Entries by Jessalin Elliott

Smile Brands Continues to Expand Its Network of Affiliated Practices

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Smile Brands Inc., one of the nation’s leading dental support organizations (DSO) with nearly 400 affiliated offices across 16 states, is pleased to announce its latest partnership with Carmel Plaza Dental & Orthodontics in San Diego, California. Smile Brands will provide full-service administrative support to the practice, including; purchasing, payroll, accounting, IT, billing, facilities […]

Heartland Dental provides free digital oral health scans

Heartland Dental, the largest dental support organization in the country, recently helped over 220 members of the Effingham community and team members at the company’s headquarters receive free digital oral health scans as part of Scan the ‘Ham. On July 26 and 27, Scan the ‘Ham took place during Heartland Dental’s Dr. LEADS event. During […]

Heartland Dental Continues to Expand Its Network of Supported Dental Offices

Effingham, IL, July 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Heartland Dental, the nation’s largest dental support organization (DSO), is pleased to welcome our newest supported offices representing communities in Surprise, Ariz.; Lakeville, Minn.; Austin, Texas; Oliver Springs, Tenn.; Everett and Spokane Washington; Colorado Springs and Aurora Colorado. These additions take the cumulative total for newly added supported […]

Dental Associates Reaccredited by AAAHC

Dental Associates’ dental centers have been reaccredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), marking the third consecutive time the company has received accreditation. The company was originally accredited in 2012, but is required to undergo a survey and reexamination at least every three years. Read more here.

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Supports the Elimination of a Patient Procedure-Based Single Encounter Clinical Licensure Examination

Newswise | American Dental Hyngiensts’ Association | 6/27/18 The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) House of Delegates announced its support for the elimination of the patient procedure-based, single encounter clinical examination for candidates who are graduates of Commission on Dental Accreditation accredited dental hygiene programs and who are eligible to take the National Board Dental […]

Private Equity is Pouring Money Into a Dental Empire

Bloomberg | Will Mathis and Tom Metcalf | 6/28/18 One of the richest dentists in the U.S. hasn’t seen a patient for more than two decades. Richard Workman, 63, stopped practicing in 1996 to build his company, Heartland Dental, into a kind of Walgreens for the dentistry business. He scooped up one dentist office after another, […]

Dental distribution and supply trends: An interview with DC Dental’s David Charnowitz

June 26, 2018 By Zachary Kulsrud, Chief Editor, Apex360 What do you think about your dental supplier? If you’re like most dentists and office managers, you’re demanding technology efficiencies, product expertise, and lower prices. That’s a tall order, but it’s why companies like DC Dental are rising to the top of the dental distribution game. DC Dental understands that to keep […]

Smile Brands CEO Steven C. Bilt Named a Glassdoor Top CEO in 2018

IRVINE, CALIF. (PRWEB) JUNE 20, 2018 CEO of Smile Brands Inc. Steven C. Bilt has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honoring the Top CEOs in 2018. Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, released its annual report recognizing the Top CEOs, which highlights top leaders employees love working for in countries throughout North America […]