Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Associate dentists earn $117K annually — 5 key stats on their salaries

    On average, an associate dentist earns $117,446 annually, according to PayScale. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Maryland dental board permanently revokes dentist's license after conviction hearing: 6 things to know

    After suspending Vaqar Ahmad Chourdy's, DDS, license in 2013, the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners permanently revoked the dentists license, according to the Herald-Mail Media. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Pacira & Aetna expand partnership to combat opioid epidemic: 4 things to know

    Pacira Pharmaceuticals and Aetna are expanding their collaboration effort, according to Yahoo! Finance. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Private investment firm acquires 80-practice DSO: 3 insights

    Chicago-based Elite Dental Partners recapitalized with Cressey & Company, a private investment firm. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Texas court finds Xerox at fault for $2B in Medicaid fraud scheme — Dentists not liable

    The Texas Supreme Court found Xerox, now known as Conduent Business Services, at fault for a six-year long Medicaid scheme totaling $2 billion in fraud, according to My Statesman. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Arizona Gov. passes dental therapy licensing law: 5 insights

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, R, signed HB2235 into law in May, allowing dental therapists to provide preventative and restorative dental care, according to The Heartland Institute. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Dentsply Sirona launches new laser: 5 highlights

    Dentsply Sirona unveiled its latest dental laser the Sculpt I.Q. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Dentist defends practice after 2 patients test positive for hepatitis C: 3 things to know

    Earlier in June, Simoce Muskoka District Health in Ontario, Canada officials reported two patients from a single dental clinic tested positive for hepatitis C. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Rhode Island dentist pleads guilty to $1.2M in tax evasion: 5 details

    North Providence, R.I.-based dentist Lawrence Stephenson, DDS, pled guilty to tax evasion, according to the Providence Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. DDS Dental Technology makes new partnership to ensure HIPAA compliant emails: 3 takeaways

    DDS Dental Technology partnered with Identillect Technologies, a provider of HIPAA compliant email security, to use the company's Delivery Trust platform. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. 2 patients from dental clinic test positive for hepatitis C after treatment: 3 takeaways

    Simcoe Muskoka District Health in Ontario, Canada, reported two patients from a single dental clinic tested positive for hepatitis C, according to the Toronto Sun. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Drs. Gregory Garro, Douglas Trepp & more: 3 dentists making headlines

    Here are three dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Heartland Dental seeks zoning permit to open new Connecticut practice: 4 details

    Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental is in the midst of obtaining permits to open a new practice in Stonington, Conn., according to The Day. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Aspen Dental, Henry Schein & more: 7 dental companies making headlines

    Here are seven dental companies making headlines.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Former Dental One CEO joins Sage Dental Management as CEO: 5 insights

    Boca Raton, Fla.-based Sage Dental Management selected Thomas Marler to serve as president and CEO, effective immediately. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Nebraska dentist sentenced to 10 months in prison for healthcare fraud: 5 notes

    U.S. attorney Joseph Kelly and Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson sentenced Omaha, Neb.-based dentistry Gregory Garro, DDS, to 10 months in prison for healthcare fraud, according to 1011 Now. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Shooting outside Colorado dental office leaves one person dead

    On July 14, a shooting occurred outside of Westminster, Colo.-based Comfort Dental, leaving one person dead, according to The Washington Post. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Massachusetts Dental Society agrees to 9% pay cut: 5 things to know

    After a year of negotiating payment rates, Delta Dental of Massachusetts and state dentists agreed to changes in the insurer's coverage plans, according to The Boston Globe. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. 5 things to know about Affordable Care CEO Douglas Brown

    Here are five things to know about Raleigh, N.C.-based Affordable Care CEO Douglas Brown. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Aspen Dental opens practices in Florida & Texas: 4 details

    Aspen Dental launched two new practices, one in Bartow, Fla., and the other in Brownwood, Texas. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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