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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Texas governor ends teledentistry ban
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill June 18 formally ending a ban on teledentistry in Texas.
  1. 7 dentists making headlines
    From sexual assault charges to indefinite license suspensions, below are seven dentists making headlines this week:
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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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  1. North Carolina dental office must pay $30K settlement over HIV discrimination claims
    Raleigh, N.C.-based Night and Day Dental has reached a settlement to resolve a claim that it discriminated against a woman with HIV in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to a June 17 news release from the Justice Department.
  2. CareQuest Institute for Oral Health CEO to receive Extraordinary Women Advancing Healthcare Award
    The Commonwealth Institute will honor CareQuest Institute for Oral Health President and CEO Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, with its Extraordinary Women Advancing Healthcare Award.
  3. Wisconsin Legislature considering first large oral health investment in 2 decades
    The Wisconsin Legislature's budget writing committee voted June 15 to increase Medicaid reimbursements for low-income dental services in the state's 2021-23 budget.
  4. Pennsylvania dentists seeing fewer patients, higher costs
    Dental offices in Pennsylvania are struggling with pandemic-related stress such as reduced staff, fewer patients and increased costs, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
  1. Aspen Dental opens 900th practice
    Chicago-based Aspen Dental has officially opened its 900th U.S. office.
  2. New claims against Massachusetts dentist accused of cheating Medicaid program
    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has filed new claims against a dentist, alleging he charged patients for missed and canceled appointments.
  3. Colgate initiative to provide migrant families, children with dental supplies
    Colgate is partnering with the Save the Children organization to provide migrant families and children in California and Texas with dental care products.
  4. Washington dentist gets license suspended indefinitely for alleged prescription misuse
    The Dental Commission indefinitely suspended the license of Luke Edward St. Marie, DDS, in an April 2021 agreed order, according to a June 16 news release from the Washington State Department of Health.
  5. Delta Dental donated $102.5M in 2020
    Delta Dental released its 2020 Community Impact Report June 16, which shows the organization's companies and foundation donated more than $102.5 million last year.
  6. Spark Aligners gets FDA clearance for kids with primary, secondary teeth
    Orthodontic solutions company Ormco Corp. has received FDA clearance for its Spark Clear Aligner System to treat children with primary and secondary teeth.
  7. 8 companies hiring dental supply chain talent
    Below are eight companies seeking dental supply chain expertise:
  8. 9 dental companies hiring RCM talent
    Below are nine companies seeking dental revenue cycle expertise:
  9. Sunbit Technology offers dental practices 'buy now, pay later' option
    Sunbit Technology recently introduced June 16 its new "buy now, pay later" payment solution for dental patients.

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