Drs. Jim Wood, Mark Roettger & more: 6 dentists making headlines — June 11, 2015

Here are six dentists making headlines this past week.

Mark Roettger, DDS, clinic director for the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview General Practice Residency clinic, was featured in the Star Tribune's "My Jobs" segment, discussing how he was one of the few dentists doing sports dentistry.

Jim Wood, DDS, a California dentist and state assemblyman, was featured in The Sacramento Bee, discussing the importance for California children receiving dental benefits via Medi-Cal and the ACC.

Dennis B. Jaffe, DMD, an Atlanta dentist, has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud and agreed to pay close to $325,000 in a civil settlement, reports Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Bryan Randolph, DDS, a Folsom, Calif., dentist returned from a trip to Nicaragua where he provided free dental care to patients at schools in Jinotepe and Managua, reports The Folsom Telegraph.

Leslie E. Grant, DDS, has been named one of Maryland's Top 100 Women by Daily Record.

Arthur Chal, DDS, spoke about the differences in "corporate" and "concierge" dentistry, stating corporate dental offices prioritize profit and are opening in record numbers.

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