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Dentist celebrates 40 years of smiles (The Frisco Enterprise)
On Aug. 18, Dr. Gerald Smith started his 41st year of practicing dentistry in Frisco. Four decades have passed since Smith received his dental degree from The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, and came to Frisco, which at that time had a population less than 4,500.

The dentist is funny - and painful - this weekend in Windsor (Greeley Tribune)
Local performers will give the Windsor community another source of entertainment over the Labor Day weekend during the Windsor Harvest Festival.

CU: Dentist can't pull off gift (Rocky Mountain News)
A Florida dentist who pledged $92.7 million to train orthodontists at the University of Colorado can't come up with the money, CU officials said Thursday.

Lawyers want dentist's murder trial moved from Gwinnett (Macon Telegraph)
Lawyers for a dentist accused of killing his wife in their Gwinnett County home in December 2004 have asked that his trial be moved out of the suburban Atlanta county.

Patients thrilled as dentist wins fight with Home Office (Fife Today)
A KIRKCALDY dentist ordered to return to India has won her case to stay in the town - after her second application was accepted by the Home Office. (31/08/2006 09:56:27)

Dentist discusses dealing with sensitive teeth (Moorpark Acorn)
Why are my teeth sensitive? Exposed dentin is the likely reason. Dentin is the tissue that makes up the core of each tooth. Dentin is covered by a protective coating of enamel.

Prof. Wrestling: Meet The Mat Dentist (Local6.com Central Florida)
Our grappling scholar chats with a shutterbug who’s seen it all.

Accused dentist facing new round of court dates (Daily Telegram)
Adrian dentist Dr. Pierre Tedders is facing 100 counts involving alleged prescription drug violations.

Jacksonville dentist defaults on promises of millions for dental schools (Sun-Sentinel)
A Florida dentist who has promised millions of dollars to college dentistry programs in three states is telling the schools he can't come up with the money.

Hilbert retires after 27 as Park City's dentist (Park Record)
Pam Hilbert opened the first full-time dentistry practice in 1979, back when Park City's population was so small it hadn't needed one before.

Dentist's court date Sept. 29 (Galesburg Register-Mail)
GALESBURG - A local dentist's first court appearance on charges of sexually abusing an underage girl in 2002 has been set.

Dentist celebrates 40 years of smiles (The Frisco Enterprise)
On Aug. 18, Dr. Gerald Smith started his 41st year of practicing dentistry in Frisco. Four decades have passed since Smith received his dental degree from The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, and came to Frisco, which at that time had a population less than 4,500.

Dentist defaults on promises of millions for dental schools (Daytona Beach News-Journal)
DENVER -- A Florida dentist who has promised millions of dollars to college dentistry programs in three states is telling the schools he can't come up with the money.

Dentist celebrates 40 years of smiles (The Frisco Enterprise)
On Aug. 18, Dr. Gerald Smith started his 41st year of practicing dentistry in Frisco. Four decades have passed since Smith received his dental degree from The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, and came to Frisco, which at that time had a population less than 4,500.

Medical Officer, Dentist Selected For Astronaut Programme (Bernama)
SEPANG, Sept 4 (Bernama) -- Medical officer Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor and dentist Kapt Dr Faiz Khaleed have been selected to undergo a 12-month training under Malaysia's first astronaut programme in Russia.

MEDICAL AWARDS Doctor and dentist honoured by peers (The Nation)
The Public Health Ministry yesterday honoured two medical professionals for outstanding innovation in health care. One accolade was for a computer program that makes keeping patient records simple. The second was for a national first in infant dental care.

Dentist gets suspended sentence (BBC News)
A dentist who planned to defraud the NHS gets a 12-month suspended jail term and may be struck-off.

Beatles Lsd Dentist Named (ContactMusic)
The identity of the dentist who first introduced THE BEATLES to LSD has finally been revealed in a new book about the band. THE FAB FOUR: THE GOSPEL

Tri County Dental Clinic dentist resigns (Paris Beacon)
The board of health accepted Dr. James Wahl's resignation effective Aug. 30 when it met recently for a monthly meeting. Replacement efforts are underway and recruitment is ongoing, according to administrator Eddie McFarland, who reported on the meeting.

Jailed fraud dentist struck off (BBC News)
A dentist from Hull who admitted defrauded the NHS of more than £600,000 is struck off by the General Dental Council.

Dentist celebrates 40 years of smiles (The Frisco Enterprise)
On Aug. 18, Dr. Gerald Smith started his 41st year of practicing dentistry in Frisco. Four decades have passed since Smith received his dental degree from The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, and came to Frisco, which at that time had a population less than 4,500.

Dentist Accused Of Day-Care Assault Becomes A Victim (Morganton News Herald)
Morganton - Vandals painted graffiti on the home of a Morganton dentist accused of domestic violence. Rufus "Rick" Hensley is accused of hitting his wife last week at her day-care center.

Dentist celebrates 40 years of smiles (The Frisco Enterprise)
On Aug. 18, Dr. Gerald Smith started his 41st year of practicing dentistry in Frisco. Four decades have passed since Smith received his dental degree from The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, and came to Frisco, which at that time had a population less than 4,500.

Village dentist appointed to UAMS advisory council (Hot Springs Village Voice)
Major Gen. (Ret.) Bill B. Lefler, DDS, has been appointed to the UAMS Regional Advisory Council.

New York - Hamptons Dentist Accused by Patients of Practicing More than Dentistry (PR Web via Yahoo! News)
(PRWEB) September 6, 2006 -- Manhattan dentist, Robert George Veligdan a/k/a "Dr.

New York - Hamptons Dentist Accused by Patients of Practicing More than Dentistry (PR Web)
New York Self-Proclaimed “Dentist to the Stars” is sued by patients who allege that the dentist used his professional status and dental clinic to induce them to buy stock in a company while concealing that he was a director and major stockholder of the company. (PRWEB Sep 6, 2006) Trackback URI: (link) RW1wdC1TdW1tLUxvdmUtTG92ZS1JbnNlLVplcm8=

Dentist, wife plead to felonies (Suwannee Democrat)
Local suspended dentist Dr. John Craig and his wife, Margaret L. Craig, both entered guilty pleas as charged last week in Third Circuit Court to numerous felony charges.

Filling 'Dental IQ' Gaps: Dentist, Hygienist Wife Have Been Serving Smiths Station for 21 Years (RedNova)
By Tony Adams, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Sep. 6--When they set up their dental practice in Smiths Station, Ala., more than two decades ago, Dr. William Ashcraft Jr. and his dental hygienist wife, Mary, felt they were venturing way out on a risky limb.

American sues dentist for B10m (Bangkok Post)
Chon Buri _ A 56-year-old American executive is suing a dentist in Pattaya for 10 million baht after two small pieces of metal fell into his throat while he was having dental treatment.

Jacksonville Dentist Denies Promising More than $95 Million to Univ. of Colorado (First Coast News)
DENVER (AP) -- A Florida dentist said he never promised more than $95 million to the University of Colorado for a dental school, accusing the school of jumping to conclusions and saying he was left in the lurch by students.

Dentist: He Never Promised $90M To Colorado School (CBS4 Denver)
A Florida dentist said he never promised more than $95 million to the University of Colorado for a dental school, accusing the school of jumping to conclusions and saying he was left in the lurch by students.

Dentist celebrates 40 years of smiles (The Frisco Enterprise)
On Aug. 18, Dr. Gerald Smith started his 41st year of practicing dentistry in Frisco. Four decades have passed since Smith received his dental degree from The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, and came to Frisco, which at that time had a population less than 4,500.

Alabama judge says dentist's friend must testify in murder trial (WIS News 10 Columbia)
A judge in Alabama ruled Wednesday that a good friend of dentist Barton Corbin must testify at Corbin's Gwinnett County trial in the death of his wife.

Regional dentist shortage a 'major crisis' (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has described the state of dental care in regional Australia as a major crisis.

Regional dentist shortage a 'major crisis' (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has described the state of dental care in regional Australia as a major crisis. The ADA's South Australian vice president, Dr Greg Cocks, says there is a national dentist shortage because the Government is not funding enough university places.

Dentist denies pledging $95 million to university (Sun-Sentinel)
DENVER · A Florida dentist said he never promised $95 million to the University of Colorado for a dental school, accusing the college of jumping to conclusions.

New Yorker to sue Thai dentist for slipshod work (Manila Bulletin)
Bangkok (dpa) - A 56-year-old American man is pursuing a lawsuit against a Thai dentist for 10 million baht (267,400 dollars) in damages for dropping a screw and a dental implant down his throat during a root canal operation, news reports said on Thursday.

Dentist says he never promised 90M (Casper Star-Tribune)
DENVER (AP) -- A Florida dentist said he never promised more than 95 million to the University of Colorado for a dental school, accusing the school of jumping to conclusions and saying he was left in the lurch by students.

Meridian dentist offers relaxing treatment for nervous patients (The Idaho Statesman)
A trip to the dentist can be an anxiety-ridden experience for some people who fear numbing needles, smoldering smells of the drill grinding against teeth and the inevitable discomfort associated with multiple visits.

Dentist sex case heading to trial (Calgary Sun)
The Crown has upped the ante in the case of a city dentist who allegedly sexually abused two patients. Prosecutor Achilles Grobler told court yesterday the Crown is proceeding by indictment on both charges against Dr. Joseph Li.

Joseph B. Connolly, 89, retired dentist (Boston Globe)
SCITUATE -- Joseph B. Connolly , a former dentist, died Aug. 30 at his home in Scituate. He was 89 .

Letters from readers: Dentist watched smoke fill the sky (Greensboro News-Record)
We asked our readers to share their memories of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, and to tell us how that day changed their lives. We're publishing some of their responses daily through Saturday. Click (Credit: "")

Dentist murder trial opens as potential jurors ask to be excused (WTVM 9)
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. Attorneys in the case of Dacula dentist Barton Corbin are meeting today to discuss about 40 potential jurors who have asked to be excused from the trial.

Clumsy dentist screws up (News Interactive)
A US man is suing a Thai dentist for $350,000 in damages for dropping a screw and a dental implant down his throat during a root canal operation.

Beatles' LSD Dentist Named (Soundbuzz via Yahoo!7 Music News)
Beatles' LSD Dentist Named

Dentist celebrates 40 years of smiles (The Frisco Enterprise)
On Aug. 18, Dr. Gerald Smith started his 41st year of practicing dentistry in Frisco. Four decades have passed since Smith received his dental degree from The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, and came to Frisco, which at that time had a population less than 4,500.

Dentist chair safe for now (BG News)
By Andrew Bridges The Associated Press WASHINGTON - Government health advisers rejected a federal report that concluded dental fillings used by millions of patients are safe, saying further study of the mercury-laden amalgam is needed. A panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers did not declare the so-called "silver fillings" unsafe.

Dentist says he never promised 90M (Casper Star-Tribune)
DENVER (AP) -- A Florida dentist said he never promised more than 95 million to the University of Colorado for a dental school, accusing the school of jumping to conclusions and saying he was left in the lurch by students.

Dentist office planned for northwest Carson (Nevada Appeal)
A two-story dental office is planned for northwest Carson City at the corner of GS Richards Boulevard and Ivy Baldwin Circle, said the project architect.

Prof. Wrestling: The Mat Dentist, Part 2 (Local6.com Central Florida)
Our grappling guru chats with Dr. Mike Lano, wrestling photographer/dentist.