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Dentistry News 11/2007



Every Year Dentist's Office Dresses Up For Halloween (KLTV 7 Tyler)
Imagine getting your teeth cleaned while a parrot sat on your dentist's shoulder. 

Man Accused Of Using Dead Dentist's License (CBS4 Miami)
On Tuesday, in Hollywood detectives from the Florida Department of Health charged a man whom they said was impersonating a deceased dentist by name and reputation.

Dentist Claims Breast Rubs Appropriate (The San Francisco Examiner)
WOODLAND, Calif. ( Map , News ) - A dentist accused of fondling the breasts of 27 female patients is trying to keep his dental license by arguing that chest massages are an appropriate procedure in certain cases.

Dentist To Send Candy To Iraq (KOAT Albuquerque)
An Albuquerque dentist wants to pay you for left over candy. On Thursday, Dr. Byron Wall will hold a candy buy back at his Northeast Albuquerque office. He said he has a few reasons for the buy back. Of course, as a dentist, he said too much candy is bad for your children's teeth.

Dentist To Send Candy To Iraq (KOAT TheNewMexicoChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
An Albuquerque dentist wants to pay you for left over candy. On Thursday, Dr. Byron Wall will hold a candy buy back at his Northeast Albuquerque office. He said he has a few reasons for the buy back. Of course, as a dentist, he said too much candy is bad for your children's teeth. But, he also plans to take the candy and do something patriotic with it. Dr. Wall will take the extra goodies and ...

Police: Man used dead dentist's credentials (Miami Herald)
A Boca Raton man is accused of posing as a dead dentist so he could practice dentistry in Hollywood, according to police. Gustavo Antonio Quezada, 64, worked for several years as a dentist at 2450 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 400, calling himself Dr. Primitivo Garcia, Hollywood police said Wednesday.

Got extra sweets? Sell them to a dentist (The Reporter)
Somerville dentist Chris Mulloy plans to buy back candy the Saturday after Halloween. He will pay $1 per pound for all candy brought into his office at 153 N. Auten Ave. between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Nov. 3. There is a limit of 15 pounds of candy per child. All children must be accompanied by adult.

Dentist plans to buy back extra candy, send it to troops (Bristol Herald Courier)
BRISTOL, Tenn. – A local dentist plans to curb children’s sugar consumption while creating a nice gift for American forces fighting in Iraq.

Boca man used dead dentist's credentials, cops say (Miami Herald)
A Boca Raton man is accused of posing as a dead dentist so he could practice dentistry in Hollywood, according to police. Gustavo Antonio Quezada, 64, worked for several years as a dentist at 2450 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 400, calling himself Dr. Primitivo Garcia, Hollywood police said Wednesday.

Estranged wife of slain dentist denied return of daughter (New York Daily News)
The estranged wife of slain Queens dentist Daniel Malakov broke down in tears Wednesday as she pleaded with the city to give her back her daughter three days after the little girl witnessed her father's murder in broad daylight.

Hills dentist wants your Halloween candy (Farmington Observer)
A Farmington Hills dentist is once again paying cold, hard cash for Halloween candy.

Dentist Gives Cash For Candy (WESH 2 Orlando)
A DeLand dentist is hoping to spare some tooth pain in the weeks to come by making children a sweet offer.

AG files formal complaint in dentist's case (The Daily Democrat)
The Attorney General's Office filed a formal complaint Wednesday on behalf of the California Dental Board to revoke the license of a Woodland dentist accused of sexually battering 26 of his female patients.

Dentist wants to buy back Halloween candy (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
If your kids were close to making themselves sick on Halloween candy, a local dentist offers a sweet deal.

Dentist Plans To Distribute Candy To Troops (WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News)
A local dentist wants to buy your extra Halloween candy.

Dentist Plans To Distribute Candy To Troops (WLWT-TV Cincinnati)
A local dentist is gathering candy to send overseas to troops serving in Iraq.

Dentist faces 20 felonies: Grand jury indictment revealed in court hearing (The Davis Enterprise)
Published Oct 31, 2007 - 16:08:00 CDT. WOODLAND - A Woodland dentist who has been accused of fondling more than two dozen female patients has been indicted by a grand jury on 20 felony counts.

Calif. attorney general seeks to revoke license of dentist accused of fondling patients (Court TV Online)
The California Attorney General's office filed a complaint Wednesday seeking to revoke the license of a Woodland dentist accused of fondling female patients during office visits.

Rogue dentist jailed for fraud (The Age)
Rogue dentist imprisoned for contempt has again been jailed.

Dentist Collects Halloween Candy for the Troops (WPVI-TV Philadelphia)
A Camden County dentist is on a mission to take back all that excess Halloween candy.

Utah dentist buys kids' Halloween candy (AP via Yahoo! News)
A dentist has added a new dimension to the childhood tradition of trading Halloween candy: He's paying the kids for it.

Utah dentist buys kids' Halloween candy (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
A dentist has added a new dimension to the childhood tradition of trading Halloween candy: He's paying the kids for it. Dr. Terry Preece paid children $1 for every pound they brought in Thursday. "We probably have 100 to 150 pounds," Preece said at mid-afternoon, adding that two kids had hit the 10-pound limit. "I expect a rush when school gets out." He took in 600 pounds at $2 a pound in 2005, ...

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LAYTON, Utah (AP) -- A dentist has added a new dimension to the childhood tradition of trading Halloween candy: He's paying the kids for it. Dr. Terry Preece paid children $1 for every pound they brought in Thursday.

Layton dentist offers cash for Halloween candy (Provo Daily Herald)
LAYTON -- Don't like the gooey stuff? Terry Preece will buy it and any other Halloween sweets. Kids brought their sugary haul to the dentist, who paid $1 for every pound Thursday. "We probably have 100 to 150 pounds," Preece said at mid-afternoon, adding that two kids had hit the 10-pound limit.

Bristol dentist pays kids for Halloween candy to send along to soldiers in Iraq (Bristol Herald Courier)
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Some might think Halloween and all the candy it puts in the hands of children might be a dream for a pediatric dentist. After all, the sweet treats often result in tooth decay, which leads to business, right?

Woman sues 'dancing' dentist over injuries from drill (WSTM-TV NBC 3)
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A Syracuse woman is suing a dentist who she says was dancing to the song "Car Wash" when the drill bit he was using during an extraction got stuck in her sinus cavity.

Woman sues 'dancing' dentist over injuries from drill (WCAX-TV Vermont)
Associated Press - November 2, 2007 7:25 AM ET SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A Syracuse woman is suing a dentist who she says was dancing to the song "Car Wash" when the drill bit he was using during...

Woman sues 'dancing' dentist over injuries from drill (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
SYRACUSE, N.Y. A woman is suing a Syracuse, N.Y., dentist over a drill mishap.

Dancing Dentist Left Drill Bit, Suit Says (NBC 10 Philadelphia)
A woman says her dentist severely injured her while dancing to "Car Wash."

Dancing Dentist Left Drill Bit, Suit Says (Fox 12 Oregon)
A woman is suing her dentist over a drill mishap. Brandy Fanning said the dentist was dancing to the song "Car Wash" when the drill bit he was using got stuck in her sinus cavity. She said he was performing rhythmic steps to the song while doing an extraction.

Suit Says Dancing Dentist's Drill Slipped (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)
A woman says her sinus was punctured because her dentist was doing some disco dancing.

Woman sues dancing dentist over drill accident (New York Daily News)
A dentist dancing along to the song "Car Wash" made a terrible misstep when the inch-long drill bit he was using punctured a patient's sinus cavity and ended up near her eye socket, the woman claims in a lawsuit.

US dancing dentist seriously injures woman's cavity with drill bit (Pravda)
A dentist pricked a woman's cavity with his drill bit that stuck near her eye socket because he was dancing. The woman had to undergo emergency surgery.

Dentist danced while drilling, suit says (AP via Yahoo! News)
A dentist was dancing to a song on the radio while drilling on a woman's tooth, and she wound up in the hospital when the drill bit snapped off and lodged near her eye, a lawsuit alleges.

Patient says dancing dentist misstepped (The Charlotte Observer)
A dentist was dancing to a song on the radio while drilling on a woman's tooth, and she wound up in the hospital when the drill bit snapped off and lodged near her eye, a lawsuit alleges. Brandy Fanning, 31, said she had to undergo emergency surgery and spent three days in the hospital because of the October 2004 mishap. The federal lawsuit filed last month against Dr. George Trusty seeks ...

Dentist Danced While Drilling, Suit Says (Washington Post)
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A dentist was dancing to a song on the radio while drilling on a woman's tooth, and she wound up in the hospital when the drill bit snapped off and lodged near her eye, a lawsuit alleges.

Patient says dancing dentist misstepped (AP via Yahoo! News)
A dentist was dancing to a song on the radio while drilling on a woman's tooth, and she wound up in the hospital when the drill bit snapped off and lodged near her eye, a lawsuit alleges. Brandy Fanning, 31, said she had to undergo emergency surgery and spent three days in the hospital because of the October 2004 mishap.

Patient Says Dancing Dentist Misstepped (San Francisco Chronicle)
A dentist was dancing to a song on the radio while drilling on a woman's tooth, and she wound up in the hospital when the drill bit snapped off and lodged near her eye, a lawsuit alleges. Brandy Fanning, 31, said she had to undergo emergency surgery and spent...

Patient says dancing dentist misstepped (AP via Yahoo! News)
A dentist was dancing to a song on the radio while drilling on a woman's tooth, and she wound up in the hospital when the drill bit snapped off and lodged near her eye, a lawsuit alleges. Brandy Fanning, 31, said she had to undergo emergency surgery and spent three days in the hospital because of the October 2004 mishap.

'Dancing' dentist injured woman: lawsuit (AAP via Yahoo!Xtra News)
A dentist in the US was dancing to a song when the drill bit he was using during an extraction punctured a woman's sinus cavity, a lawsuit says.

Lawsuit: Dentist drilled tooth while dancing to 'Car Wash' (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
A dentist was dancing to a song on the radio while drilling a woman's tooth, and she wound up in the hospital when the drill bit snapped off and lodged near her eye, a lawsuit says.

Dentist faces 20 felonies: Grand jury indictment revealed in court hearing (The Davis Enterprise)
Published Oct 31, 2007 - 16:08:00 CDT. WOODLAND - A Woodland dentist who has been accused of fondling more than two dozen female patients has been indicted by a grand jury on 20 felony counts.

Lake City dentist offers ransom on Halloween candy (Post-Bulletin)
LAKE CITY -- In the sugary aftermath of Halloween, Rebecca Ripley is practicing a dentist's form of tough love

Suspended dentist looks for job (Evansville Courier & Press)
A suspended Evansville dentist will be allowed to resume his practice, on a supervised probationary basis.

Dentist's drill bit lodged in patient's sinus cavity (Seattle Times)
A dentist who was dancing to the song "Car Wash" while extracting a patient's tooth lost an inch-long drill bit, which punctured the patient's...

Dancing dentist sued over wayward drill bit (Tucson Citizen)
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Because a dentist was dancing to a song on the radio while drilling a woman's tooth, she wound up in the hospital when the drill bit snapped off and lodged near her eye, a lawsuit alleges.

Dentist 'dancing' when patient injured with drill bit (Adelaide Now)
A DENTIST in the US was dancing to the song Car Wash when a drill bit he was using for an extraction punctured a woman's sinus cavity and lodged near her eye socket, according to a lawsuit.

Dentist 'dancing' when patient injured with drill bit (Daily Telegraph)
A DENTIST in the US was dancing to the song Car Wash when a drill bit he was using for an extraction punctured a woman's sinus cavity and lodged near her eye socket, according to a lawsuit.

Woman sues 'dancing' dentist over injuries from drill (ABC 15 Phoenix)
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A woman is suing a Syracuse, New York, dentist over a drill mishap. Brandy Fanning says the dentist was dancing to the song "Car Wash" when the drill bit he was using got stuck in her sinus cavity. She says he was performing rhythmic steps to the song while doing an extraction.

Woman sues 'dancing' dentist over injuries from drill (WSYR 9 Syracuse)
A woman is suing a Syracuse, New York, dentist over a drill mishap.