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Mystery of Blairsville dentist's death still unresolved (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
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Sanity-challenged dentist has long résumé (The Springfield News-Leader)
Q. Every time I watch "Desperate Housewives" and see the actor who plays the sanity-challenged dentist Orson, I feel as though I had seen the actor (Kyle MacLachlan) a lot on another program. I read that he was on "Sex and the City," but I didn't watch that. So what else is included in his professional credits?

At a dentist lately? Bring cash. Lots. (Staten Island Advance)
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- While soaring medical costs regularly make front-page news, the rising costs of dental care rarely generate the same outrage.

Dentist's Lawsuit Tossed Out (News Channel 9 Chattanooga)
A federal judge tosses out a lawsuit, filed by a dentist, against two police officers. The officers arrested Doctor Thomas Cook outside a Chattanooga 's Outback in 2002, saying he threatened a woman with a knife during an argument over a parking space. Then, he got into a fight the officers.

British dentist alleged less than sterile (EARTHtimes.org)
A British dentist may have his license revoked after it was alleged he urinated in a surgical sink, among other things.

Going to the dentist's office is not the pain it used to be (Chicago Tribune)
Yeah, yeah. Mom and Dad had it so rough when they were kids. They had to walk to school. Five miles each way. Uphill. In the snow.

A Dentist? Of Course. It?s the Great White Way. (New York Times)
How Dr. Louisa Correa became the dentist with her name in lights is one of those uniquely New York stories.

Local dentist charged with child molestation (Daily Journal)
FARMINGTON — The St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has filed child molestation charges against a local dentist.

Dentist's tourism bear statue stolen in Clarion (The Derrick)
The "Tooth Beary" bear statue is part of Clarion County's tourism promotion effort. CLARION - A Clarion dentist is putting the word out that her mosaic-tiled "Tooth Beary" bear statue was stolen overnight Monday.

Dentist's tax case involves millions (Gainesville Sun)
LAKELAND - A Lakeland dentist has been indicted on federal charges of evading income taxes and not filing tax returns in a case that prosecutors said involves millions of dollars in unreported income.

Local dentist charged with child molestation (Daily Journal)
FARMINGTON — The St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has filed child molestation charges against a local dentist.

'Tooth Beary' stolen from dentist office (The Courier Express)
CLARION - Clarion-based state police said someone stole a ceramic tile bear from the family dentist office of Dr. Gwen Eaker. The "Tooth Beary" was on display under the business sign along Route 68 and was bolted into concrete.

Local dentist goes digital (Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter)
MANITOWOC - Thomas Rehrauer,D.D.S., has added digital impression technology to his practice, 1000 Maritime Drive.

State AG to help investigate killing of Blairsville dentist (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
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Attorney General to join probe into Blairsville dentist's murder (WFMJ Youngstown)
BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. Nearly a year after a Blairsville dentist was found slain in his home, the state Attorney General's Office is joining the investigation.

Attorney General to join probe into Blairsville dentist's murder (Centre Daily Times)
Nearly a year after a dentist was found slain in his home, the state Attorney General's Office has joining the stalled investigation.

Attorney General joins probe into dentist's slaying (Centre Daily Times)
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Attorney General To Join Probe Into Dentist's Murder (Action News 4 Pittsburgh)
Nearly a year after a dentist was found slain in his home, the state attorney general's office is joining the stalled investigation.

Despite objections, dentist’s helipad approved (Greater Milwaukee Today)
DOUSMAN - After about a month of hearing numerous complaints and verbal rebukes from angry neighbors, Dousman board and plan commissioners went ahead and approved a conditional use permit for the use of a helicopter and helipad requested by Oconomowoc dentist James Michaels.

Dentist guilty of urinating in surgery sink (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A British dentist was found guilty Thursday of urinating in his surgery sink and using dental tools meant for patients to clean his fingernails and ears.

Bell enlists AG's help; State to aid probe of dentist's murder (The Indiana Gazette)
Yelenic, 39, was found dead in his home almost a year ago. He bled to death, according to autopsy results. Police have said they believe his death was not random, but that his attacker targeted him.

Dentist markets baby teeth album (Antelope Valley Press)
This story appeared in the Antelope Valley Press on Thursday, April 5, 2007. PALMDALE - Tooth Fairy, watch out - you've got competition.

Dentist guilty of urinating in surgery sink (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A dentist was found guilty on Thursday of urinating in his surgery sink and using dental tools meant for patients to clean his fingernails and ears.

Attorney General to join probe into Blairsville dentist's murder (phillyburbs.com)
BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. - Nearly a year after a dentist was found slain in his home, the state Attorney General's Office has joining the stalled investigation.

Britain: Dentist Guilty of Unhygienic Practices (New York Times)
A medical tribunal in West Yorkshire found a dentist guilty of urinating in his surgery sink and of using dental tools meant for patients to clean his fingernails and ears. The tribunal said it was satisfied that the evidence showed that the 51-year-old dentist, Alan Hutchinson, who ?routinely? did not wear gloves or wash his hands, had risked the health of ?himself, staff and patients? for more ...

Dentist guilty of urinating in surgery sink (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A British dentist was found guilty Thursday of urinating in his surgery sink and using dental tools meant for patients to clean his fingernails and ears.

Guilty plea in $1.9 million embezzlement from Olympia dentist (KOMO Seattle)
A woman who worked as a dental office bookkeeper and her husband have pleaded guilty to swiping about $1.9 million, one of the biggest and most complex embezzlement cases in the state capital.

Kids Need to Watch What They Drink, Warns UAB Dentist (UAB Headline News)
Posted on April 6, 2007 at 10:40 a.m. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – It’s no secret that excessive consumption of sugar and calories is the main cause of dental cavities and obesity, two prevalent diseases affecting U.S. children.

New dental clinic hires its dentist (Macomb Journal)
MACOMB - A dentist has been hired to provide professional services at the McDonough County Community Dental Center, scheduled to open in Macomb this summer.

The case of the dirty dentist (Mail and Guardian)
A dentist was barred from his practice when he was found guilty on Thursday of urinating in a surgical sink and using sterilised dental instruments on his ears and nails.

Catching up in medical diplomacy (Los Angeles Times)
In Panama, U.S. doctors aid the poor in a challenge to the efforts of Cuba and Venezuela. NORTENO, PANAMA — Dressed in sweaty surgical scrubs and grappling with a screaming 6-year-old girl as he pulled her abscessed tooth, dentist Jason Vogt didn't look the part of a diplomat.

You know you're in trouble... (Gloucester Daily Times)
You know you're in trouble when . . . - You know you're in trouble when you're lying back in the dentist's chair and you hear the implant assistant say, "Are you ready for the screwdriver yet?"

Local dentist wins Distinguished Editor award by ADA (Eastern Arizona Courier)
In today’s high-tech world, information can be gathered at blazing speeds; however, the dissemination of that information to the right people is still a task.

Digging the Past: Archaeologists Preserve History While Building Future (RedNova)
By John Norton, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Apr. 9--When Julia Mae Avery was a student at Colorado Women's College in Denver, she was working on a paper dealing with the early history of Pueblo. Avery asked her dad, Pueblo dentist Willard S.

Dreams of a downtown dentist (Las Vegas Business Press)
When cosmetic dentists usually talk shop, it's bicuspid this, root canal that. Downtown dentist Dr. Afshin Azimi isn't your typical tooth doctor. When he talks business, he likes to focus on the marketing of his practice, its branding and how his business' image comes across in advertising.

Punchy pucks, spotlight keep Wranglers dentist digging the ice (Las Vegas Business Press)
Dr. Afshin Azimi knows all too well what kind of damage a hockey puck hurtling 90 miles an hour can do to the human mouth. It's not pretty.

Patient records are destroyed in blaze (Halifax Today)
A DENTIST has spoken about his devastation after his practice was destroyed in an arson attack.

Oceanside art festival chief is all about helping the cultural community (North County Times)
OCEANSIDE ---- One of Oceanside's super volunteers is dentist Richard "Rick" Mohrlock, who, for the third straight year, is heading up this year's 15th annual Days of Art ---- scheduled for April 21-22 in downtown Oceanside.

Dentist issues grave warning over NHS (Harrogate Advertiser)
A DENTIST who lives in Harrogate has hit out at the state of local care, saying he foresees a time when the town will be devoid of any NHS practitioners.

Even the dog won't kiss you? Well, it could be bad breath (Orlando Sentinel)
When his teenage daughter began coming home in tears, Los Angeles dentist Harold Katz started looking for a cure for her misery -- breath so bad that friends were offering her gum and mints. He found that his athletic daughter had a dry mouth after basketball practice. Without cleansing saliva, sulfur-emitting bacteria quickly multiplied in her mouth, causing bad breath, or halitosis.

Video Diary: The Dentist (Electronic Iraq)
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Check Out Our Top 10 Videos (WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley)
From South Carolina, who needs a dentist when you can use a toy bow and arrow to get rid of that loose tooth? More In Olympia, S.C., some people running naked through the streets of a residential neighborhood were caught on video tape.

Former dentist charged in Florida sex crime (The Advocate)
NAPLES, Fla. — A retired Newark dentist is facing charges in Florida for allegedly molesting a 14-year-old boy on a hiking trail. Dr. David R. Sperry, 65, was arrested April 3 by the Collier County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office after two teens said he accosted them.

Trial postponed again for Galesburg dentist (Galesburg Register-Mail)
GALESBURG (CNS) - The jury trial of a local dentist accused of child molestation was postponed again Monday in Knox County court.

Former dentist charged in Fla. sex crime (News Journal)
NAPLES, Fla. — A retired Newark, Ohio dentist is facing charges in Florida for allegedly molesting a 14-year-old boy on a hiking trail. Dr. David R. Sperry, 65, was arrested April 3 by the Collier County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office after two teens said he accosted them.

Bicego Trial Rescheduled (WEEK-TV Peoria)
A Galesburg dentist's trial was rescheduled until this summer at the earliest.

Galesburg dentist's sexual assault trial delayed (WQAD Moline)
GALESBURG, Ill. A Galesburg dentist won't go to trial on sexual assault charges until at least June. John Bicego was scheduled to go to trial this week.

Weather sponsored by: (The Observer)
In the United States, children learn at an early age to brush their teeth twice a day and visit the dentist twice a year.

Galesburg dentist's sexual assault trial delayed (KWQC-TV 6 Davenport)
GALESBURG, Ill. A Galesburg dentist won't go to trial on sexual assault charges until at least June. John Bicego was scheduled to go to trial this week.

8:30 p.m. update (The Moultrie Observer)
• If the kids don't go to the dentist, then the dentist has to come to the kids. And that's just what a pair of mobile dental units are doing in Colquitt County this week.