7 dentists making headlines

Here's the latest roundup of dentists making headlines.

  • The Vermont Board of Dental Examiners revoked the license of William McDonald, DMD, for using improperly sterilized instruments and a history of unprofessional conduct.
  • Nashville, Tenn.-based Marquee Dental Partners announced Feb. 18 that it has opened a new de novo office in East Nashville, which is being led by Erin Spencer, DDS.
  • Yun Sup Kim, DDS, of Emerald Terrace Dental in Swansea, Ill., pleaded guilty Feb. 14 to a Medicaid fraud scheme that spanned three years.
  • A judge denied the request of William Gardner, DDS, to have his insurance fraud charges dropped.
  • Waltham, Mass.-based 42 North Dental announced Feb. 19 that it has affiliated with Allen Dental Associates in Braintree, Mass., which is co-led by Today, Craig Allen, DDS, and Laura Handwerk, DDS.
  • Nashville, Tenn.-based SmileDirectClub has called the complaint filed by California's Dental Board against its chief clinical officer and company dentist, Jeffrey Sulitzer, DMD, "a retaliatory accusation."

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