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Dentistry's recovery has stalled; what do dentists face now?
October 20, 2020 -- Now that 99% of dental practices in the U.S. have reopened following COVID-19 shutdowns, dentists and dental service organizations can't hire assistants and hygienists, according to data released on October 16 by the ADA's Health Policy Institute.  Discuss
6 DSO trends to watch as 2020 comes to a close
October 19, 2020 -- Dental service organizations (DSOs) have continued to evolve through the years, and that certainly includes what has happened in 2020. How did the COVID-19 business disruption affect DSOs, and what lies ahead for them as the days tick toward 2021? Dr. Anthony Stefanou gives his view and offers advice about what is happening and could happen in the DSO space.  Discuss
New Mountain Capital acquires Benevis
October 13, 2020 -- New Mountain Capital has acquired the assets and operations of LT Smile Corp., including its subsidiary dental management company Benevis.
PepperPointe nearly doubles through practice buys
October 6, 2020 -- Dental service organization PepperPointe Partnerships has added 37 independent dental practices in Kentucky to its business, growing its network to include 92 office locations, 85 doctors, and more than $100 million in revenue.
Social responsibility: Dentistry's costly omission
September 24, 2020 -- There's a key piece missing to the true mission of dentistry right now, opines Dr. Marc Cooper. In today's world, he believes dentistry has lost sight of its mission to act in the best interest of society as a whole. He shares his thoughts and beliefs on what could turn things around in this article.  Discuss
Heartland Dental expands into Idaho
September 21, 2020 -- Heartland Dental announced it has added its first practice in Idaho.
MB2 Dental expands into Mich.
September 4, 2020 -- Dental service organization MB2 Dental has added its first practice in Michigan.
Guardian Dentistry Partners expands into NC
August 28, 2020 -- Guardian Dentistry Partners has announced a further expansion of its growing number of partnerships across the U.S. by adding North Carolina's Fresh Dental group to its ranks.
ADSO issues statement on patient safety and essential dental care
August 14, 2020 -- The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) said it strongly disagrees with the recent recommendation by the World Health Organization that patients should delay routine dental care due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
MB2 Dental expands into Pa.
July 30, 2020 -- Dental services organization MB2 Dental has expanded into Pennsylvania with the addition of Lake Erie Dental in Erie.