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Dentist 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.

Investigation was ‘inept’ - former Barrow dentist (North-West Evening Mail)
INVESTIGATIONS into a dentist who gave a nervous schoolgirl temazepam and then failed to monitor her were “inappropriate and inept,” a hearing was told yesterday.

Meteorite Crashes Into Dentist Office (WBAL-TV Baltimore)
An apparent meteorite that was reported by 11 News viewers and people in other states ended up through the ceiling of a Virginia dentist office.

Paedophile dentist removed from registration list (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
The Dental Board of New South Wales has removed the name of a Newcastle dentist from its list of registered practitioners, blaming a technical glitch for the convicted paedophile's apparent re-registration.

Jet 'to replace dentist's drill' (Belfast Telegraph)
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. Related Stories Disabled turtles head for care home Sex Asbo woman faces sentence City worst for cars hitting trees Gun bible quotes 'inappropriate' Biblical rifle stamps to be stopped

Dentist faces wait as hearing is adjourned (North-West Evening Mail)
A DENTIST who gave a nervous schoolgirl Temazepam without properly monitoring her, faces an anxious delay after his misconduct hearing was adjourned until next week.

Former Barrow dentist faces wait as hearing is adjourned (North-West Evening Mail)
A DENTIST who gave a nervous schoolgirl Temazepam without properly monitoring her, faces an anxious delay after his misconduct hearing was adjourned until next week.

Little Girl Dies in Dentist Office over Pain-Killing Injection (Pravda)
Alina Lopareva, a ten-year-old girl, a resident of the city of Ussuriisk (Siberia) went to see a dentist on January 19. She had caries and had to have a tooth drilled. The dentist made a pain-killing injection, and the little girl’s heart stopped beating. Alina died instantly on the dental chair.

Veteran dentist retires, joins Army (Forsyth County News)
Getting some people to join the Army would be like pulling teeth. But for Richard Glass, it’s just the next step in life after three decades as a dentist. Glass, 59, heads to San Antonio next week for training. After that, he will work from Fort Benning near Columbus. “Whatever the Army needs me to do, that’s what I’ll be doing,” he said. “I most look forward to ... working with the younger ...

Custody battle over slain Fargo dentist's daughter moves to Louisiana (The Fargo Forum)
The custody fight for the 3-year-old daughter of slain Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso will move to Louisiana, but the orphaned child’s uncle on her father’s side will retain temporary custody, a judge ruled in Cass County District Court this afternoon.

Toledo dentist office settles in $1M fraud case (WTVG-TV Toledo)
Some dental offices were accused of committing Medicaid fraud for unnecessary dental procedures.

Dentist served community in many ways (The Biloxi Sun Herald)
BILOXI — Dr. Robert Eustice was a Southern gentleman.

Dentist drives Haiti relief effort (Washington Daily News)
Dr. Angie Rhodes displays a tooth-whitening kit at her dental practice in Chocowinity on Wednesday. Proceeds from sales of the kits are destined for Haiti relief.

Idling MU must now go full-throttle (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
COLUMBIA, MO. — As they began to trickle out of the locker room after Saturday's 70-53 victory over Nebraska, to a man every Missouri player had a distinctive expression spread across his face. It was the same look that a man has when leaving the dentist's office after a root canal.

Building confusion on Skibo Road: Nightclub, restaurant go up nearby (The Fayetteville Observer)
Many people know that Fayetteville dentist Dr. Tommy Bassiri is building a large nightclub across Skibo Road from Walmart. Yet they see a building with a drive-through being built in that spot.

Da Vinci Code helps create perfect smile (New Kerala)
London, Jan 25 : A celebrity dentist has used the mysterious mathematical formula at the heart of The Da Vinci Code to create the perfect smile.

Da Vinci code key to perfect smile (Hindustan Times)
It's the mysterious mathematical formula which is at the heart of 'The Da Vinci Code'. But, now a British dentist has used the crypted sequence of numbers to create what he claims is "the perfect smile".

Goodwill trips take Louisiana dentist to Vietnam (Opelousas Daily World)
HOUMA — A Cajun country dentist who left Saigon as a 9-year-old orphan returns every year to help other orphans in Vietnam.

Free dental care clinic Feb. 6 at Clark College (The Columbian)
CENTRAL PARK — Children without dental insurance can sign up for free dentist appointments at Clark College next month. X-rays, sealants, fluoride treatment, fillings, extractions and advice will be offered for those who sign up; cleanings won’t.

Goodwill trips take Louisiana dentist to Vietnam (Opelousas Daily World)
HOUMA — A Cajun country dentist who left Saigon as a 9-year-old orphan returns every year to help other orphans in Vietnam.

Chandler Dentist Helps Local Athletes Unlock Their Potential With Under Armour's Jaw-Dropping Technology (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Recent research has proven that the jaw is the key to unlocking more phisical power. Under Armour Performance Mouthwear™ has been engineered to unlock power and potential. People have immense power stores locked up by one of the body's instinctive reflexes - namely the clenching of teeth. Chadler Dentist, Rich Higgs, DDS and Aquila Dental are helping local athelets unlock more power and potential.

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.

'Da Vinci Code' may hold the secret to perfect smile (The Times of India)
It's the mysterious mathematical formula which is at the heart of 'The Da Vinci Code'. Now, a British dentist has used the crypted sequence of numbers to create what he claims is "the perfect smile".

• Keadle to try for McHenry's Congressional seat (The Salisbury Post)
Staff reportA longtime Salisbury dentist is now a candidate for the U.S. Congressional seat now held by Patrick McHenry. Scott Keadle, president of Rowan Dental Associates on Jake Alexander Boulevard, recently announced plans to challenge McHenry ...

Dentist is a chip off the old block (Driffield Today)
A FORMER Driffield School pupil is following in his father's footsteps by coming back to work in his home town more than a decade after leaving for university. (20/01/2010)

'Dental button' empowers patients to stop dentist's drill (9 News Denver)
DENVER - It's a place a lot of people dread: the dentist's chair. Some people actually fear going under the drill. But, there's a new device that's literally putting control in the patient's hands.

Maintaining a healthy smile (seattlepi.com)
A lot of people are afraid of the dentist, yet the irony is that if you don't go for regular checkups and cleanings, you could find yourself facing gum surgery...New laser procedures reduce the pain.

Obituaries for Jan. 26 (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Mr. Joseph Washington, 89, of Richmond, an Army veteran, a retired truck driver for Massey, Wood and West Inc. Bouroujian, Mrs. Alice, 81, of Richmond, formerly of Aleppo, Syria, husband of Leon Bouroujian. Calhoun, Mrs. Barbara Tiller, 75, of Sandston, widow of Ray LaDean Calhoun Sr. Crist, Dr. George Bryan, 83, of Richmond, a World War II Army veteran, a retired dentist, husband of Linda C ...

• Keadle to try for McHenry's Congressional seat (The Salisbury Post)
Staff reportA longtime Salisbury dentist is now a candidate for the U.S. Congressional seat now held by Patrick McHenry. Scott Keadle, president of Rowan Dental Associates on Jake Alexander Boulevard, recently announced plans to challenge McHenry ...

Dentist 'super surgery' to open (Lancashire Evening Post)
A new dental super surgery which aims to wipe out Preston's waiting list for an NHS dentist is preparing to welcome its first patients.

Herald Scotland (EveningTimes Online)
Dentist Mark Skimming gives patient Ella Williams a check up in his new South Side practice. Picture: Mark Gibson Patients will be able to watch DVDs as they undergo treatment at what is set to become Scotland’s largest NHS dental practice.

Dentist given a treat to get his teeth into (Express and Star)
A party cakes shopkeeper who had a sweet tooth but no teeth is back munching on his wife’s cooking after five years of being forced to say “no” to her iced treats.

A Visit to Your Dentist May Save Your Life (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
PHILADELPHIA----A dental exam is much more than a cavity-spotting expedition. In addition to decay, dentists look for potentially life-threatening conditions including oral cancer.

Dentist's drill bit left in sinus for 11 months, lawsuit says (St. Petersburg Times)
TAMPA Donna Delgado just wasn't healing properly after dental surgery.

Smokey Point dentist collects donations for Haiti relief (Arlington Times)
Community members will soon be able to whiten their teeth for a good cause.

Shooting at Christiansburg dentist office (WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke)
Police say the shooting is domestic related.

UPDATED: Domestic situation at a Christiansburg dentist office (WDBJ 7 Roanoke)
According to the Christiansburg police chief, someone fired a gun inside the Peter J. McDonald General Dentistry Office on North Franklin Street a little after 2:30 p.m.

Many still struggle to get dentist on NHS, admits minister (The Scotsman)
SCOTS in some parts of the country still cannot get access to an NHS dentist, despite rising registrations, new figures have shown.

Dentist's drill bit left in head for 11 months, lawsuit says (St. Petersburg Times)
An inch-long piece left during surgery caused a woman to suffer for a year, a lawyer says.

Winning smile: Cork dentist most sensitive (Irish Examiner)
A CORK dentist was all smiles yesterday after she was named the Sensodyne Sensitive Dentist of the Year.

Dentist who served Milwaukee for 50 years honored by family and politicians (FOX 6 Milwaukee)
An American hero can be someone who lands a plane safely in the Hudson River or makes a great catch to win the Super Bowl. It can also be someone who does a job everyday and doesn't always get paid.

Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Kevin Sands Embraces Social Media (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social media sites allow us to stay more connected than ever before. As their popularity continues to grow, a cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills has started to use these websites to reach out to patients and provide them with information and resources about his practice and treatments.

Lawsuit: Dentist left drill bit in woman's sinus (Bay News 9 Tampa Bay)
A 35-year-old woman is suing her former dentist after she said he left a drill bit lodged inside her sinus for 11 months.

Story City dentist, Hamilton County get Challenge Grants (The Ames Tribune)
A Story City dental practice and an economic development agency in Jewell will use more than $100,000 in Iowa Department of Economic Development funds for building projects, state officials announced Jan. 23.

Wakefield dentist sends gift basket to Scott Brown (Wakefield Observer)
Cookies by Miss Jackie of Malden sent along this photo of a basket they created for newly elected Sen. Scott Brown courtesy Wakefield dentist Dr. Gerry Casazza.

Court declines to rehear appeal of sex abuse suit against former Fargo dentist (The Fargo Forum)
A sex-abuse lawsuit filed in Cass County against a former Fargo dentist will not be heard on appeal again by the North Dakota Supreme Court.

Austin dentist offering test for oral HPV (KVUE-TV Austin)
When it comes to cancer, there's no question that early detection is critical. Now there's an easy way to see whether you have a virus strongly linked to oral and throat cancer that can be performed right in the dentist's office. The test is for the oral human papilloma virus, which is sexually transmitted and can cause oral or throat cancer. The test detects one of two particularly dangerous ...

Grayling man sentenced for escaping police custody while at a dentist appointment (The Saginaw News)
Courtesy photoTimothy W. RoundGRAYLING — A Crawford County Jail inmate who fled a dentist appointment is in prison. Circuit Judge Dennis F. Murphy sentenced Timothy W. Round to four to 15 years for escaping while awaiting a felony trial, state...

Portable dentist visits area schools (WWMT 3 Kalamazoo)
CALHOUN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Going to the dentist isn't on everyone's priority list, but what happens if the dentist comes to you? That's what is happening at schools across Calhoun County.

Kalamazoo, Michigan Cosmetic Dentist Celebrates 30 Years in Practice (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Dr. Brett Magnuson, a cosmetic dentist in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is celebrating his 30th year of bringing healthier teeth and beautiful smiles to the region.