7 dentists making headlines

From a lawsuit settlement to increasing oral healthcare access, here are seven dentists who made headlines this past week:

  1. Dr. Ron Barrett, a former president of the South Carolina Dental Association and the South Carolina Board of Dentistry, died July 28 at the age of 79.
  2. Chue Cha, DDS, has been ordered by the Minnesota Human Rights Department to pay $54,000 in restitution to a former employee for age discriminiation.
  3. Three dentists spoke with Becker's about recent measures that are expanding access to dental care and what else needs to be done to improve oral healthcare access.
  4. Guy Bibbs Jr., DDS, a former president of the Chicago Dental Society, died June 7 at the age of 73.
  5. Thomas Aye, DDS, a retired dentist from Michigan, was found dead in his home July 25. His son, Scott Sterffy, was arrested July 31 in connection with his death.

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