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DSOs, private equity, and the future: An interview with Michael Roub
January 16, 2019 -- The past six months has seen continued growth in the dental service organization (DSO) market, including some major acquisitions and milestones. To get a sense of where these organizations are going, DrBicuspid.com interviewed Michael Roub, managing partner at Inflection 360, who has run a DSO and now helps private equity firms and healthcare companies find and complete mergers and acquisitions.  Discuss
Infographic: Top 5 small cities for new dentists
January 14, 2019 -- If you're a newly minted dentist, you're probably excited to start practicing the skills you worked so hard to master in school. But doing so may be easier in some cities than others, especially if you have quite a bit of student loan debt.  Discuss
New Calif. prescription form requirements take effect
January 14, 2019 -- California dentists writing prescriptions for controlled substances are now required to use forms that include a unique serialized number approved by the U.S. Department of Justice.
3M, Bioclear to partner on restorative education
January 14, 2019 -- 3M Oral Care and Bioclear have announced a new partnership for dentist training and education.
Carestream Dental, Exocad partner on restorative scans
January 11, 2019 -- Carestream Dental has partnered with CAD/CAM software provider Exocad to enable its CS 3600 intraoral scanner to digitally interact with Exocad's ChairsideCAD software.
New product: Native launches toothpaste line
January 10, 2019 -- Personal care company Native has launched a new, fluoride-free toothpaste line.
OrVance launches orthodontic wax
January 10, 2019 -- Orthodontics product developer OrVance has launched an orthodontic wax to address the irritation caused by orthodontic treatment.
Smile Brands invests in DecisionOne Dental
January 9, 2019 -- The dental service organization (DSO) Smile Brands has invested in Chicago-area DSO DecisionOne Dental Partners.
ADA names BMO Harris Bank as endorsed practice finance lender
January 9, 2019 -- ADA Member Advantage has named BMO Harris Bank as the association's exclusively endorsed lender for practice financing.
2 implant companies to merge
January 7, 2019 -- Dental implant companies Keystone Dental and Paltop Advanced Dental Solutions have announced an agreement to merge.