6 dentists making headlines

Here's the latest roundup of dentists making headlines.

  1. Georgia dentist Roy Johnson, DDS, filed a class-action lawsuit May 8 against insurers that denied claims for lost income because of the pandemic.

  2. Florida dentist Craig Spodak, DMD, detailed his practice's decision to give first responders free dental care during the pandemic.

  3. Colorado dentist Ken Gasper, DDS, joined Denver-based DSO Espire Dental, marking the first dental group acquisition during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  4. Wisconsin dentist Frederick Prehn, DDS, discussed the nonstop patient flow in his office since reopening for elective procedures.

  5. Massachusetts dentist Ryan S. Lee, DDS, answered a call to National Guard active duty to lead the rollout of more than 30,000 COVID-19 tests to the state's most vulnerable residents.

  6. Michigan dentist Seth Vruggink, DDS, shared concerns of the potential public health crisis that could arise if the state further delays routine dental care.

More articles on dental:
Michigan dentists urge governor to resume routine care, cite potential public health crisis
Dental oncologist leads National Guard coronavirus testing in Massachusetts
'Dentistry can feel really lonely': How Aspen Dental supported a Florida dentist through the pandemic

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