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State's dentist shortage worsens (The News & Observer)
Too many people in North Carolina either can't afford to go to the dentist or can't find one in their community, health leaders warn, and the problem is likely to grow worse.

State's dentist shortage worsens (The Charlotte Observer)
(Sarah Avery, (Raleigh) News & Observer) Too many people in North Carolina either can't afford to go to the dentist or can't find one in their community, health leaders warn, and the problem is likely to grow worse. A decade after a lack of access to dental care was spotlighted as a top public health concern, major efforts have been made to boost the number of dentists practicing in North ...

State's dentist shortage worsens (The Charlotte Observer)
Too many people in North Carolina either can't afford to go to the dentist or can't find one in their community, health leaders warn, and the problem is likely to grow worse. A decade after a lack of access to dental care was spotlighted as a top public health concern, major efforts have been made to boost the number of dentists practicing in North Carolina, particularly in rural areas that ...

N.C. finds dentists either too costly or too scarce (The Virginian-Pilot)
RALEIGH, N.C. Too many North Carolina residents either can't afford to visit a dentist or find one where they live, and health leaders are warning that the situation will likely get worse.

Saturday is Family Day at the Dentist (The Herald-Press)
As part of National Dental Health Month, the Huntington County, Dental Society is again sponsoring "Family Day at the Dentist," on Saturday, January 31, 2009. This year's event marks the 29th anniversary of "Family Day at the Dentist."

Several Valley bars offer Pittsburgh fans a home away from home (BizJournals)
Before this season, being an Arizona Cardinals fan was as painful as visiting the dentist without novocaine. Being a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, for those who have tasted the glory many times, has been a pretty easy ride.

Is there a dentist in the house? (The Mail Tribune)
Needed: One dentist and a dental assistant to provide five hours of pro bono service to render aid to the afflicted on Feb. 16.

NC's Dentist Shortage (WFMY News 2 Greensboro)
NC finds dentists are either too costly or too scarce.

State sees dentist shortage (The Fayetteville Observer)
RALEIGH — Too many North Carolina residents either can’t afford to visit a dentist or find one where they live, and health leaders are warning that the situation will likely get worse.

Dentist Dilemma: Numbers Dwindling in State (WNCT Greenville)
More proof that a dental school is needed in the east. A trip to get your teeth cleaned at the dentist’s office is getting harder. Officials say too many people in our state either can’t afford to visit the dentist or can’t find one where they live.

Accused gunman confronted dentist day before murder: NYPD (YourNabe.com)
The man accused of gunning down a Forest Hills dentist in front of his daughter attempted to assault the Uzbek immigrant a day before he was shot, according to a police report revealed Wednesday.

Saturday is Family Day at the Dentist (The Herald-Press)
As part of National Dental Health Month, the Huntington County, Dental Society is again sponsoring "Family Day at the Dentist," on Saturday, January 31, 2009. This year's event marks the 29th anniversary of "Family Day at the Dentist."

There's no place like home for Slidell dentist (St. Tammany News)
After what he calls “a seven-year adventure,” Dr. David Pousson D.D.S said he is very happy to be back in Slidell practicing what he loves best, taking care of people’s teeth.

Accused gunman confronted dentist day before murder: NYPD (YourNabe.com)
The man accused of gunning down a Forest Hills dentist in front of his daughter attempted to assault the Uzbek immigrant a day before he was shot, according to a police report revealed Wednesday.

York Dentist Will Serve Three Years Probation In Prescription Drug Case (KOLN Lincoln)
Dr. Mark Brouillette, a York dentist, was sentenced Monday after being found guilty of attempting to deliver a controlled substance.

York dentist gets probation in prescription case (Lincoln Journal Star)
YORK, Neb. — A York dentist has been sentenced to three years’ probation in a prescription drug case. Dr. Mark Brouillette was sentenced for attempted delivery of a controlled sentence Monday in York County District Court. He had faced up to 20 years in prison.

York dentist gets probation in prescription case (Lincoln Journal Star)
YORK, Neb. — A York dentist has been sentenced to three years’ probation in a prescription drug case. Dr. Mark Brouillette was sentenced for attempted delivery of a controlled sentence Monday in York County District Court. He had faced up to 20 years in prison.

Dentist tried to explain touching patient's breasts in phone conversation set up by police (The Daily Democrat)
Jurors listened to the testimony and a recorded phone call Monday of the first woman to tell police that dentist Mark Anderson touched her breasts during an exam at his Woodland practice.

Wife attack dentist to face hearing (wigantoday.net)
A Wigan dentist who attacked his wife will have to face a misconduct hearing, the General Dental Council (GDC) has ruled. (03/02/2009 10:32:10)

Saturday is Family Day at the Dentist (The Herald-Press)
As part of National Dental Health Month, the Huntington County, Dental Society is again sponsoring "Family Day at the Dentist," on Saturday, January 31, 2009. This year's event marks the 29th anniversary of "Family Day at the Dentist."

Accused gunman confronted dentist day before murder: NYPD (YourNabe.com)
The man accused of gunning down a Forest Hills dentist in front of his daughter attempted to assault the Uzbek immigrant a day before he was shot, according to a police report revealed Wednesday.

Funeral Wednesday for Innisfail dentist killed in India (Red Deer Advocate)
A funeral will be held on Wednesday for Greg Ritson-Bennett, the Innisfail dentist who died about two weeks ago in India.

Dentist Arrested for Distribution of Drugs (KATC 3 Lafayette)
A dentist from Rayne was arrested on multiple drug charges.

Dentist offers day of free care Feb. 13 (Community Press & Recorder)
AMELIA - For the 22nd year, Amelia dentist Neil Blackburn, D.D.S., will offer a day of free dental services for local residents.

Dentist helps put a smile on kids’ faces (The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)
OBERLIN — Children who were referred by their school nurses will receive free dental exams and care this month from family dentist Dr. Melanie Satterfield as a result of a program called “Give Kids a Smile.” This is the second year of involvement for Satterfield and the seventh year for the program statewide. [...]

Jurors watch WPD interview dentist accused of fondling patients (The Daily Democrat)
Jurors watched a video Tuesday of the interview between Woodland dentist Mark Anderson and the investigating detective who arrested him in August 2007 for allegedly molesting 14 women patients.

Dentist was blown away by charges on PD video (The Daily Democrat)
Jurors watched a video Tuesday of the interview between Woodland dentist Mark Anderson and the investigating detective who arrested him in August 2007 for allegedly molesting 14 women patients.Jack Schubert, of the Woodland Police Department, testified in Yolo Superior Court that he arrested

David after trip to dentist (Express and Star)
Young David is a little woozy after his trip to the dentist. This article posted on February 4, 2009 at 10:52 am.

Trial Begins in Queens Dentist's Murder (FOX 5 New York)
More than a year after a Queens dentist was gunned down execution-style, his wife goes on trial for allegedly orchestrating a murder-for-hire. Fox 5's Christine Persichette reports.

Slain dentist murder trial to begin (WABC-TV New York)
Murder trial set to begin today for Queens dentist killed in front of his daughter.

Man pulls out 13 of his own teeth with pliers 'because he couldn't find an NHS dentist' (Daily Mail)
Man pulls out 13 of his own teeth with pliers 'because he couldn't find an NHS dentist'

Dentist was blown away by charges on PD video (The Daily Democrat)
Jurors watched a video Tuesday of the interview between Woodland dentist Mark Anderson and the investigating detective who arrested him in August 2007 for allegedly molesting 14 women patients.

Saturday is Family Day at the Dentist (The Herald-Press)
As part of National Dental Health Month, the Huntington County, Dental Society is again sponsoring "Family Day at the Dentist," on Saturday, January 31, 2009. This year's event marks the 29th anniversary of "Family Day at the Dentist."

'Moving speech' opens trial of murdered dentist (New York Daily News)
A Queens prosecutor Wednesday branded the accused killer of dentist Daniel Malakov an "assassin" with "evil in his heart and murder in his mind."

Patient left in limbo as her dentist is accused of two murders (Belfast Telegraph)
A patient of Colin Howell, the dentist accused of murdering his wife and a police officer, has told how she has been left in limbo while awaiting thousands of pounds of treatment.

Dentist Escapes Jail Time For Drug Conviction (KITV Honolulu)
A prominent Wahiawa dentist will not serve any jail time for drug charges.

Dentist was blown away by charges on PD video (The Daily Democrat)
Jurors watched a video Tuesday of the interview between Woodland dentist Mark Anderson and the investigating detective who arrested him in August 2007 for allegedly molesting 14 women patients.

Staying up to date puts dentist in national ranking (Post-Tribune)
Hammond dentist Matthew Logmann is never bored with his profession. In fact, his passion for dentistry increases as he ages.

Rayne Dentist Arrested on Drug Distribution Charges (KLFY Lafayette)
A prominent Rayne dentist is behind bars for allegedly carrying and distributing drugs. But even more concerning Acadia Parish Sheriff's Officials say 59 year old Dr. James R. Bush is accused on 2 counts of illegal prescribing of medications.

Dentist shortage? (Powell Tribune)
Local providers have different perspectives Imagine waking up with a severe toothache, a nagging pain that just keeps getting worse throughout the morning. You don’t have a regular dentist, so you call a local dentist listed in the phone book, only to be told the dentist is not taking any new patients. You try the next number, and the next, only to be told the same thing.

Saturday is Family Day at the Dentist (The Herald-Press)
As part of National Dental Health Month, the Huntington County, Dental Society is again sponsoring "Family Day at the Dentist," on Saturday, January 31, 2009. This year's event marks the 29th anniversary of "Family Day at the Dentist."

Dentist beats seven-year-old for resisting tooth removal (Calcutta News)
A dentist in a premier government hospital of the city allegedly slapped a seven-year-old boy repeatedly after he refused to get a tooth pulled out, the police said Thursday.

Opening statements made in slay case of dentist (Queens Chronicle)
The long-awaited murder trial of two defendants accused of conspiring to kill a Forest Hills dentist began on Wednesday with opening statements from the defense and prosecutor.

Opening statements made in slay case of dentist (Queens Chronicle)
The long-awaited murder trial of two defendants accused of conspiring to kill a Forest Hills dentist began on Wednesday with opening statements from the defense and prosecutor.

Dentist Office Robbed at Gunpoint (AM640 Toronto Radio)
It's a bit of an odd place for a hold up. A dentists office at 1910 Kennedy Rd near Ellesmere was robbed just before 8 o'clock Thursday night. Police say 3 masked men walked in with guns and robbed the office staff and clients of cash and cell phones.  Reports say they even robbed the dentist while he was in the back with a patient. The only description is that they were 3 black males...

Dentist beats seven-year-old for refusing treatment (New Kerala)
Kolkata, Feb 5 : A dentist in a West Bengal town allegedly slapped a seven-year-old boy repeatedly after he refused to get a tooth pulled out, the police said Thursday.

Dentist beats seven-year-old for resisting tooth removal (New Kerala)
Kolkata, Feb 5 : A dentist in a premier government hospital of the city allegedly slapped a seven-year-old boy repeatedly after he refused to get a tooth pulled out, the police said Thursday.

Fighting tears, dentist's dad cites tragic day (New York Daily News)
The heartbroken father of slain Queens dentist Daniel Malakov wrestled with his emotions Thursday as he described the last time he saw his son alive.

Death of former top dentist at the age of 91 (Yorkshire Evening Post)
A PIONEERING Yorkshire dentist who helped shape the development of oral health has died aged 91.

Opening statements made in slay case of dentist (Queens Chronicle)
The long-awaited murder trial of two defendants accused of conspiring to kill a Forest Hills dentist began on Wednesday with opening statements from the defense and prosecutor.