielle Masson -
  5. Police: Patient threatens employees at Indiana dental practice over denied insurance

    A patient at a private practice in Jasper, Ind., allegedly made threats to employees Sept. 25, according to The Dubois County Herald. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. 37 new CDT 2020 procedure codes to know

    Dentist should prepare for 37 new CDT procedure codes that go into effect Jan. 1, 2020, according to a Sept. 25 California Dental Association post. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. 14 dental company key notes

    Here's the latest roundup of dental companies that have been in the headlines, including Aspen Dental and Align Technology. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. New York dentist says former bookkeeper embezzled $1M

    James McMahon Jr., DDS, filed a civil lawsuit against its former bookkeeper, claiming she made 37 unauthorized withdrawals from his accounts, totaling $961,000, according to Times Union. By Gabrielle Masson -
  9. Orthodontists, consumers file complaint against SmileDirectClub

    In a putative class action lawsuit against Nashville-based SmileDirectClub, local orthodontists and consumers allege that the company committed fraud and misled buyers, Nashville Post reports.  By Gabrielle Masson -

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