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Dentistry News 09/2008



The story of 2 men, 2 suicides, 1 heart and 1 widow (The Pantagraph)
On an overcast spring morning in southeast Georgia, Sonny Graham drank some coffee and headed out the door for another day in the family landscaping business and to take his 9-year-old stepson to the dentist. But Graham made a detour to the backyard shed that he’d built. | Interactive timeline

New dentist begins practice in Mattoon (Journal Gazette & Times-Courier)
MATTOON — Cheryl A. Beckmann, D.M.D., has begun her practice of general family dentistry in association with Philip B. Kepp, D.D.S. and Jennifer A. Kennedy, D.D.S. at 601 Broadway Ave.

From South Dakota student to sailing dentist (The Argus Leader)
Ten-foot seas don't bother Sioux Falls native Lt. Chris Dickes, even while the military dentist is filling teeth. Dickes, 31, is serving aboard the USS Ronald Reagan. He and three other Navy dentists keep busy, seven days a week, providing fillings, bridges and root canals for the 5,000 crew members on the aircraft carrier.

Just Kidding (BizJournals)
Dr. Steve Velez’s patient had to have an X-ray and her teeth cleaned, but the daunting dental instruments and fear of pain were the last things on her mind because she was too busy comparing her muscles with her brother’s during the blood pressure test, joking with her dentist and telling him stories about the latest Hannah Montana episode.

There's a new dentist in town (Crookston Daily Times)
Last week, Crookston welcomed a new dentist to town, Dr. Jaclyn Jensen. Formerly known as Dr. Brad Donabauer's office, located at 310 South Broadway, she'll take care of all his former patients, and certainly welcome new clients. Dr. Donabauer has relocated to Moorhead, to continue in the same line of work.

2 Huckabee delegates now solid for McCain (The Huntsville Times)
To the Republican Convention this week, the Great City of Huntsville, Alabama, sends two first-time delegates, one dentist and one lawyer, both chosen to support former Gov. Mike Huckabee.

Dentist needed for Peter Pan croc (BBC News)
The crocodile at Peter Pan creator JM Barrie's birthplace is missing several teeth - and a dentist is needed.

One widow, 2 dead men, one shared heart (CNN.com)
(AP) -- On an overcast spring morning in southeast Georgia, Sonny Graham drank some coffee and headed out the door for another day in the family landscaping business and to take his 9-year-old stepson to the dentist. But Graham made a detour to the backyard shed that he'd built.

Dentist gear up for triathlon (The Facts)
Open up and say, “Go!” A group of area dentists are dropping their mini-mirrors and drills and leaving the office Saturday to join the mass of athletes for the annual Brazosport Relay Triathlon.

Ful-filling a need among uninsured (Austin American-Statesman)
His patient was running behind — he got lost — but Dr. Caesar Collazo says that it's not unusual for musicians to arrive a little late. Collazo, a dentist, takes it in stride.

Dentist Killed In Crash (WKYT Lexington)
The vehicle was found over an embankment on Highway 1110 in the Haddix community of Breathitt County.

Dentist's sex abuse trial may be delayed (New Jersey Herald)
By TOM HOWELL JR. Jury selection could begin today in the civil trial of an Andover oral surgeon accused of sexually abusing women while they were under anesthesia.

There's a new dentist in town (Crookston Daily Times)
Last week, Crookston welcomed a new dentist to town, Dr. Jaclyn Jensen. Formerly known as Dr. Brad Donabauer's office, located at 310 South Broadway, she'll take care of all his former patients, and certainly welcome new clients. Dr. Donabauer has relocated to Moorhead, to continue in the same line of work.

Volunteering for a vacation (The Pantagraph)
There's no need to pull teeth to get retired dentist Rick Martin to pack his bags. Just tell him someone needs volunteers somewhere to help somehow and he's on his way.

Dentist dodgers must pay (NewsWales)
The number of patients dodging NHS dental appointments has rocketed since the introduction of new Government rules, Welsh Conservatives claimed today.

There's a new dentist in town (Crookston Daily Times)
Last week, Crookston welcomed a new dentist to town, Dr. Jaclyn Jensen. Formerly known as Dr. Brad Donabauer's office, located at 310 South Broadway, she'll take care of all his former patients, and certainly welcome new clients. Dr. Donabauer has relocated to Moorhead, to continue in the same line of work.

Dr. Bromboz, Cosmetic Dentist, Has a New Twist on Previewing A Smile Make Over - The "Trial Smile" (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
What is a "Trial Smile?" For patients to be able to preview what a smile makeover would look like, the rage, up until now, was to use a computer and drop in someone else's beautiful smile into the photo of the patient. While this gave the patient some idea of how their own smile makeover would look, it wasn't their teeth. With the advent of the new "Trial Smile" the patient can see, in their ...

New details in dentist videotaping case (ABC 13 Houston)
The local dentist accused of secretly taping patients in the bathroom appears in court

Andover dentist trial will go on (New Jersey Herald)
By TOM HOWELL JR. An Andover oral surgeon accused of groping several female patients will face trial in civil court this week, despite an attorney's request Tuesday for a delay in order to allow his broken shoulder to heal.

There's a new dentist in town (Crookston Daily Times)
Last week, Crookston welcomed a new dentist to town, Dr. Jaclyn Jensen. Formerly known as Dr. Brad Donabauer's office, located at 310 South Broadway, she'll take care of all his former patients, and certainly welcome new clients. Dr. Donabauer has relocated to Moorhead, to continue in the same line of work.

New dentist begins practice in Mattoon (Journal Gazette & Times-Courier)
MATTOON — Cheryl A. Beckmann, D.M.D., has begun her practice of general family dentistry in association with Philip B. Kepp, D.D.S. and Jennifer A. Kennedy, D.D.S. at 601 Broadway Ave.

BODY-CHOP GHOULS GUILTY (New York Post)
PHILADELPHIA - Two brothers who ran a Philadelphia funeral home pleaded guilty yesterday to selling corpses to a company trafficking in stolen body parts. Louis and Gerald Garzone were part of a scheme masterminded by New Jersey dentist Michael...

Dentist Camps It Up In Britain (SkyNews via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
The chaotic search for a dentist may be getting a step easier with the arrival of a pop-up dental surgery from Hungary.

Dentist survives airplane crash (The Naperville Sun)
A violent plane accident left Joe Haselhorst with only minor injuries after his Cessna crashed from about 30 feet off the ground Monday afternoon.

Volunteering for a vacation (The Pantagraph)
There's no need to pull teeth to get retired dentist Rick Martin to pack his bags. Just tell him someone needs volunteers somewhere to help somehow and he's on his way.

Deflated charges at the blow-up dental surgery: Travelling Hungarians offer half-price treatment in the UK (Daily Mail)
The first inflatable dentist surgery is set to tour Britain undercutting the hefty prices charged by private dentists.

There's a new dentist in town (Crookston Daily Times)
Last week, Crookston welcomed a new dentist to town, Dr. Jaclyn Jensen. Formerly known as Dr. Brad Donabauer's office, located at 310 South Broadway, she'll take care of all his former patients, and certainly welcome new clients. Dr. Donabauer has relocated to Moorhead, to continue in the same line of work.

Duluth Dentist Receives Lifelong Learning & Service Recognition Award from Academy of General Dentistry (Centre Daily Times)
Robert A. Finkel, DDS, MAGD, of Duluth, GA was granted the prestigious 2008 Lifelong Learning & Service Recognition (LLSR) award by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). The award recognizes Dr. Finkel's commitment to lifelong learning, volunteer services to communities in need, mentorship to associates and new dentists and participation in organized dentistry. Dr. Finkel is only the third ...

Motorcycle-riding men shoot dentist in QC (GMA News)
MANILA, Philippines - Unidentified motorcycle-riding men shot and wounded a 36-year-old dentist in Tandang Sora district of Quezon City on Wednesday night.

Longtime Sikeston dentist dies at 85 (Standard Democrat)
SPRINGFIELD -- Dr. John Lesley Doggett, a longtime Sikeston dentist died Aug. 29, 2008, at the Mount Vernon Veterans Administration Home. He was 85. Born in the Patton area on May 4, 1923, Dr. Doggett served during World War II in the U.S. Navy Seabees.

Dentist Trial Begins as U.K. Regulator Tackles Insider Trading (Bloomberg.com)
Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Neel Uberoi, a dentist from south London, stands trial today for insider trading as the U.K. financial regulator pursues a tougher line on market abuse.

Dentist Trial Begins as U.K. Regulator Tackles Insider Trading (Bloomberg.com)
Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Neel Uberoi, a dentist from south London, stands trial today for insider trading as the U.K. financial regulator pursues a tougher line on market abuse.

Local Dentist Questioned In Medical Waste Case (NBC 10 Philadelphia)
NBC10 News has learned that police are questioning a local dentist about needles and other medical waste found at the Jersey Shore on Wednesday.

Restaurant owner overcomes fear to donate blood (The Star)
THE thought of donating blood is like visiting a dentist to have a tooth extracted, said restaurant owner Tneh Ah Choon.

John Blanchard, 61, generous dentist with a steel-trap memory (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
It was foolish to play trivia with Dr. John Blanchard. The Fayetteville dentist had an encyclopedic memory, especially when it came to his twin passions of baseball and World War II history. He once corrected a tour guide at Pearl Harbor during a trip to Hawaii, said his son, Mark Blanchard of Roswell. "He was incredible with numbers. He could tell you the seating capacity of every stadium in ...

There's a new dentist in town (Crookston Daily Times)
Last week, Crookston welcomed a new dentist to town, Dr. Jaclyn Jensen. Formerly known as Dr. Brad Donabauer's office, located at 310 South Broadway, she'll take care of all his former patients, and certainly welcome new clients. Dr. Donabauer has relocated to Moorhead, to continue in the same line of work.

In the past year, Don Cheadle's played a DJ, a dentist and, now, a 'Traitor' (Ventura County Star)
If you say "John Wayne," you know what you're getting. If you say "Don Cheadle," prepare to be surprised.

Retired dentist who skipped his senior year at Auburn to go to dental school finally receives his AU undergraduate ... (Birmingham News)
In 1949, Calvin McCulloh enrolled at Alabama Polytechnic Institute, now Auburn University, with one goal in mind: becoming a dentist. In 1952, by the end of his junior year, he had completed all but one required course to be admitted to dental school.

Jury finds North Platte dentist not negligent (North Platte Bulletin)
After 6-1/2 hours of deliberation, a Lincoln County jury found Thursday night that Steven R. Hinze, a North Platte dentist, was not negligent when he performed nasal surgery in 2005.

Main Line dentist’s home searched in connection with Jersey Shore medical waste case (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Pennsylvania authorities today searched the Main Line home of a dentist who investigators believe may have dumped some of the syringes and other medical waste found on the beaches of eight Jersey Shore towns since Aug. 23.

There's a new dentist in town (Crookston Daily Times)
Last week, Crookston welcomed a new dentist to town, Dr. Jaclyn Jensen. Formerly known as Dr. Brad Donabauer's office, located at 310 South Broadway, she'll take care of all his former patients, and certainly welcome new clients. Dr. Donabauer has relocated to Moorhead, to continue in the same line of work.

Hungarian dentists seeking patients in UK (AP via Yahoo! News)
The Hungarian dentist will see you now. In his inflatable office. Getting your jaw X-rayed by a foreign practitioner in a blowup tent may sound like a hard sell to British patients, but a group of Hungarian dentists is arguing otherwise. Their blowup dental clinic is touring the U.K. to showcase their hygiene, professionalism and affordability to the British.

Main Line Dentist Focus Of N.J. Beach Waste Investigation (FOX 29 Philadelphia)
Investigators work to link a Main Line dentist to medical debris washing up on the Jersey Shore as more needles force beach closures Thursday.

Court Documents: Dentist Admits Dumping Waste (NBC 10 Philadelphia)
Authorities say a Main Line dentist has admitted to dumping syringes and other infectious waste debris in the water near his Jersey Shore home.

PA DENTIST REPORTEDLY ADMITS TO DUMPING MEDICAL WASTE THAT WASHED ASHORE (NBC40 South Jersey)
MIDDLE TWP.--A Pennsylvania dentist allegedly admitted to dumping medical waste in South Jersey that washed up on numerous local beaches.Officials wit...

Dentist investigated for medical waste dumping (WPVI-TV Philadelphia)
There is a strong indication that the pieces of medical waste that washed up on the beaches in Avalon were dumped by a Main Line dentist.

Dentist Told Investigators He Dumped Medical Waste (FOX 29 Philadelphia)
A dentist admits to police that he dumped medical waste from his Main Line dental office into an inlet near two N.J. beach resorts, according to court documents.

Pa. dentist's home searched in Shore medical waste probe (Morris Ledger)
Pennsylvania authorities have searched the home of a dentist who they say may have been responsible for medical waste that recently washed ashore on several New Jersey beaches.

Main Line Dentist May Have Dumped Avalon, NJ Medical Waste (KYW News Radio 1060)
Investigators from the New Jersey attorney general's office spent the morning on Thursday searching the Wynnewood, Pa. home and office of dentist Thomas McFarland.

Dentist's Office Searched In Avalon Waste Case (CBS 3 Philadelphia)
Investigators enacted a search warrant on the home of a Main Line dentist suspected of allegedly dumping medical waste off the coast of Avalon, New Jersey.