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Dacula dentist's lawyers urge judge to throw out murder indictment (Macon Telegraph)
AUGUSTA - Lawyers for a Dacula dentist accused of the 1990 murder of his then-girlfriend have asked a Richmond County Superior Court judge to throw out the indictment filed last year against him.

Jamaican ex-dentist sentenced to 15 years (The Clarion-Ledger)
Man who fled during jury deliberations in 1986 was arrested last year trying to re-enter U.S. Former Jamaican dentist Junious C. Morgan's decision to return to the United States will cost him 15 years in prison.

Ex-dentist who fled Jackson sentenced to 15 years (Picayune Item)
JACKSON (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced Junious C. Morgan to 15 years in prison on counts ranging from drug distribution to money-laundering and dating back nearly 20 years.

Katrina Victim Dentist Bytes New Orleans (Bayou Buzz)
No electricity. No running water. No problem. Dr. Dov Glazer, D.D.S. will re-open his dental practice this Wednesday, October 5, with a little help from his own invention.

Open microphone reveals papal dentist appointment (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Everyone has to take time off from work to go to the dentist -- even Pope Benedict.

Open microphone reveals papal dentist appointment (Reuters)
At the end of Monday's morning session of a synod of bishops at the Vatican, the secretary-general of the gathering, Archbishop Nikola Eterovic, made an announcement about the afternoon session, scheduled to begin at 4.30 p.m.

Pope quits bishops' synod to see dentist (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Pope Benedict XVI will not take part in the second session of a bishops' synod because he has toothache.

Dr. Ragsdale: honored veteran, Toastmaster, dentist, dies at age 81 (Canton Daily Ledger)
Dr. Jack S. Ragsdale, 81, of 171 Park Plaza Drive, Canton, died at 4 p.m. Friday (September 30, 2005) at his residence. Born July 15, 1924, in Brownsville, Tenn., the son of John S. and Allye M. (Arnold) Ragsdale, he married Vivian J. Moore on June 12, 1950, in Memphis, Tenn. She survives.

Dentist: I did not want to die (The Star Online)
JOHOR BARU: “It is traumatising when a person puts a knife to your neck demanding money. All I could say was ambil, ambil, ambil (take) because I didn’t want to die.”

Yes, you guessed it, they're all waiting to sign up for a dentist (icWales)
QUEUES for NHS dentists are, unfortunately almost as commonplace these days as queues for sought-after rugby tickets. What makes this queue an incredible scene is that these people are waiting to register as private patients.

Dentist pleads in slander case (Salt Lake Tribune)
A South Ogden dentist who illegally used information from the state's prescription drug database in an attempt to slander her estranged husband has entered pleas in abeyance to four felonies. Rochelle Rasmussen, 38, pleaded guilty in 2nd District Court to using information from the database for purposes of harassment, according to the Ogden Standard-Examiner. Judge Scott Hadley imposed a

Morgan's regret over dentist figures (icWales)
LESS than 50% of the Welsh population is registered with an NHS dentist, AMs heard today. First Minister Rhodri Morgan said that 47% of people in Wales were on the register.

Patients, staff praise 25-year dentist (The Sentinel)
When Brian Robertson first came to Mt. Holly Springs in 1980, his wife, Claudia, says, "I knew we'd be here for the rest of our lives." While in his last year of dental school, "that was his project — figuring out where he was going to settle," she says.

Even the Pope has to visit the dentist (Catholic Times)
Pope Benedict XVI had to be excused from the first day of the Synod of Bishops for a dentist appointment. But thanks to an open microphone the whole Synod heard Pope Benedict excusing himself.

Pledge over new dentist for town (The Border Counties Advertizer)
PLANS for a new dentist in Chirk are at the forefront of priorities for Chirk Town Councillors who are doing all they can to ensure they are next in line for the vital NHS service.

Washington Twp. Dentist Wins Stay (WHIO-TV 7 Dayton)
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Despite the state dental board’s recommendation to suspend a dentist, he is still working at his office in Washington Township.

Go-ahead for NHS dentist (Express and Star)
A new dental surgery has been approved in Kidderminster to help provide much-needed treatment for 4,000 people clamouring to get NHS places.

Longer wait to see your dentist (The Advertiser)
SOUTH Australians will face longer queues to the dentist in the next few years but the situation will ease within a decade.

Patients, staff praise 25-year dentist (The Sentinel)
When Brian Robertson first came to Mt. Holly Springs in 1980, his wife, Claudia, says, "I knew we'd be here for the rest of our lives." While in his last year of dental school, "that was his project — figuring out where he was going to settle," she says.

Dentist shortage expected to hit SA (ABC via Yahoo! Australia & NZ Sports)
There is expected to be a shortage of about 200 dentists in South Australia over the next 10 years.

Dentist shortage expected to hit SA (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
There is expected to be a shortage of about 200 dentists in South Australia over the next 10 years. A new report says demand is increasing by 20 per cent, while the number of dentists is increasing by only 10 per cent.

Patients, staff praise 25-year dentist (The Sentinel)
When Brian Robertson first came to Mt. Holly Springs in 1980, his wife, Claudia, says, “I knew we’d be here for the rest of our lives.” While in his last year of dental school, “that was his project — figuring out where he was going to settle,” she says.

Relief at new NHS dentist’s practice (The Evening Leader)
A DENTIST is expected to open an NHS practice in Wrexham town centre, offering dental care to hundreds of patients. Thousands of patients in Wrexham have been left in limbo in recent months as scores of dentists announced their decision to quit the NHS.

Pledge over new dentist for town (The Border Counties Advertizer)
PLANS for a new dentist in Chirk are at the forefront of priorities for Chirk Town Councillors who are doing all they can to ensure they are next in line for the vital NHS service.

Manhattan Dentist Mixes Whiter Teeth, Spa Treatments, Fine Cuisine and Hotel Concierges for Healthy Living (PR Web via Yahoo! News)
New York City (PRWEB) October 8, 2005 -- Dr. Jan Linhart hosted an event last week for New York City concierges offering up a taste of his dental treatments and care as well as a more literal taste of the fine cuisine from The Capital Grille. In addition to jet polishes and hors d’oeuvres and wine, Faina Spa was on hand for complimentary paraffin hand treatments.

Manhattan Dentist Mixes Whiter Teeth, Spa Treatments, Fine Cuisine and Hotel Concierges for Healthy Living (PR Web)
Preeminent New York City dentist Dr. Jan Linhart hosted an event last week for New York City concierges offering up a taste of his cosmetic dental treatments and care as well as a more literal taste of the fine cuisine from and complimentary paraffin hand treatments from Faina Spa. [PRWEB Oct 8, 2005]

Patients, staff praise 25-year dentist (The Sentinel)
When Brian Robertson first came to Mt. Holly Springs in 1980, his wife, Claudia, says, “I knew we’d be here for the rest of our lives.” While in his last year of dental school, “that was his project — figuring out where he was going to settle,” she says.

Patients, staff praise 25-year dentist (The Sentinel)
When Brian Robertson first came to Mt. Holly Springs in 1980, his wife, Claudia, says, “I knew we’d be here for the rest of our lives.” While in his last year of dental school, “that was his project — figuring out where he was going to settle,” she says.

Attorneys for Georgia Dentist Fight Murder Charges (About.com)
Attorneys for Barton Corbin, the Georgia dentist accused of the murder of his wife in December and his former girlfriend 15 years ago, have asked that the charged be dropped in the 1990 case because they said the state waited...

Debatable -- Should fear of the dentist be considered a medical condition? (Journal Times Online)
MADISON - When Michael Lanois' insurance carrier tried to drill him with an $8,840 dental bill, he told them to open wide. Then, the 60-year-old Pewaukee man, who has an extreme fear of the dentist, began drilling away.

Pledge over new dentist for town (The Border Counties Advertizer)
PLANS for a new dentist in Chirk are at the forefront of priorities for Chirk Town Councillors who are doing all they can to ensure they are next in line for the vital NHS service.

Patients, staff praise 25-year dentist (The Sentinel)
When Brian Robertson first came to Mt. Holly Springs in 1980, his wife, Claudia, says, “I knew we’d be here for the rest of our lives.” While in his last year of dental school, “that was his project — figuring out where he was going to settle,” she says.

Get Your Homework Done Before Selecting Your Family's Next Dentist (RedNova)
By GERRY PALMER; EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NORTHEAST CO Finding and maintaining good dental services for you and your family requires some research, inquiry of friends and neighbors, and perhaps a professional referral from a physician, pharmacist, nurse or other health care practitioner.

Capital dentist gets teeth into clinical trials (The Scotsman)
NEW ways of sedating scared dental patients are the subject of an innovative project by an Edinburgh dentist.

Capital dentist gets teeth into clinical trials (Edinburgh Evening News)
NEW ways of sedating scared dental patients are the subject of an innovative project by an Edinburgh dentist.

Patients, staff praise 25-year dentist (The Sentinel)
When Brian Robertson first came to Mt. Holly Springs in 1980, his wife, Claudia, says, “I knew we’d be here for the rest of our lives.” While in his last year of dental school, “that was his project — figuring out where he was going to settle,” she says.

Bellevue dentist dies of injuries from hit-and-run crash (The Bellingham Herald Online)
REDMOND -- A Bellevue dentist who was injured while she was riding her bicycle has died, and a man being held on hit-and-run charges will likely be charged with vehicular homicide, police in this Seattle suburb said.

Staff problems keep children from dentist (Guernsey Press and Star)
MORE than 700 children face cancelled or delayed dental appointments. The School Dental Service has not been fully staffed since the end of July, leading to a backlog.

Patients, staff praise 25-year dentist (The Sentinel)
When Brian Robertson first came to Mt. Holly Springs in 1980, his wife, Claudia, says, “I knew we’d be here for the rest of our lives.” While in his last year of dental school, “that was his project — figuring out where he was going to settle,” she says.

Muskingum County Hires Part-Time Dentist (Whiz News Southeastern Ohio)
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department hired a new part-time dentist. Dr. Mikal V. Lindman D.D.S., is responsible for providing fillings, non-surgical extractions, and health education to...

Lodi Dentist Accused Of Sexual Battery (KCRA TheKCRAChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
A Sacramento Valley dentist has been arrested and charged with sexual battery, allegedly against a patient.

Health Department looking for a dentist (Daytona Beach News-Journal)
DAYTONA BEACH -- The Volusia County Health Department is looking for a dentist for a new dental program for low-income children.

Dentist, subject of organ harvest probe, accused of malpractice (New York Newsday)
A dentist who is the subject of an organ harvesting probe in Brooklyn has been accused in a lawsuit of injuring a patient during oral surgery at a Manhattan hospital while addicted to drugs.

Sign up for NHS dentist (EveningNews24)
Thousands of people struggling to find NHS dental services could face a welcome reprieve next month as a new dentist sets up in Norwich. Thorpe Road dental surgery is expecting a flood of new patients at its surgery when new NHS dentist, Karina Vexoe, opens her book to 2,000 patients on November 7.

New dentist is just for you (Burnley Today)
A LOCAL service for locals only - that is the clear message being promoted by the new NHS dental surgery in Barnoldswick. (14/10/2005 14:30:58)

Parents Urged To Take Young Children To Dentist (WFTV 9 Orlando)
Children should visit a dentist long before they start school, experts say. Find out what the first dental visit includes.

Bone Probe Dentist Accused Of Malpractice (1010wins.com)
Oct 14, 2005 10:40 am US/Eastern (1010 WINS) (NEW YORK) A dentist who is the subject of an organ harvesting probe in Brooklyn has been accused in a lawsuit of injuring a patient during oral surgery at a Manhattan hospital while addicted to drugs.

Pledge over new dentist for town (The Border Counties Advertizer)
PLANS for a new dentist in Chirk are at the forefront of priorities for Chirk Town Councillors who are doing all they can to ensure they are next in line for the vital NHS service.

Road to recovery: Turlock dentist overcomes accident that almost killed him (Turlock Journal)
It was a pleasant Saturday afternoon that Don Neufeld's life almost came to an end. Driving home to Turlock after lunching in Modesto in January of 2002, Neufeld and his wife were broadsided by an out of control vehicle coming from the opposite direction.

Groping case against Lodi dentist grows (Recordnet.com)
LODI -- A Lodi dentist arrested last weekend for allegedly fondling a female patient may have improperly touched several others, according to a Lodi detective investigating the case.