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DA: Bogus NYC dentist dumped patient (AP via Yahoo! News)
A fake dentist is accused of dumping a critically ill woman on the curb outside his office after she lost consciousness during surgery, prosecutors said Friday.

Libertyville Dentist Puts His Money Where Your Mouth Is (NBC 5 Chicago)
A Libertyville dentist is redefining the phrase "put your money where your mouth is."

Gag order imposed in dentist's case (The Davis Enterprise)
Published Oct 19, 2007 - 19:21:51 CDT. A Yolo Superior Court judge imposed a gag order Friday on the case of a Woodland dentist accused of sexually battering his female patients.

Disgraced dentist sidelined: Suspension of license upheld (The Davis Enterprise)
Published Oct 17, 2007 - 13:36:30 CDT. SACRAMENTO - Woodland dentist Mark K. Anderson won't be allowed to continue treating patients while criminal charges against him are pending in Yolo Superior Court, a state administrative law judge ruled Tuesday evening.

Queens Dentist Shot, Killed In Daytime Attack On Playground (WNBC)
Police are investigating the broad daylight killing of a Queens dentist on a playground in Rego Park.

Returning to the dentist despite fear (The Record)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- How long has it been since you've been to the dentist? This is a story about people who climbed into the seat of their fears, and opened wide.

Dentist offers care to kids who can't pay (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
The Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis has partnered with a retired local dentist to create a free dental clinic for the children of Corvallis and Benton County.

Avid flier, popular dentist killed in tractor accident (New Hampshire Union Leader)
Dr. David L. Knight used to draw the attention of the Granite Lake community when he would take off or land his seaplane. He died over the weekend when he was run over by a tractor.

Dentist offers cash for Halloween candy (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
Corvallis dentist Kurt Black, DDS PC, is offering children a healthy alternative to Halloween candy. He will open his office at 2356 N.W. Professional Drive from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 for the annual event Dollar$, Not Decay.

Queens Dentist Shot To Death On Playground (WCBS-TV New York)
A father was killed in cold blood while next to his daughter at a Queens playground. The shooting happened in broad daylight -- in the normally safe section of Rego Park, but it's the motive that may be the real surprise.

Queens dentist killed in playground in front of daughter, 4 (New York Daily News)
An Ivy League-trained Queens dentist was shot dead execution-style Sunday in a Forest Hills playground as his 4-year-old daughter watched in horror.

Dentist Killed in Front of His Daughter (WCBS 880 New York)
A 34-year-old dentist was with his young daughter when he was gunned down at a Queens playground. The girl was uninjured.

Uzbekistan-born dentist killed in New York (Pravda)
A 34-year-old Uzbekistan -born dentist was shot dead in New York City while having a walk with his daughter. The girl was injured. A 34-year-old Uzbekistan-born dentist was shot and killed in New York Citywhile taking his young daughter to a playground, police and relatives said.

Gag order imposed in dentist's case (The Davis Enterprise)
Published Oct 19, 2007 - 19:21:51 CDT. A Yolo Superior Court judge imposed a gag order Friday on the case of a Woodland dentist accused of sexually battering his female patients.

Disgraced dentist sidelined: Suspension of license upheld (The Davis Enterprise)
Published Oct 17, 2007 - 13:36:30 CDT. SACRAMENTO - Woodland dentist Mark K. Anderson won't be allowed to continue treating patients while criminal charges against him are pending in Yolo Superior Court, a state administrative law judge ruled Tuesday evening.

Moses Lake dentist buying Halloween candy for Iraq soldiers (KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities)
Associated Press - October 29, 2007 1:45 PM ET MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) - Moses Lake dentist Craig Harder is participating in a program that will pay kids $1 a pound for their Halloween...

Moses Lake dentist buying Halloween candy for Iraq soldiers (KAJ Kalispell)
Associated Press - October 29, 2007 1:45 PM ET MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) - Moses Lake dentist Craig Harder is participating in a program that will pay kids $1 a pound for their Halloween...

Moses Lake dentist buying Halloween candy for Iraq soldiers (The Olympian)
Moses Lake dentist Craig Harder is participating in a program that will pay kids $1 a pound for their Halloween candy.

Dentist offers care to kids who can't pay (Albany Democrat-Herald)
The Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis has partnered with a retired local dentist to create a free dental clinic for the children of Corvallis and Benton County.

Moses Lake dentist buying Halloween candy for Iraq soldiers (The Columbian)
MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) -- Moses Lake dentist Craig Harder is participating in a program that will pay kids $1 a pound for their Halloween candy. The program will save their teeth and send the treats to soldiers in Iraq.

Dentist offers to buy trick-or-treaters' candy for USO (El Paso Times)
Children can take care of their teeth and contribute to wounded warriors by selling their Halloween candy to a local dentist. Dr. Paul Ro will buy back Halloween candy from children from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 at Eastside Dental Care, 1920 N. Zaragoza.

HERE & NOW: Local dentist makes 'Dracula's" fangs (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Every actor wants a role he can sink his teeth into. Kurt Rhoads gets a little help from his friend, Dr. Steve Boente, a Carlinville, Ill., dentist. Rhoads plays the lead in "Dracula," now showing through Nov. 4 at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.

Dentist offers cash for Halloween candy (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
Corvallis dentist Kurt Black, DDS PC, is offering children a healthy alternative to Halloween candy. He will open his office at 2356 N.W. Professional Drive from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 for the annual event Dollar$, Not Decay.

Morehead dentist not tricking kids of their treats (Jacksonville Daily News)
MOREHEAD CITY - The next trip to the dentist could be a treat rather than a trick for kids willing to part with some of the lollipops and candy bars they collect this Halloween.

Mom of slain dentist certain son's ex-wife is to blame (New York Daily News)
THE WAILING MOTHER of slain Queens dentist Daniel Malakov blamed his ex-wife yesterday for his execution-style slaying after an angry, emotion-filled funeral service.

No. Hampton dentist office will buy candy for troops (Hampton Union)
NORTH HAMPTON — Candy or money, money or candy? When the fun of trick-or-treating is said and done, North Hampton kids will be faced with the question of whether to devour all their sugary riches or sell them to an eager buyer — the dentist.

Half of adults don't have dentist (West Lothian Courier)
More than half of all adults and almost one third of children are not registered with an NHS dentist. The latest statistics showed that at the end of June this year 1,890,615 adults were registered with a dentist, 46.5% of the population.

Half of adults don't have dentist (ic Lanarkshire)
More than half of all adults and almost one third of children are not registered with an NHS dentist. The latest statistics showed that at the end of June this year 1,890,615 adults were registered with a dentist, 46.5% of the population.

Retired Bartlesville dentist denies drug charges (KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls)
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) - A 74-year-old retired dentist in Bartlesville is pleading not guilty to charges of selling and possessing drugs. John Riddlebarger is accused of selling drugs to customers who would pick up packages from the porch of Riddlebarger's home and leave money behind.

Retired Dentist Denies Drug Charges (KOTV 6 Tulsa)
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) -- A 74-year-old retired dentist in Bartlesville is pleading not guilty to charges of selling and possessing drugs.

Indictments against Woodland dentist (The Sacramento Bee)
Yolo County grand jurors have indicted a prominent Woodland dentist on 20 felony counts and one misdemeanor charge of sexual battery against more than a dozen female patients, prosecutors revealed Tuesday.

Murdered Dentist's Father, Community Badly Shaken (WCBS-TV New York)
The devastated father of a New York dentist who was gunned down in broad daylight in front of his young daughter is speaking out in a cry for help after there have still be no arrests yet in the tragic crime.

Indictments against Woodland dentist (The Sacramento Bee)
Yolo County grand jurors have indicted a prominent Woodland dentist on 20 felony counts and one misdemeanor charge of sexual battery against more than a dozen female patients, prosecutors revealed Tuesday.

Dentist offers a sweet deal: Cash for candy (Daily Herald)
Cary Blumberg is letting trick-or-treaters take a bite out of his profits this Halloween. The Bensenville dentist is paying cash to anyone who turns over some of their candy.

Dentist will pay a buck a pound for Halloween candy (Greeley Tribune)
One dentist. One scale and a boat-load of candy.

A third of children not registered with dentist (The Herald)
More than half of all adults and almost one-third of children are not registered with an NHS dentist, according to new figures released. The statistics reveal that at the end of June this year 1,890,615 adults were registered with a dentist, 46.5% of the population.

Woodland dentist indicted by grand jury for fondling patients (The Daily Comet)
WOODLAND, Calif. A Woodland dentist who is accused of fondling more than a dozen patients has been indicted by a grand jury on 20 felony counts. Yolo County prosecutors announced the sealed indictment against Mark Anderson in court Tuesday.

Woodland dentist indicted by grand jury for fondling patients (The Fresno Bee)
A Woodland dentist who is accused of fondling more than a dozen patients has been indicted by a grand jury on 20 felony counts.

Woodland Dentist Indicted By Grand Jury For Fondling Patients (KTVU 2 San Francisco)
WOODLAND, Calif. -- A Woodland dentist who is accused of fondling more than a dozen patients has been indicted by a grand jury on 20 felony counts. Yolo County prosecutors announced the sealed indictment against Mark Anderson in court Tuesday.

Woodland Dentist Indicted (KCRA TheKCRAChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
A grand jury has indicted the Woodland dentist accused of fondling 26 of his female patients.

A fancy trip to the dentist (New Straits Times)
A visit to the dentist need not be a nightmare. Tell that to DEBRA CHONG, who has to write about a dentist’s practice — albeit with an award-winning interior design — in Kuala Lumpur.

Dentist to buy candy for injured soldiers (El Paso Times)
An East Side dentist is partnering with the Fort Bliss USO to buy back Halloween candy from children to give to U.S. troops. Dr. Paul Ro is asking children to bring their Halloween candy to Eastside Dental Care, 1920 N. Zaragoza, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Dentist faces 21 counts (The Sacramento Bee)
Yolo County grand jurors have indicted a prominent Woodland dentist on 20 felony counts of sexual battery against 14 female patients, prosecutors revealed Tuesday.

Dentist faces 21 counts (The Sacramento Bee)
Yolo County grand jurors have indicted a prominent Woodland dentist on 20 felony counts of sexual battery against 14 female patients, prosecutors revealed Tuesday.

Woodland dentist indicted by grand jury for fondling patients (Contra Costa Times)
WOODLAND, Calif. -- A Woodland dentist who is accused of fondling more than a dozen patients has been indicted by a grand jury on 20 felony counts. Yolo County prosecutors announced the sealed indictment against Mark Anderson in court Tuesday.

Millions stay away from dentist because of cost (Evening Standard)
Hundreds of thousands of Londoners have never visited a dentist, figures reveal today. Another million have not had a checkup in the past two years and could be suffering serious health problems as a result.

Woodland dentist is indicted by grand jury (The Daily Democrat)
Woodland dentist Mark Anderson, who earlier had been accused of fondling around 27 patients has now been indicted by a grand jury on 20 felony counts.

Dentist Offers Dollars For Candy (KOIN News 6 Portland)
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Corvallis dentist Kurt Black is offering children a healthy alternative to Halloween candy. He will open his office at Professional Drive from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, for the annual event Dollars, Not Decay.

Corvallis dentist offers healthy alternative to Halloween candy (KMTR Eugene)
Corvallis dentist Dr. Kurt Black is offering children a healthy alternative to Halloween candy.

Police arrest fake dentist (7 News Miami)
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- Officials have arrested a fake dentist for impersonating a deceased dentist.