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Community honors slain dentist at prayer service 11:17 PM (WCNC Charlotte)
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Hundreds of people showed up at a prayer service for murdered Salisbury Dentist David Boyd Monday night. "A long road to recovery if there is going to be one,” said Michael Owens. “His sons, my sons played soccer together on the same team.”

Visitation for Murdered Dentist (WBTV Charlotte)
Monday night friends and family honored a dentist murdered inside his own home. His widowed wife and three children attended the vistiation in Salisbury. Tom Roussey talked to friends who say the family is staying strong through the turmoil.

HILLSBORO: Dentist could face jail in work zone death (Jefferson County Journal)
A Ste. Genevieve dentist who pleaded no contest Monday to involuntary manslaughter for his involvement in the death of a highway worker could face up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

Wahiawa Dentist Pleads Not Guilty To Drug Charges (KITV Honolulu)
HONOLULU -- A prominent Wahiawa dentist pleaded not guilty on Monday morning to drug charges. Jay Cambra left the courtroom without comment. He is charged with 11 felonies alleging he fraudulently obtained powerful pain-killing drugs and failed to keep proper records of pain killer prescriptions.

Dentist In Local 10 Investigation Files For Bankruptcy (Local 10 Miami)
A South Florida dentist whose patients claim he refused to refund thousands of dollars in unused credit has filed for bankruptcy, leaving dozens wondering what happens next.

SBI: Dentist was under investigation (The Salisbury Post)
By Steve Huffman [email protected] The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation confirmed Monday that a Salisbury dentist murdered last week was ...

Police pulled over suspects hours before dentist found (The Charlotte Observer)
Four hours before Salisbury dentist James David Boyd was found strangled to death in his home, the three people later charged in his killing were pulled over by police on traffic violations a few miles from his neighborhood. Jonathan Barnett, Candice Jo Drye and Christopher Boyd were in a white Chevy pickup when it was stopped at the intersection of Jake Alexander Boulevard and Castlewood Drive ...

Warrant: Dentist Was Prescribing Drugs In Exchange For Sex (WSOC-TV Charlotte)
UPDATE: A warrant states the dentist had planned to meet with one of his accused killers, Candice Drye, at his office last week "for the purpose of obtaining prescription narcotics, money and alcoholic beverages in exchange for sexual favors."

Warrant: Condoms, alcohol found in dentist's office 4:29 PM (WCNC Charlotte)
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Salisbury police released search warrants on Tuesday that list alcohol, condoms and a sex toy as items seized from the office of murdered dentist Dr. David Boyd.

In Dentist Case, Judge Strikes 7 of 10 Convictions (Bristol Herald Courier)
ABINGDON, Va. - In a stunning decision, a federal judge today vacated all seven jury convictions of a Pennington Gap, Va., dentist for money laundering.

Warrants released in dentist's death (News 14 Carolina)
SALISBURY, N.C. -- The search warrants were released Tuesday in the death of Salisbury dentist Dr. David Boyd.

Affidavit: Slain Dentist Exchanged Prescriptions For Sex Favors (WXII-TV Winston-Salem)
Alcohol, condoms and a sex toy were listed as items seized from the office of slain Salisbury dentist Dr. David Boyd, according to a police search warrant.

Search Warrant Reveals Details About Murdered Dentist (WBTV Charlotte)
There is a shocking new twist in the death of a Salisbury dentist. Search warrants suggest Doctor David Boyd used his dental office to trade prescription drugs for sex.

Warrant: Dentist traded drugs for sexual favors (WBTV Charlotte)
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) - A search warrant says a strangled Salisbury dentist had been prescribing drugs to young women in exchange for sexual favors.

Report: Dentist Traded Prescription Drugs for Sex (WGHP Greensboro)
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) -- A search warrant says a strangled Salisbury dentist had been prescribing drugs to young women in exchange for sexual favors. WSOC-TV in Charlotte reported Tuesday that detectives wrote in the warrant that 47-year-old Dr. James David Boyd made personal appointments at his office to prescribe the drugs, mainly to young females. The warrant said Boyd planned to meet with ...

Murder suspect says dentist traded for sex (The Charlotte Observer)
One of three people charged in the slaying of Dr. James David Boyd told police she met with the dentist at his office last week to exchange sex for money, drugs and alcohol. Candice Jo Drye also told police she wasn't the only person who performed sex acts with Boyd in exchange for prescription drugs, according to an affidavit Salisbury police Detective J.D. Barber filed Friday and which was ...

Federal Judge Drops 7 Convictions Against Lee County Dentist (Bristol Herald Courier)
A federal judge on Tuesday overturned all seven money laundering convictions against a Pennington Gap, Va., dentist, which could set a precedent for how the government prosecutes such cases.

Police seize evidence from dentist's house, office (The Salisbury Post)
By Shavonne Potts [email protected] A slain local dentist traded prescription drugs for sexual favors, an investigator said in applying for a ...

Harold H. Hookway of Framingham, Hull, retired dentist, 75 (Boston Herald)
Harold H. "Chip" Hookway of Hull and Framingham, a retired dentist, died Saturday at Palm Manor Nursing Home in Chelmsford. He was 75. Born in Boston, Dr. Hookway...

Suspect: Dentist traded sex for drugs (The Charlotte Observer)
One of three people charged in the slaying of Dr. James David Boyd told police she met with the dentist at his office last week to exchange sex for money, drugs and alcohol. Candice Jo Drye also told police she wasn't the only person who performed sex acts with Boyd in exchange for prescription drugs, according to an affidavit Salisbury police Detective J.D. Barber filed Friday and which was ...

Drug investigation of dentist detailed (Honolulu Star-Bulletin)
The state Narcotic Enforcement Division investigated Oahu dentist Dr. Jay Adam Cambra for nearly two years before charging him with prescribing powerful painkillers to patients who would then turn the drugs over to him.

Suspect: Dentist traded sex for drugs (The News & Observer)
One of three people charged in the slaying of Dr. James David Boyd told police she met with the dentist at his office last week to exchange sex for money, drugs and alcohol.

Warrant: Dentist traded drugs for sexual favors (ABC11 Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville)
A Salisbury dentist found bound and strangled in his bed had been prescribing drugs to young women in exchange for sexual favors, according to search warrants.

Warrant: Dentist Traded Drugs for Sex (ABC News)
Murdered dentist allegedly prescribed drugs to women in exchange for sexual favors

NHS dentist handed £1m record deal (Press Assoc. via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
An NHS dentist has vowed to keep fixing teeth for the next three months despite landing a £1 million record deal.

A dentist with a giving smile (Peninsula Gateway)
Gig Harbor dentist Dr. Richard Coyner started the Pierce County Dental Foundation, which specializes in providing health care to underprivileged people. Coyner was recently recognized by the Gig Harbor Rotary Club with its prestigious Vocational Excellence Award.

Singing dentist lands £1 million record deal (Daily Telegraph)
A dentist has clinched a £1 million record deal to become the new Russell Watson.

Sony signs opera-singing dentist (Independent)
An NHS dentist has just been signed up in a £1m record deal by SonyBMG, it was announced today. Andrew Bain, 34, who had worked in a North London dental practice for ten years, was noticed by Sony executives after he send in a demo tape containing his operatic interpretation of Prince’s pop classic, ‘Purple Rain’.

Operatic dentist lands £1m recording contract (Guardian Unlimited)
North London singing dentist Andrew Bain lands debut album contract with SonyBMG

Dentist cuts operatic pop album (BBC News)
A London dentist swaps the drill for a microphone after his operatic version of pop songs secured him a top record deal.

Dentist's conviction loses teeth (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
ABINGDON -- A federal judge this week overturned all seven money-laundering convictions against a Pennington Gap dentist, which could set a precedent for how the government prosecutes such cases.

Dentist signs huge record deal (ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
An NHS dentist has vowed to keep fixing teeth for the next three months despite landing a £1 million record deal.

Dentist signs huge record deal (Channel 4)
An NHS dentist has vowed to keep fixing teeth for the next three months despite landing himself a £1 million record deal. Andrew Bain, 35, has been signed by SonyBMG to record operatic versions of songs from Abba, The Smiths and Snow Patrol.

NHS dentist to release covers album (Digital Spy)
An NHS dentist and part-time opera singer wins a deal to record tracks by Snow Patrol and Abba.

Singing dentist wins million-pound music contract (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
An opera-loving dentist is to swap his drill for a microphone after winning a four-album recording contract worth one million pounds ($1.99 million).

Singing dentist wins contract (Times of Malta)
An opera-loving dentist is to swap his drill for a microphone after winning a four-album recording contract worth one million pounds. Andrew Bain, 35, who has worked as a dentist in London for more than 10 years, was finally signed by record company SonyBMG after chasing a deal for years.

Revamp of dentist services 'will rot Tyneside care' (icNewcastle - Evening Chronicle)
CHANGES designed to improve NHS dental services have dented the quality of patients’ care, according to a Tyneside dentist.

Singing dentist wins $2 million music contract (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
An opera-loving dentist is ready to swap his drill for a microphone after winning a four-album recording contract worth about $2 million.

British dentist signs four-album deal (UPI)
LONDON, July 3 (UPI) -- A British dentist known for singing to his patients as he worked has signed a $2 million, four-album deal with Sony BMG.

British dentist signs four-album deal (Moldova.org)
A British dentist known for singing to his patients as he worked has signed a $2 million, four-album deal with Sony BMG.The Daily Telegraph said Andrew Bain's debut album is due out in September.I'll miss the patients but I won't miss the drill, the dentist-turned-recording artist told the newspaper. I've been lucky to have very understanding bosses and patients who didn't mind if I took time ...

Dentist to unveil Statue of Liberty replica at dusk July 4 (Columbia Missourian)
In a Kansas City antique mall about four months ago, Fred Christman, a dentist, and his wife, Cathy, purchased a 10-foot replica of the Statue of Liberty. The old paint ...

Local dentist to unveil Statue of Liberty replica at dusk July 4 (Columbian Missourian)
In a Kansas City antique mall about four months ago, Fred Christman, a dentist, and his wife, Cathy, purchased a 10-foot replica of the Statue of Liberty. The old paint was chipped, and the statue was lost among other treasures in the mall.

Muslim-hating Iranian gets 4 years for attack on Edm. dentist (Canada.com)
A Muslim-hating Iranian refugee who nearly killed a dentist in a "brutal" and "shocking" attack was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison.

HILLSBORO: Dentist could face jail in work zone death (Jefferson County Journal)
A Ste. Genevieve dentist who pleaded no contest Monday to involuntary manslaughter for his involvement in the death of a highway worker could face up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

Man sentenced for attack on dentist (Victoria Times Colonist)
EDMONTON -- A Muslim-hating Iranian refugee who attacked and nearly killed a dentist was sentenced yesterday to four years in prison.

Muslim-hating Iranian gets 4 years for attack on Edmonton dentist (Ottawa Citizen)
A Muslim-hating Iranian refugee who nearly killed a dentist in a "brutal" and "shocking" attack was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison.

IDFPR reprimands Bureau County dentist (Bureau County Republican)
PRINCETON — A Bureau County dentist was reprimanded in May by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Singing dentist wins $2m music contract (Stuff)
An opera-loving dentist is ready to swap his drill for a microphone after winning a four-album recording contract worth about $2 million.

HILLSBORO: Dentist could face jail in work zone death (Jefferson County Journal)
A Ste. Genevieve dentist who pleaded no contest Monday to involuntary manslaughter for his involvement in the death of a highway worker could face up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

Doha dentist named UN agency’s goodwill envoy (Gulf Times)
By Arvind Nair A DOHA-BASED dentist, businessman and philanthropist was yesterday named as a goodwill ambassador of a UN agency fighting malnutrition.