SmileDirect Tells 9th Circ. 'Harassment' Continues In Calif.

Law360 (April 9, 2021, 9:33 PM EDT) -- SmileDirectClub is defending its request for the Ninth Circuit to take judicial notice of several rejected applications to operate locations of the teeth alignment business, saying the rejections indicate that California's dental board is continuing to harass SmileDirect as the company tries to revive its suit against the board members.

SmileDirect filed a reply brief on Thursday supporting the company's March motion asking the circuit to take notice of several recent rejection letters for applications from Dr. Jeffrey Sulitzer, the company's chief clinical officer and a practicing dentist, to operate SmileDirect locations in the state.

The board members have asked the circuit...

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