Home > Dentistry News

Dentistry News 07/2006



Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.

Friends say late dentist admired American Indians (Pantagraph)
BLOOMINGTON - A late Bloomington dentist loved and admired American Indians and probably collected their ancient skulls because of scientific curiosity, people who knew him say.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.

Britons worry about their smile but fail to see dentist (The Scotsman)
FEWER than 50 per cent of people in the UK visit a dentist regularly, even though a third are concerned about the state of their teeth.

Local dentist leads ODS board (Gresham Outlook)
The term “chairman of the board” isn’t exactly what comes to mind when you meet Gresham dentist Mike McKeel.

Dentist 'should face charges' (The Advertiser)
A SYDNEY dentist should face criminal charges after the death of one of his patients, a coronial inquiry has been told. State Coroner John Abernethy was told that Sabatino Catignani, 67, was removed from life support two days after treatment that left him with brain damage.

Dentist 'should face charges' (News Interactive)
A SYDNEY dentist should face criminal charges after the death of one of his patients, a coronial inquiry has been told.

Dentist should face charges: inquest (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
A Sydney dentist operated on a 67-year-old man who was obese and drank two litres of wine a day, an inquest into his death has been told.

Man dies on dentist's chair (7News via Yahoo!7 News)
An inquest has begun into the death of a Sydney man who died while getting false teeth.

'Plasma needle' could replace the dentist's drill (New Scientist)
The needle - which generates a small plasma spark at its tip like a child's sparkler - could also be used to remove tumours and clear blocked arteries

Trip to dentist that proved fatal (Sydney Morning Herald)
SABATINO 'Sam' Catignani arrived at the dental surgery in a limousine; he left in an ambulance, and died two days later. -

Plasma Needle to Replace Dentist's Drill (Slashdot)
dylanduck writes "From the New Scientist Tech article: "Sticking a needle with a flaming plasma tip into your mouth may not at first strike you as much of an improvement on conventional dentistry. However, the plasma needle, which is cold and painless to the touch, could be just the panacea we have been waiting for.""

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.

Trip to dentist that proved fatal (Sydney Morning Herald)
"Excessive sedation"… Mr Catignani and, inset, his wife Silvana. SABATINO "Sam" Catignani arrived at the dental surgery in a limousine; he left in an ambulance, and died two days later.

K-9 sees dentist for broken canine (The Auburn Citizen)
For the majority of my dental career I have been treating human patients. Every once in a while a situation arises where the skills that I learned in dental school need to carry over to other species.

The dentist's drill may soon be history! (New Kerala)
London: The next time you go to the dentist to fix your teeth, you may no longer have to bear his drill, for chances are that he will fix your dentures by sticking a needle with a flaming plasma tip.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.

'Plasma needle' could replace the dentist's drill (Great News Network)
Eindhoven, Netherlands - MANY of us would go to great lengths to avoid the dentist's drill. Sticking a needle with a flaming plasma tip into your mouth may not at first strike you as much of an improvement on conventional dentistry.

Dentist 'was negligent', expert says (The Sunday Mail)
A SYDNEY dentist negligently risked the life of an obese patient who died after being too heavily excessively sedated, an expert anaesthetist told an inquest today.

K-9 sees dentist for broken canine (The Auburn Citizen)
For the majority of my dental career I have been treating human patients. Every once in a while a situation arises where the skills that I learned in dental school need to carry over to other species.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.

Scotland's first mobile dentist starts his rounds (The Scotsman)
Scotland's first doorstep dentist started his rounds yesterday.

Carmel dentist donates bright smiles for Prevail (Carmel Topics)
CARMEL -- Dr. Tim Hoftiezer of The Extra Smile in Carmel donated tooth-whitening services to Prevail, a victim awareness and support agency in Hamilton County.

MOBILE DENTIST ON THE ROAD (Daily Record)
SCOTLAND'S first doorstep dentist hit the streets yesterday. Tobias Rinke visits patients at their homes in his customised "docmobile", a renovated VW van.

Cuero dentist searching for third IHRA victory (Victoria Advocate)
Carter, who is a practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeon from Cuero, hopes that his Jeff Fowler lead team can once again find the consistency that put him in the winner's circle two weeks ago in Edmonton, Alb., and Rockingham, N.C., in April.

Scotland's first mobile dentist starts his rounds (The Scotsman)
Scotland's first doorstep dentist started his rounds yesterday.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.

Vallejo dentist headed to the Philippines (Vallejo Times-Herald)
Dr. Romeo E. Basa has been around floss, picks, drills and rubber gloves his whole dental career. But next month he heads to impoverished villages in the Philippines where virtually no one has even seen a dental instrument.

Fugitive dentist enters race for U.S. House seat (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
Fugitive dentist Jack Shepard has filed papers from Rome to run as a candidate for the U.S. House seat in the Fourth Congressional District, setting the stage for a Sept. 12 Republican primary. Shepard will challenge Republican endorsee Obi Sium, a retired water resources engineer from Oakdale. The seat is held by DFLer Betty McCollum, who is seeking her fourth term. A spokesman for Secretary of

All smiles as dentist is crowned champion (Salford Advertiser)
A MONTON dentist has a smile as bright as those of his patients after beating 22,000 contenders to be crowned Dentist of the Year. Winner Dr Ben Atkins runs the Rocky Lane Dental Practice.

Dentist drilled on fraud rap (New York Daily News)
A Hempstead dentist and school board member was arraigned yesterday on 40 new criminal charges accusing him of defrauding insurance companies by submitting bogus claims.

Patients left without dentist (prestontoday.net)
Patients at a Preston practice have lost their dentist for the second time in three years. (07/07/2006 10:49:09)

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.

Suspected ’dentist’ may have left country (Town Online)
BELLINGHAM - The man behind a dental lab being investigated on Pulaski Boulevard may have left the country and returned home to Brazil, according to his landlord.

GM spray could keep dentist at bay (The Scotsman)
A SINGLE dental treatment that involves spraying genetically-modified bacteria into a patient's mouth could cut the risk of cavities by up to 90 per cent, according to new research.

Sentencing delayed for ex-dentist who killed wife (The Columbian)
Sentencing for former Battle Ground dentist James N. Classen was postponed Friday to give attorneys time to discuss a possible deal. Classen, 61, was convicted of first-degree murder April 24 following an eight-day jury trial.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.

DENTIST WHO TREATS AIDS PATIENTS UNCONCERNED (Central News Agency)
Taipei, July 9 (CNA) A dentist who has volunteered to treat AIDS patients for the past five years said Sunday that he practices with great ease since he knows what he is doing and he knows his patients.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.

Inside Medicine - The dentist (BBC News)
BBC News website meets Peter Hodgkinson to talk about dentistry.

Ex-'Apprentice' Jennifer Murphy marries 'Extreme Makeover' dentist (Reality TV World)
Former The Apprentice candidate Jennifer Murphy has gotten married, wedding former Extreme Makeover dentist Dr. Bill Dorfman in a Friday evening ceremony.

Dentist restores her smile (Columbus Ledger-Enquirer)
What teeth hadn't fallen out in her sleep needed pulling.

Dedicated dentist wins peace award (The Fort Collins Coloradoan)
"Restore a smile, restore a life" is an expression Ralph Downey lives by.

Kinsler: Dentist’s chair a little too familiar (Lancaster Eagle-Gazette)
Maybe if the City of Cleveland had started fluoridating its water before my permanent teeth grew in, I might not have spent so much of my life staring up at acoustical-tile ceilings with my mouth pried open.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.

Guardian Expands Program That Provides Employees More Flexibility in Choosing a Dentist (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America today announced the introduction of its new Monthly Switch option for its dental plans in the New York market.

Dentist Is Filling a Big Need in Afghanistan (Los Angeles Times)
Dr. Jim Rolfe is setting up a clinic in an area where untreated dental infections are among the conditions afflicting a desperate populace.

Guardian Expands Program That Provides Employees More Flexibility In Choosing A Dentist (Medical News Today)
The Guardian Life Insurance Companyof America (Guardian) today announced the introduction of its new MonthlySwitch option for its dental plans in the New York market. Employees in NewYork now have the ability to select the lower out-of-pocket costs of theDHMO plan, but can switch to the PPO plan if and when they desire moreflexibility in choosing a dentist. [click link for full article]

Panhandling bears get `dentist' visit treatment (WREG-TV Memphis)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. Before relocating bears that lose their natural fear of people, wildlife managers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park try to change the behavior using what amounts to a nightmare visit to a dentist.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 379 out of 1,151 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila last May 2006.