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Entries in Corporate Dentistry (3)



On Friday, September 12th, the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) held a public meeting to discuss ongoing business. Here are some of the current issues before the commission:

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May312012 Runs Story on Dental Management Legislation and the FTC

The attached story on dental management legislation and the Federal Trade Commission was published today on The entire story is posted below or can be read at

FTC opposes NC dental management legislation
By Kathy Kincade, Editor in Chief

May 31, 2012 -- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a letter to the North Carolina General Assembly stating its opposition to pending legislation that would give the state dental board more control over contracts between dentists and out-of-state dental management chains.

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Bloomberg: Dental Abuse Seen Driven by Private Equity Investments

Attached is a piece that ran on last week on corporate dental practices in other states. The entire story is included below or can be found here.

Dental Abuse Seen Driven by Private Equity Investments
Bloomberg News - May 16, 2012

Isaac Gagnon stepped off the school bus sobbing last October and opened his mouth to show his mother where it hurt.

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