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Blessings Neighbors Ben Burris, Matt Wait Sue Each Other in Property Dispute

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Ben Burris, who owns the Arkansas Dentistry & Braces chain in Arkansas, filed a $10,000 lawsuit claiming negligence by his neighbor.

An Easy Call (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Stories on ArkansasBusiness.com about the controversy have generated more comment than perhaps any other news article, and commenters are almost universally in agreement: Preventing orthodontists from providing basic dental care is absurd, anticompetitive and a disservice to the public.

Ben Burris Drops Lawsuit, Will Surrender Orthodontic License

by Alexis Crowe 1/8/2016 3:00 pm

Dr. Ben Burris of Fayetteville said Friday that he is relinquishing his orthodontic license to grow his general dentistry practice, and he's ended his 18-month-old court case against the state.

8th Circuit Sends Burris Case Back to District Court

by Mark Friedman 12/11/2015 1:27 pm

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis on Friday ruled in favor of Dr. Ben Burris of Fayetteville, sending his case challenging whether an orthodontist can provide general dental services back to a lower court.

Court Date Set For Burris Case

by Mark Friedman 9/7/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Ben Burris of Fort Smith is scheduled to have his case heard before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis on Sept. 21.

Orthodontist Ben Burris Takes Legal Battle To 8th Circuit

by Mark Friedman 2/16/2015 12:00 am

Ben Burris, an orthodontist, wants to provide a teeth-cleaning service to patients, but can’t because to do so would be in violation of the Arkansas Dental Practice Act.

Judge Dismisses Ben Burris Lawsuit Over Dental Practices Act

by Mark Friedman 11/7/2014 8:21 am

U.S. District Judge Brian Miller has dismissed a lawsuit against the Arkansas Board of Dental Examiners by orthodontists Dr. Ben Burris of Fort Smith and Elizabeth Gohl of Fayetteville. The judge said the matter belongs in state court. Burris filed the suit in May.

Dental Examiners Board Asks Court To Toss Ben Burris Lawsuit

by Mark Friedman 6/30/2014 12:00 am

The Arkansas Board of Dental Examiners recently asked a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by orthodontist Dr. Ben Burris of Fort Smith.

Ben Burris Sues Dental Board to Change Law

by Mark Friedman 5/27/2014 10:50 am

Dr. Ben Burris sues members of the Arkansas Board of Dental Examiners in an attempt to change state law so that he and other dental specialists can provide teeth cleaning services.

State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson Challenges Dental Law

by Mark Friedman 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas State Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson, R-Benton, said he will begin a push to change state law so that orthodontists can provide basic teeth cleanings to the general public.

Ben Burris Set To Begin Cleaning Campaign Against Dental Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2013 12:00 am

Dr. Ben Burris’ campaign to change state law so that he and other dental specialists can provide basic teeth cleaning services begins this week.

Ben Burris Plans To Challenge Arkansas Dental Practice Act

by Mark Friedman 11/4/2013 12:00 am

A Fort Smith orthodontist Dr. Ben Burris has agreed not to offer dental cleaning to the general public — at least for now.

Dentists, Orthodontists at Odds Over Ben Burris' Cleanings

by Mark Friedman 9/23/2013 12:00 am

As the Arkansas Board of Dental Examiners ponders what to do with the Fort Smith orthodontist who offered dental cleanings to the general public, the case highlights a division between dentists and orthodontists.

Ben Burris Tells Dental Board He's Providing Access to Care

by Mark Friedman 9/13/2013 11:17 am

A Fort Smith orthodontist tells the Arkansas Board of Dental Examiners that he offers cleanings to any patient who wants one in order to increase access to dental care and doesn't see it as practicing outside his specialty.

Orthodontist Ben Burris Braces for Fight With Dental Board

by Mark Friedman 9/9/2013 12:00 am

A Fort Smith orthodontist is preparing to battle the Arkansas Board of Dental Examiners over allegations that offering dental cleanings might be a violation of a law against practicing outside his specialty.

Ben Burris Lines Up New Clinics, Supports Nonprofit With Braces

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Ben Burris now owns Braces by Burris and Arkansas Orthodontics, with 10 clinics, five under each practice.

Arkansas Orthodontics Is Being Sold to Ben Burris of Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/11/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas Orthodontics, which has five clinics in northwest Arkansas, is being sold to Dr. Ben Burris of Jonesboro, who has five dental clinics in northeast Arkansas.