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Dentist Worker Admits Forging Prescriptions (WDSU New Orleans)
A Chalmette dentist's employee is booked for writing unauthorized prescriptions for her friends and family, authorities say.

A different kind of pet store - roanoke.com (Roanoke Times)
Pet City's exotic creatures -- such as a capuchin monkey and weather-forecasting parrots -- are some of the things that draws people to Roanoke's only locally owned pet seller. For Michael Knick and 8-year-old son Jakob, the 90-minute trip from Covington to see a Roanoke dentist always involves a side trip to see Winky. The 44-year-old white-faced capuchin monkey draws fans to Pet City, a family ...

Goodwill trips take dentist to Vietnam (The Houma Courier)
Naomi King Staff Writer HOUMA — As a child, Dr. H. Joseph Le was in the same position as the orphans he operates on each year in Vietnam.

The city's most litigious lady (New York Post)
She's New York's serial suer. Attorney Eleanor Capogrosso loves the law -- a little too much, maybe. She sues hospitals, her dentist, her landlords, even a day spa. And if she doesn't like the outcome of a case, she might hire a second attorney to sue the...

Dentist gives back to the community (The Naperville Sun)
Kiley Hirons would like everyone to be healthy and believes one of the best ways to achieve that is through your mouth.A graduate of the dental school at the University of Illinois-Chicago, Hirons these days works in Naperville as a part of the Naperville Dental Specialists team, at 55 S. Main St., in the new Promenade area. A native of St. Louis, Hirons, 30, came to the Chicago area where she ...

Daniel Howden: Not so ruthless in the face of the toothless (Independent)
Most people in most places dread an encounter with a dentist. In the wilds of South Sudan it amounts to a fascinating surprise. Michael Deng Ngok is the only dentist for thousands of miles. Even he has no idea how many potential patients he caters for. A rough guess comes to more than one million.

Manhunt after eastern suburbs robbery spree (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole four cars and robbed a dentist in Sydney's eastern suburbs this morning.

Chalmette woman, family members arrested for illegal prescriptions (WAFB Baton Rouge)
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.

SBLHC mobile dental clinic ready to roll (Journal Gazette & Times-Courier)
MATTOON — Kids often don’t like going to the dentist, but helping them with dental care might work better if you bring the dentist to them.

Toothless man robs dentist (The Courier Mail)
AN armed man missing his front teeth has robbed several people, including a dentist, and stolen four cars in a crime spree, Sydney police say.

Toothless man robs dentist (Adelaide Now)
AN armed man missing his front teeth has robbed several people, including a dentist, and stolen four cars in a crime spree, Sydney police say.

Hunt for toothless Bondi bandit (Sydney Morning Herald)
Armed man robs several people, including a dentist, and steals four cars in a one-hour crime spree.

SBLHC mobile dental clinic ready to roll (Journal Gazette & Times-Courier)
MATTOON — Kids often don’t like going to the dentist, but helping them with dental care might work better if you bring the dentist to them.

Man, with missing teeth, robs dentist (The Age)
An armed man missing his front teeth has robbed several people, including a dentist, and stolen four cars in a crime spree, Sydney police say.

Skiing makes Frederick dentist smile (The Frederick News-Post)
When he is not perfecting smiles, Dr Nils Olson loves skiing

Grant to fund RIS dental clinic (Rutland Herald)
Students won't have to leave Rutland Intermediate School to visit the dentist next year. ... - By CRISTINA KUMKA STAFF WRITER

Danville dentist will help ID bodies in Haiti (The Danville Advocate-Messenger)
Dr. Corky Deaton, a Danville dentist, headed to Haiti this morning to participate in a project aimed at helping the Haitian government recover and identify the remains of people killed in the recent earthquake.

Dentist conned patients into unnecessary fillings (Daily Telegraph)
A dentist who conned patients into paying thousands of pounds for fillings they did not need has been kicked out of the profession.

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.

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.

Will a Chinese or Indian automaker scrap the traditional dealer model? (The Auto Channel)
With the possible exception of a trip to the dentist, visiting a car dealership is the least pleasant activity in which we participate. Unless you walk in with mound of cash, you can be sure that using their cruel four square method, U.S. dealers have a quadrangled plan of attack to bend you over.

Skydiver Falls To Death Before BASE Jump (KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville)
Friends are mourning a local dentist and skydiving instructor who police say died while attempting a BASE jump.

Local OB/GYN Delivers Baby on Haitian Border (ABC 2 Baltimore)
Dr. Carol Ritter and her husband, a local dentist, have been working with wounded patients from Haiti since Saturday

Alcohol code bans drinking games (Guardian Unlimited)
Licensing rules rewritten to target binge drinking, but ban on bulk discounts at stores has been dropped Mandatory licensing conditions designed to call time on the "binge drinking ­culture" in pubs and clubs across England and Wales will come into force later this year, ministers will announce today. The crackdown will include a ban on drinking games such as the "dentist's chair", where drink ...

Gazza's dentist chair drink stunt to be banned under new laws to combat binge-drinking (Daily Mirror)
Bars will be banned from giving customers a "dentist's chair" under laws to curb binge-drinking unveiled today.

Scottish Government deliver dentist school (SNP)
SNP MSPs for Aberdeen and the North East of Scotland have today welcomed the official opening of the Aberdeen Dental School at Foresterhill, Aberdeen.

Out goes the "dentist's chair" in booze crackdown  (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
Tough new rules for pubs and clubs -- including a ban on drinking games like the infamous "dentist's chair" -- will be introduced this year in a drive to stamp out binge drinking, the government said on Tuesday.

Out go drinking games in UK booze crackdown (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Tough new rules for pubs and clubs -- including a ban on drinking games like the infamous "dentist's chair" -- will be introduced in Britain this year in a bid to curb a heavy drinking culture that costs the country billions of a pounds a year.

Former Barrow Dentist waiting for council verdict on case (North-West Evening Mail)
A DENTIST who gave a nervous schoolgirl Temazepam and is accused of sending her home without proper monitoring is waiting to hear the verdict of the General Dental Council.

Pipe-smoking dentist 'refused to wash hands' (Daily Telegraph)
A pipe-smoking dentist who refused to wash his hands between patients or clean used equipment said sterilisation was 'stupid', a hearing was told.

Top Manx Cosmetic Dentist Chosen To Co-Host New Online TV Programme (Manxnet)
Manx dentist and aesthetic practitioner Tracey Bell has been chosen to be the face of a new online show about emotive beauty and cosmetic treatments.

Out go drinking games in booze crackdown (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Tough new rules for pubs and clubs -- including a ban on drinking games like the infamous "dentist's chair" -- will be introduced in Britain this year in a bid to curb a heavy drinking culture that costs the country billions of a pounds a year.

Dentist allegedly saws partner’s equipment in half (Waynesville Daily Guide)
Weird news from across the nation

Plasma jet 'could replace dentist's drill' (Independent)
A futuristic "plasma jet" that eradicates tooth decay without fillings could be replacing the dentist's drill in as little as three years, a study claims.

Plasma jet set to see off the dentist drill in three years (The Scotsman)
A FUTURISTIC "plasma jet" that eradicates tooth decay without fillings could be replacing the hated dentist's drill in as little as three years.

Painless plasma jets could replace dentist's drill (EurekAlert!)
( Society for General Microbiology ) Plasma jets capable of obliterating tooth decay-causing bacteria could be an effective and less painful alternative to the dentist's drill, according to a new study published in the February issue of the Journal of Medical Microbiology.

Los Gatos shorts: Dentist to offer one day of free care to needy residents (San Jose Mercury News)
Los Gatos dentist Dr. Richard Evans is offering a day of free dental care for residents who have fallen on hard times.

Painless plasma jets could replace dentist's drill (Science Daily)
Plasma jets capable of obliterating tooth decay-causing bacteria could be an effective and less painful alternative to the dentist's drill, according to a new study.

Jet 'to replace dentist's drill' (Press Assoc. via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
A futuristic "plasma jet" that eradicates tooth decay without fillings could be replacing the hated dentist's drill in as little as three years, it was claimed.

New plasma jet may replace dentist's drill (Yorkshire Post)
A futuristic "plasma jet" that eradicates tooth decay without fillings could replace the hated dentist's drill in as little as three years, it was claimed today.

Painless 'hi-tech jet' could soon replace dentist's drill (New Kerala)
Washington, Jan 20 : The much hated dentist's drill could soon be history, all thanks to a futuristic 'plasma jet' that eradicates tooth decay without fillings.

Painless plasma jets could replace dentist's dreaded drill (MalaysiaNews.net)
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Plasma jets capable of destroying tooth decay-causing bacteria could be an effective and less painful alternative to the dentist's drill, says a new study.

Plasma jet 'set to replace dentist's drill' (ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
A futuristic "plasma jet" that eradicates tooth decay without fillings could be replacing the hated dentist's drill.

Plasma jets could replace the dentist's drill (TG Daily)
The dentist's drill could soon be a thing of the past. Plasma jets could be just as effective at cleaning out decayed teeth - and a damn sight less painful. read more

Visit to dentist just got less painful (The Times of India)
Plasma jets capable of obliterating tooth decay-causing bacteria could be an effective and less painful alternative to the dentist’s drill, according to a new study published in the February issue of the Journal of Medical Microbiology.

Painless Plasma Jets Could Replace Dentist's Drill (redOrbit)
Plasma jets capable of obliterating tooth decay-causing bacteria could be an effective and less painful alternative to the dentist's drill, according to a new study published in the February issue of the Journal of Medical Microbiology.Firing low temperature plasma beams at dentin – the fibrous tooth structure underneath the enamel coating - was found to reduce the amount of dental bacteria by ...

Lyons dentist shares his thoughts on Haiti (Greene County Daily World)
If it wasn't for that 7.0 earthquake, a Greene County dentist would be headed to Haiti on a mission. "I just canceled the trip two days ago. It's not that I don't want to go. There's no way to get around," explained Gordon Green, DDS, of Lyons.

Kenosha dentist loses license (The Journal Times)
KENOSHA - A state agency revoked the license and privileges of aKenosha dentist for improperly prescribing medication to patients,the Department of Regulation and Licensing announced Wednesday.

East Alton dentist David Thornton appointed to Madison County Board (Belleville News-Democrat)
David R. Thornton, a dentist in East Alton, was appointed Wednesday to a vacancy on the Madison County Board.

Plasma may signal demise of dentist's drill (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
The dentist's drill strikes fear into the hearts of many a toothache sufferer but it may soon become a thing of the past.