Orthodontist indicted on fraud, bribery charges August 20, 2019 -- A well-known orthodontist in Arkansas has been charged with 15 counts of fraud and wire fraud on charges that he allegedly paid bribes to and performed free dental work for a former state senator in exchange for legislation that benefited his dental clinics. Discuss
SmileDirectClub hopes to raise $100M in IPO August 19, 2019 -- Direct-to-consumer teeth-straightening service company SmileDirectClub filed an initial public offering (IPO) on August 16. The company hopes to raise $100 million, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Discuss
SD practice closure under investigation August 16, 2019 -- The closure of a dental practice in Huron, SD, that offered membership plans is being investigated by the state's Division of Consumer Protection.
Brexit contributing to U.K.'s dentist shortage August 14, 2019 -- The U.K. has a shortage of dentists, and Brexit may be partly to blame. New data show the number of international dentists applying to practice in the U.K. has fallen sharply in the three years since the country voted to leave the European Union. Discuss