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Ex-dentist in DC pleads guilty to $5M in Medicaid fraud
September 20, 2019 -- A former dentist in the Washington, DC, area who is already in jail for sexually assaulting patients has pleaded guilty for his part in a scheme to defraud his local Medicaid program out of approximately $5 million.
Gaidge updates ortho practice management software
September 20, 2019 -- Data solutions company Gaidge has released the latest version of its orthodontic practice management program, Gaidge 2.0.
5 ways to open oral health access to Medicare recipients
September 19, 2019 -- As policymakers in Washington, DC, explore ways to make dental care more affordable for approximately 60 million Medicare recipients, the Kaiser Family Foundation on September 18 issued a brief that outlined five possible ways they may achieve this goal.  Discuss
3D printing firm Voodoo launches clear-aligner service
September 19, 2019 -- 3D printing firm Voodoo Manufacturing of New York City has begun offering a 3D manufacturing service to supply clear aligners for dental applications.
Apteryx partners with 4th-IR to launch AI products
September 19, 2019 -- Apteryx Imaging has partnered with artificial intelligence (AI) technology firm 4th-IR to develop a suite of cloud-based AI products and services for dental imaging.
Danaher spin-off Envista soars on 1st day of trading
September 19, 2019 -- Envista Holdings, the dental spin-off of Danaher, raised almost $590 million from an initial public offering completed September 18.
HRSA awards $85M to expand access to oral health services
September 18, 2019 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded about $85.3 million to nearly 300 government-funded health centers to expand their oral health service capacity through new and enhanced infrastructure.  Discuss
Danaher dental spin-off seeks $600M in IPO
September 17, 2019 -- Envista Holdings, the parent company of KaVo Kerr, Nobel Biocare, and Ormco, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO). It hopes to raise more than $600 million, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Benco collaborates with Dental Intelligence
September 16, 2019 -- Benco Dental has announced a strategic collaboration with dental software developer Dental Intelligence aimed at resolving the challenges faced by dental practices.
The new target that enables ransomware hackers to paralyze dozens of towns and businesses at once
September 13, 2019 -- Recent attacks on dental clinics illustrate a new and worrisome frontier in ransomware -- the targeting of managed service providers, to which local governments, medical clinics, and other small- and medium-sized businesses outsource their IT needs.  Discuss