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  1. SmileDirectClub seeks $10M incentive package from Tennessee to hire 2,000 new employees

    Tennessee officials are considering a $10 million stimulus package for SmileDirectClub as the company seeks to undergo a major expansion in the state, according to the Tennessean. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 5 DSOs affiliate with new practices in June

    Below is a roundup of five dental service organizations that made new partnerships in June. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Scammers posing as DEA agents target California dental offices with money demands

    Several California dentists have reported getting calls from scammers posing as Drug Enforcement Administration agents, asking for money and making other demands, according to the California Dental Association. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Illinois dentists, physicians form coalition to fight proposed anesthesia rule

    A group of dentists and physicians in Illinois are banning together to fight proposed legislation that would allow certified registered nurse anesthetists to administer anesthesia without a physician or dentist present, according to the Illinois Business Daily. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Texas dental office target of burglars

    Police in Corpus Christi, Texas, are investigating a burglary at a local dental practice reported on June 17, according to ABC affiliate KIIITV. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Court rules against Florida dentist's $600K appraisal in Hurricane Irma damage case

    A federal court disqualified a Naples, Fla.-based dentist's appraiser because the nearly $600,000 property damage insurance claim was more than the state's 10 percent cap, according to the Florida Record. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. North Carolina dentist accused of failing to pay employees overtime

    A North Carolina dentist was accused by federal investigators of not paying his employees overtime, according to ABC11. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Maryland dentist found guilty in $84M bribery case

    A Fulton, Md., dentist and an investment firm CEO were found guilty of participating in a scheme to bribe Haitian officials in exchange for business advantages, according to the Department of Justice. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Wisconsin legislature looks to license dental therapists

    A Wisconsin state representative proposed a bill that would license dental therapists, hoping to improve access to care, according to local ABC affiliate WBAY. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Budget cuts force Nevada health group to lay off 30 employees, limit dental care

    Reno, Nev.-based Community Health Alliance, a six-facility nonprofit health center, will downsize its staff by around 30 people and limit the dental care provided, according to Fox11. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Virginia dentist shot and killed outside office

    A Newport News, Va., dentist was shot on June 19 in the parking lot of his dental practice, Deer Park Dental, according to the Daily Press. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. 8 dental companies making headlines

    Here is the latest roundup of dental companies and practices that have been in the headlines, including Align Technology and Aspen Dental. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 20 healthcare CEOs with best employee reviews on Glassdoor — Who made it for dental

    Job and recruiting site Glassdoor announced the winners of its annual Employees' Choice Award, honoring the top-rated CEOs in 2019. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Dental Care Alliance enters Arizona

    Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance has expanded into Arizona with an affiliation with Cordon Orthodontics. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. New Jersey dental assistant sentenced to 19 months for selling 1K oxycodone pills

    A New Jersey dental assistant was sentenced to 19 months in prison on June 17 for distributing more than 1,000 oxycodone pills to a confidential informant, according to By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Former U of Pittsburgh dental professor wins appeal in discriminatory firing case

    A federal appeals court judge on June 11 ruled in favor of a former University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine professor after she filed an ethnic discrimination lawsuit against the university, according to The Pitt News. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Texas Tech secures $20M for El Paso dental school set to open in 2021

    Texas Tech University in Lubbock has secured $20 million in state funding to open a dental school in El Paso, according to the El Paso Times. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Arizona dentist who faked credentials sentenced to 2 years probation

    An Arizona dentist who pleaded guilty to using fake credentials to obtain an anesthesia permit was sentenced June 17 to two years of probation, according to ABC15. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Aspen Dental expands into California

    East Syracuse, N.Y.-based Aspen Dental has entered California with the opening of its first practice in the state. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Florida dental group alerts 1,200 patients of malware infection

    Rosenbaum Dental Group is notifying 1,200 patients of malware that may have compromised patient information, according to the HIPAA Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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