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Dentistry News 02/2011



Dentist helping patients of Allcare
Former patients of Allcare Dental & Dentures in central Ohio now have access to their medical records and, in some cases, dentures they've already paid for as a result of an agreement with a local dentist.

Durham's Dentist Father Subject Of State's Complaint
Dr. Charles Durham, the father of embattled Indiana financier Tim Durham, isn't making it easy for his former patients who want their dental records.

North Hollywood Dentist, Dr. Bijan Afar, Offers $200 off Lumineers
Dentist in North Hollywood, Bijan Afar D.D.S., is providing new or existing patients with a special offer to transform their teeth with ultra-thin Lumineers for a painless new smile while saving $200. Visit (link) www.prweb.com ...

A Facebook Campaign Only Zuckerberg Sr. Could Pull Off
Dr. Edward J. Zuckerberg may specialize in treating "cowards," and his practice may be on the cutting edge of technology, but the suburban New York dentist has an even better foot to put forward. Dr. Z, you see, is "literally the Father of Facebook!" (No emphasis added.)

North Hollywood Dentist, Dr. Bijan Afar, Offers $200 off Lumineers
Dentist in North Hollywood, Bijan Afar D.D.S., is providing new or existing patients with a special offer to transform their teeth with ultra-thin Lumineers for a painless new smile while saving $200. Visit http://www.bestnorthhollywoodden for more information about this offer.

Program Smiles on Greene County Students
Greene County Primary School was transformed into a dentist's office Tuesday thanks to the Smile Program.

IRS sues to foreclose on ex-Brentwood dentist's house
The Internal Revenue Service filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to foreclose on a former dentist's house in Brentwood in an attempt to recover more than $260,000 in taxes and penalties the dentist and his wife owed when they died in 2008.

Drawing inspiration from dentist's chair
Dr Alaa Al Aswany, dentist and internationally-acclaimed novelist, recalled with relish the last case he treated before he was swept up in the campaign to oust Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak after ...

Greensburg dentist volunteers to assist Allcare patients
Scott E. Learn drives by the now-closed Allcare Dental and Dentures office in Greensburg every day en route to his solo dental practice, just off Old Route 30 on Frye Farm Road.

Local dentist uses highly specialized equipment to view teeth
A local specialty dentist who focuses on problems inside teeth is one of the few in the country using a CT scanner specifically designed for dental diagnosis.

Union Street Dental Care First San Francisco Dentist to Offer LANAP Treatment for Periodontitis
People with severe periodontitis can now get scalpel-free laser gum surgery with the LANAP Protocol. Available in San Francisco by Stanley Dintcho, DDS at Union Street Dental Care, the LANAP Protocol is less painful, less risky, and has a shorter recovery time than traditional gum surgery methods. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 People with severe gum disease (periodontitis ...

El Cajon dentist offers a little taste of Hawaii
Dentist Brian Suzuki’s comfortable personality easily puts toothy smiles on his patients’ faces – no small feat for a person working within a field ridiculed by comedians and feared by children and adults everywhere.

Local dentist retires
Photo: Dr. Krieg Pursifull (left) recently sold his practice to Dr. Charles and Dr. Janet French. Photo by Wanda Combs Dr. Krieg Pursifull, a local dentist with a practice spanning over three decades, plans to stay in Floyd following his retirement.

Michigan Dental Association: Are You Prepared for Your Child's Dental Emergency?
Michigan Dentist's Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month

Tuscaloosa dentist retiring after 57 years on the job
Dr. E.K. Wood has been practicing dentistry in the 1960s-era building with globe pendants at the entrance for years. And even after 57 years, he still enjoys going to work at his dental office on 15th Street every morning.

Tuscaloosa dentist ready for retirement after 57 years
For 57 years, Dr. E.K. Wood enjoyed going to work at his dental office on 15th Street every morning.

Dentist and Dental Services in Scotland With James Hull Associates
EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - February 4, 2011) - James Hull Associates has seven dental practices dotted around Scotland, UK. These dentists are located in Auchterarder, Crieff, Dingwall, Dumfries, Dundee, Edinburgh and Elgin.

Dentist meltdown, Larkin District housing, new bank boss, and GM plant tours...
Things must have been terribly wrong at Allcare Dental when it decided to suddenly close all its offices across the country on Dec. 31. The abruptness of the closing and the fact that the owners did not tell anyone has triggered a cascade of legal problems.

Husband, wife dentist open new practice in Santa Rosa Beach
Creating great smiles is a full-time job for the newest dentist practicing in Santa Rosa Beach. “From a technical aspect, each case is a puzzle to figure out,” said Cassidy Cook, a dentist who thinks that all forms of dentistry are fun. Cassidy...

Waterville dentist among select few qualified to explore underwater caves
WATERVILLE - Stephen Klinker could have died several times while diving in dark, constricted underwater caves. There was the time when both of his calves cramped up and he could no longer propel himself.

Dentist to open office for free care
A Coral Springs dentist is offering free services Saturday for anybody in Broward County who doesn't have the money to pay.

Fairbanks dentist Stoltz honored
FAIRBANKS — Fairbanks dentist Mike Stoltz earned fellowship status with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in January, according to a press release. Fellowship status is an honor t...

Tricks to help you tame dental bills, insured or not
Nearly half of Americans lack dental insurance, and every visit carries the threat of a bill for thousands of dollars.

Dentist's ex-lover to face trial
The trial of a woman accused of murdering her policeman husband and her lover's wife will begin on Monday. Hazel Stewart, 47, from Coleraine, Co Londonderry, denies killing Trevor Buchanan and Lesley Howell in nearby Castlerock in May 1991.

Dentist's ex-lover to face trial
The trial of a woman accused of murdering her policeman husband and her lover's wife will begin on Monday. Hazel Stewart, 47, from Coleraine, Co Londonderry, denies killing Trevor Buchanan and Lesley Howell in nearby Castlerock in May 1991.

Assembly to discuss dentist move
The Health Minister will face questioning in the Assembly on Monday following the removal of a dental senior consultant from his job at Belfast's Royal School of Dentistry.

Dentist's ex-lover to face trial
The trial of a woman accused of murdering her policeman husband and her lover's wife will begin on Monday. Hazel Stewart, 47, from Coleraine, Co Londonderry, denies killing Trevor Buchanan and Lesley Howell in nearby Castlerock in May 1991.

There is no reason to be afraid of the dentist
25 % of Americans don't go to the dentist because of fear according to the American Dental Association. Whether it's the fear of needles or drills, neglecting your oral health could cost you in the long run.

Dentist probe: Were cancer victims told of late diagnosis?
Four patients who died from cancer after receiving late diagnoses may never have even been told of the blunder. Related Stories Olympics ‘will not boost Northern Ireland’s economy’ Model’s fury after attacker only gets a formal caution Charity’s public sector jobs plea Cancer victims may have died not knowing of late diagnosis Dentist probe: Were tragic cancer victims told of late diagnosis?

Dentist probe: Were tragic cancer victims told of late diagnosis?
Related Stories Olympics ‘will not boost Northern Ireland’s economy’ Model’s fury after attacker only gets a formal caution Charity’s public sector jobs plea Cancer victims may have died not knowing of late diagnosis Dentist probe: Were cancer victims told of late diagnosis?

Dentist's ex-lover to face trial
The trial of a woman accused of murdering her policeman husband and her lover's wife will begin on Monday. Hazel Stewart, 47, from Coleraine, Co Londonderry, denies killing Trevor Buchanan and Lesley Howell in nearby Castlerock in May 1991.

Beverly Hills Dentist, Dr. Sands, Offers $375 Zoom Whitening Special
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist, Dr. Kevin B. Sands, DDS, has created an easy way for anyone to receive a teeth whitening treatment. The special discounted price of $375 will provide a person with a way to whiten and brighten a discolored smile during this limited offer.

Macon Dentist Offers Free Screenings for Kids
One local dentist office is doing its part to promote healthy smiles. Today is "Healthy Smile, Happy Child Day." Dr. Fabian Byer from Small Smiles Dental Center says an estimated one in five children go without dental care each year. The Macon office offered free dental screenings to Middle Georgia kids today. “Make sure that your kids are brushing twice a day, and flossing especially if they're ...

Former lover of killer dentist Colin Howell in dock for murders
A jury of nine men and three women has been sworn in for the trial of killer dentist Colin Howell’s ex-lover who is accused of murdering her husband and Howell’s wife 20 years ago. Related Stories Prisoner loses EU legal challenge on Easter lily Cancer scandal: Dentist may have delayed 15 cancer diagnoses NI Water’s crisis plan ‘a monumental failure’ Faults in new pipes blamed for Kilkeel ...

Cancer scandal: Dentist may have delayed 15 cancer diagnoses
The consultant at the centre of a major health scare is being paid an award of almost £56,000 a year on top of his salary in |recognition of his work, the Belfast Telegraph can reveal. Related Stories Ombudsman examines CCTV of shooting of robber by off-duty police officer Prisoner loses EU legal challenge on Easter lily NI Water’s crisis plan ‘a monumental failure’ Faults in new pipes blamed ...

Dentist’s red flags ignored
UNDERCOVER: A dentist now charged with writing prescriptions in exchange for sexual favors has a long history of substance abuse, records show, a history that at least one former patient wished the state had noticed sooner.  

Investigator Exclusive: Elderly dentist says age not a factor in teen death
LORAIN -- Dr. Henry Mazorow, 81, says his age did not play a factor in the death of a 13-year-old dental patient. Marissa Kingery went to Mazorow to have an impacted tooth surgically exposed and to have two baby teeth extracted. She fell into a coma and died last month.

Basement dentist arrested for not having license
Basement dentist arrested for not having license

Dentist Allan Melnick DDS Sees Saliva as Promising Way to Detect Cancer
Prominent Encino doctor believes testing salivary proteins during routine office visits may be the best method to screen patients for deadly pancreatic cancer. (PRWeb February 08, 2011) Read the full story at (link) 20

Fake dentist loses bid to change pleas
A woman who worked at a Midland hospital using a bogus qualification and got jobs and earned nearly £230,000 over nine years, saw an application to change her guilty pleas refused.

Dentist Allan Melnick DDS Sees Saliva as Promising Way to Detect Cancer
Prominent Encino doctor believes testing salivary proteins during routine office visits may be the best method to screen patients for deadly pancreatic cancer.

VA Dentist May Have Exposed Veterans To HIV, Hepatitis
Veterans Administration officials said a dentist at the Dayton VA center is under investigation for working on local veterans without washing his hands or his dental equipment. Around 500 veterans will have to be tested for HIV and Hepatitis.

Rebuilding the broken beams
Dentist Dr Eduardo Yugo Suzuki’s job is not just to fix teeth. What he has done also literally reconstructs smiles on people’s faces.

VA dentist in Ohio didn't change gloves; hundreds at risk
CINCINNATI (AP) -- An Ohio veterans hospital says more than 500 dental patients will be offered free screenings to determine if they were infected by a dentist who Veterans Affairs officials say failed to change latex gloves between patients.

Tests Offered After VA Dentist Fails To Change Gloves
A Dayton veterans hospital says more than 500 dental patients will be offered free screenings to determine if they were infected by a dentist who Veterans Affairs officials say failed to change latex gloves between patients.

Valentine’s Invisalign Special by Miami Dentist Ted Herrmann
Miami dentist Ted Herrmann and the dental professionals at Assure a Smile are giving you one more reason to smile this Valentine’s Day. From February 1st to the 28th, new Invisalign patients will receive a $500 credit towards Invisalign clear braces as well as a $500 credit towards a Zoom teeth whitening procedure!

Ohio VA Hospital: Dentist Didn't Change Gloves
An Ohio veterans hospital says more than 500 dental patients will be offered free screenings to determine if they were infected by a dentist who Veterans Affairs officials say failed to change latex gloves between patients.

Dentist Announces a Breakthrough Seminar: How to Stop Living With 18th Century Dentures or Missing Teeth in Just One Day
Dr. Ron Receveur, D.D.S. of New Albany, Indiana wants to change all of that and let people know there are now true, permanent solutions to missing teeth. (PRWeb February 08, 2011) Read the full story at (link) 20

Dayton VA: Dentist didn't change gloves
The Dayton VA Medical Center said in a statement Tuesday that it was notifying at least 535 patients who saw the dentist for invasive dental procedures from 1992 to July 2010.

Dentist Announces a Breakthrough Seminar: How to Stop Living With 18th Century Dentures or Missing Teeth in Just One Day
Dr. Ron Receveur, D.D.S. of New Albany, Indiana wants to change all of that and let people know there are now true, permanent solutions to missing teeth.