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Government changes course on disputed dental bill

Dentistry - Topix.net - Mon, 2018-06-18 05:21

Lisa MacPherson suffered for five months with teeth she knew needed to be pulled. Some of it was out of a fear of dentists, but the rest had to do with her inability to pay the portion not covered by the province.

Government changes course on disputed dental bill - CBC.ca

Google Dental News - Mon, 2018-06-18 03:02

CBC.ca

Government changes course on disputed dental bill
CBC.ca
Lisa MacPherson was told in December she needed most of her teeth removed, but bought painkillers instead. She could afford those. She says she couldn't fathom how to pay the estimated $1,325 dental fee, even with the province picking up most of the ...

Samui woman arrested for running illegal dental clinic

Dentistry - Topix.net - Mon, 2018-06-18 02:56

A self-taught dental practitioner was arrested on Koh Samui on Sunday for opening an illegal clinic to attach fashion braces for clients. Pol Lt-Colonel Sompol Buranathet, deputy commander of Koh Samui police station, said on Monday that Sasiporn Robru, 24, a local resident, had been arrested at a shop-house in Moo 4 village in Tambon Mae Nam.

IoT-based dental insurer Beam plans expansion - Digital Insurance

Google Dental News - Mon, 2018-06-18 02:41

Digital Insurance

IoT-based dental insurer Beam plans expansion
Digital Insurance
Do you know an exemplary female leader at your insurance carrier, agency or brokerage? Consider clicking here to nominate her for DI's Women in Insurance Leadership award. Submissions are due by June 29. Beam Dental began as a startup in 2012 ...

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Samui woman arrested for running illegal dental clinic - The Nation

Google Dental News - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:49

Samui woman arrested for running illegal dental clinic
The Nation
She said she used to work at a dental clinic where she had observed braces being fitted, and she later further studied the technique from watching YouTube clips. She then bought fashion braces from a shop, opened her own brace-fitting clinic and ...

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Presenting New York's Periodontics and Dental Implant Specialist, Cynthia Gomez, DDS - Benzinga

Google Dental News - Mon, 2018-06-18 00:02

Presenting New York's Periodontics and Dental Implant Specialist, Cynthia Gomez, DDS
Benzinga
Dr. Gomez has had a continuing relationship with many of the world's most renowned dental scientists for more than a decade which allows her to have the most up-to-date knowledge and perform the most modern techniques. Dr. Gomez has also volunteered ...

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Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) Will Post Earnings of $0.30 Per Share

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sun, 2018-06-17 22:11

Wall Street brokerages expect that Patterson Companies, Inc. will announce $0.30 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Eight analysts have issued estimates for Patterson Companies' earnings.

Delta Dental, dentists find common ground on payment rates

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sun, 2018-06-17 17:34

Delta Dental of Massachusetts is proposing changes to its coverage plans that dentists now support, even though the changes will require them to accept a pay cut. Last year, the company introduced a lower-cost plan that dentists said would slash their reimbursement rates by up to 30 percent.

Dental operators in court for underpayment - NEWS.com.au

Google Dental News - Sun, 2018-06-17 17:29

The Sydney Morning Herald

Dental operators in court for underpayment
NEWS.com.au
The Fair Work ombudsman has launched legal action against Nobrace Centre Pty Ltd and its former part-owner and operator, Dr Ari Masters, who formerly operated the No Brace Centre dental clinic, for allegedly underpaying the worker. It will be alleged ...
Melbourne dentist faces fresh allegations of underpaying staffThe Sydney Morning Herald
Dental practice allegedly underpaid 457 holdersMy Business

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Illinois to fund Medicaid preventive dental services for adults - The State Journal-Register

Google Dental News - Sun, 2018-06-17 16:13

The State Journal-Register

Illinois to fund Medicaid preventive dental services for adults
The State Journal-Register
Almost half a million low-income Illinoisans soon will be able to receive periodic exams and teeth cleanings while paying, at most, a few dollars out of pocket. That's because preventive dental care for adults has been added to the state's Medicaid ...

Trial over dental school expulsions set to start Monday - The Advocate

Google Dental News - Sun, 2018-06-17 15:16

The Advocate

Trial over dental school expulsions set to start Monday
The Advocate
A civil suit brought by two former LSU Dental School students who say they were unfairly kicked out of the New Orleans school is set to begin Monday in a Baton Rouge courtroom. Jennifer Thien and Gina Nguyen, who were second-year students at the ...

Delta Dental, dentists find common ground on payment rates - The Boston Globe

Google Dental News - Sun, 2018-06-17 14:12

The Boston Globe

Delta Dental, dentists find common ground on payment rates
The Boston Globe
A year after sparring over payment rates, Massachusetts dentists and the state's largest dental insurer have made peace. Delta Dental of Massachusetts is proposing changes to its coverage plans that dentists now support, even though the changes will ...

BGW Dental Group's new Braselton office now open

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sun, 2018-06-17 12:54

GW Dental Group's new Braselton office is now open at 1205 Friendship Road, at the entrance to Braselton's booming medical corridor. "We've been very blessed to see BGW thrive over the last several years.

Melbourne dentist faces fresh allegations of underpaying staff

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sun, 2018-06-17 08:03

The Fair Work Ombudsman is taking legal action on behalf of a South Korean national, who was in his late 20s when he was allegedly underpaid $36,693 for work he performed as a dental technician at the No Brace Centre dental clinic in the Melbourne CBD between March 2012 and February 2014. The Ombudsman is alleging No Brace Centre Pty Ltd, which operated the clinic, paid the worker who it was sponsoring on a 457 visa a flat rate of $15 per hour.

Coakley Family Dental is returning to its roots - Sentinel & Enterprise

Google Dental News - Sun, 2018-06-17 06:04

Coakley Family Dental is returning to its roots
Sentinel & Enterprise
"We've had the good fortune of being able to continue to grow," said his son, BJ, with whom he now runs Coakley Family Dental. "Both our staff and patients population has continued to grow enough that we needed more room again." The doctors Coakley ...

Comings & Goings: Dentist merges practice, leaving Yuma

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sun, 2018-06-17 03:15

Dr. Tanya Sackrider has merged her practice with Dr. Craig Barrows and is leaving Yuma. She is returning to her home state of Ohio to be closer to family.

Free dental clinic draws crowd in NW Arkansas - Arkansas Online

Google Dental News - Sun, 2018-06-17 02:01

Arkansas Online

Free dental clinic draws crowd in NW Arkansas
Arkansas Online
It's a problem, Self-Pike and others said, because many medical care options available to low-income patients do not include dental care. Therefore, many low-income Arkansans cannot get affordable dental care and only seek help in a dental emergency.
NWA oral health professionals offer free services, bring awarenessNorthwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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Woman chooses prison over expensive dental bill

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sun, 2018-06-17 00:51

"I would rather go to prison," a Kingston janitor angrily proclaimed in court after she was told that she will have to fork out almost $400,000 to fix her neighbour's teeth. Kenesha Ennis was left with an expensive dental bill for $386,000 after she threw a pot cover at the complainant which knocked out a tooth and broke two others.

Simple way this woman is changing lives

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sat, 2018-06-16 20:12

She left her abusive father back home and armed herself with a dentistry degree in an attempt to start a new life overseas. Soon she opened her own dentistry practice in Brisbane and found herself treating lots of women with injuries sustained while in abusive, domestic violence relationships.

Element Capital Management LLC Acquires Shares of 51,030 Patterson Companies, Inc.

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sat, 2018-06-16 15:57

Element Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Patterson Companies, Inc. in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 51,030 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,134,000.

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