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Dentistry News 12/2010



Dentist fined $1,000 and barred from practising after botched procedures led to ‘fractured jaws and SEVERE pain’
A dentist who allegedly fractured patients’ jaws while pulling out teeth and left instruments behind during root canal surgery in a series of operations has been barred from practising.

Carroll County dentist shot while deer hunting
A Carroll County dentist was shot while hunting in Carroll County. Dr. Stephen Dowell was taken to Aultman Hospital.

Are Kids Overexposed By Dentist X-Rays?
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- How much radiation children are exposed to at the dentist or orthodontist office is becoming an increasing concern. The New York Times just finished an investigation raising serious questions about a kind of X-ray machine called a Cone Beam CT scan.

Smith County dentist arrested for videotaping female tenants
A Smith County dentist has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography and improper visual recordings.

Dentist Dodges Death
A dentist's quick actions save his own life and land suspect behind bars.

Dentist gets break in fraud case
Dr. Joanne Baker, who pleaded guilty to theft and fraud charges months ago, may evade going to state prison, even though a judge promised to send her there if she failed to turn in her state dental license.

Pediatric dentist preserving smiles in new Riverview practice
By Marty Clear, Times Correspondent Wednesday, December 1, 2010 Dr. Natalie Carr, shown here volunteering on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile unit in 2008, has opened her own pediatric dental practice. RIVERVIEW — Spending your workday with your fingers in the mouths of nervous children probably isn't for everybody. But there's nothing else Dr. Natalie Carr would rather do. Carr has been a ...

Smith County dentist faces child pornography charges
A Tyler dentist has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography and improper visual recordings.

Dentist gets creative with struggling patients
Upfront fee system helps clientele and practice.

Dentist removed from delinquent tax list
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Butte dentist’s plane crashes
Butte dentist Dr. Stephen Walters escaped serious injury when the single-engine Cessna 180 he was flying crashed outside of Omaha, Neb, early Thursday.

Killer dentist to be sentenced
Castlerock dentist Colin Howell will be told on Friday the minimum number of years of he'll spend in jail for murdering his wife and the husband of his former lover.

Manlius dentist fined by state: I am confident in my work; this has 'completely ruined me'
Dr. Deepika Reddy A Manlius dentist disciplined by the state said she’s been unfairly portrayed as being incompetent. Dr. Deepika Reddy, of East Syracuse Family Dental Arts at 7040 Manlius Center Road, has been accused by the state of fracturing...

Killer dentist to serve 21 years
Killer dentist Colin Howell has been sentenced to a minimum of 21 years before he can beconsidered for release.

Minimum 21 years jail for killer dentist - Video
Dentist Colin David Howell has been told he will serve a minimum of 21 years of his double life sentence for murdering his own wife and the husband of his alleged former lover Hazel Roberta Stewart. - Video available

Dentist to serve 21 years for double murder
A dentist who poisoned his wife and ex-lover's husband and then covered it up as a double suicide has been jailed for 21 years.

Dentist Gets 21 Years For Poison Murders
A dentist who poisoned his wife and ex-lover's husband and then covered it up as a double suicide must serve a minimum of 21 years in jail.

Dentist gets 21 years for murders
A dentist who poisoned his wife and ex-lover’s policeman husband and then covered it up as a double suicide was jailed for a minimum of 21 years today.

Dentist gets 21 years for poison murders
A UK dentist who poisoned his wife and ex-lover's husband has been sentenced to a minimum term of 21 years.

The killer dentist and the madcap gold mine scheme
A dentist who murdered his wife and his lover's husband and disguised it as a suicide pact was driven to confess after falling victim to an outlandish gold-mining scam in the Philippines, it can now be reported.

21-year sentence for killer dentist
A ruthless dentist who murdered his wife and ex-lover's policeman husband as they slept and then covered it up as a double suicide has been jailed for a minimum of 21 years.

Killer Dentist Is Locked Up For Poisonings
A dentist who poisoned his wife and ex-lover's husband and then covered it up as a double suicide will serve a minimum of 21 years in jail.

21 years in jail for killer dentist - Video
Dentist Colin David Howell has been told he will serve a minimum of 21 years of his double life sentence for murdering his own wife and the husband of his alleged former lover Hazel Roberta Stewart. - Video available

Killer dentist jailed for 21 years - Video
Dentist Colin Howell has been told he will serve a minimum of 21 years of his double life sentence for murdering his own wife and the husband of his alleged former lover Hazel Stewart. - Video available

Killer dentist guilty of 'cold-blooded' poisoning
A DENTIST who poisoned his wife and the policeman husband of his former lover, and then covered it up as a double suicide, has been jailed for a minimum of 21 years.

21 years for dentist after double murder
A ruthless dentist who murdered his wife and ex-lover's policeman husband as they slept and then covered it up as a double suicide has been jailed for at least 21 years.

21 years for dentist who killed wife and ex-lover’s husband
A DENTIST who murdered his wife and ex-lover’s policeman husband as they slept nearly 20 years ago and covered it up as a double suicide has been jailed for a minimum of 21 years.

Dentist who disappeared investigated
The Indiana Attorney General's office has asked the state Board of Dentistry to hold a hearing to determine if the license of Seymour dentist Charles J. Durham should be suspended for 90 days. According to a petition for the summary suspension filed...

Killer dentist Howell’s estranged wife may face police probe
Killer dentist Colin Howell’s claims that his second wife Kyle knew about his crimes may be under investigation. Related Stories UUP 'is abandoning centre-ground' Teenager has part of ear bitten off Levy on plastic bags considered Most women 'unaware of heart risks' UDA chief: United unionism would deny Sinn Fein top post

Barnoldswick dentist offers 3,000 new NHS places
THREE thousand more NHS dental places are now available to the people of Barnoldswick and its surrounding areas.

New dentist to specialize in pediatric dentistry
You know that Anna Simonis has to be a nice person, by the way she brings coffee and donuts every day to the people working on her new office in downtown New Canaan.

Dentist accused of fondling patient can keep practicing
A judge has ruled that a Northwest Side dentist accused of fondling a 13-year old-patient can continue treating other patients while he is free on bond.

Los Angeles Dentist, Dr. Kevin Sands, Announces Launch of New Website
Dr. Kevin Sands, a leading cosmetic dentistry specialist located in Beverly Hills, is proud to announce the launch of his new and improved website: http://www.bestbeverlyhillsdenti . Dr. Kevin Sands desires for both current and prospective clients to have the most up-to-date and cutting edge cosmetic dentistry information available to them at their fingertips. Dr ...

Dentist spreads Christian faith
Dr. Richard Charlick was a successful dentist who had traveled the world on vacations when he took a trip that would change his life.

Dentist collects hats, gloves for needy
With anticipation of what they will receive on Christmas Day, many people lose sight of another aspect of the holiday: giving. Not local dentist Dr. Steven Ellinwood and his staff.

Dentist charged with videotaping female tenants, out of jail
Charles Robinson was released from the Smith County Jail, just before 6:00, Monday night.

Indiana dentist suspended over disappearance
SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana dentist who officials say shut down his office without notifying patients has had his license suspended. The Indiana Board of Dentistry approved the 90-day suspension of Dr. Charles Durham last week and set a February hearing on the abandonment of his Seymour practice. Agency director Cindy Vaught tells The Tribune that the dentistry board hasn't had any ...

Seymour dentist suspended over disappearance
SEYMOUR, Ind. — A Seymour dentist who officials say shut down his office without notifying patients has had his license suspended.

Alleged peeping dentist released on bond
Dr. Charles Robinson was arrested last week for possession of child pornography and improper video recording. He was originally held on bonds totaling $250,000. Robinson bonded out of jail, Monday night, after those bonds were reduced to $50,000.

Scarsdale dentist convicted of fraud surrenders license
WHITE PLAINS — After a bitter seven-month battle, Dr. Joanne Baker quietly signed away her state dental license Tuesday and returned to jail for defrauding her insurance company.

Professional Suspension of Dentist
The Department of Health can confirm that Mr Gunter Zimmerman, a dentist employed by the 65 Woodbourne Dental Surgery, based at 65 Woodbourne Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, has been suspended from practicing as a dentist by the General Dental Council for a period of six months.

By gum - one in 10 have no natural teeth
More Welsh adults than English have dental problems even though they visit the dentist more often, figures show.

Fifth of women filled with dread by the dentist's chair
They suffer from a condition known as ‘extreme dental anxiety’, which leaves some so scared they need to be sedated before the check-up.

Chula Vista dentist uses his skills to help Haiti
The first time David Littlefield traveled to Haiti to provide dental care, he and his colleagues had to turn away a couple hundred people.

Dentist who lost files is now free to work
A DENTIST from Prestwich has been told he can work freely after losing 10,000 confidential patient files.

Creative Franklin dentist keeps patients comfortable at The Art of Dentistry
FRANKLIN — Walking through the two 10-foot mahogany doors that lead to a lobby filled with waterfalls and a fireplace, people would never believe they are in a dentist's office. But that's just the beginning of the unique experience at The Art of Dentistry.

Dentist degree to be offered in Utah
By: Laura Schmitz Starting in August, the University of Southern Nevada's College of Dental Medicine will offer a doctorate degree through its South Jordan campus. ...

Ask the Dentist: The truth about Lumineers
Q: I am 47 years old, and I had Lumineers made about six years ago. They were all right, but they weren't as natural looking as I had hoped and the shape wasn't quite right. I'm ready to replace them with new veneers.

5 more victims named in Dentist hidden camera case
The Tyler dentist who was first arrested on charges of improperly videotaping two female tenants has been re-arrested on 7 additional charges.

Tyler dentist arrested on more charges
Charles Edward Robinson was arrested earlier in December for secretly videotaping one of his female employees and her daughter who were renting a house from him. read more