DrBicuspid.com takes a look back at the most-read news and clinical articles from 2015, as measured by page views. The most popular article this past year was our report on the New York state attorney general announcing a settlement with Aspen Dental Management.
- NY AG: Aspen Dental Mgmt engaged in unauthorized practice of dentistry
June 18, 2015 -- New York State Attorney General (AG) Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement on June 18 with Aspen Dental Management that requires the company to change the way it does business in the state. Read more.
- ADA: Big dental chains are doing big business
August 13, 2015 -- The number of large dental practices is growing, along with their profits and the number of people they employ, according to a research brief by the ADA Health Policy Institute. Read more.
- U.S. Supreme Court rules against NC dental board in whitening case
February 25, 2015 -- The U.S. Supreme Court announced a decision in the case of North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), ruling 6-3 that the dental board could be subject to antitrust claims. Read more.
- Legal Cases: Root canal with inferior alveolar nerve injury
September 21, 2015 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to present this column from two lawyers who spend every day defending dentists in litigation and before the licensing board. In this installment, the case of a lower molar root canal therapy with inferior alveolar nerve injury is examined. Read more.
- Meet the company that wants to kill drill-and-fill
July 30, 2015 -- Dentistry may be one step closer to ending the drill-and-fill model. The U.K.-based company Reminova wants to naturally rebuild caries-damaged teeth and has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help bring its device to practices worldwide. Read more.