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San Jose dentist accused of fondling patient's breasts (San Francisco Chronicle)
A San Jose dentist has been arrested for allegedly touching the breasts of a 23-year-old patient under the guise that he was screening her for cancer. Benva Lazar was arrested Thursday, a day after his 56th birthday, on suspicion of sexual battery. The...

Dentist pays for candy (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
If Corvallis dentist Dr. Kurt S. Black gives her money for her Halloween candy, 9-year-old Dru Eschleman said she will donate it to cancer research.

Dentist buying back Halloween candy for the troops (WHBF-TV Quad Cities)
LOCUST GROVE, Geo. (AP) - Sure you could eat any Halloween candy you have left over. But a Georgia dentist is hoping people in her town will let her buy it back so the goodies can be sent to U.S. troops overseas.

Dentist buying back Halloween candy for the troops (KVOA Tucson)
Associated Press - October 31, 2008 8:33 PM ET LOCUST GROVE, Geo. (AP) - Sure you could eat any Halloween candy you have left over. But a Georgia dentist is hoping people in her town will let...

Dentist buying back Halloween candy for the troops (News On 6 Tulsa)
Associated Press - October 31, 2008 8:33 PM ET LOCUST GROVE, Geo. (AP) - Sure you could eat any Halloween candy you have left over. But a Georgia dentist is hoping people in her town will let...

Kenai dentist guilty in federal court of tax fraud (KTUU Anchorage)
Associated Press - October 31, 2008 8:44 PM ET ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A Kenai dentist has been found guilty in federal court on four counts of income tax evasion.

Dentist buying back Halloween candy for the troops (KWWL Iowa)
LOCUST GROVE, Geo. (AP) - Sure you could eat any Halloween candy you have left over. But a Georgia dentist is hoping people in her town will let her buy it back so the goodies can be sent to U.S. troops overseas.

Local dentist offer cash for candy, all for a good cause (WNCT Greenville)
Halloween is certainly famous for costumes and also for candy. But instead of letting your kids get a big sugar rush, one Morehead City dentist wants you to encourage your kids to put their candy to good use.

San Jose Dentist Arrested For Performing 'Medical Breast Examination' (KTVU 2 San Francisco)
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A dentist was arrested Thursday for performing what he called a "medical breast examination" on a 23-year-old patient as she was having a dental examination, San Jose police announced Friday.

SJ Dentist Arrested For Fondling Patient's Breasts (CBS 5 Bay Area)
A dentist was arrested Thursday for performing what he called a "medical breast examination" on a 23-year-old patient as she was having a dental examination, San Jose police announced Friday.

Dentist again buys candy for soldiers (El Paso Times)
EL PASO -- Dentist Paul Ro is again spearheading Operation Sweet Tooth, a project to buy Halloween candy from El Paso children to benefit Fort Bliss soldiers.

Clear Lake dentist to buy back Halloween candy (The Bay Area Citizen)
As part of a nationwide campaign, Houston dentist Cindy Flanagan of Clear Lake has offered to buy back candy from children and teachers after Halloween.

Dentist found guilty of income tax evasion (Anchorage Daily News)
A Kenai dentist has been found guilty in federal court on four counts of income tax evasion.

Clear Lake dentist to buy back Halloween candy (The Bay Area Citizen)
As part of a nationwide campaign, Houston dentist Cindy Flanagan of Clear Lake has offered to buy back candy from children and teachers after Halloween.

San Jose dentist accused of fondling patient's breasts (San Francisco Chronicle)
A San Jose dentist has been arrested for allegedly touching the breasts of a 23-year-old patient under the guise that he was screening her for cancer. Benva Lazar was arrested Thursday, a day after his 56th birthday, on suspicion of sexual battery. The...

SAN JOSE / Dentist arrested on sex battery charge (San Francisco Chronicle)
A San Jose dentist has been arrested for allegedly touching the breasts of a 23-year-old patient under the guise that he was screening her for cancer. Benva Lazar was arrested Thursday, a day after his 56th birthday, on suspicion of sexual battery. The...

Kenai dentist guilty in federal court of tax fraud (KTVF Fairbanks)
A Kenai dentist has been found guilty in federal court on four counts of income tax evasion.

Dentist Collecting Kids' Excess Candy for Troops (FOX 5 Washington D.C.)
The toughest task for a parent after Halloween is separating a kid from their candy. That wasn't exactly the case in Clarksville Saturday, where dentist Dr. Rashmi Parmar was collecting kids' candy. He wasn't trying to be a killjoy, though: all the candy will be send to US troops overseas.

Dentist accused of fondling patient's breasts (The Fresno Bee)
Police have arrested a dentist suspected of fondling the breasts of a patient. Read comments

SJ Dentist Accused Of Fondling Patient (CBS 5 Bay Area)
Police have arrested a dentist suspected of fondling the breasts of a patient.

What to look for in a dentist (San Francisco Chronicle)
A trip to the dentist might not be a walk in the park, but it can leave you smiling and all the healthier. The key is finding a top-quality, reasonably priced dentist. Checkbook magazine and Checkbook.org evaluated 493 Bay Area dentists. The good news for...

Dentist Accused Of Sexual Battery (CBS 13 Sacramento)
Police have arrested a dentist suspected of fondling the breasts of a patient. San Jose police say 56-year-old dentist Benva Lazar groped a 23-year-old woman, saying that he was screening her for breast cancer.

Dentist pays for candy (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
If Corvallis dentist Dr. Kurt S. Black gives her money for her Halloween candy, 9-year-old Dru Eschleman said she will donate it to cancer research.

Dentist pays $600 to take candy off streets (The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)
ELYRIA — A spoonful of sugar is one thing, but 600 pounds is ridiculous. That’s how much candy dentist Scott Nagy bought from local children Saturday, paying $1 per pound to turn over their trick-or-treating bounty at his Ohio Street office. “There so much sugar in here you can smell it,” Nagy said, [...]

Local Dentist Wants To Buy Back Halloween Candy (WISC-TV Madison)
MADISON, Wis. -- Some local kids are turning Friday night's Halloween treasure into cash. Madison dentist Chris Kammer, DDS, is offering $1 for each pound of candy turned in to his office.

What to look for in a dentist (San Francisco Chronicle)
A trip to the dentist might not be a walk in the park, but it can leave you smiling and all the healthier. The key is finding a top-quality, reasonably priced dentist. Checkbook magazine and Checkbook.org evaluated 493 Bay Area dentists. The good news for...

UPDATE: Police launch arson probe after dentist blaze (Crawley Today)
POLICE have confirmed they are treating a blaze in a dentist practice in Furnace Green as arson. (02/11/2008 19:16:31)

Whitefish dentist dies in one-vehicle crash Posted on Nov. 2 (Missoulian)
KALISPELL - The Montana Highway Patrol says a 38-year-old man is dead, following a one-vehicle crash south of Whitefish. Timothy Kramer, a pediatric dentist from Whitefish, died shortly before midnight Friday when his pickup rolled on a private road.

Dentist still working despite child sex charges (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
A dentist charged with multiple child sex offences has been allowed to continue working after the New South Wales Dental Board decided against placing conditions on him.

Child sex charged dentist still working (Perth Now)
A NEWCASTLE dentist charged with multiple child sex offences has been allowed to continue practising despite the allegations.

Child sex charged dentist still working (Adelaide Now)
A NEWCASTLE dentist charged with multiple child sex offences has been allowed to continue practising despite the allegations.

MP to stop accused sex dentist (Daily Telegraph)
NSW Health Minister John Della Bosca will seek to overturn a dental board decision allowing a Newcastle dentist accused of child sex offences to keep practicing.

Dentist working despite sex charges (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
NSW Health Minister John Della Bosca will seek to overturn a dental board decision allowing a dentist accused of child sex offences to keep practising.

Dentist Buying Back Halloween Candy For Troops (13 WMAZ Macon)
LOCUST GROVE, Geo. (AP) -- Sure you could eat any Halloween candy you have left over. But a Georgia dentist is hoping people in her town will let her buy it back so the goodies can be sent to U.S. troops overseas.

Dentist Buying Back Halloween Candy For Troops (13 WMAZ Macon)
LOCUST GROVE, Geo. (AP) -- Sure you could eat any Halloween candy you have left over. But a Georgia dentist is hoping people in her town will let her buy it back so the goodies can be sent to U.S. troops overseas.

N.C. dentist buying back Halloween candy (Greensboro News & Record)
MOREHEAD CITY (AP) — A North Carolina dentist is offering kids cash for Halloween candy. The Daily News of Jacksonville reported today that Dr. Jack Winchester of Morehead City is paying $1 a pound for the candy to promote dental health. He said the buyback runs through Tuesday, and the candy will be sent to deployed troops. Winchester said he got the idea at a dental seminar. He bought 300 ...

Dentist Trading Halloween Candy For Cash (Central Florida News 13)
The Halloween costumes have been put away, but the pounds of candy may still be hanging around, but one local dentist says instead of eating it, kids can trade it in for cash.

NC dentist buying back Halloween candy (ABC11 Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville)
A North Carolina dentist is offering kids cash for Halloween candy.

Clinic gains new dentist (The Newton Kansan)
Dentist Melissa Hanschu started restoring smiles before she even saw any patients at Health Ministries this month.

Kenai dentist guilty in federal court of tax fraud (KTVA Anchorage)
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A Kenai dentist has been found guilty in federal court on four counts of income tax evasion. A jury took two days before finding 61-year-old Glenn E. Lockwood guilty.

NC Dentist Buying Back Halloween Candy (WXII-TV Winston-Salem)
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. -- A North Carolina dentist is offering kids cash for Halloween candy. The Daily News of Jacksonville reported Monday that Dr. Jack Winchester of Morehead City is paying $1 a pound for the candy to promote dental health.

Dentist's sweet offer for trick-or-treaters (Whittier Daily News)
ALHAMBRA - Armed with magic tricks and dollar coins, a local dentist bought Halloween candy from local children Saturday, and not only for their teeth's sake.

Dental board urged to rethink stance on child sex accused dentist (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
New South Wales Health Minister John Della Bosca will write to the state's dental board and ask it to reassess its decision not to impose conditions on a Newcastle dentist charged with multiple child sex offences.

Govt urges rethink on 'child sex' dentist (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
New South Wales Health Minister John Della Bosca will write to the state's dental board and ask it to reassess its decision not to impose conditions on a Newcastle dentist charged with multiple child sex offences.

Dentist Offers Children Cash For Halloween Candy (WJXT Jacksonville)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- An area dentist has made a pre-emptive strike in the fight against cavities by offering to buy children's Halloween candy. Krantz Dental Care in Mandarin is giving $2 for every pound of candy a child brings in.

NC dentist buying back Halloween candy (Asheville Citizen-Times)
MOREHEAD CITY – A North Carolina dentist is offering kids cash for Halloween candy.

Beaumont dentist arrested on drug charges (Beaumont Enterprise)
A Beaumont dentist was arrested Oct. 21 for possession of a controlled substance, and charges have been filed Tuesday with the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office.

Beaumont Dentist Faces Drug Charges (KBTV Beaumont)
A Beaumont dentist is under investigation tonight after being arrested for possession of cocaine. Authorities are not releasing his name pending charges being filed.

Son of a Bad Axe dentist faces charges that he shot his father (The Saginaw News)
BAD AXE -- The son of a Bad Axe dentist remained jailed on charges he shot his father nine times after a Sunday afternoon argument. Huron County Probate Judge David L. Clabuesch on Monday arraigned Mark J. Paganini on one...

Dentist's team built for body makeovers (Detroit News)
Imagine having a 12-person staff dedicated to your every physical need, whether it is whiter teeth, a toned body or a complete wardrobe makeover.