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Edina dentist to turn leftover candy into cash (5 Eyewitness News)
Edina dentist Jonathan Moren is trying to make this a pain free Halloween for kids by turning leftover candy into cash. "I'll make sure I have change hanging around, and we'll see who comes Wednesday morning," Moren told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS.

Middleton Dentist To Buy Back Halloween Candy (WISC Channel3000.com via Yahoo! News)
A Middleton dentist is tricking all Halloween revelers into giving up their candy.

Middleton Dentist To Buy Back Halloween Candy (Channel 3000)
Trick or treaters can trade their candy for money on Wednesday. A Middleton dentist will pay kids $1/pound of candy.

Keene dentist offering kids cash for candy (WCAX 3)
KEENE, N.H. A dentist in Keene (New Hampshire) is offering kids cash for their Halloween candy.

Keene dentist offering kids cash for candy (WCAX 3)
KEENE, N.H. A dentist in Keene (New Hampshire) is offering kids cash for their Halloween candy.

Dentist wanting to run trains on railway to Helena (Great Falls Tribune)
WASHINGTON — The unused railroad line between Great Falls and Helena would reopen as an independent short line to foster competition in freight rail under an application filed with the federal Surface Transportation Board.

Dentist To Buy Back Halloween Candy (ABC 7 Denver)
An orthodontist's office offers $2 a pound for Halloween loot.

Dentist To Buy Back Halloween Candy (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)
An orthodontist's office offers $2 a pound for Halloween loot.

Whiter Teeth For The Holidays: Dentist.Net’s Pre Holiday Sale Going On Now (PR Web via Yahoo! News)
Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) November 2, 2006 -- Dentist.

Dentist's sentence suspended in drug case (The Star Press)
MUNCIE -- A local dentist convicted of a felony drug charge will be required to volunteer her services three times a month at community clinics as part of her punishment.

Whiter Teeth For The Holidays: Dentist.Net’s Pre Holiday Sale Going On Now (PR Web)
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State sues man for allegedly playing dentist (San Antonio Express News)
He's accused of playing dentist in his home, and now, the state has shut down his illegal business.

Dentist pays $2 per pound for Halloween treats (East Valley Tribune)
The day after Halloween is a personal favorite for Scottsdale's Dr. Seuss. Each Nov. 1 since 2000, north Scottsdale orthodontist Seuss Kassisieh has held a candy buy-back. Kassisieh's young patients get $2 per pound, up to 5 pounds, for trick-or-treat goodies.

Dentist buys back Halloween candy from kids for $1 a pound (The Arizona Republic)
WILLISTON, Vt. - Taking a radical approach toward preventive dentistry, an orthodontist is conducting a Halloween candy buyback. He's paying $1 per pound.

Dentist's candy drive takes off (Courier-Post)
Dr. Steve Markus' idea to provide candy for the troops in Iraq may have worked out too well.

Candy swamps dentist (Courier-Post)
Steve Markus' dental office is starting to look like Willy Wonka's factory.

Tinley Park dentist gets back wedding band he'd tossed into candy bag (Chicago Sun-Times)
The missing wedding ring has found its rightful owner. Tom Moss, a Tinley Park dentist, walked into the village police station Friday and identified the gold and diamond wedding band that had slipped off his finger and into a neighbor boy's trick-or-treat bag Tuesday night.

Dentist arraigned in fatal boating crash (WRIC 8 News Richmond)
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. A dentist charged in a fatal summer boating crash in northeast Tennessee has been arraigned.

Dentist arraigned in fatal boating crash (WRIC 8 News Richmond)
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. A dentist charged in a fatal summer boating crash in northeast Tennessee has been arraigned.

Dentist's fine Halloween drill (Baltimore Sun)
She buys candy from children, makes a donation to charity A dentist's office might be the last place you'd expect to find hundreds of pounds of Kit Kats, Skittles, Tootsie Rolls and Dum-Dums.

Dentist arraigned in fatal boating crash (WRIC 8 News Richmond)
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. A dentist charged in a fatal summer boating crash in northeast Tennessee has been arraigned.

Local Dentist Fights Fear of Dental Work with Lasers (PR Web)
New laser calms patients fears and transforms the way dentistry is practiced. One of the most exclusive dental practices in midtown Manhattan offers this new wave of laser dentistry called Waterlase Dentistry™. (PRWeb Nov 6, 2006) Trackback URL: (link) TWFnbi1Qcm9mLVN1bW0tQ291cC1NYWduLVplcm8=

Dentist questions government's authority to call him by name (North Platte Bulletin)
While 74-year-old Thomas Miller is awaiting his trial in federal court on 23 counts of fraud related to an investment and banking scheme, he found himself before a different judge in Lincoln County.

Renewed police interest over dentist in disgrace (Belfast Telegraph)
Police are examining allegations of fraud against disgraced Ulster dentist Bruce Kelso, the Belfast Telegraph can exclusively reveal today. Kelso was struck off the dental register in September after being found guilty at a General Dental Council hearing of serious professional misconduct.

Local Dentist Fights Fear of Dental Work with Lasers (PR Web via Yahoo! News)
New York City, New York (PRWEB) November 6, 2006 -- It's a truth as old as the human race:

Struck-off dentist in fraud probe (BBC News)
Fraud claims about a dentist struck off for serious professional misconduct are being examined by police.

Struck-off dentist in fraud probe (BBC News)
Fraud claims about a dentist struck off for serious professional misconduct are being examined by police.

Willoughby dentist murdered (WKYC Cleveland)
Willoughby dentist murdered

Body Of Well-Known Dentist Found Near Dumpster (News Channel 5 Cleveland)
Police are investigating the death of a prominent Lake County dentist whose body was found Monday behind a Dumpster.

Body Of Well-Known Dentist Found Near Dumpster (WeatherNet5.com)
Police are investigating the death of a 70-year-old dentist found behind a Lake County Dumpster.

Dentist Admits to Distributing Cocaine, Oxycodone (WTOP Radio Network)
A local dentist has confessed Monday to distributing drugs including Oxycodone and cocaine.

Dentist Swimming in Candy Donations (WPVI-TV Philadelphia)
It wasn't just to save kids from cavities. A New Jersey dentist who collected extra Halloween candy may have bitten off more than he could chew.

£4m centre to boost NHS dentist numbers (The Scotsman)
A NEW dental institute, aimed at helping to combat the chronic shortage of NHS dentists in the North-east of Scotland, was officially opened in Aberdeen yesterday.

Willoughby dentist found dead (The Plain Dealer)
The body of a respected dentist was found Monday in a trash bin at a Mentor industrial park, but investigators suspect he was killed at his office six miles west in Willoughby.

Dentist offers free exams for food donations (Salem Statesman Journal)
Today is the last day of a two-day food drive and free dental exams that South Salem dentist David Zachary is sponsoring to celebrate his second year in this area.

Dentist to check kids (St. Petersburg Times)
Hernando-Pasco Hospice will host free holiday bereavement workshops at 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 15, and 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 6.

Review urged into dentist scandal (Belfast Telegraph)
Politicians today demanded action to avoid a repeat of the Bruce Kelso dentist scandal. DUP MP Iris Robinson said she had raised the issue in Westminster.

GBP 4m Centre to Boost NHS Dentist Numbers (RedNova)
By Frank Urquhart A NEW dental institute, aimed at helping to combat the chronic shortage of NHS dentists in the North-east of Scotland, was officially opened in Aberdeen yesterday.

Review urged into dentist scandal (Belfast Telegraph)
Politicians today demanded action to avoid a repeat of the Bruce Kelso dentist scandal. DUP MP Iris Robinson said she had raised the issue in Westminster.

Public dentist nearly ready to start (Galesburg Register-Mail)
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Local dentist achieves fellowship (Ukiah Daily Journal)
Mendocino Community Health Clinic, Inc. is pleased to announce that Virginia Meek, DDS, has been made a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities.

LifeWings' Basic Safety System May Have Prevented Child's Death Caused by Trip to Dentist (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
Five year old Diamond Brownridge went to the dentist to fill a few cavities and get caps on her teeth.

Concern over 'rogue dentist' affair (BBC News)
Health Minister Paul Goggins has told the BBC he is deeply concerned about the eight-year delay in stopping a dentist, who has now been struck off for fraud and malpractice, from working in Northern Ireland.

LifeWings' Basic Safety System May Have Prevented Child's Death Caused By Trip to Dentist (RedNova)
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Five year old Diamond Brownridge went to the dentist to fill a few cavities and get caps on her teeth. Prior to the work, Diamond was given three sedatives. She lapsed into a coma during the six-tooth operation.

New evidence found in death penalty case against area dentist (Portales News-Tribune)
New evidence was discovered Tuesday in the death penalty case against a Clovis dentist accused of killing a 30-year-old mother of two and leaving her body in a rural ditch, 9th Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler said.

Police comb Willoughby medical office for clues in dentist's death (News-Herald)
A Willoughby police car and yellow tape still cordoned off the westernmost entrance of Willo Medical Building Tuesday, almost three days after family dentist Dr. Robert Kalina died violently in a lower-floor office.

10,000 will get an NHS Dentist (North-West Evening Mail)
HEALTH chiefs have pledged to clear the NHS dental waiting list by creating 10,000 new places. Five new NHS dentists are to start work in Barrow and Windermere, meaning thousands of people will now be able to get off the list.

Local dentist achieves fellowship (Ukiah Daily Journal)
Mendocino Community Health Clinic, Inc. is pleased to announce that Virginia Meek, DDS, has been made a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities.

Local dentist switches to laser (The Acorn)
Dr. Joseph P. Sciarra, a children's dentist in Woodland Hills, has acquired a Lares PowerLase HT Dental Laser, which can prepare a cavity for filling painlessly and without a shot.

Hobson's choice Newcastle dentist Ross Hobson, racing the Class 3 trimaran Ideal Stelrad in the Route du Rhum capsized (Yachting Monthly)
1,760 miles from the finish line. He was being battered by rough and confused seas after a second depression hit the area. Hobson was rescued by the cargo ship Carmen. The ship is bound for Spain where she is due to dock on 12 November.