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Dentistry News 01/2007



Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 393 out of 1,188 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila this December 2006.

Visit to dentist now part of getting ready for school (San Diego Union-Tribune)
Jan. 2 (UNION-TRIBUNE): Now parents have to do one more thing for their children, if they are not already doing it: Take them to a dentist.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 393 out of 1,188 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila this December 2006.

Kids offered chance to see the dentist (Daily Bulletin)
There are many reasons people fear going to the dentist. But for parents of school-age children, paying the bill should not be one of them, according to a local dental coalition.

Westerville dentist may face disciplinary action (The Columbus Dispatch)
A Westerville dentist known for his unconventional approaches might be punished by the Ohio State Dental Board. Dr. Wesley G. Shankland is accused of inappropriate care of 12 patients from 1999 to 2001, according to a letter sent to him by board secretary Dr. Edward Hills.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 393 out of 1,188 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila this December 2006.

Westerville Dentist May Face Disciplinary Action (RedNova)
By Misti Crane, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jan. 3--A Westerville dentist known for his unconventional approaches might be punished by the Ohio State Dental Board. Dr. Wesley G.

Red tape derails PIO dentist's dream (The Times of India)
NEW DELHI: Exactly a year after PM Manmohan Singh handed over the first overseas citizen of India (OCI) card to NRIs at the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas-2005, urging Indians abroad to invest and work in India, bureaucratic red tape has put paid to these ambitious plans.

Red tape derails PIO dentist's dream (The Times of India)
Rita Sikka, a young Canadian dentist, who wanted to continue her practice in India, is an example of the Indian dream turning sour.

Dentist Engineers Office Chew-Chew (The Tampa Tribune)
NORTH TAMPA - Some might call it unique: an electric train running through Todd Wiener's dental office.

Dentist to speak of journey to help children in China (The Naperville Sun)
At the end of July, Lisle dentist Michael Gonda received a surprising phone call from the organization Alliance for Smiles. "They asked me if I wanted to go to China to help children with cleft lips - but they had to know in 20 minutes," Gonda said. After a brief conversation with his wife, Gonda decided to embark on a life-altering journey across the world.

Dentist loses state license (Portsmouth Herald)
PORTSMOUTH -- A local dentist who had his license suspended in July and was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation based on a history of state law violations dating back to August 2003 will not practice in the state anytime soon.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 393 out of 1,188 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila this December 2006.

Ronaldo gets teeth into Brazilian dentist (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Real Madrid's Brazilian football superstar Ronaldo got more than he bargained for when he went to see a dentist in Rio de Janeiro.

Ronaldo gets teeth into Brazilian dentist (ATL World Soccer)
Real Madrid's Brazilian football superstar Ronaldo got more than he bargained for when he went to see a dentist in Rio de Janeiro. The former three-time world player of the year came out with whiter nashers and a new girlfriend.

Ronaldo dumps model for dentist (China Daily)
RIO DE JANEIRO, January 4 -- Brazilian soccer superstar Ronaldo de Lima, who plays for Spanish soccer team Real Madrid, broke off with his model girlfriend Raica Oliveira before Christmas and celebrated the new year with another Brazilian beauty, dentist Erika Abreu.

DENTIST'S DRINK-DRIVE DISGRACE (Daily Record)
A DENTIST drove home from his practice's Christmas party while more than three and ahalf times the limit. And yesterday, Mario Stockmans, 44, was banned from the road for two years and fined £750.

Afraid of the dentist's drill? Try a laser (CNN Money)
Laser dentistry - in which a laser beam mixed with water is used to vaporize cavities, as well as unwanted gum tissue and enamel - is supposed to be the wave of the future.

Cupid KOs Ronaldo - in dentist chair! (Cape Argus)
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian football superstar Ronaldo got more than he bargained for when he went to see a dentist in Rio de Janeiro. Real Madrid's three-time world player of the year came out with whiter gnashers and a new girlfriend.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 393 out of 1,188 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila this December 2006.

Portsmouth dentist license suspended (WCAX 3)
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. The state has yanked the license of a Portsmouth (New Hampshire) dentist, saying he has run a dysfunctional practice for 13 years. The Board of Dental...

Ronaldo hooks up with Brazilian dentist (The Star Online)
RIO DE JANEIRO: Ronaldo has a new girlfriend, with whom he celebrated the New Year in Paris and who is now with the Brazilian striker in Madrid, the daily O Globo reported on Thursday.

State dentist alarmed by kids' teeth (Billings Gazette)
CHEYENNE - At least 800 children under age 4 needed expensive treatment to repair or remove rotting teeth last year in Wyoming, said Dr. Grant Christensen, the staff dentist for the state Health Department.

State dentist alarmed by kids' teeth (Billings Gazette)
CHEYENNE - At least 800 children under age 4 needed expensive treatment to repair or remove rotting teeth last year in Wyoming, said Dr. Grant Christensen, the staff dentist for the state Health Department. "In a state the size of Wyoming, that's a si ...

Couple open dentist office in Salem (Salem Statesman Journal)
Cochell Family Dentistry has opened at 2225 Mission St. SE, Suite 100 in Salem. Christel and Travis Cochell, husband-and-wife dentists, are accepting new patients. Christel Cochell attended Sprague High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 393 out of 1,188 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila this December 2006.

For Those Who Fear the Dentist, Help Is Here (ABC News)
Sedation Dentistry Helps Patients Relax During Procedures

State dentist alarmed by kids' teeth (Billings Gazette)
CHEYENNE - At least 800 children under age 4 needed expensive treatment to repair or remove rotting teeth last year in Wyoming, said Dr. Grant Christensen, the staff dentist for the state Health Department.

Dentist helps 13-year-old get back smiling face (Daily Southtown)
Ed Hanley's got a million-dollar smile and movie star looks to go along with a heart of gold. The 39-year-old Tinley Park dentist recently helped a local 13-year-old high school freshman find a smile that had been lost for the past six years.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 393 out of 1,188 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila this December 2006.

Dentist loves to make kids smile (The Springfield News-Leader)
This week's expert: Dr. Hema A. Patel, 32, a dentist for Miles for Smiles. Miles for Smiles is an affiliate of Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Bolivar.

Civil suit to begin in case of husband run over by dentist (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
HOUSTON Jury selection will start Tuesday in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the in-laws of the woman convicted of running over her cheating husband with a car in...

Civil suit to begin in case of husband run over by dentist (KXAN 36 Austin)
HOUSTON Jury selection will start Tuesday in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the in-laws of the woman convicted of running over her cheating husband with a car in 2002.

Civil suit to begin in case of husband run over by dentist (ABC 13 Texas)
Jury selection is expected to begin Tuesday in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the in-laws of the woman convicted of running over her cheating husband in 2002.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 393 out of 1,188 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila this December 2006.

Richland dentist: Compassion ‘in your blood’ (Lebanon Daily News)
RICHLAND — Dr. Richard Bohn has a blood disorder. But not to worry; it’s all good. Since 1989, the dentist whose office is on the northern border of this borough has been traveling to South and Central America to provide free medical service to indigenous peoples.

Dentist does some drilling in Iraq (Shelbyville Daily Union)
By Nammi Bhagvandoss THE JOPLIN GLOBE (JOPLIN, Mo.) LAMAR, Mo. — When Jeff Moyer enlisted 10 years ago in the Missouri Army National Guard, he never imagined he would be giving dental exams and fixing teeth outside of Missouri.

Dentist May Be Ideal Source for an Alcohol Intervention (ABC News 4)
Charleston, SC - If someone you know is in denial about a problem with alcohol, it may not be the first thing you'd think to do, but you may want to send them to their dentist.

Dentist indicted in Medicaid scam (The Star-Ledger)
OLD BRIDGE: A township dentist was indicted yesterday on charges he bilked the Medicaid program out of at least $7,500 by billing for procedures he didn't perform.

Taunton program brings dentist to schools for needy children (The Enterprise)
Jovannie, 7, is about to have his teeth checked as he sits in a small, foldable reclining chair behind the stage curtain of the Elizabeth Pole School in Taunton.

Dentist Licensure Examination Results (Philstar.com)
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 393 out of 1,188 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila this December 2006.

Gardnerville Dentist Named Cultural Affairs Director (News 4 Reno)
Gardnerville dentist Michael Fischer is hanging up his drills for a career change. Governor Gibbons has named Fischer director of the Department of Cultural Affairs.

Gardnerville Dentist Named Cultural Affairs Dir. (KTVN Reno)
(AP) -- Gardnerville dentist Michael Fischer is hanging up his drills for a career change. Governor Gibbons has named Fischer director of the Department of Cultural Affairs. The agency oversees the state's libraries, museums and cultural programs.

Illegal Immigrant Accused Of Posing As Dentist (WKMG Local6.com via Yahoo! News)
A woman who health and FBI officials said has been posing as a dentist in Orlando was arrested Tuesday on a felony charge of unlicensed practice of dentistry.

Woman Accused Of Posing As Dentist (Local 6 Orlando)
A woman who FBI officials say posed as a dentist in Orlando is arrested on a felony charge of unlicensed practice of dentistry.

Solar-powered sign helps dentist (The Arizona Republic)
Scott Connell, a Tempe dentist, faced a dilemma. His building on the southeastern corner of Elliot and Rural roads is some distance from the street and hidden behind John Henry's restaurant.

Valley dentist faces more charges (WAFF 48 News Huntsville)
Dr. Winston Guthrie is facing more charges Tuesday night after another victim has come forward.

Huntsville Dentist Charged Again (WHNT-TV Huntsville)
He's charged with taking care of patients of all ages. But Tuesday night, a Huntsville dentist was charged with three counts of sexual abuse, and it's not the first time he's faced charges.

Fla. woman accused of posing as dentist (Florida Today)
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A woman who health and FBI officials said has been posing as a dentist in Orlando was arrested Tuesday on a felony charge of unlicensed practice of dentistry. Christine Souza, 47, a Brazilian national living in the United States illegally, was operating a full-service dental office from inside a Cypress Fairways apartment on Vineland Road in Orlando, according to police. Souza is ...

Dentist impostor arrested (Orlando Sentinel)
An undercover sting netted the arrest Tuesday of an Orlando woman accused of performing root canals out of her apartment, according to a police report.