Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Massachusetts reconsiders licensing dental therapists: 5 things to know

    After spending years at odds, representatives supporting dentists and dental hygienists in Massachusetts are backing a bill to licensing dental therapists, according to The Heartland Institute. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Nonprofit Wisconsin dental clinic struggles to keep doors open as reimbursement rates remain low

    Madison-based More Smiles Wisconsin is fighting to manage and treat the 90,000-plus people eligible for care at the nonprofit clinic, according to WKOW. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Carolinas Center for Ambulatory Dentistry drills into new facility: 5 insights

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Carolinas Center for Ambulatory Dentistry broke ground on an 11,000-square-foot dental surgery center, according to the Charlotte Business Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Heartland Dental, Kool Smiles & more: 5 dental companies making headlines

    Here are five dental companies making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 53% of adults say their smile impacts their overall success: 3 insights

    A recent Delta Dental survey questioned what aspects of an adult's life affect their confidence. Participants were surveyed about their oral health, relationships, earning optional and skin care. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Ohio dentist pleads guilty to drugging woman & gross sexual imposition

    New Philadelphia, Ohio-based dentist Victor Nguyen, DMD, pled guilty to a second degree and fourth degree felony charges after he drugged and sexually assaulted a woman, according to the Times Reporter. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Chicagoland Smile Group doubles size with 14 practice dental group partnership: 3 things to know

    Chicagoland Smile Group partnered with Crest Hill, Ill.-based Advanced Family Dental and Orthodontics to expand its dental practice management support and services in the Chicagoland area. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Orthodontist making 6-figure salary now $1M-plus in debt: 7 things to know

    While dentists and orthodontists make some of the leading salaries in the U.S., the six figures salaries don't often make up the difference for the large sums they pay in student loans. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 43% of rural Americans don't have access to dental care & 7 more statistics

    Although Medicaid continues to expand throughout the U.S., there are still major gaps in access to dental care. West Virginia is one of the leading states lacking access to dental care, according to The Washington Post. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 5 things to know about Altima Dental founder Dr. Sven Grail

    Here are five things to know about Toronto, Canada-based Altima Dental founder Sven Grail, DMD. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. New York dentist pleads guilty to sexually abusing man inside office — Will not receive jail sentence

    New York City-based dentist Michael Krochak, DMD, will not serve time in jail after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a 24-year-old man in his office, according to the Daily News. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. Heartland Dental gifts EIU scholarship funds: 3 highlights

    Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental donated $20,000 to Charleston-based Eastern Illinois University, according to the Journal Gazette & Times Courier. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Drs. Albert Hazzouri, Joseph Crowley & more: 7 dentists making headlines

    Here are seven dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 550 children receive free Kool Smiles dental services: 3 insights

    Atlanta-based Kool Smiles put on its fourth Annual Sharing Smiles Day at clinics throughout 13 states and Washington, D.C. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Detroit woman illegally sells braces for $150 on Facebook: 5 things to know

    A Detroit woman is being investigator for illegally selling and performing dental procedures without a license, according to Click on Detroit. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Western Dental, Henry Schein & more: 6 dental companies making headlines

    Here are six dental companies making headlines: By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. 10 statistics on oral surgery revenue per case

    Here are 10 statistics on oral surgery revenue per case at ASCs, based on VMG Health's 2018 Multi-Specialty ASC Benchmarking Study. By Laura Dyrda -
  7. SUV crashes into Western Dental Offices — One person in office injured

    After losing control of the SUV, a driver crashed into Downey, Calif.-based Western Dental & Orthodontics, according to the Press Telegram. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Brasseler expands endodontist device portfolio

    Brasseler, a dental and surgical instrumentation developer, unveiled three new devices for endodontists. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Celebrity dentist Dr. David Carr found guilty of 2 aggravated indecent assault charges

    Australian dentist Dr. David Carr of Smile Dental Care Double Bay was found guilty of aggravated indecent assault and common assault, according to WA Today. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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