Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. UnitedHealthcare Dental puts opioid prescription limit on providers: 3 details

    Taking a more active role in combating the opioid epidemic, UnitedHealthcare Dental is rolling out new prescription guidelines for its providers, according to Public News Service. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Drs. David Kim, Anita Myers & more: 4 dentists making headlines

    Here are four dentists making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Private equity firm sells 20-office Philadelphia DSO: 3 things to know

    The Beekman Group completed the sale of Philadelphia-based Delaware Valley Management Holdings, a 20-office dental service organization. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Iowa dental hygienist practiced with 12-year expired license

    A Waterloo, Iowa-based dental hygienist was reprimanded after the Iowa Dental Board discovered she was practicing with a 12-year lapsed license, according to The Courier. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Aspen Dental, SmileDirectClub & more: 4 dental companies making headlines

    Here are four dental companies making headlines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Private practice vs. employed dentistry — Dr. Anita Myers explains what dentists need to know

    Dentistry is constantly evolving. In recent years, the emergence of dental service organizations has caused disruption. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. North Carolina dental board steps in after oral surgeon allegedly abused patients under anesthesia

    Wilmington (N.C.) Oral Surgery surgeon Michael Hasson, DDS, is accused of sexually assaulting four female patients who were under anesthesia, according to WECT, an NBC affiliate. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Florida dentists skip mandatory opioid course: 5 notes

    An estimated quarter of dentists and other healthcare providers in Florida reportedly failed to complete a mandatory two-hour opioid prescription training course, according WPEC, an CBS affiliate. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 11 states with lowest, highest dental costs

    Dental care can be seen as a luxury rather than a necessity for some patients. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Restorative dentistry market to reach $21.27M by 2025 — 10 top companies

    The global restorative dentistry market is predicted to exceed $21.27 million by 2025, growing at a 6 percent compound annual growth rate, according to a Data Bridge Market Research report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Biolase agrees to $500K settlement over patent infringement allegations

    In January, Biolase settled an ongoing lawsuit with CAO Group, which alleged the company of committing patent infringement. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. California oral surgeon reprimanded after patient dies following dental surgery

    Long Beach, Calif.-based dentist David Kim, MD, DDS, was placed on three years of probation after being found negligent for a patient's death, the Long Beach Post reports. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. California dentist pleads guilty to submitting $3.8M in false claims

    Los Angeles dentist Benjamin Rosenberg, DDS, pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud, according to Law Fuel. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 10 states with worst dental health

    Wallethub released its list of U.S. states with the best and worst dental health. The organization compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia across 26 key indicators of dental awareness. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Drs. Brian Moore, Thomas Bach & more: 4 dentists making headlines

    Here are four dentists making headlines: By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. 3 latest Aspen Dental openings

    East Syracuse, N.Y.-based Aspen Dental opened three new practices in the past few months. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. 10 states with best dental health

    Wallethub released its list of U.S. states with the best and worst dental health. The organization compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia across 26 key indicators of dental awareness. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Making Medicaid Dental, Vision More Expansive Doesn't Have to Mean More Expensive

    By all accounts, healthcare was the #1 driver of the results of the recent midterm elections. While the primary focus was preserving the gains that have been made in bringing health insurance to more Americans, especially those with pre-existing conditions, it appears there may have been some positive unintended consequences. By Craig Kasten -
  8. DentalMarketIQ partners with Dental Trade Alliance to develop national database: 3 insights

    DentalMarketIQ, a division of P&R Dental Strategies, entered into an agreement with Dental Trade Alliance. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. CVS, SmileDirectClub partner to offer in-store services: 5 things to know

    SmileDirectClub teamed up with CVS Health to start a pilot program designed to treat patients and customers at their local CVS, according to CNBC. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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