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  1. Patients say Georgia dentist refuses to show up for appointments

    A Troup County, Ga.-based dentist has been accused by patients of not performing procedures that the patients have already paid for, according to WSBTV. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 6 dental companies, practices making headlines

    Here is the latest roundup of dental companies and practices that have been in the headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Dental Care Alliance adds Arizona group to practice network

    Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance affiliated with East Valley Implant and Periodontal Center. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Explosion causes extensive damage at Florida dental practice

    Plantation, Fla.-based Kid's Dental Place has been closed due to an explosion that destroyed the surrounding area on July 5, according to CBS12. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Electronic toothbrush maker launches dental insurance alternative

    Electronic toothbrush manufacturer Quip launched Quipcare, a platform that allows customers to shop for dental care, according to a July 9 news release. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Former New Hampshire dental office employee accused of stealing $3K

    A former Keene (N.H.) Dentistry and Implants employee has been charged with theft for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from the dental practicing, according to the Union Leader. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Alaska cuts dental benefits for Medicaid patients

    Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed $50 million from the state's Medicaid budget last week, cutting dental benefits for patients, according to Anchorage CBS affiliate KTVA. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Society of St. Vincent de Paul selects clinical dental director

    The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Phoenix announced Scott Myers, DMD, will serve as its new clinical dental director. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Florida man charged with practicing dentistry without license, again

    A Delray Beach, Fla., man was charged with practicing dentistry without a license after a patient reported that she was diagnosed with oral cancer, according to the Miami Herald. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Kentucky Medicaid insurer to cut dentists' reimbursement up to 35%

    Kentucky Medicaid insurer Passport Health Plan is set to slash reimbursement rates for dental surgeons by up to 35 percent, two dental surgeons confirmed to Insider Louisville. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. 28 DSO affiliations, partnerships in 2019

    Dental service organizations have made headlines in 2019 for partnering with private equity firms and affiliating with local practices. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. UAB School of Dentistry gets $22.4M to further dental practice network

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry received a seven-year, $22.4 million grant to further its dental practice-based research network, according to the Alabama Newscenter. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 61% of people willing to receive vaccines at dental office

    A majority of people — 61 percent — would be willing to undergo preventive medical care, such as receiving vaccinations or blood pressure checks, at a dental office, according to a survey from The Pew Charitable Trusts and Boston-based Harvard School of Dental Medicine that was conducted in 2018. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Judge rules Pennsylvania dental group can't force patient to remove online comments

    A Westmoreland County judge ruled against a request from Three Rivers Dental to have a patient's comments removed from social media websites, according to By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Wisconsin dentist indicted in $450K tax evasion scheme

    A federal grand jury indicted a La Crosse, Wis., dentist for years of alleged tax evasion, according to a June 27 Department of Justice news release. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Danaher to spin out dental business

    Danaher Corp. announced June 27 that it will create a new entity that will comprise three operating companies with its dental business. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. 7 dentists making headlines

    Here's the latest roundup of dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Missouri dentist pleads guilty to illegally prescribing opioids, making false statements to Medicare

    A St. Louis dentist has pleaded guilty to wrongfully prescribing opioids to a woman for 10 years and lying to Medicare, according to local NBC affiliate KSDK. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. 5 dental companies, practices making headlines

    Here is the latest roundup of dental companies and practices that have been in the headlines, including SmileDirectClub and Heartland Dental. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Pennsylvania dentist hid practice income to fraudulently receive medical, food assistance, inspector says

    A Pennsylvania dentist has been accused of falsely obtaining food and medical benefits by hiding the income from his dental practice, according to Penn Live. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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