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Dentistry News 08/2005



Former dentist sinks teeth into new career as an artist (phillyburbs.com)
Paul Gordon spent 35 years working with picks, extraction forceps, ultrasonic drills and other dental instruments.

Dentist escapes jail (South London Press)
A dentist who stole £17,000 from the NHS with false treatment claims has been spared jail. Paul Browne, 38, billed for work which was never carried out on scores of patients .

Report predicts falling SA dentist numbers (ABC News via Yahoo! Australia & NZ News)
A new report predicts there will be a 25 per cent drop in the number of people training to be dentists in South Australia over the next decade.

Newspapers seek court records on dentist co. lawsuit (TimesLeader.com)
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News asked a judge to let the public see records for a dental company that allegedly paid thousands of dollars to Pennsylvania political figures.

Report predicts falling SA dentist numbers (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
A new report predicts there will be a 25 per cent drop in the number of people training to be dentists in South Australia over the next decade.

Newspapers seek court records on dentist co. lawsuit (TimesLeader.com)
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News asked a judge to let the public see records for a dental company that allegedly paid thousands of dollars to Pennsylvania political figures.

Newspapers seek court records on dentist co. lawsuit (phillyburbs.com)
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News asked a judge to let the public see records for a dental company that allegedly paid thousands of dollars to Pennsylvania political figures.

Newspapers seek court records on dentist co. lawsuit (TimesLeader.com)
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News asked a judge to let the public see records for a dental company that allegedly paid thousands of dollars to Pennsylvania political figures.

Newspapers seek court records on dentist co. lawsuit (phillyburbs.com)
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News asked a judge to let the public see records for a dental company that allegedly paid thousands of dollars to Pennsylvania political figures.

Woman pursues medical career, becomes Air Force dentist (Bedford Bulletin)
The armed forces can often offer careers that you can really sink your teeth into. For Lieutenant Colonel Roberta Melton, that certainly has proven true: She's an Air Force dentist.

Longtime Henderson dentist, civic leader Marshall dies (Las Vegas Sun)
Voters in Henderson's early days did not generally give their city council members a second chance.

DJ's dentist dilemma (The Budapest Sun)
"MY sister's coming from Canada to see the dentist," a Hungarian friend tells us. When a British friend came for a visit, she confessed, "Actually, I needed to come see the dentist. I couldn't have afforded to get a crown done in England."

Courier News Online - Warren dentist who netted $95K from insurance fraud sentenced to 3 years in prison (Bridgewater Courier News)
HILLSBOROUGH -- A Warren dentist was sentenced to three years in prison and forced to repay almost $300,000 in fraudulent insurance claims he made from his Hillsborough practice, the state Attorney General's Office announced Wednesday.

Woman crashes car into dentist's office lobby (Belleville News-Democrat)
GRANITE CITY - The biggest cavity in Dr. Philip Valicoff's dental office was the hole left Wednesday when an 80-year-old woman's car crashed into his building.

Woman pursues medical career, becomes Air Force dentist (Bedford Bulletin)
The armed forces can often offer careers that you can really sink your teeth into. For Lieutenant Colonel Roberta Melton, that certainly has proven true: She's an Air Force dentist.

Kisses Spread Cavities, Dentist Says (WFTV 9 Orlando)
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Kisses Spread Cavities, Dentist Says (The Denver Channel)
Do Mothers' Kisses Spread Cavities? Pediatric dentist Erik Scheifele says that parents often spread cavity-causing bacteria by kissing or sharing utensils with their children.

N.J. dentist commercialized the wooden golf tee (New York Newsday)
HEAT ADVISORY: Hot and humid. Highs in the mid 90s. Heat index values around 100 ... National Weather Service urges New Yorkers to call '311' for 'beat the heat' tips ...

N.J. dentist commercialized the wooden golf tee (Newsday.com)
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

N.J. dentist commercialized the wooden golf tee (Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

N.J. dentist commercialized the wooden golf tee (phillyburbs.com)
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

N.J. dentist commercialized the wooden golf tee (phillyburbs.com)
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

Dentist Commercialized the Wooden Golf Tee (AP via Yahoo! News)
The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start with the ball on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

Dentist Commercialized the Wooden Golf Tee (AP via Yahoo! Asia News)
The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers.

Dentist commercialized the wooden golf tee (Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start with the ball on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

Dentist Commercialized the Wooden Golf Tee (The Herald-Sun)
The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start with the ball on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

Dentist Commercialized the Wooden Golf Tee (San Francisco Chronicle)
The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start with the ball on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

Dentist Commercialized the Wooden Golf Tee (Sun-Sentinel)
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start with the ball on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

Dentist commercialized the wooden golf tee (Boston Globe)
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start with the ball on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

Woman pursues medical career, becomes Air Force dentist (Bedford Bulletin)
The armed forces can often offer careers that you can really sink your teeth into. For Lieutenant Colonel Roberta Melton, that certainly has proven true: She's an Air Force dentist.

Wooden golf tee commercialized by New Jersey dentist (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- The booming drives that will be launched next week during the PGA Championship have at least one thing in common with the hooks and slices that plague weekend hackers: They all start with the ball on a simple golf tee, invented just miles from where the world's best golfers will play the final major of the season.

Mobile Dentist Performing Revolutionary Procedure (PR Web)
Dr. Byron C. Scott of Springhill Dental Health Center in Mobile, AL is now performing a new and innovative procedure in his dental office, which involves acquiring a blood sample from a patient prior to surgery and harvesting the platelet rich plasma - PRP- from the sample to aid in the patient healing process. [PRWEB Aug 6, 2005]

Mobile Dentist Performing Revolutionary Procedure (PR Web via Yahoo! News)
Mobile, AL (PRWEB) August 6, 2005 -- Prominent Mobile dentist, Dr. Byron C. Scott, of Springhill Dental Health Center, is now performing a new and innovative procedure in his dental office. It involves acquiring a blood sample from the patient prior to their procedure or surgery and harvesting the platelet rich plasma - PRP – from the sample. "This procedure will be the standard of care in the

Dentist Pulling Out Pedals to Help Combat Cancer (RedNova)
Russell Harrington knew there'd be scoffers when he purchased his bike 10 years ago. "I could never run," the Duxbury dentist, now 63, would tell anyone who'd listen. "I'm not built for it." Sporadic attempts at conditioning only gave more ammunition to those who liked to needle him.

Maplewood dentist commercialized wooden golf peg (Bridgewater Courier News)
Tees rooted in N.J.

Mobile Dentist Performing Revolutionary Procedure (Medical News Today)
Prominent Mobile dentist, Dr Byron C Scott, of Springhill Dental Health Center, is now performing a new and innovative procedure in his dental office.

Local dentist has furry clients (KOAA)
One Colorado Springs dentist has seen his share of cranky, growling patients. Dr. Jesse Mastin sees people regularly, but also works on animals. One of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's main tigers recently fractured his canine tooth.

Dentist Teeth Whitening Available at Home (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
It seems like every time we turn on the television these days, we see commercials for teeth whitening products. Whether it's a strip, a brush-on formula, toothpaste, or even a UV light, people are spending millions of dollars per year on these products.

Desperate for an NHS dentist (The Vale Advertiser)
HUNDREDS of people queued outside a North Wales dentist yesterday to register for NHS treatment. People from as far away as Shrewsbury travelled to Llangollen's Chapel Street dentist just to receive an application form.

Woman pursues medical career, becomes Air Force dentist (Bedford Bulletin)
The armed forces can often offer careers that you can really sink your teeth into. For Lieutenant Colonel Roberta Melton, that certainly has proven true: She's an Air Force dentist.

Search for dentist called off (The Chronicle-Journal)
Ness Amano s passion for flying may have cost him his life. Expressing regret Tuesday that they ve failed to find the 45-year-old Marathon pilot and his Cessna, military officials ended their week-long search.

Dentist gives old computers a new byte (Detroit News)
LIVONIA -- Dr. Jim Payne's goodwill reverberates in the lives of not just his dental patients, but in area students and troops stationed abroad.

Dentist donates checkups for kids (Rockford Register Star)
ROCKFORD -- Twenty years in the dental profession have taught Dr. Mike Teuscher one sad truth: Some of the neediest patients don't always have proper access to health care.

Dentist to be sentenced Thursday for sexually assaulting teen boys (WOOD TV 8)
(Greenville, August 11, 2005, 8:35 a.m.) A Greenville dentist who sexually assaulted teenage boys at his home will get his punishment Thursday.

Dentist offers prizes for local support (Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)
Letters to the editor have long been a tool to win the public’s sentiment. Now dentist Hal Atkinson wants to offer money to people who write them.

Greenville dentist sentenced for sexually assaulting boys (WOOD TV 8)
(Montcalm County, August 11, 2005, 1:07 p.m.) A Greenville dentist who sexually assaulted teenage boys at his home is going to prison.

Outraged dentist succeeds in fizzy drink ban (Stuff)
A dentist's horror at having to pull out four teeth and put 11 fillings into the mouth of a four-year-old boy has resulted in a ban on sugary drinks at nearby health facilities.

Dentist causes nearly 4-hour lockdown (Kinston Free Press)
Kinston Regional Jetport was on lockdown for more than three hours Thursday night after a suspicious item was found in a New Bern dentist's luggage.

Dentist gives old computers a new byte (Detroit News)
LIVONIA -- Dr. Jim Payne's goodwill reverberates in the lives of not just his dental patients, but in area students and troops stationed abroad.

BURLINGAME / Legal feud over dog attack / Dentist sues his neighbor doctors (San Francisco Chronicle)
A Burlingame dentist who was "savagely" mauled by his physician neighbors' two dogs has been locked in a nearly yearlong legal battle with his medical colleagues who allegedly blame him for triggering the attack by waving his arms and sounding his car panic...