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Dentistry News 07/2007



Frederick's (Times Online)
I went to see Savion Glover, the world’s greatest living tap-dancer. I don’t know how they measure these things. We just take it on trust, like people who tell you that they have the best dentist. How do they know? Who tries out dentists? “What are you doing this afternoon?”

Leaving child in car could bring jail term under new Florida law (Sun-Sentinel)
By the time Parkland dentist Dennis Sierra realized his son had spent hours in an SUV outside his office west of Boca Raton three summers ago, it was too late. Andres, age 3, died.

People in business (The Tennessean)
Don M. Lunn, a dentist, was elected secretary of the Tennessee Dental Association during its 140th Annual Session. He most recently served on the association's board of trustees as Middle Tennessee vice president and trustee representing the Nashville Dental Society. Lunn is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry.

Leaving child in car could bring jail term under new Florida law (Sun-Sentinel)
By the time Parkland dentist Dennis Sierra realized his son had spent hours in an SUV outside his office west of Boca Raton three summers ago, it was too late. Andres, age 3, died.

Local Dentist To Participate In National Call-In Program (The Morning News)
Dentists from around the country will spend part of Friday answering questions about dental and oral health issues as part of national Dental Awareness Day.

10 Years To Overcome Dentist Shortage (Bernama)
KUANTAN, July 1 (Bernama) -- Malaysia needs at least 10 years to achieve its target of achieving the ratio of one dentist for every 4,000 people, said a Malaysia Dental Council member Mej-Jen (Rtd) Datuk Dr Mohd Termidzi Junaidi.

N. Idaho judge rules school lawsuit can continue (KHQ Spokane)
MOSCOW, Idaho - A judge says a lawsuit challenging a northern Idaho school district's levy will be allowed to continue. Second District Court Judge John Bradbury ruled Saturday that Moscow dentist Gerald Weitz has standing as a taxpayer to bring his complaint.

Former Navy dentist collects service medals (Tribune Chronicle)
Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series published each Monday between Memorial Day and Veterans Day honoring local veterans. HOWLAND — Dr. Steven Watts is dedicated to keeping the memory of veterans alive through a hobby he enjoys.

Former Navy dentist collects service medals (Tribune Chronicle)
Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series published each Monday between Memorial Day and Veterans Day honoring local veterans. HOW...

Police say dentist shoots wife, self (El Paso Times)
In an extremely tragic and ironic occurrence, a part-time criminal justice lecturer who instructed students on homicide among intimate partners became a victim of a murder-suicide Sunday.

Local Dentist To Participate In National Call-In Program (The Morning News)
Dentists from around the country will spend part of Friday answering questions about dental and oral health issues as part of national Dental Awareness Day.

A Quantum leap for treating tooth decay (Toronto Star)
We all know the drill. Your tooth hurts. You go to the dentist, an x-ray is done, and a cavity is found. The next step is usually drill, fill and bill, after which you head back to work with a numb lip and drool running down your chin.

Teeth Are Too Important (The Nassau Guardian)
oul smelling breath, bleeding and inflamed gums, a metallic taste in the mouth, are signs that you should see your dentist right away, as more than likely something is definitely wrong.

FYI / Living (The Kansas City Star)
D EAR MISS MANNERS: In my dental practice I see a lot of children who are grammatically challenged. As their dentist, would it be proper for me to gently correct their trespasses against the English language, or should I turn a deaf ear to their oral cavity?

Radoiu seems to hate 'religious right' (News Leader)
l would like to address columnist Mike Radoiu's most recent attack on the "religious right." Using his method of reasoning, let's look at dentists to form an opinion about the medical community. The dentist calls himself a doctor, but does he really understand health care?

BNP man and dentist in bomb trial (BBC News)
A former British National Party (BNP) candidate and a dentist stockpiled chemicals as part of a bomb plot, a court is told.

BNP man and dentist in bomb trial (BBC News)
A former British National Party (BNP) candidate and a dentist stockpiled chemicals as part of a bomb plot, a court is told.

State suspends Pomona dentist's license (The Journal News)
POMONA - A dentist who lives in the village has had his license to practice suspended for at least three years and was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine, according to state records.

Murder accused sick, misses court again (Trinidad Express)
DWAYNE HAMILTON, who is accused of murdering a dentist, missed court again yesterday because he is still in hospital. In fact, the court was told that it was uncertain when he would be well enough.

Police: Murder-Suicide Bodies Identified (KFOX 14 El Paso)
El Paso police identified on Monday the couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide in a Westside neighborhood Sunday. Investigators believed a local dentist, 49-year-old Walter Eastman, shot and killed his wife, 28 year-old Joni Eastman, and then turned the gun on himself.

Retired dentist claims Senior Games gold (Muskogee Phoenix)
When Dr. Ted Hine returns to Muskogee later this week, he’ll have a couple of gold medals to show off to family and friends.

This Little Agent Ran All the Way Home (The New York Sun)
"You know what it's like being a spy? It's like sitting in your dentist's reception area 24 hours a day. You read magazines, drink coffee, and every so often someone tries to kill you." So said Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan) in last Thursday's pilot episode of "Burn Notice," a sardonic, tongue-in-cheek take on what it's like to be a super cool CIA spook when the agency abruptly removes its ...

Dentist found slain with wife was 'a good Christian' (El Paso Times)
Police on Monday identified the couple involved in Sunday's apparent murder-suicide in an upscale West Side neighborhood as a long-time dentist and his younger wife of seven years -- a part-time criminal justice professor at the University of Texas at El Paso.

State suspends Pomona dentist's license (The Journal News)
POMONA - A dentist who lives in the village has had his license to practice suspended for at least three years and was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine, according to state records.

'Explosives plot': pair face new trial (Burnley Today)
A FORMER British National Party election candidate and a dentist stockpiled chemicals as part of a bomb plot, a court heard. (03/07/2007 09:18:48)

Local Dentist To Participate In National Call-In Program (The Morning News)
Dentists from around the country will spend part of Friday answering questions about dental and oral health issues as part of national Dental Awareness Day.

An explosives trial that's hardly mentioned online only (Socialist Worker)
A former British National Party election candidate and a dentist stockpiled chemicals as part of a bomb plot, a court heard yesterday. BNP member Robert Cottage and David Jackson deny conspiring to cause an explosion intended to endanger life with chemicals they ordered on the internet.

Robber threatens women with cleaver (Orange County Register)
Man held weapon at women's throats in dentist's office, police say.

Dentist molded by life-altering past (Allen American Star)
Allen resident Blanca Lemus remembers two things from her child hood: her father baking a cake when she turned 5-years-old and the war in her country.

Senior athlete earns gold (The Facts)
Lake Jackson dentist Vernon Boswell captured gold Tuesday at the 2007 Summer National Senior Games in Louisville, Ky., in racquetball competition. Boswell defeated Wisconsin’s Brandt Bower 15-5, 10-15 and 11-3, to win the gold medal in the racquetball singles competition for 60- to 64-year-olds.

Dentist molded by life-altering past (Allen American Star)
Allen resident Blanca Lemus remembers two things from her child hood: her father baking a cake when she turned 5-years-old and the war in her country.

Pauline Douglas: 'It's like you've been adopted by a country.' (Sun-Sentinel)
Pauline Douglas, 56, lives in Fort Lauderdale. When she left Jamaica for Canada in 1968, she thought it would be the last time she changed nationalities. But when her dentist husband Richard — also Jamaican-born — retired at age 39, he decided he wanted to live in a warmer climate closer to family back home.

Oral Argument (Washington Post)
Dear Miss Manners: In my dental practice, I see a lot of children who are grammatically challenged. As their dentist, would it be proper for me to gently correct them of their trespasses against the English language, or should I turn a deaf ear to their oral cavity?

Local Dentist To Participate In National Call-In Program (The Morning News)
Dentists from around the country will spend part of Friday answering questions about dental and oral health issues as part of national Dental Awareness Day.

Dentist to lead parade for Grand Old Fourth (Tri-City Herald)
Pasco dentist Spencer Jilek has been a familiar sight for years at community events.

Dentist Cusenza dies at 77 (Modesto Bee)
A.J. "Tony" Cusenza, a man who gave sound advice to colleagues, playfully introduced his wife as his girlfriend and whose heart melted for his only granddaughter, died Saturday at Doctors Medical Center. He was 77.

Valium (Phoenix New Times)
I discovered Valium the other day. I know, I know — where have I been, right? But prescription meds and I don't get along well, so my recreational drug use has mostly been limited to Scotch and the occasional garden-grown cigarette. Prescribed by my charming new dentist to get me through an ...

News Index (Prince George Citizen Online)
KITCHENER, Ont. (CP) - Kia Simon holds the dental assistant's hand while the freezing takes hold. She keeps her head still, although the five-year-old's feet fidget in the reclined dentist chair.

Pasco's Grand Old Fourth Parade (KVEW Kennewick)
KENNEWICK -- Hundreds of people lined sylvester street to see tractors, floats, and both the Pasco Fire and Police departments up close. Grand Marshal for the parade was dentist Spencer Jilek.

Dentist molded by life-altering past (Allen American Star)
Allen resident Blanca Lemus remembers two things from her child hood: her father baking a cake when she turned 5-years-old and the war in her country.

Local Dentist To Participate In National Call-In Program (The Morning News)
Dentists from around the country will spend part of Friday answering questions about dental and oral health issues as part of national Dental Awareness Day.

ALL-STAR SCOOP ON INTERNET TV / DR. DOUG -- BASEBALL HUNTER: Yountville dentist who has a habit of being where it ... (San Francisco Chronicle)
Doug Yarris is a 49-year-old Yountville dentist sitting in a Mission District flat, a little nervous about leaping off the new media's leading edge as the Internet's next video star. His tentative cyber nom de guerre is "Dr. Doug: Baseball Hunter." The...

SAN FRANCISCO / A kinder, gentler parking ticket / Paying or protesting, it won't be so bad in new office, city says (San Francisco Chronicle)
Going to the San Francisco parking department's customer service center has been about as alluring as visiting the dentist with a mouthful of cavities: It's one of those things in life that sometimes just has to be done. Now, city officials are hoping...

Mansfield dentist suggests vacation travel emergency kit (News Journal)
MANSFIELD -- Vacation packing list: Sunscreen, check. Swimsuit, check. Copies of your dental X-rays? To many, this may seem unusual. To Dr. Dina Ambrose, it's a travel necessity.

State Board labels Evansville dentist "unsafe" (14 WFIE Evansville)
The State Board of Dentistry suspended the license of Evansville dentist Daniel Fink for another 90 days.

Evansville dentist's license suspension extended (Evansville Courier & Press)
An Evansville dentist has had his license suspended an additional 90 days. Daniel J. Fink was referred to the Indiana State Board of Dentistry by Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter on Dec. 4, 2006, and subsequently had his license to practice suspended. An extension of that suspension was recently filed by the board.

ALL-STAR SCOOP ON INTERNET TV / DR. DOUG -- BASEBALL HUNTER: Yountville dentist who has a habit of being where it ... (San Francisco Chronicle)
Doug Yarris is a 49-year-old Yountville dentist sitting in a Mission District flat, a little nervous about leaping off the new media's leading edge as the Internet's next video star. His tentative cyber nom de guerre is "Dr. Doug: Baseball Hunter." The...

Dentist faces fraud charge (BizJournals)
A Newfane dentist is expected to be arraigned today on federal charges of health care fraud.

Dentist gives the movies (The Plain Dealer)
"I stick my knight out for no one." OK, that's not quite what Bogey says in "Casablanca." But he utters a few of his immortal lines over knights.

Versailles dentist celebrates 25 years (Versailles Republican)
When Chris Brown drove into Versailles, he knew instantly that was where he wanted to open his dentist office. That was 25 years ago on July 12, one day after he received his license from the IU School of Dentistry.