Unlicensed RI woman accused of extracting woman’s tooth
A Rhode Island woman is accused of practicing unlicensed dentistry after a person was hospitalized following a molar extraction she performed.
May 22, 2023
DSO Great Expressions rocked by cyberattack
Dental service organizations, most recently Great Expressions Dental Centers, have been hit by cybersecurity incidents.
May 22, 2023
Mass. dentist gets jail in $1.2M embezzlement case
A Massachusetts dentist was sentenced to jail for purportedly intercepting $1.2 million intended for his employer and funneling the funds to a secret bank account.
May 16, 2023
FL dentist accused of attacking man with golf club at top-end club
A Florida dentist was arrested for allegedly beating a doctor with a golf club during a dispute.
May 5, 2023
DC dentist, hygienist charged with fraud
A dentist and dental hygienist from a Washington, DC, dental clinic were indicted on conspiracy and other offenses for allegedly pocketing $4 million in fraudulent Medicaid claims.
April 24, 2023
Dental Monitoring files patent suit against Get-Grin
Dental Monitoring has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware against Get-Grin, claiming it infringed on its patent for its DM ScanBox device.
April 24, 2023
Fla. dentist pleads guilty to tax evasion, more
A Florida dentist who allegedly evaded tax payments by hiding them in his mother’s bank account and overseas has pleaded guilty.
April 12, 2023
The COVID-19 emergency is ending: Are you prepared?
As the COVID-19 public health emergency nears its end, dentists should review workplace policies, according to a webinar held on March 23 by the Dental Trade Alliance's lobbying firm Polsinelli.
March 23, 2023
Suit claims CVS dry mouth product can erode teeth
An Illinois man is suing CVS Pharmacy claiming that its dry mouth dietary supplement discs are falsely advertised as promoting a healthy mouth by providing lasting moisture. However, the product's high acidity may erode or demineralize teeth, according to the lawsuit.
March 21, 2023
Week in Review: Dangers of dam clamps | Risks of sedative-induced fantasies | Post-COVID-19 PHE planning
March 17, 2023
Prepare now for the end of the COVID-19 emergency
As the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency approaches in May, dentists need to ensure that they are complying with the U.S. Stark law, according to a webinar hosted on March 14 by the Dental Trade Alliance's lobbying firm Polsinelli.
March 15, 2023
Sedative-induced fantasies may be rare risk to dentists
Hallucinated sexual assaults and erotic fantasies induced by sedatives, including midazolam, may occur during procedures like dental restorations, putting clinicians at risk of legal troubles, according to a review published on March 9 in the
Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
March 13, 2023
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