Lawsuits revisit NC fight over dentistry managers - Winston-Salem Journal: News

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Lawsuits revisit NC fight over dentistry managers

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 8:33 pm, Sat Apr 26, 2014.

RALEIGH — A year after a big-dollar campaign over corporate involvement with dental practices hit North Carolina TV screens, regulators are suing an Ohio company they accuse of illegally operating 27 dental offices statewide, including one in Winston-Salem, and boosting profits by pushing unneeded treatments.

Fourteen dentists last year turned on the company behind the Dental Works chain and provided authorities with secret side contracts that show their practices are shams the company created “to give the false and deceptive appearance that the dental practices are operating lawfully,” the State Board of Dental Examiners said in its lawsuit, filed in Wake County court late last month.

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Choose an online service.

The following services are print only and offer no digital access

You must login to view the full content on this page.

© 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Thank you for reading 20 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 20 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 336-727-7211. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Choose an online service.

The following services are print only and offer no digital access

Poll

Disclaimer: This is not a scientific poll
Loading…