Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Fired University of Kentucky dentistry dean files whistle-blower lawsuit

    Lexington-based University of Kentucky School of Dentistry's former dean is suing the school, claiming he was unlawfully fired, according to the Courier Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Trump forwarded letter from dentist pal at Mar-a-Lago to VA chief

    After seeing President Donald Trump at his private Florida Mar-a-Lago club in 2017, golfing buddy Albert Hazzouri, DDS, left him with a letter that Trump passed to Veteran Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, according to The National Memo. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Shooting outside California dental practice injures man

    A man was injured and rushed to a nearby hospital after a shooting in front of a Carson, Calif., dental practice March 5, according to the Daily Breeze. By Mackenzie Garrity -

Patient out-of-pocket spend reached $365B in 2017. What is your practice doing to improve collections?

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  1. Biolase posts $46.2M in 2018 FY revenue: 5 notes

    Biolase issued its fourth-quarter and full year financial report, for the year ending Dec. 31, 2018. The dental laser company saw increases in revenue, consumables and new customer growth. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 7 dental companies making headlines

    Seven dental company key notes:  By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 8 reasons why dental assistants are crucial to the success of dental practices

    Pacific Dental Services® (PDS®), a dental support organization that provides business and administrative services for dental offices, will join the American Dental Assistants Association during the 42nd annual Dental Assistants Recognition Week in celebration of the hard working Dental Assistants (DAs) who greatly contribute to the quality of care provided to patients. By Staff -
  4. Florida DSO continues Colorado expansion

    Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance has added Colorado Springs (Colo.) Oral Surgery to its network of supported practices. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Delta Dental of Rhode Island CEO to retire

    Delta Dental of Rhode Island President and CEO Joseph Nagle will retire July 1, according to the Providence Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Washington state dentist suspended, charged with using excessive anesthetics on patients

    A dentist in Washington state has had his license suspended by a state panel that claims he used excessive anesthetics on at least 11 patients and failed to report that one of them had been transferred to the emergency room because of bleeding and swelling, reports local CBS affiliate news station KIMA-TV.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Patterson Dental partners with Oxyfresh

    Patterson Dental will now distribute Oxyfresh's dental care products across the U.S. through its latest partnership. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Indiana University School of Dentistry selects first female dean

    Indianapolis-based Indiana University School of Dentistry has named Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch its dean, according to Inside Indiana Business. By Mackenzie Garrity -

5 surprisingly simple strategies to increase your case acceptance.

If your dental practice's case acceptance rates are below 85%, you need to offer more financing options.
  1. Walgreens opens first dental office in Florida store

    After partnering with East Syracuse, N.Y.-based Aspen Dental last year, Walgreens has launched its first dental practice in its Palatka, Fla., store, according to First Coast News, an ABC News affiliate. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Patterson posts $1.4B in sales for fiscal Q3: 5 things to know

    Patterson Companies released its fiscal 2019 third quarter financial results. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Phony Michigan dentist ran practice out of basement, police allege

    Clinton Township, Mich., police arrested a man for allegedly operating a dental practice in his basement without a license, according to WXYZ, an ABC affiliate. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Smile Brands continues Florida expansion

    Irvine, Calif.-based Smile Brands added Hoffman Dental in Sarasota, Fla., to its growing network. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. 3 dentists, Washington State Dental Association sue Delta Dental

    The Washington State Dental Association, Todd Irwin, DDS, and two other dentists filed a lawsuit against Delta Dental of Washington, claiming the dental provider needs to improve transparency and patient focus, according to the Peninsula Daily News. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Drs. Claude Adams, Nicholas Papapetros & more: 9 dentists making headlines

    Here are nine dentists making headlines: By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Texas DSO appoints 7 dentists, oral surgeons to clinical board

    Irving, Texas-based U.S. Oral Surgery Management created a clinical governance board and appointed seven dentists and leaders to serve two-year terms. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Ohio dental practice alerts patients of data breach

    The Dental Center of Northwest Ohio in Toledo is notifying patients of a Sept. 1, 2018, data breach. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Henry Schein, Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners & more: 6 dental companies making headlines

    Here are six dental companies making headlines: By Mackenzie Garrity -

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