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Dentistry News 06/2006



Smile, you're going to a dentist's fun day! (Huddersfield Daily Examiner)
A HUDDERSFIELD dental practice is holding a fun day to promote National Smile Month. The Integrated Health Practice is holding the event on June 10 in its grounds on Halifax Road, Edgerton.

Dentist struck off (Bexhill Today)
AN INCOMPETENT dentist who left one woman looking 'like a horse' and another unable to smile has been struck off. (01/06/2006 12:52:11)

Supreme Court denies Gwinnett dentist's appeal in murder case (AccessNorthGA)
The Associated Press - ATLANTA, Ga. The Georgia Supreme Court will not get involved in the case of a Gwinnett County dentist accused of killing his wife in a case that also raised suspicions about the death of his girlfriend 14 years earlier.

Supreme Court denies Buford dentist's appeal in murder case (AccessNorthGA)
ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court will not get involved in the case of a Buford dentist accused of killing his wife in a case that also raised suspicions about the death of his girlfriend 14 years earlier.

Supreme Court denies Gwinnett dentist's appeal in murder case (WTVM 9)
ATLANTA, Ga. The Georgia Supreme Court will NOT get involved in the case of a Gwinnett County dentist accused of killing his wife in a case that also raised suspicions about the death of his girlfriend 14 years earlier.

Forensic Dentist IDs Killer Dog (News Channel 5 Nashville)
A forensic dentist said he knows for sure the identification of at least one dog that killed a Franklin County woman last month. Dr. Mike Tabor looked at teeth imprints from four dogs police thought may have mauled 60-year-old Dianna Acklen to death.

Former Dentist Apologizes For Threatening Former Worker (WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News)
A Target 5 investigation last year uncovered a Tri-State dentist who was harassing a former worker. Now, he's apologizing for the threats he made.

Dentist displaced by arson gets place to work, 2:50 p.m. (Recordnet.com)
MANTECA -- Yellow caution tape still flutters in the breeze around the burned-out cottage that once served as Michael and Kalleen Corley’s family dental office.

NEMO dentist accused of domestic assault (KTVO-TV Kirksville)
(LANCASTER, Mo.) A Northeast Missouri dentist is accused of a crime. Court documents state that Dr. Edward M. Norman of Lancaster is charged with third-degree domestic assault stemming from an incident last September.

License of Scott City's only dentist suspended a month (SEMissourian.com)
The only dentist operating in Scott City will have his license to practice suspended for 30 days beginning next Friday.

Colleagues pulling for Manteca dentist after arson fire (Recordnet.com)
MANTECA - Yellow caution tape still flutters in the breeze around the burned-out cottage that once served as Michael and Kalleen Corley's family dental office.

Ocean dentist Stern hopes more athletes turn to mouthguards (Asbury Park Press)
The clock on the wall reads 3:31 p.m. The last patient of the afternoon, a 15-year-old girl, is sitting in a dental chair in the back room of this West Park Ave. office.

Dentist arrested on 209 counts of prescription fraud (Gainesville Sun)
A North Florida dentist is facing more than 200 criminal counts involving prescription fraud, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement reported.

NEMO dentist accused of domestic assault (KTVO-TV Kirksville)
(LANCASTER, Mo.) A Northeast Missouri dentist is accused of a crime. Court documents state that Dr. Edward M. Norman of Lancaster is charged with third-degree domestic assault stemming from an incident last September.

Dentist, 59, fills vacant Clearview board seat (The Morning Journal)
LORAIN -- A Lorain dentist was appointed to the Clearview Board of Education yesterday.

Ronald Gordon, 56, dentist, outdoorsman (San Jose Mercury News)
Many of his patients knew Palo Alto dentist Ronald Gordon as a warm, compassionate man. His friends and family also knew him as a great athlete and adventure-seeker, who enjoyed tennis, cycling, helicopter skiing and windsurfing. Dr. Gordon was pursuing one of those passions -- cycling -- in the Sierra foothills Saturday when his bicycle collided with a truck near Fiddletown. He was killed

Former Dentist Apologizes For Threatening Former Worker (Channel Cincinnati)
BATAVIA -- A Target 5 investigation last year uncovered a Tri-State dentist who was harassing a former worker. Now, he's apologizing for the threats he made.

Prominent Palo Alto dentist dies while bicycling (Palo Alto Weekly)
Palo Alto dentist Ronald Gordon died in a bicycle accident Saturday while participating in the Sierra Century in Plymouth, Calif. Gordon was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed skiing, tennis, windsurfing and bicycling.

Palo Alto dentist killed during 100-mile bicycle ride (KESQ)
PALO ALTO, Calif. Services are planned tomorrow for a Palo Alto dentist who was killed over the weekend while doing a 100-mile bicycle ride in the Sierra foothills.

Longtime Palo Alto Dentist Dies In Bike Accident (NBC 11 Bay Area)
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Services are planned tomorrow for a Palo Alto dentist who was killed over the weekend while doing a 100-mile bicycle ride in the Sierra foothills.

Prominent Palo Alto dentist killed on bike ride (Palo Alto Weekly)
Palo Alto dentist Ronald Gordon died in a bicycle accident Saturday while participating in the Sierra Century bike ride in Plymouth, Calif.

Country dentist retires : John Sinclair cared for many residents' teeth (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
SPRINGFIELD -- Growing up in Windsor, John Sinclair walked everywhere: to elementary school, then high school, to swimming at Kennedy Pond, to the local store. ... - By SUSAN SMALLHEER Herald Staff

Buying bras 'as fun as a dentist visit' (The Australian)
MOST Australian women think bra shopping is as annoying as a visit to the dentist, according to a researcher from Melbourne's Monash University.

Atlantic woman disappears on way to dentist (Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier)
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Atlantic woman disappears on way to dentist (Sioux City Journal)
ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) -- A search continued Tuesday for an Atlantic woman who disappeared on her way to the dentist nearly a week ago.

Country dentist retires : John Sinclair cared for many residents' teeth (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
SPRINGFIELD -- Growing up in Windsor, John Sinclair walked everywhere: to elementary school, then high school, to swimming at Kennedy Pond, to the local store. ... - By SUSAN SMALLHEER Herald Staff

Atlantic woman disappears on way to dentist (WHO-TV Des Moines)
ATLANTIC, Iowa A search continues for an Atlantic woman who disappeared on her way to the dentist nearly a week ago.

Atlantic woman disappears on way to dentist (Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier)
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A matter of taste: Dentist is right at home in kitchen (Stamford Advocate)
Michael DiBari was married only three months when he hosted Thanksgiving dinner for his family and his new in-laws.

Forensic dentist clears way for reburial of VanRyn (The Grand Rapids Press)
GRAND RAPIDS -- A Grand Rapids forensic dentist identified the body of Laura VanRyn on Tuesday, which will allow her family to bury her at Graceland Memorial Park this week.

Dentist's lover 'extracted teeth' (Daily Telegraph)
A disciplinary hearing has heard that a dentist encouraged his lover to extract patients' teeth despite the fact that she had no dental qualifications.

Dentist's lover 'extracted teeth' (BBC News)
A dentist's lover allowed his lover to illegally extract teeth, a disciplinary hearing is told.

Mobile dentist aims to bridge gap (ic Dunbartonshire)
A dentist hasrevealed plans to treat patients in a mobile surgery operating out of the back of a van. German Tobias Rinke plans to offer people treatment in their own homes by using his "docmobile" - a Volkswagen van kitted out with all the necessary dental equipment.

Van Nuys, CA Cosmetic Dentist Reveals Dangers of Dentures (PR Web)
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Dentist shines at good works (winnipegsun.com)
Had a Seinfeld moment yesterday. I called the office of Shine Dental on Provencher Boulevard to speak to Dr. Brent Wong. When he answered the phone and didn't have a Chinese accent, I thought I had the wrong number.

DOORSTEP DENTIST'S PULLING IN (Daily Record)
A GERMAN dentist is planning to launch Scotland's first door-to-door surgery. Tobias Rinke, 42, hopes to help fill the gaping hole in the country's dental provision with his mobile service.

Van Nuys, CA Cosmetic Dentist Reveals Dangers of Dentures (PR Web via Yahoo! News)
Van Nuys, CA (PRWEB) June 8, 2006 -- According to Dr.

Dentist denies chest exam offer (BBC News)
A dentist claims he was trying to put a female patient at ease with an 'inappropriate' joke.

Former dentist melds science with art (Cleveland Jewish News)
Ed Raffel’s artwork is complicated enough to make your head spin. Literally. The middle-aged Raffel, who practiced dentistry for 17 years, fills his three-dimensional sculptures with enough mirrors, math puzzles and intellectual exercises to simultaneously confound and engage viewers.

Dentist places eighth at national fly fishing tourney (The Daily Sentinel)
By DAVE BUCHANAN

Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Patric Cohen Launches migrainedentistry.com (PR Web)
Known for giving his patients celebrity smiles, Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist Dr. Patric Cohen DDS, FAGD launches www.migrainedentistry.com to inform the masses on an important part of his expanding practice. The new website provides valuable details on how Dr. Cohen is able to eliminate headaches, neck problems, jaw pain and back pain utilizing the latest in neuromuscular dentistry. (PRWEB Jun

Keep smiling!: Your child's first visit to the dentist should be the start of a lifetime of good dental health. (Asbury Park Press)
Alexandra Spano was not impressed.

Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Patric Cohen Launches migrainedentistry.com (PR Web via Yahoo! News)
Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 9, 2006 -- Renowned cosmetic dentist Dr. Patric Cohen has been relieving chronic migraines all over the United States and has now launched a website specific to this ever growing part of his practice: www.migrainedentistry.com. The new website is specifically tailored to answer all questions regarding neuromuscular dentistry.

Dentist guilty of embracing nurse (BBC News)
A dentist cleared of allowing a nurse to extract teeth is found guilty of professional misconduct for embracing her.

Dentist Talks About How He Cleared Up Mistaken Identity Case (WLBZ Bangor)
That Tuesday, the girl in the hospital bed, the one they thought was Laura, identified herself as Whitney Cerak. That's when Forensic Dentist Roger Erbaugh was called in to determine the truth.

Dentist for the poor to face trial Sept. 5 (The Maui News)
WAILUKU – The attorney for a Wailuku dentist who specialized in providing dental services to poor patients said he is reviewing 2,300 pages of documents, in preparation to fight charges of medical assistance fraud.

Deltona dentist scales more than teeth (Daytona Beach News-Journal)
DELTONA -- A thriving practice for one Deltona dentist is more than just about teeth.

Dentist sank teeth into boat project (The Herald-Tribune)
ENGLEWOOD -- Think of it as a massive woodworking project, one that consumed more than 2,000 hours, cost around $20,000 and no longer fits in the garage.

Displaced dentist (Daily Telegram)
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita blow a dentist's family back to Adrian.

Dentist 'builds a better mousetrap' (Deseret Morning News)
Dr. Dan Fischer just wanted to build a better mousetrap or, in the case of this founder and chief executive officer of Ultradent Products Inc., a better dental office.