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Dentist to scale lofty peak for cancer cure (The News Journal)
BRANDYWINE HUNDRED -- A local dentist will climb Mount Kilimanjaro in June to raise money for a promising new breast cancer vaccine being developed at Johns Hopkins University.

Long-time dentist passes away April 26 (Waconia Patriot)
Dr. Perry W. Dungey, a dentist who practiced in Waconia from 1956-98, passed away at the age 89 last Saturday, April 26 at Ridgeview Medical Center. A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 10, 11 a.m. at Christ Victorious Lutheran Church 9860 Victoria Drive Chaska.

Trooper charged with murdering dentist wants change of venue (Centre Daily Times)
The attorney for a state trooper accused of murdering an Indiana County dentist wants the trial moved or a jury brought in from another county.

Trooper charged with murdering dentist wants change of venue (WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg)
Attorneys for Trooper Kevin Foley say he can't get a fair trial given the intense publicity the case has generated.

Parkersburg Dentist Goes to Prison (WTAP Parkersburg)
A Parkersburg dentist accused of using patients to get prescription drugs for himself is heading to prison.

Parkersburg dentist sentenced to 8 months in drug conviction (The Charleston Gazette)
A Parkersburg dentist was sentenced to eight months in prison in federal court Thursday for obtaining hydrocodone by fraud, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced.

Dentist sentenced for domestic abuse (Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune)
A 38-year-old Necedah dentist was sentenced Thursday in Wood County Circuit Court to nine months in jail for charges connected to two domestic abuse incidents.

5,000 left without a dentist (Sentinel)
Thousands of patients have been left without an NHS dentist after the sudden closure of their dental practice. Moorland Road Dental Practice, in Burslem, has cancelled appointments because it does not have enough staff. The practice, which ...

Former Belpre dentist sentenced (The Marietta Times)
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A former area dentist was sentenced to federal prison Thursday after his guilty plea in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia . Dr. James E. Kirkpatrick III, DDS, 44, of Blepre, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Joseph R. Goodwin to eight months in prison for fraudulently obtaining hydrocodone. Kirkpatrick pleaded guilty Jan.

Long-time dentist passes away April 26 (Waconia Patriot)
Dr. Perry W. Dungey, a dentist who practiced in Waconia from 1956-98, passed away at the age 89 last Saturday, April 26 at Ridgeview Medical Center. A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 10, 11 a.m. at Christ Victorious Lutheran Church 9860 Victoria Drive Chaska.

Police arrest dentist on sexual assault charge (Coppell Gazette)
Dr. Spencer Lee Page, a dentist at Six Day Dental in Flower Mound and Coppell, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of sexual assault, according to the Flower Mound Police Department.

Third Generation Dentist Twins Graduate (KOLN Lincoln)
For twins from Hawaii, Friday was a chance to follow in their fathers' footsteps. Cherie and Renee Uchida are third generation dentists.

Police arrest dentist on sexual assault charge (Coppell Gazette)
Dr. Spencer Lee Page, a dentist at Six Day Dental in Flower Mound and Coppell, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of sexual assault, according to the Flower Mound Police Department.

Healthy mouth, healthy body (Chicago Tribune)
Dentists adopt unconventional treatment options T he last time Barbara Stepp of Homewood visited her dentist, she told him about her ongoing kidney infection.

Woman pleads guilty to theft from Fayette County dentist (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
The former office manager of a Fayette County dentist has entered a tentative plea agreement on charges of stealing nearly $26,000 from her employer.

Police arrest dentist on sexual assault charge (McKinney Messenger)
Dr. Spencer Lee Page, a dentist at Six Day Dental in Flower Mound and Coppell, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of sexual assault, according to the Flower Mound Police Department.

Police arrest dentist on sexual assault charge (Coppell Gazette)
Dr. Spencer Lee Page, a dentist at Six Day Dental in Flower Mound and Coppell, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of sexual assault, according to the Flower Mound Police Department.

Secret Service probing Select Dental (New York Daily News)
The Secret Service is investigating a disgraced dentist and at least two of his business associates in connection with the abrupt closure of Select Dental in Howard Beach in November, the Daily News has learned.

Nyssa residents recall popular dentist (Argus Observer)
NYSSA  - Dr. Steven Bauer, 48, did not just operate a business in Nyssa. He was also deeply involved in the community at several levels.

Pleads guilty (Daily Courier)
The former office manager of a Fayette County dentist entered a tentative plea agreement Friday on charges of stealing nearly $26,000 from her employer.

Dentist shoots wife in self defense, police say (The Santa Rosa Press Democrat)
A Lake County dentist acted in self defense this weekend when he shot and critically wounded his estranged wife, who was coming at him with a pickax, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Department.

Sheriff: Dentist shot wife in self defense (The Fresno Bee)
Authorities say a dentist was defending himself when he shot and wounded his estranged wife who had attacked him with a pickax.

Sheriff: Dentist shot wife in self defense (KSBY San Luis Obispo)
Associated Press - May 4, 2008 8:34 PM ET KELSEYVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a dentist was defending himself when he shot and wounded his estranged wife who had attacked him with a...

Dentist Shot Pickax Wielding Wife, Police Say (KCRA 3 Sacramento)
Authorities said a dentist was defending himself when he shot and wounded his estranged wife who had attacked him with a pickax.

Tooth Talk: Invest on your future — replace your teeth (Marco Eagle)
Q: Hey Doc, my dentist won’t stop bugging me. I had a tooth that broke and needed to be pulled, so my dentist pulled it. Now he keeps bugging me to have it replaced. I’m in my 60s and at my age it’s just not worth it. Why won’t he leave it alone?

Dentist shoots pickax-wielding wife (San Jose Mercury News)
KELSEYVILLE (AP) - Authorities say a dentist was defending himself Friday when he shot and wounded his estranged wife who had attacked him with a pickax.

Long-time dentist passes away April 26 (Waconia Patriot)
Dr. Perry W. Dungey, a dentist who practiced in Waconia from 1956-98, passed away at the age 89 last Saturday, April 26 at Ridgeview Medical Center. A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 10, 11 a.m. at Christ Victorious Lutheran Church 9860 Victoria Drive Chaska.

Beauty and the Beak: Bald Eagle Goes Bionic (Wired News)
A bald eagle named Beauty was found scrounging for food at an Alaska landfill, slowly starving to death starving because most of her beak was shot off. A mechanical engineer, a dentist and a veterinarian are among the volunteers who have been working for two years to make Beauty an artificial beak.

Detecting Cancer At The Dentist's Office (WFTV 9 Orlando)
Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. Every 13 minutes, a woman dies from this disease. Early detection may be the key to surviving it. So what if finding out you had it could be as simple as going to the dentist? VIDEO: Detecting Cancer At The Dentist's Office

Police arrest dentist on sexual assault charge (Coppell Gazette)
Dr. Spencer Lee Page, a dentist at Six Day Dental in Flower Mound and Coppell, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of sexual assault, according to the Flower Mound Police Department.

Police arrest dentist on sexual assault charge (McKinney Messenger)
Dr. Spencer Lee Page, a dentist at Six Day Dental in Flower Mound and Coppell, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of sexual assault, according to the Flower Mound Police Department.

Sheriff: Dentist shot wife in self defense (San Diego Union-Tribune)
Authorities say a dentist was defending himself when he shot and wounded his estranged wife who had attacked him with a pickax.

Dentist shoots estranged wife (The Lake County Record-Bee)
KELSEYVILLE A dentist shot his estranged wife in the neck Friday night after she broke into his Kelseyville home with a pickax.

Roland Skreslet, 69, of Peabody, retired dentist (Boston Herald)
Dr. Roland O. Skreslet of Peabody, a retired dentist, died Friday after a lengthy illness. He was 69. Born and raised in Portland, Ore., Dr. Skreslet graduated from Loma...

Police arrest dentist on sexual assault charge (McKinney Messenger)
Dr. Spencer Lee Page, a dentist at Six Day Dental in Flower Mound and Coppell, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of sexual assault, according to the Flower Mound Police Department.

Health Tip: X-Rays at the Dentist (HealthDay via Yahoo! News)
(HealthDay News) -- Healthy teeth require more than good dental hygiene and regular cleanings. Dental X-rays can show potential abnormalities that your dentist couldn't otherwise see, indicating how healthy your teeth really are.

Long-time dentist passes away April 26 (Waconia Patriot)
Dr. Perry W. Dungey, a dentist who practiced in Waconia from 1956-98, passed away at the age 89 last Saturday, April 26 at Ridgeview Medical Center. A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 10, 11 a.m. at Christ Victorious Lutheran Church 9860 Victoria Drive Chaska.

2 win Hebron School Board seats (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
A local dentist and a heavy machine operator Tuesday won four-year terms on the MSD of Boone Township School Board.

Police arrest dentist on sexual assault charge (McKinney Messenger)
Dr. Spencer Lee Page, a dentist at Six Day Dental in Flower Mound and Coppell, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of sexual assault, according to the Flower Mound Police Department.

2 win Hebron School Board seats (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
A local dentist and a heavy machine operator Tuesday won four-year terms on the MSD of Boone Township School Board.

Patients Claim Dentist Won't Refund Credit (Local 10 Miami)
Local 10's investigative reporter Julie Summers speaks to former and current patients of a well-known dentist who claim his office is refusing to refund thousands of dollars in unused credit. INSIDE: Video

Long-time dentist passes away April 26 (Waconia Patriot)
Dr. Perry W. Dungey, a dentist who practiced in Waconia from 1956-98, passed away at the age 89 last Saturday, April 26 at Ridgeview Medical Center. A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 10, 11 a.m. at Christ Victorious Lutheran Church 9860 Victoria Drive Chaska.

Dentists Warn Of Lead In Crowns (WCVB Boston)
Things a dentist permanently puts in your mouth may have five times the lead levels banned in toys.

Health Tip: X-Rays at the Dentist (MedicineNet.com)
Title: Health Tip: X-Rays at the Dentist Category: Health News Created: 5/7/2008 2:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 5/7/2008

Dentist to discuss dental advances (Lawrence Journal-World)
Dr. Jim Otten, a Lawrence dentist, will discuss the latest developments in dentistry during a free program Friday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Police arrest dentist on sexual assault charge (Coppell Gazette)
Dr. Spencer Lee Page, a dentist at Six Day Dental in Flower Mound and Coppell, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of sexual assault, according to the Flower Mound Police Department.

Dentist's wife recovering, faces charges (The Lake County Record-Bee)
LAKE COUNTY -- Margaret Johnson, 56, who was seriously wounded when her estranged husband, a Lakeport dentist, shot her in the neck after she broke into their Kelseyville home last Friday, faces at the very least misdemeanor charges for violating a restraining order, according to Lake County Sheriff Department (LCSD) Chief Deputy Jim Bauman.

My extraordinary experience as a dentist in India (Merredin Wheatbelt Mercury)
FOR those who don’t know, I recently returned from volunteering my dental services in rural India for two and a half weeks.

Melbourne dentist avoids state charges (Florida Today)
The state attorney's office this week filed a "notice of no information" in the case of a 67-year-old dentist, who police said reached for a handgun as a law enforcement officer tried to stop him from driving down a road closed because of a gas leak.

Stuart dentist reports cash, debit card missing from office (Stuart News)
According to the report, Dr. Steven Leiken discovered more than $5,000 in deposits missing that were on his desk the night before. He also reported his debit card missing.