8 dental companies, practices making headlines

Here is the latest roundup of dental companies and practices that have been in the headlines, including SmileDirectClub and UnitedHealthcare Dental.

1. Cincinnati-based Cordental Group Management has acquired Dubuque, Iowa-based AppleWhite Dental.

2. SmileDirectClub has increased its spending with Pinterest over the past year.

3. UnitedHealthcare Dental selected Colleen Van Ham to serve as CEO.

4. Irvine, Calif.-based Pacific Dental Services has expanded into Cincinnati, according to a May 29 news release.

5. Private investment firm Bain Capital Double Impact has signed a deal with Rodeo Dental & Orthodontics to support the dental service organization's future growth.

6. The Las Vegas fire department ruled a fire started at ABLE Dental was caused by arson.

7. Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Peak Vista Dental is alerting 27 patients that they may have been exposed to disease after equipment was improperly sterilized.

8. Harrisburg, Pa.-based Capital City Dental Care was hit with an age discrimination lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after the dental practice allegedly unlawfully fired a group of dental hygienists.

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