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Dentistry News 02/2007



The doctor is now out: Kelso dentist Brad Larsen retires today after 28 years (The Daily News)
Dr. Brad Larsen the dentist with both a heart and a funny bone will drill his last filling today.

Jail dentist accused of forcing sex with inmate is indicted (Houston Chronicle)
A dentist under contract for the state prison system was indicted in Liberty County on a charge of violating the civil rights of a person in custody. Investigators said Isaiah Leaneu Harris Jr., 55, had sexual contact with a female inmate.

Dentist sues over (Miami Herald)
tooth of the matter A Manhattan dentist to the stars has sued a best-selling dating-book author for $5 million after she trashed him as a heartless quack on Lying Dentist.com and Bad Dentist.com websites, reports The New York Daily News.

Former Barrow dentist struck off (North-West Evening Mail)
A FORMER Barrow dentist who sent a grossly offensive letter and made obscene remarks in phone calls to three women has been thrown out of the profession.

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.

Web Only: Forensic Dentist Extended Interview (WPTZ Plattsburgh)
Use the tabs on the right to find the video clips you want to watch. Homeward Bound?

Mansfield dentist's team is in the Super Bowl -- it's Christmas all over (News Journal)
MANSFIELD -- Andy Gast's office features everything you might expect a dentist to have, with one addition -- a miniature Chicago Bears Christmas tree, a gift from Gast's aunt in the Windy City.

Bay City dentist surrenders on assault charges (The Victoria Advocate)
Bay City dentist Jeb Stuart James, 56, turned himself in to Bay City police on Tuesday, Jan. 30, on a charge of assault with contact, a class C misdemeanor.

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 brings smiles to children (Middletown Journal)
MIDDLETOWN — A trip to the dentist brightened the smiles of dozens of youngsters who visited the Middletown Health Center Friday for free teeth cleanings and checkups.

Dentist donates a smile Annual Give Kids a Smile program fills local practice (The Frederick News-Post)
FREDERICK ----Many children -- and adults ----don't like going to the dentist, even though it is a part of staying healthy. On Friday, however, one dental practice was full of children who were awaiting dental care.

Boy allegedly molested at dentist's office (Long Beach Press-Telegram)
Assistant, 32, arrested on suspicion of lewd assault. HAWAIIAN GARDENS - A dental assistant was arrested on suspicion that he sexually abused a child in a dental office.

Field trip to the dentist gets students to smile (The Shreveport Times)
Nearly 90 Werner Park Elementary third-graders go to the dentist as part of the national Give Kids a Smile Day, the nation's largest free dental education, screening and care event.

Newcomer Wenrick, dentist, drawn to Clarksville's rural side (The Leaf Chronicle)
If Dr. Christine Wenrick is any indication, more newcomers are finding Clarksville because of its rural outskirts, rather than its fast-growing urban qualities.

Dentist donates a smile (Great News Network)
Frederick, Maryland, USA - Many children - and adults - don't like going to the dentist, even though it is a part of staying healthy. Each year, Dr. Harvey Levy opens his practice on Thomas Johnson Drive to children from low-income families for the Give Kids A Smile program.

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.

Boy Heads To Dentist, Gets Molested, 1 Arrested (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
Deputies arrested a 32-year-old man who worked as a dental assistant on suspicion of sexually molesting a boy in a Hawaiian Gardens dental office, sheriff’s officials said. Get E-Mail Updates Make Us Your Homepage Bookmark Our Homepage

Dentist preference keeps U.S. family on base (Stars and Stripes)
VICENZA, Italy — Suzi Boydston prefers going to an American dentist. That’s why the Navy spouse chooses to postpone routine dental care for herself, if the alternative is finding a dentist off-base.

Free Dentist Day Draws 40 Kids (Morganton News Herald)
DDS Sharon Foreman and CPA Barbara Canipe work to get Haylee Ledford, 6, ready for her baby root canal Friday morning on Parker Road. MORGANTON - Haylee and Tessa Ledford never sat in a dentist chair before Friday.

Former dentist with Asperger's syndrome is thrown out of profession (Awares)
BARROW-IN-FURNESS, UK: A former dentist with Asperger's syndrome who sent a grossly offensive letter and made obscene remarks in telephone calls to three women has been thrown out of the profession.

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.

Spas take the bite out of going to the dentist (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
CHICAGO When you think of relaxation, chances are dental drills and Novocain needles don't come to mind. So it seems odd to see "dental spa" written across...

Spas take the bite out of going to the dentist (KXAN 36 Austin)
CHICAGO When you think of relaxation, chances are dental drills and Novocain needles don't come to mind.

Spas take the bite out of going to the dentist (WQAD Moline)
CHICAGO When you think of relaxation, chances are dental drills and Novocain needles don't come to mind.

Your kids will love going to this dentist (The State)
Columbia Place celebrates Children’s Dental Health Month from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdaywith an evening of educational fun. The Columbia Marionette Theatre will perform “Me and My Big Mouth” at 6:15 and 6:45 p.m. Sponsored in part by The Sunshine Fund, a dental health education foundation created in honor of Columbia dentist Dr. Harry Sunshine, the performances feature Amy CleanTeeth learning proper ...

Spa treatment makes a visit to the dentist a pleasure (Belleville News-Democrat)
When you think of relaxation, chances are dental drills and Novocain needles don't come to mind.

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.

Spas take the bite out of going to the dentist (News 8 Austin)
Spa dentistry combines foot rubs and back massages alongside tooth cleanings and fillings.

Spas take the bite out of going to the dentist (News 8 Austin)
CHICAGO -- When you think of relaxation, chances are dental drills and Novocain needles don't come to mind. So it seems odd to see “dental spa'' written across the clear glass doors of a dentist's office in Chicago's tony Water Tower building.

Healthy Heart Starts With Clean Mouth, Dentist Says (WFTV 9 Orlando)
Problems in your mouth can be bad for your heart.

Dentist With History Of Complaints Faces New Accusations (KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma)
One of the highest paid, tax-funded dentists in Washington state has been accused of assaulting and threatening some of the children he's treated.

Spas take the bite out of going to the dentist (Daily Vidette)
CHICAGO (AP) - When you think of relaxation, chances are dental drills and Novocain needles don't come to mind. So it seems odd to see "dental spa" written across the clear glass doors of a dentist's office in Chicago's tony Water Tower building, and to hear soothing classical music as you lie on a cushy massaging reclining chair while the hygienist readies her tooth scraper.

A new feel when the dentist drills (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
CHICAGO | When you think of relaxation, chances are dental drills and Novocain needles don't come to mind.

30-DAY SUSPENSION FOR PRACTICE: Ruling: Dentist billed, did not treat (The Charlotte Observer)
Charlotte dentist Spurgeon Webber III, leader of a group that pooled millions of dollars to become part owners of the Charlotte Bobcats, has been ordered to close his practice for 30 days.

Dentist 'gives kids a smile' (Antelope Valley Press)
This story appeared in the Antelope Valley Press on Tuesday, February 6, 2007. PALMDALE - Nine-year-old Bruno Mondragon was overdue for dental care.

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 faces misconduct hearing (BBC News)
A hearing is told how a Polish dentist now living near Dumfries punctured a patient's nose during treatment.

Dentist Says Silver Fillings Could Pose Health Risk (WJAC 6 Johnstown)
Millions of Americans have silver tooth fillings, but a local dentist says those filling could cause serious medical problems.

Dentist With History Of Complaints Faces New Accusations (KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma)
One of the highest paid, tax-funded dentists in Washington state has been accused of assaulting and threatening some of the children he's treated.

Dentist's collection honors ingenuity (EARTHtimes.org)
Hibbeler, now 76, found the arrowheads himself as a young man during long walks across St. Charles County.

Dentist's collection honors ingenuity (Moldova.org)
A Missouri dentist has assembled a collection that represents man's ability to think up something from Indian arrowheads to bottle openers.Oliver Ollie Hibbeler of O'Fallon keeps his collection in his finished basement. There are 140 bottle openers with the Coca-Cola logo, each of them different in shape and style, dozens of beaded purses made by Indian women for sale to tourists and a 10-in-one ...

Turkmens doubt dentist and democracy (Financial Times)
In a totalitarian state best known for the bizarre personality cult of Saparmurat Niyazov, Turkmenistan’s former leader, the reforms proposed last month by Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, acting president, came out of the blue.

Boston Dentist Makes In-Home Calls to Housebound Patients (RedNova)
Boston cosmetic dentist Dr. Helaine Smith [http://www.helainesmithdmd.com] has been quietly making house calls for the last three years to elderly patients living in nursing homes or who are housebound due to illness or mobility problems.

State Opens New Investigation Into Tacoma Dentist (KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma)
The state Department of Health has opened a new investigation into a Tacoma dentist accused of mistreating young patients.

9 PATIENTS IN 'DENTIST CHAIR HELL' (Daily Mirror)
A DENTIST punctured a patient's nose and used the wrong strength bleach for treatment, a hearing was told yesterday.

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.

State Opens New Investigation Into Tacoma Dentist (KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma)
The state Department of Health has opened a new investigation into a Tacoma dentist accused of mistreating young patients.

Dentist Says Silver Fillings Could Pose Health Risk (WJAC 6 Johnstown)
Millions of Americans have silver tooth fillings, but a local dentist said those filling could cause serious medical problems. The silver fillings -- used by dentists for more than 200 years -- are made with 50 percent mercury.

Dentist accused of sexual battery for 2nd time (12:41 p.m.) (The Record)
STOCKTON – A dentist faces sexual battery charges for a second time after a woman complained that he touched her to gratify his sexual urges, according to papers filed in the San Joaquin County Superior Court.

Search for a dentist sparks 200,000 calls to NHS hotline (Daily Telegraph)
There was a massive increase in calls to the NHS Direct helpline by people trying to find a dentist after the introduction of the controversial new contract, figures showed yesterday