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"… ic Integrity and PBS Frontline exposed similar practices at another chain, Kool Smiles, in a 2012 report titled “Dollars and Dentists.” Small Smiles’s own …"

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"… tline last year found complaints about unnecessary and substandard care at Kool Smiles, another corporate chain owned by private-equity investors. Grassley’s o …"

"… private-equity investors. Grassley’s office said it tried to investigate Kool Smiles but the company didn’t cooperate. ------------------------- Don’t mis …"

"… e business model resulting in a sustained pattern of substandard care.” Kool Smiles defended the quality of its care and said it cooperated with Grassley’s …"

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"… t dental chains owned by private-equity firms, Aspen Dental Management and Kool Smiles, put pressure on its dentists to meet production goals, prompting complain …"

"… in. Aspen Dental does not accept Medicaid and has no offices in Texas. But Kool Smiles has clinics throughout Texas, and public records show that the state Attor …"

"… public records show that the state Attorney General has been investigating Kool Smiles for Medicaid fraud.Texas has been embroiled in a Medicaid fraud scandal fo …"

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"… ildren on Medicaid. Each is owned by a private-equity firm. The chains are Kool Smiles, Small Smiles and ReachOut HealthCare America.“We’re finding that thes …"

"… for Public Integrity and FRONTLINE, revealed that the Atlanta-based chain Kool Smiles’s business model of serving kids on Medicaid has led to complaints that …"

"… icut of overusing expensive stainless-steel crowns to treat small cavities.Kool Smiles vigorously denies this, saying that it offers quality care to children in …"

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"… izing in Medicaid began opening offices around the state. One of them was Kool Smiles. The Atlanta-based chain is the largest Medicaid dental provider in the co …"

"… or approval for each crown. That’s when the state identified problems at Kool Smiles. "The X-rays didn't show a need for these kinds of services," said Donna …"

"… cavity and they wanted to put a crown on it." They also started reviewing Kool Smiles’s X-rays taken after the treatments and found problems that Balaski call …"