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Dentist Spends First Night Behind Bars (WSOC-TV 9 Charlotte)
Dr. John Hall chose to spend four months in jail rather than serve a probation period.

Dentist makes IDs portable (Detroit News)
SOUTHFIELD -- Jennifer Walker finds the idea of having a thorough, portable identification system affixed to her young son comforting, especially if he ever got lost.

DENTIST PLAN IS REFUSED (Burnley Today)
ATTEMPTS to boost NHS dental provision by an extra 2,000 places fell foul of planning laws this week, leaving neighbours smiling and the would-be dentists very down at mouth. (01/07/2005 09:58:48)

Ex-dentist Hall chooses jail (The Charlotte Observer)
Former Cornelius dentist John Hall, accused of squirting his semen with a syringe into the mouths of female patients, was locked up Thursday.

Dentist picks prison over probation (News 14 Charlotte)
CORNELIUS, N.C. – A Cornelius dentist who pleaded guilty in May to injecting his semen into the mouths of several female patients spent his first night in prison Thursday.

Dentist picks prison over probation (News 14 Charlotte)
CORNELIUS, N.C. – A Cornelius dentist who pleaded guilty in May to injecting his semen into the mouths of several female patients spent his first night in prison Thursday.

Dentist sued by former assistant (Traverse City Record-Eagle)
TRAVERSE CITY - A local dentist who pleaded guilty to assault and battery against a former dental assistant is being sued for sexual harassment.

Plant City Dentist Convicted Of Tax Evasion (Tampa Bay Online News)
PLANT CITY - A dentist who maintained an office in Plant City and who authorities said hasn't filed an income tax return since tax year 1990 has been convicted by a federal jury of tax evasion.

dismay as another dentist quits nhs (Evening Leader)
THOUSANDS of people will be axed from treatment lists as another Flintshire dental surgery quits the NHS. Altogether 3,500 people are to lose their places at Mold s Grosvenor Place practice when it goes private.

dismay as another dentist quits nhs (Evening Leader)
THOUSANDS of people will be axed from treatment lists as another Flintshire dental surgery quits the NHS. Altogether 3,500 people are to lose their places at Mold s Grosvenor Place practice when it goes private.

dismay as another dentist quits nhs (The Evening Leader)
THOUSANDS of people will be axed from treatment lists as another Flintshire dental surgery quits the NHS. Altogether 3,500 people are to lose their places at Mold s Grosvenor Place practice when it goes private.

Spain "Operation Filling" busts fake dentist ring (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Spanish police have broken up a gang of Ecuadoreans posing as dentists who offered compatriots in Madrid cheap treatment but carried it out so badly that several of their patients needed emergency hospital treatment.

dismay as another dentist quits nhs (Ellesmere Port Standard)
THOUSANDS of people will be axed from treatment lists as another Flintshire dental surgery quits the NHS. Altogether 3,500 people are to lose their places at Mold s Grosvenor Place practice when it goes private.

dismay as another dentist quits nhs (Ellesmere Port Standard)
THOUSANDS of people will be axed from treatment lists as another Flintshire dental surgery quits the NHS. Altogether 3,500 people are to lose their places at Mold s Grosvenor Place practice when it goes private.

Spain "Operation Filling" busts fake dentist ring (Reuters.co.uk)
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish police have broken up a gang of Ecuadoreans posing as dentists who offered compatriots in Madrid cheap treatment but carried it out so badly that several of their patients needed emergency hospital treatment.

Dentist picks prison over probation (News 14 Charlotte)
CORNELIUS, N.C. – A Cornelius dentist who pleaded guilty in May to injecting his semen into the mouths of several female patients spent his first night in prison Thursday.

Dentist picks prison over probation (News 14 Charlotte)
CORNELIUS, N.C. – A Cornelius dentist who pleaded guilty in May to injecting his semen into the mouths of several female patients spent his first night in prison Thursday.

Ex-dentist Hall chooses jail (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Former Cornelius dentist John Hall, accused of squirting his semen with a syringe into the mouths of female patients, was locked up Thursday.

Dr. John Misner, missionary and dentist, dies at 62 (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
Shortly after Dr. John Misner received his dental degree from the University of Minnesota, he and his family headed to southern Madagascar as dental missionaries. While he returned to practice in northeast Minneapolis, Misner continued to make similar trips abroad over the years.

Dentist makes IDs portable (Detroit News)
SOUTHFIELD -- Jennifer Walker finds the idea of having a thorough, portable identification system affixed to her young son comforting, especially if he ever got lost.

Dentist wins tree-saving award (King County Journal)
AUBURN -- Is Mary Jo Burns a tree-hugger? ``Oh sure,'' the Auburn dentist acknowledged obligingly with a broad smile, looking at the rare 80-year-old tulip tree that dominates the parking lot of her dental office.

Bail set at $3 million for Posey Prosecutors add new charge at hearing for Napa dentist accused of killing wife in '96 (Napa Valley Register)
Bail for Napa dentist Michael Scott Posey, who was recently charged with the murder of his wife in 1996, has been set at $3 million. Napa County Superior Court Judge Stephen Kroyer set the bail Thursday, the same day prosecutors filed a new firearms charge against Posey.

Illinois Medicaid Program To Increase Physician, Dentist Payments (Medical News Today)
The Illinois Medicaid program plans to increase payments to physicians and dentists who administer preventive care and certain other services to children, under an agreement between the administration of Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) and children's health advocates that was announced Monday, the...

Dentist makes IDs portable (Detroit News)
SOUTHFIELD -- Jennifer Walker finds the idea of having a thorough, portable identification system affixed to her young son comforting, especially if he ever got lost.

DENTIST CHARGES CAPPED (Daily Mirror)
THE cost of a check-up at the dentist could double from £6 to £12 under a new charging system. But the Government hopes it will help cap the cost of dental treatment.

Dentist makes IDs portable (Detroit News)
SOUTHFIELD -- Jennifer Walker finds the idea of having a thorough, portable identification system affixed to her young son comforting, especially if he ever got lost.

Aberdeen dentist helps keep ski team afloat (AberdeenNews.com)
ABERDEEN, S.D. - While many folks arrive at Wylie Park early to claim just the right Independence Day celebration spot, Donn Cutler of Aberdeen doesn't have that concern.

dismay as another dentist quits nhs (Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal)
THOUSANDS of people will be axed from treatment lists as another Flintshire dental surgery quits the NHS. Altogether 3,500 people are to lose their places at Mold s Grosvenor Place practice when it goes private.

dismay as another dentist quits nhs (Rhyl, Prestatyn, Abergele Journal)
THOUSANDS of people will be axed from treatment lists as another Flintshire dental surgery quits the NHS. Altogether 3,500 people are to lose their places at Mold s Grosvenor Place practice when it goes private.

Booze Advice Gets Dentist in Trouble (RedNova)
A DENTIST who suggested his patient drink a "tipple" after having a tooth pulled out, despite prescribing antibiotics for her, has been told to apologise. She complained to the health and disability commissioner about the dentist, who treated her in August 2003.

Ex-GOP head, area dentist dies (Observer-Dispatch)
UTICA - Bernard Kilbourn would make headlines in the late 1970s as chairman of the New York State Republican Committee. But before that, from 1953 until 1977, he made his mark treating the teeth of people throughout Herkimer County.

Dentist makes IDs portable (Detroit News)
SOUTHFIELD -- Jennifer Walker finds the idea of having a thorough, portable identification system affixed to her young son comforting, especially if he ever got lost.

Dentist wanted parade to go on (The Indianapolis Star)
Title: Carmelfest parade chairman. Residence: Delaware Township, near Conner Prairie in Fishers. Family: Married, three sons. Pets: Five horses, three fish, two dogs and one cat.

Dentist wanted parade to go on (The Indianapolis Star)
Title: Carmelfest parade chairman. Residence: Delaware Township, near Conner Prairie in Fishers. Family: Married, three sons. Pets: Five horses, three fish, two dogs and one cat.

Spiralling NHS dentist bills put people off check-ups (Gulf Times)
LONDON: The price of going to an NHS dentist has spiralled in parts of London by up to 25% in the past eight years, figures published yesterday showed.

Dentist facing sexual battery charge arrested (San Jose Mercury News)
A San Jose dentist is facing a misdemeanor sexual battery charge after a 17-year-old girl accused him of inappropriately touching her during an exam.

SAN JOSE / Dentist charged with sexual battery (San Francisco Chronicle)
Police arrested a 55-year-old San Jose dentist Tuesday afternoon in connection with sexual battery and child annoyance involving a 17-year-old female patient from Modesto. The victim told police that during a November visit to the office of Dr. Michael...

Dentist facing sexual battery charge arrested (San Jose Mercury News)
A San Jose dentist is facing a misdemeanor sexual battery charge after a 17-year-old girl accused him of inappropriately touching her during an exam.

SAN JOSE / Dentist charged with sexual battery (San Francisco Chronicle)
Police arrested a 55-year-old San Jose dentist Tuesday afternoon in connection with sexual battery and child annoyance involving a 17-year-old female patient from Modesto. The victim told police that during a November visit to the office of Dr. Michael...

SJ Dentist Accused Of Fondling 17-Year-Old Patient (NBC 11 Bay Area)
A San Jose dentist was arrested Tuesday accused of fondling a teenaged patient, and police are concerned and convinced there could be more potential victims.

Dentist Opts For Jury Trial (WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News)
Accused dentist Richard Bruner now wants a jury of his peers, News 5 reported.

San Jose dentist arrested; accused of fondling teen patient (KESQ)
SAN JOSE, Calif. San Jose police have arrested a 55-year-old San Jose dentist for allegedly fondling a 17-year-old female patient from Modesto.

Dentist facing sexual battery charge arrested (The State)
A San Jose dentist is facing a misdemeanor sexual battery charge after a 17-year-old girl accused him of inappropriately touching her during an exam.

Another NHS dentist goes private (icWales)
WALES is to lose another NHS dentist because of a lack of "government funding". Some 3,000 patients are expected to be left without NHS dental care when the Dental Centre in Oakdale, near Blackwood, changes to private practice only.

Local dentist pleads guilty to tax evasion (Waynesboro Record Herald)
HARRISBURG - A Waynesboro dentist entered a guilty plea Wednesday to a single charge of tax evasion and will be sentenced in October.

Tacoma dentist Russell Valentine to have open house at new building on 38th Street (Tacoma News Tribune)
The office of dentist Russell Valentine, DDS, will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at its new building at 220 S. 38th St., Tacoma.

Dentist pleads guilty to tax evasion (Public Opinion)
The wife of a Waynesboro dentist charged with cheating on his taxes remains adamant her husband was the victim of an offshore company that stole their money.

Dentist Charged with Touching Patient (KRON 4 Bay Area)
Posted July 7, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. EAST SAN JOSE (KRON) -- Santa Clara County prosecutors are hoping to hear from more potential victims of a dentist charged with inappropriately touching a teenaged girl who was his patient.

Dentist Charged with Touching Patient (KRON 4 Bay Area)
Posted July 7, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. EAST SAN JOSE (KRON) -- Santa Clara County prosecutors are hoping to hear from more potential victims of a dentist charged with inappropriately touching a teenaged girl who was his patient.

PRICE OF A DENTIST's CHECK-UP LEAPS FROM Pounds 6 TO Pounds 15 (RedNova)
THE cost of a routine check-up at an NHS dentist will more than double in the biggest shake-up for 50 years. Patients will pay Pounds 15, rather than Pounds 6, for a checkup, while the cost of a filling will rise from Pounds 17.64 to Pounds 41, the Government announced.