4 dentists making headlines

Here's this week's roundup of dentists making headlines.

  1. California dentist Donald Montano, DDS, will ride his bike 3,400 miles across the U.S. to raise money for a nonprofit organization that helps increase dental care access among children and young adults.

  2. Jeffrey Okeson, DMD, was named as the new dean of the Lexington-based University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.

  3. Alaska dentists Kevin Gottlieb, DDS, Thomas Kovaleski, DDS, and Clay Crossett, DMD, were fired after their practice conducted an investigation of their record falsifications.

  4. Maryland dentist Edward Buford III, DDS, allegedly paid kickbacks to recruit patients and obtained millions in Medicaid payments for services that weren't always delivered.

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