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  1. 6 dental Medicaid updates to know
    Here are six stories by Becker's covering Medicaid updates that have taken place since Aug. 11: 
  2. 4 updates on the dental industry in Arizona in 2 months
    Here are four updates on dentistry in Arizona that Becker's has reported on since Aug. 8:
  3. 5 dental technology updates from September
    From dental implant robots to a new digital lab at a dental school, here are five dental technology updates that Becker's reported on in September:

How a leading DSO quickly grew to $150M in revenue and improved patient outcomes

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A first-of-its-kind DSO made $150M in annual revenue & increased valuation nearly 3,000% in its first few years (during COVID, no less). This case study tells you how.
  1. Current dental school model 'outdated,' 1 dentist says
    Dental education can be improved by providing more business and clinical training, one dentist told Becker's.
  2. 120-office DSO marks positive oral health impact among Louisiana offices
    Atlanta-based DSO Benevis is celebrating the positive impact its Louisiana office has had on costs of care. 
  3. The 'detrimental' industry trend 1 dentist wants to end
    A California dentist sees products associated with DIY dentistry as troublesome for patients and dental practices.
  4. Iowa dentists turning Medicaid patients away over low reimbursement rates
    Many dentists throughout Iowa are choosing not to treat patients on Medicaid because of low Medicaid reimbursement rates, according to an Oct. 2 report by Iowa Public Radio.

How a leading DSO quickly grew to $150M in revenue and improved patient outcomes

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A first-of-its-kind DSO made $150M in annual revenue & increased valuation nearly 3,000% in its first few years (during COVID, no less). This case study tells you how.
  1. Dr. Andreas Geistlich eans AAOMS Special Citation Award
    Andreas Geistlich, PhD, executive chair of Geistlich Pharma North America, was recently given the Board of Trustees Special Citation Award from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
  2. University of Pikeville to name upcoming dental school after donors
    The University of Pikeville's College of Dental Medicine will be named after the family of donors that helped establish the dental school.
  3. Dental practice schedules hit lowest point of 2023
    Dental practice schedules were 83.1 percent full in September, the least full month of 2023, according to a poll from the American Dental Association's Health Policy Institute.
  4. 10 highest-paying states for dental hygienists
    Dental hygienists earn $98,816 per year in Washington, the highest-paying state for the profession, according to career website ZipRecruiter.

DSOs are leveraging data analytics and seeing increased engagement + growth

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  1. Sonrava Health hires VP of talent acquisition
    Sonrava Health recently added Philip Weber to its team to serve as vice president of talent acquisition. 
  2. ADA urges support for REDI Act
    The American Dental Association is requesting support from dental professionals for the Resident Education Deferred Interest Act.
  3. 4 dental insurance legislation updates
    Here are four legislation updates concerning the dental insurance industry that Becker's has reported on since Aug. 4:
  4. Dentsply Sirona names new board chair
    Dental supply company Dentsply Sirona appointed Gregory Lucier as chair of the board, effective Jan. 1, 2024.
  5. The key driver of Allied OMS' growth
    Allied OMS has depended on its doctor-led platform to fuel its growth since its launch three years ago.
  6. Median net income for periodontists since 2000
    Median net income for periodontists in private practices was $281,490 in 2022, according to data collected by the American Dental Association's Health Policy Institute. 
  7. Tops unveils orthodontics patient engagement platform
    Orthodontic practice management software developer Tops launched Tops DPX, a patient engagement platform. 
  8. Dental365 continues expansion in Pennsylvania
    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Dental365 recently acquired a Pennsylvania practice.

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