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Dentistry News 12/2008



Fresh and Clean New Site Launched for Portland Maine Dentist (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Dr. Robert Nelson's "A Perfect Smile," a Falmouth Maine based dentist office providing general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry, today announced the launch of a newly designed website by Hall Web Services of Scarborough, Maine.

Oral Cancer Screenings Offered by Sarasota Cosmetic Dentist (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Sarasota cosmetic dentist Dr. Charles Crane offers oral cancer screening with ViziLite Plus.

Local news (Woodstock Sentinel-Review)
WOODSTOCK - The sentencing of a former Brampton dentist convicted of extortion was adjourned unexpectedly Friday in Woodstock Superior Court. David Chuang, 40, was self represented throughout his trial but has now decided to get legal counsel and asked the court for time to do so.

Local news (Woodstock Sentinel-Review)
WOODSTOCK - The sentencing of a former Brampton dentist convicted of extortion was adjourned unexpectedly Friday in Woodstock Superior Court. David Chuang, 40, was self represented throughout his trial but has now decided to get legal counsel and asked the court for time to do so.

Conversation with...Charles D. Cohen: Massachusetts dentist's obsession with Seuss leads to anniversary retrospective (Jewish Ledger)
Fifty years ago, Springfield's Theodor S. Geisel - or Dr. Seuss as he is better known by millions - wrote "Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories."

Patients can visit with Santa at DeLand dentist's office (Orlando Sentinel)
Santa Claus is coming to town -- or, more accurately, to a DeLand dentist's office.

Dental and Medical Communities Piloting Partnership in Mid-Michigan To Detect and Defeat Disease (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
The next time you visit a dentist in the mid-Michigan area, don't be surprised if they check your blood pressure in addition to your brushing habits.

Dentist bobbitises her lover (Deccan Herald)
Dr Meer Arshad Ali paid a price for loving his neighbour. Never in his wildest dreams had he reckoned that he would be bobbitised, when cupid struck some eight years ago.

Award for Andrew (Northumberland Gazette)
AN Alnwick dentist has made it onto the shortlist of a prestigious national teaching award.

Australian Dentist Claims Dental Profession Perpetrate Oral Diseases and Risk of Heart Disease by Advising Parents to ... (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Author, Dentist Dr Garth Pettit claims, in his latest book STOP THE ROT Stop Telling Children Brush Your Teeth, the dental profession and dentifrice manufacturers have been perpetrators of oral diseases by advising children Brush Your Teeth.

Australian Dentist Claims Dental Profession Perpetrate Oral Diseases and Risk of Heart Disease by Advising Parents to ... (PRWeb)
Author, Dentist Dr Garth Pettit claims, in his latest book STOP THE ROT Stop Telling Children Brush Your Teeth, the dental profession and dentifrice manufacturers have been perpetrators of oral diseases by advising children Brush Your Teeth. Parents and teachers, he says, have been innocent perpetrators by following their advice. Dr Pettit claims recent research has confirmed direct links ...

Dentist accused of bathroom cam due in court (ABC 13 Houston)
A local dentist accused of videotaping patients in the bathroom will face a judge today

Long wait to fix sore teeth in Hoppers Crossing (Leader Community Newspapers)
WYNDHAM dental patients using the public health system are waiting years before seeing a dentist, despite a huge drop in delays since last December.

Dentist Ships Candy to Troops With Bonus Surprise (VIDEO) (13 WMAZ Macon)
It's a dentist shipping out boxes and boxes -- of candy.

Conversation with...Charles D. Cohen: Massachusetts dentist's obsession with Seuss leads to anniversary retrospective (Jewish Ledger)
Fifty years ago, Springfield's Theodor S. Geisel - or Dr. Seuss as he is better known by millions - wrote "Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories."

Rural dentist morphs into nationally-known author (Spencer Daily Reporter)
While working on patient's teeth during the work day, Dr. Nathan Jorgenson finds himself recanting a comment he used to make to his wife: "Why would anybody want to be a writer? What a dumb thing to...

Thanksgiving grinch steals copper from dentist's office (9 News Denver)
WESTMINSTER - Sometime over the Thanksgiving holiday, a thief stole every inch of copper tubing from the crawl space under a dentist's office.

Breckenridge dentist's skydiving team crowned champs (Summit Daily News)
Dr. Meister has succeeded in 650 jumps

Got A Headache? It Is Your Dentist, Not Doctor Who Could Fix It! (Medical News Today)
Headaches, migraines, pain behind our eyes, sinus, and even neck and shoulder pain are all ailments that would warrant a trip to the doctors - that is until now. As Rahul Doshi and Ashish B.

Tooth-friendly chocolate for kids (Times of Malta)
Two European companies have created the first ever dentist-friendly chocolate and they're aiming it at sweet-toothed youngsters. Both companies - the Zurich-based Barry Callebuat and the Belgian firm Smet - launched the new product in the Belgian town of Lebbeke.

Patient introduces dentist to traditions of Senegal (The Capital)
Babacar Thioune shows Dr. Fedra Witting a book about his native country, Senegal. Next week, Dr. Witting is going to Thies, Senegal — Mr. Thioune’s native country — to provide dental care for children with cleft palates.

Dentist uses digital technology to make a good first impression (San Jose Mercury News)
At Dr. J.J. Salehieh's dental office, it is all about making a good first impression.Salehieh's Cupertino Dental Group is one of the few offices in the Bay Area that uses Cadent iTero, a digital impression technology system that replaces the uncomfortable and sometimes error-prone method of

Alexandria dentist recognized for service to community (The Herald Bulletin)
Around town, Dr. David Steele is known for his lifelong dedication to the betterment of Alexandria, but recently, that dedication got the attention of the governor’s office.After a list of friends and colleagues including Bill and Gloria Gaither, sent letters to the governor’s office, Steele was chosen as a recipient for the Governor’s Distinguished Hoosier Award.

Prominent dentist, wife face May trial (El Paso Times)
EL PASO -- The trial for El Paso dentist Raul Villalobos and his wife, Elizabeth, was set for May 26 by U.S. District Court Judge Frank Montalvo, who on Wednesday also scheduled a pretrial hearing for Jan. 20.

Dentist who urinated in sink still awaits his fate (Batley Today)
A DENTIST who used his sink as a urinal is again waiting for a conduct committee to decide his fate. (04/12/2008)

Gillard orders probe into dentist's 'abuse' claims (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard says the Government will make sure that reports of dental health neglect in nursing homes are investigated.

Perth dentist blows whistle on nursing home neglect, gets action (The West Australian)
A West Australian dentist has prompted an overhaul of the health and care given at nursing homes across the country after blowing the whistle on what he described as “appalling” levels of decay and mo

Binghamton Dentist Office Opens (FOX 40 Binghamton)
A ribbon cutting ceremony in Binghamton Thursday, this time for Wilson Dental PC. Mayor Matt Ryan cut the ribbon for the grand opening of a new dentists office located at 289 Chenango Street. The owner, Dr. Michael Wilson hosted an open house after the ceremony and gave tours of the brand new facility with all of its state of the art equipment. Wilson says he started his business in Binghamton ...

WA News (The West Australian)
A West Australian dentist has prompted an overhaul of the health and care given at nursing homes across the country after blowing the whistle on what he described as “appalling” levels of decay and month-old stagnant food found in the mouths of elderly nursing home patients.

Dentist admits to drug charges (Memphis Commercial Appeal)
A Jackson, Tenn., dentist with a history of professional troubles pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to illegal distribution of narcotics.

WAYNE COUNTY NEWS BRIEFS: County Commission staffer claims assault by Leland (Detroit Free Press)
A staffer for Wayne County Commission Chairwoman Jewel Ware says Commissioner Burton Leland assaulted him Thursday during a ceremony at the county building. ALSO: Harper Woods City Council to honor dentist for saving a life; Grosse Pointe district superintendent honored.

Local briefs: Dentist pleads guilty; aldermen to meet; free concert (The Jackson Sun)
A former Jackson dentist has pleaded guilty to charges that he illegally distributed Hydrocodone pills, according to a release from Lawrence J. Laurenzi, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee.

Richmond ambulance snafu prompts election run (MPNnow.com)
A retired dentist challenges an incumbent fire commissioner over management of the district finances.

Unsung Hero Helps Create Smiles (WSIL 3 Southern Illinois)
CARTERVILLE--When people lose their job, they often lose their insurance. Some never had coverage to begin with and are forced to ignore their medical needs, including a visit to the dentist.

Local Dentist Graces National magazine Cover (WSIL 3 Southern Illinois)
WILLIAMSON COUNTY- After 17 years of working to make smiles beautiful an area dentist is being recognized. Just recently Dr. Chris Hughes learned he made the cover of Dental Economics.

Process server allegedly rips Memphis dentist from her bathroom (WMCTV Memphis)
A Memphis woman says a process server went too far early this week while serving her with papers.

Medical center earns rare surgery approval (The Fairmont Sentinel)
Editor's Note: Last in a series on innovative surgical care taking place at Fairmont Medical Center. FAIRMONT - Plaque buildup is never good, just ask a dentist looking into the mouth of someone who has failed to brush her teeth regularly, or a vascular surgeon measuring how hard the heart has to beat to pass blood through a narrowing passage.

Dentist charged in fatal hit-and-run in Utica (The Evening News and the Tribune)
“[The driver and the victim] knew each other and were either in a relationship or had previously been in a relationship,” Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden said.

When a Job Disappears, So Does the Health Care (New York Times)
As jobless numbers reach levels not seen in 25 years, another crisis is unfolding for millions of people who lost their health insurance.

Dentist: Children suffering due to Medicaid's low reimbursements (Dayton Daily News)
There aren't many in Dayton and Ohio like Dr. Gordon Womack, a pediatric dentist who treats children covered by Medicaid.

Dentist: Children suffering due to Medicaid's low reimbursements (Dayton Daily News)
There aren't many in Dayton and Ohio like Dr. Gordon Womack, a pediatric dentist who treats children covered by Medicaid.

Hughes makes cover of Dental Economics magazine (The Southern Illinoisan)
HERRIN - A Herrin dentist was recently featured on the cover of the November issue of Dental Economics, a journal distributed to dentists throughout all of North America.

Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist Emphasizes Dental Health Even in a Downturn (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Amid the economic downturn, limitations on medical financing and an increase in stress-related dental problems mean that for many patients, smile-correction procedures seem out of the question. Los Angeles cosmetic dentist Dr. Alex Farnoosh explains how stress damages teeth and why financing flexibility is becoming the top factor in patients' choice of surgeon.

Indian dentist observing local practitioner (The Daily & Sunday Review)
SAYRE — A local dentist in Sayre has learned that some things are the same in Bradford County as they are across the world.

Sharing the season: Community Care Clinic among places where people can get help when needed (The Salisbury Post)
By Elizabeth Cook [email protected] Franklin Downs of China Grove saw a dentist Wednesday for the first time in 30 years, thanks to the Commun ...

Hockey's badges of courage (Fox Sports)
It's still a badge of honor to have a gap-toothed smile in hockey, even though most players have a comestic dentist on speed dial.

Dentist jailed for leaving scene of accident that killed woman in Indiana (Louisville Courier-Journal)
A dentist who practices in Louisville is in jail on charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident after he allegedly struck and killed a woman Friday with his pickup truck outside a Southern Indiana sportsman's club.

Last shot at health care (AUDIO) (Erie Times-News)
Terry Yoder couldn't remember the last time she saw a doctor or a dentist.

Indian dentist observing local practitioner (The Daily & Sunday Review)
SAYRE — A local dentist in Sayre has learned that some things are the same in Bradford County as they are across the world.

Bolivian Referendum Points Up Clashing Visions (Washington Post)
SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia, Aug. 5 -- Henrri Zeballos, a lawyer, and his wife, a dentist, gathered the kids in their minivan for a Sunday-morning drive through their home town of Santa Cruz.