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Teledentistry Co. Hits Ga. Dentistry Board With Antitrust Suit

Law360 (May 24, 2018, 8:48 PM EDT) -- Teledentistry company Smile Direct Club LLC has slapped Georgia’s Board of Dentistry with a lawsuit in Georgia federal court accusing it of impermissibly restricting trade through a recently passed rule that requires a licensed dentist to supervise digital scans used to fit orthodontic aligners for straightening crooked teeth.

Smile Direct Club, in a May 21 complaint, claims the board violated the Sherman Act when it purportedly conspired to restrain the ability of non-dentists to provide “nonclinical administrative support services” by withholding relevant information from the state...
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Case Title

SmileDirectClub, LLC v. Georgia Board Of Dentistry et al


Case Number

1:18-cv-02328

Court

Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Mark H. Cohen

Date Filed

May 21, 2018

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