The US FTC reaches proposed settlement with a State dental licensing agency to charges that it unreasonably excluded lower-cost online and teledentistry providers from competition (Alabama Board of Dental Examiners)

Alabama Board of Dental Examiners Agrees to Settle FTC Charges that It Unreasonably Excluded Lower Cost Online and Teledentistry Providers from Competition* To settle FTC charges that its actions violated the antitrust laws, the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama has agreed to stop requiring on-site supervision by licensed dentists of alignment scans of prospective patients’ mouths seeking to address misaligned teeth or gaps between teeth. These scans are routinely administered by dental hygienists and other non-dentist practitioners; the Dental Board’s decision

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US Federal Trade Commission, The US FTC reaches proposed settlement with a State dental licensing agency to charges that it unreasonably excluded lower-cost online and teledentistry providers from competition (Alabama Board of Dental Examiners), 28 September 2021, e-Competitions September 2021, Art. N° 102798

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