8 dentists making headlines

Here's the latest roundup of dentists making headlines.

  1. Florida pediatric dentist Staci Suggs, DDS, added a $10 fee to patient bills to cover the cost of the personal protective equipment needed to operate safely amid the pandemic.

  2. Wisconsin dentist Frederick Kriemelmeyer, DDS, was sentenced to six years in prison for tax evasion.

  3. C.J. Henley, DMD, hired a teacher to instruct his staff's children four days a week at his Jacksonville, Fla.-based practice.

  4. Texas dentist Mark Porter, DDS, defended his practice's $10 COVID-19 surcharge, citing the need to purchase additional personal protective equipment.

  5. Arkansas dentist Brian Moore, DDS, is facing a lawsuit alleging he ran a scheme to fraudulently bill Medicaid and perform "bogus procedures."

  6. Wisconsin dentist Christopher Kania, DDS, received three years' probation for using his employees to fill oxycodone prescriptions for his own use.

  7. Steven Stacey, DDS, shared his frustrations regarding New York's failure to provide dentists with clear guidance on how to approach reopening their practices.

  8. Jessica Meeske, DDS, discussed how she successfully handled her rural Nebraska pediatric practice's closure and reopening.


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