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  1. 10 DSO and dental leaders to know
    The dental industry is a fascinating space with regional and national dental service organizations growing rapidly.
  2. 6 things to know about the richest people in dentistry
    Three dental leaders recently made Forbes' list of the world's richest people for 2022.
  3. Peak Dental Services adds Texas practice
    Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Peak Dental Services recently expanded their network with a Texas practice.

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  1. Dental assisting graduates total drops 18.7% over 5 years
    The number of dental assisting graduates dropped 18.7 percent over five years, according to the American Dental Association's "Dental Education Program Enrollment and Graduates Report: 2021-22."
  2. Eye center co-located with Western Dental opens in California
    Sonrava Health recently opened an office housing the LooksBrite Eye Center and Western Dental & Orthodontics in South Gate, Calif. 
  3. Car strikes Massachusetts dental practice
    The office of Thomas Analetto, DMD, was hit by a car June 24, WCVB 5 Boston reported. 
  4. Embattled Florida dentist barred from female patients
    The Florida Department of Health restricted the license of Charles Stamitoles, DDS, June 22 in response to the dentist's legal history, barring him from practicing dentistry on female patients.

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  1. New York's Helfner Family Dental joins Dental Care Alliance
    Sarasota, Fla.-based Dental Care Alliance expanded its New York footprint with the addition of Helfner Family Dental to its network. 
  2. California Dental Association, Abyde partner to provide support for dental practices
    The California Dental Association partnered with software company Abyde to offer the association's 27,000 members business support for their practices.
  3. Debt refinancing platform launches for dentists
    Dental Debt Solutions, an online platform that gives dentists and doctors a new option to refinance their educational debt, launched June 23.
  4. Top benefits dental practices are offering employees
    Paid vacation, sick time and holidays are the top three benefits offered to employees at dental practices, according to a June poll by the American Dental Association's Health Policy institute.

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  1. 10 DSO and dental leaders to know
    The dental industry is a fascinating space with regional and national dental service organizations growing rapidly.
  2. Top barriers preventing full schedules at dental practices
    Fewer patients making appointments and cancellations continue to be the biggest factor preventing full schedules at dental practices, according to a June poll from the American Dental Association's Health Policy Institute.
  3. DentalXChange acquires dental software company
    Dental electronic data interchange company DentalXChange has acquired dental software company ExtraDent.
  4. CareQuest Institute, Journal of Public Health Dentistry partner to provide anti-racist solutions
    Boston-based nonprofit CareQuest Institute for Oral Health partnered with the Journal of Public Health Dentistry for a special issue that is centered around anti-racism in dental public health. 
  5. The dental industry's biggest uncertainties
    Supply chain, staffing and reimbursement issues are just a few uncertainties the dental industry is grappling with today.
  6. More than half of dentists have offered dental assistants, hygienists pay raises: report
    A large percentage of dentists offered dental assistants and hygienists raises in the past year as staff recruitment continues to be a top priority at practices nationwide, according to a June poll by the American Dental Association's Health Policy Institute. More than 1,200 dentists were polled, though not every question yielded that many responses, according to the institute.
  7. Washington dentist's license suspended after alleged sanitation violations
    A Washington dentist's dental license has been suspended after he allegedly violated multiple sanitation and infection control rules, the Washington State Department of Health reported June 22.
  8. Align Technology marks 25th anniversary with $250,000 donation to JA Worldwide
    Medical device company Align Technology recently celebrated its 25th anniversary by making a $250,000 donation to Junior Achievement Worldwide. 
  9. U.S. Oral Surgery Management pledges gift-match incentive to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation
    Irving, Texas-based U.S. Oral Surgery Management announced it will match every donation made to the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation’s annual fund by June 30, up to $35,000. 

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