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Make Your Teeth Smile-Worthy! (CBS News)
Dentist Discusses Latest Methods, Products for Whitening, Straightening Them

Video: Keeping a Great Smile (CBS News)
Keeping your teeth bright and white can prove pricey, so Dentist, Dr. Nancy Rosen helps us navigate the latest treatments and technologies, and give us something to smile about in the New Year.

Soft drinks need warning labels: Dubbo dentist (Daily Liberal)
A Dubbo dentist has called for health warnings on soft drinks to rein in spiralling incidences of tooth decay in children.

Moves that aren't like pulling teeth (MalaysiaNews.net)
Tom Junnila likes visiting the dentist. Not so much to lean back in that big chair and have his teeth cleaned but to help dentists who are ready to relocate and expand their clinics. Junnila, preside...

Archery / Aiming with a different kind of technology (Haaretz Daily)
Moshik Kovarsky got turned on to archery in a dental chair, of all places. During a routine checkup five years ago, his dentist told him about an archery class he was attending in Rishon Letzion.

Taking Aim at the Big Names in Animated Film (New York Times)
Blue Sky Studios, the animated-movie division of 20th Century Fox, doesn’t have the budget of DreamWorks or Pixar, but it is a small-scale hit machine.

DASHED - She had dreams of settling down after earning enough money (The Electric New Paper)
She had dreamt of becoming a dentist in Indonesia, but her family could not afford the fees to send to university.

Dentist has ‘filled’ needs; ready to retire (Port Arthur News)
Billy W. Fuller’s sister was studying to be a nurse, when his mother had an idea.“Why don’t you be a doctor?” he said his mother told him.

NH tax evader gets 37 years on weapons charges (AP via Yahoo! News)
A tax-evading man convicted of amassing an arsenal of weapons was sentenced Monday to 37 years in federal prison in a hearing punctuated by him laughing and chiding the judge and prosecutors.

Two Stillwater residents will play Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra performance on Oct. 11 (Stillwater Gazette)
Polly Logan and Forest Crocker would be the first to tell you that they're not professional musicians. Logan is a dentist and Crocker works with large computer systems at Unisys.

NH tax evader gets 37 years on weapons charges (AP via Yahoo! News)
A tax-evading man convicted of amassing an arsenal of weapons that he and his wife held during a nine-month standoff with federal authorities was sentenced Monday to 37 years in federal prison in a hearing punctuated by him laughing and chiding the judge and prosecutors.

Miep Gies, Protector of Anne Frank, Dies at 100 (New York Times)
Mrs. Gies was the last survivor among Anne Frank’s protectors and the woman who preserved her diary.

Game was fun, but Cardinals have work to do (Arizona Daily Star)
TEMPE — Larry Fitzgerald had a dentist appointment Monday morning. He blew it off.

Dentist Delays Disciplinary Hearing (KIMT Mason City)
GARNER, IA---A North Iowa dentist is delaying a hearing before the state's dental board. Dr. Peter Vidal owns and operates a dental clinic in Garner. The Iowa Dental Board was ready to hold a disciplinary hearing for him on Wednesday afternoon in Des Moines .

Cardinals come out on top in this classic (The Lafayette Daily Advertiser)
TEMPE, Ariz. — Larry Fitzgerald had a dentist appointment Monday morning. Not surprisingly, he blew it off.

White House honors two scientists at NU (Chicago Sun-Times)
Two Northwestern University faculty members will be honored Wednesdayat the White House for their groundbreaking work. Steven D. Jacobsenand Dr. Melina Kibbe are among 100 scientists who'll receive thePresidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers -- thehighest honor granted by the government to young researchers.

Man's child porn stash of 1,300 images and 141 videos called 'horrific' (Park Ridge Herald-Advocate)
The U.S. Attorney's Office is seeking a 15-year prison sentence for a Park Ridge man and suburban dentist who pleaded guilty to knowingly receiving images of child pornography in September.

Two Stillwater residents will play Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra performance on Oct. 11 (Stillwater Gazette)
Polly Logan and Forest Crocker would be the first to tell you that they're not professional musicians. Logan is a dentist and Crocker works with large computer systems at Unisys.

Companies knock their products (Washington Post)
With new ad campaign, Domino's joins a host of companies boasting of their own awfulness.

Dentist Delays Disciplinary Hearing (KIMT Mason City)
GARNER, IA---A North Iowa dentist is delaying a hearing before the state's dental board. Dr. Peter Vidal owns and operates a dental clinic in Garner. The Iowa Dental Board was ready to hold a disciplinary hearing for him on Wednesday afternoon in Des Moines .

VMware's New Weapon: E-mail (Forbes)
The virtualization provider is expected to announce the acquisition of an open-source e-mail provider.

J.P. Morgan Challenge: Making Money Off Molars Edition (The Motley Fool)
An overview of dental supply company, Dentsply.

Statue without limitations (Burbank Leader)
Dr. David Burbank, a dentist and sheep rancher whose name lives on in the city for which he was named, was recognized Tuesday at Five Points with a statue in his likeness, capping months of anticipation and transforming the busy corner into a grassy lookout.

Dental clinic opens in Sussex (Delaware Coast Press)
MILLSBORO -- Have a fear of visiting the dentist? If so, you are not alone.

A Move In The Right Direction - DentalXpress, UK (Medical News Today)
Data from the NHS Information Centre released recently shows that only 58.3 per cent of the population saw an NHS dentist in the two years ending March 2009. In an effort to rectify this parlous situation, the government stated in May this year "We aim to ensure that everyone who wants to see an NHS dentist can by March 2011." However the same data source showed that last year nearly 50 per cent ...

Lucky Patient at Southfield Family Dental Center Receives Free Makeover (Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance)
DETROIT, MI--(Marketwire - 01/13/10) - Top Detroit dentist , Dr. Noah Levi, and his Southfield Family Dental Center unveil the results of the "Get a Job" Smile Makeover program with the completion of a full mouth reconstruction for one Detroit patient. The lucky patient, Ms. V. Anthony, won the makeover in March of 2008, after sending in pictures of her teeth and completing an essay detailing ...

Corbin dentist accused of Medicaid fraud makes court appearance (Corbin News Journal)
A Corbin dentist pleaded not guilty Monday morning to charges that he allegedly defrauded the state of more than $13,000 over the last seven years.

David After the Dentist Exacts Revenge on Dad [VIDEO] (Mashable)
That’s right, everyone’s favorite drugged-up darling (and one of the top memes of 2009 ) is finally getting his say on the Comedy Central show Tosh.0 : sans narcotics. At this point, we’ve all seen the hilarious video of wee David, hopped-up and spaced-out after a trip to the dentist. Now comedian Daniel Tosh is bringing the boy back into the limelight on his weekly Internet-oriented show, the ...

Two Stillwater residents will play Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra performance on Oct. 11 (Stillwater Gazette)
Polly Logan and Forest Crocker would be the first to tell you that they're not professional musicians. Logan is a dentist and Crocker works with large computer systems at Unisys.

Trial date set for Kingsford dentist (The Iron Mountain Daily News)
MARQUETTE - A July trial date has been set for a Kingsford dentist who stands accused of illegally dispensing three types of prescription pain-killing drugs between 2005 and 2007. Robert J. D'Amour pleaded not guilty to the 50 count indictment in August. An official from the United State District Court in Marquette said a July 12 trial date has been set.

Wauwatosa Dentist Waits for News from Friends at Haiti Clinic (WBAY Green Bay)
A Wauwatosa couple who set up a dental clinic in Haiti is anxiously waiting to hear about their friends in Haiti's devastated capital.

No guide on ‘How to Study: The Right Way’ (Kansas State Collegian)
By: Bethaney Wallace Studying (a word that is often pointed out as a combination of the words “student” and “dying”), like having a job or going to the dentist, is a necessary evil in life. Necessary in the sense that everyone without a genius IQ not w...

Stocking stuffer: Gift cards good for eye, dental visits (Asbury Park Press)
MIAMI — Health care providers are rolling out a different sort of stocking stuffer: Gift cards that can be used to pay bills and insurance premiums or for specific services at eye doctors and dentist offices.

Dentist: Financial clerk sent to prison almost destroyed his practice (The Brownsville Herald)
A financial clerk for Brownsville dentist David S. Pedley has been sentenced to spend more than five years in federal prison after she pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated identity theft.

Jacksonville Lean Dentist appears on Business901 Podcast (dBusinessNews.com)
Jacksonville - Dr. Sami Bahri, DDS was my guest on the Business901 podcast. He delivered a message that all professionals should listen too. Dr Bahri, runs a private dental practice in Jacksonville, Florida.

Former clerk at dentist office sentenced to prison for identity theft (The Brownsville Herald)
A financial clerk for Brownsville dentist Dr. David S. Pedley has been sentenced to spend more than five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges related to identity theft.

Former dentist office clerk sentenced to federal prison in identity theft case (The Monitor)
BROWNSVILLE — A financial clerk for Brownsville dentist Dr. David S. Pedley has been sentenced to spend more than five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges related to identity theft. Claire Batsell, 25, of Brownsville, pleaded...

Hard times leaving animals homeless (Boston Globe)
Orion never saw the dentist until last month. LeRoy didn’t receive adequate foot care, causing discomfort when he trots. Zoey’s stall wasn’t cleaned properly, leading to foot discoloring.

Elysium Internet to Launch New Performance-Based Local Dentist Directory (Marketwire)
TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - January 14, 2010) - Elysium Internet, Inc. ( PINKSHEETS : EYSM ), an emerging leader in Local Internet advertising, today announced plans to launch a new performance-based local Dentists directory. Elysium CEO Scott Gallagher commented, "We're in active negotiations to acquire a dentist related domain name and expect to complete a transaction within the next week or so ...

10,000 extra dentist places in Pendle (Burnley Today)
THERE is a big boost for tooth care in Pendle, with up to 10,000 extra NHS dentistry places to be made available over the course of the next year. (14/01/2010 15:13:11)

20 under 40: Dentist goes out of way to help (Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier)
17th in a series of profiles of Cedar Valley BusinessMonthly 20 Under 40 winners

Memphis Dentist Worries About Family In Haiti (Eyewitness News Memphis)
As news about recovery efforts trickle out of Haiti, Haitians in Memphis need news about missing family and friends.

10,000 extra dentist places in Pendle (Pendle Today)
THERE is a big boost for tooth care in Pendle, with up to 10,000 extra NHS dentistry places to be made available over the course of the next year.

Dentist won’t comment on clinic (Fort McMurray Today)
DANIEL NUGENT-BOWMAN Today staff A local dentist, who owned a recently-closed drug rehabilitation centre 90 kilometres north of Montreal, is refusing to answer questions about the incident. According to published reports, Dr.[...]

Local Dentist To Test Patients For HIV (KGTV San Diego)
A local dentist is looking to become one of the first dentists to offer HIV tests for his patients.

Govt targets 800 dental grads a year (The Borneo Post)
PUTRAJAYA: The government wants to have about 800 dental graduates a year to meet the needs of the people, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. He said the number was to meet the target set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to have one dentist for every 4,000 people by 2018 compared to one dentist for every 7,840 people now.

Stewartville dentist looks to tap the wind for office (Post-Bulletin)
STEWARTVILLE -- Dr. Bruce Trulson of Trulson Dental Clinic in Stewartville is considering adding a 10 kilowatt roof-mounted wind turbine to supplement his clinic's geothermal heating system

Dentist won’t comment on clinic (Fort McMurray Today)
DANIEL NUGENT-BOWMAN Today staff A local dentist, who owned a recently-closed drug rehabilitation centre 90 kilometres north of Montreal, is refusing to answer questions about the incident. According to published reports, Dr.[...]

Chalmette woman, family members arrested for illegal prescriptions (WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans)
CHALMETTE, La. – St. Bernard sheriff’s deputies arrested the employee of a Chalmette dentist office and five of her family members after the dentist reported finding unauthorized prescriptions for pain pills had been written using his office computer system, according to sheriff’s office spokesman Steve Cannizaro. After unauthorized prescriptions for a total of 160 pills of hydrocodone were ...

Several members of St. Bernard Parish family arrested in prescription-drug scam (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a prescription-drug scam by a woman who worked for a Chalmette dentist and allegedly wrote unauthorized pain-pill prescriptions for herself and others. Since the woman was arrested earlier this month, five of her relatives...