5 dental companies making headlines

Here's the latest roundup of dental companies that have been in the headlines, including Aspen Dental and SmileDirectClub.

Irvine Calif.-based Johnson Family Dental, which is managed by Smile Brands, has opened a new practice in Santa Maria, Calif.

Purchasing company Elite Dental Alliance has teamed up with Carestream Dental, according to an Aug. 20 news release.

East Syracuse, N.Y.-based Aspen Dental has opened a new practice in Camden, S.C.

Over the past two years, SmileDirectClub has gained momentum and criticism, according to Bloomberg. Although the teeth-straightening company has a partnership with CVS, it is facing backlash from various dental associations.

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