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SDC Stock: The Short-Squeeze Action That Has SmileDirectClub Investors Grinning Today

SmileDirectClub (NASDAQ:SDC) stock is shining brighter on Monday as retail investors on social media pile into the shares to push them higher.

a Smile Direct Club storefront representing SDC stock.

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SmileDirectClub joins a growing list of meme stocks that retail traders love to boost higher before running with the profits. As such, investors will want to be careful so they don’t get left holding them ag when the rally comes to an end.

Of course, this doesn’t mean that there’s no reason to invest in SDC stock. Part of what has investors excited about the shares today could actually be something worth taking a closer look at.

A recent New York Times article highlights that Democrats are pushing to add dental care to Medicare. That would open up the use of SDC and other dental services to the U.S.’s aging population. That’s worth pointing out at it would mark the first time in history that Medicare has included dental coverage.

Even so, there is some opposition that stands in the way of such a change. Dentists aren’t happy about the idea of Medicare including dental coverage. That’s because Medicare will likely pay less than what customers would, which could hurt their profits.

With the recent focus on today’s news, SDC stock is seeing loads of activity. As of this writing, more than 24 million shares of the stock have changed hands. That’s a massive jump from its daily average trading volume of about 6.5 million shares.

SDC stock was up 9.6% as of Monday afternoon.

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