Aspen Dental to pay $175,000 settlement in Pa. for misleading ads

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dentist looking into your mouth

Aspen Dental Management Inc. has agreed to pay $175,000 to Pennsylvania to settle allegations that it mislead consumers with information about discounts, coupons, free denture consultations and other promotions, said state Attorney General Tom Corbett.

The East Syracuse, N.Y.-based Aspen Dental has more than 250 offices in 21 states, including 32 independently owned in Pennsylvania. Corbett said the Attorney General's Office received more than 50 complaints from consumers over Aspen Dental's business practices.