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Dentistry News 07/2009



Dentist sentenced to community service (Ravalli Republic)
A Hamilton dentist was sentenced to 500 hours of community service for breaking into his neighbor’s home and beating him with a carpenter’s level last September after learning about an affair.

Dentist to offer free treatments (The Brandon News & Tribune)
Jeff Bynum has travelled to Central America on multiple church missions to provide free treatment for people with dental caries that need immediate attention but no insurance coverage or cash to foot the bill.

Hamilton dentist sentenced for assault (Missoulian)
HAMILTON - A Hamilton dentist was sentenced to 500 hours of community service for breaking into his neighbor’s home and beating him with a carpenter’s level last September after learning about an affair.

Dentist from Hudson Convicted for Overcharging Patients (WQOW Eau Claire)
A dentist from Hudson, who used to work in Eau Claire, has to pay back several patients for overcharging them.

You Don't Need to be Afraid of Going to the Dentist Anymore (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
For many Americans going to the dentist is a frightful event, even though dentistry has changed so much in the past years. A visit to the dentist can now be relaxing and fun. Unfortunately, this is not enough for the approximately 145million people who avoid the dentist due to fear.

Armed robbery at local dentist office (The Central Virginian)
Police are investigating an early-afternoon robbery at a Mineral dentist office. The Louisa County Sheriff's Office responded to the call from Dr. Donald Crockett's office on Louisa Avenue around 12:30 p.m. this afternoon.

Dentist 'had Islamic dress code' (BBC News)
A dentist told Muslim patients he would only treat them if they wore Islamic dress, a disciplinary panel decides.

Dentist sentenced to community service (Ravalli Republic)
A Hamilton dentist was sentenced to 500 hours of community service for breaking into his neighbor’s home and beating him with a carpenter’s level last September after learning about an affair.

Dentist accused of trying to pay off witnesses (KTVO Kirksville)
The Kirksville dentist is due in court July 6.

Lawrence dentist attends conference (Lawrence Journal-World)
Joseph R. Gatti, a Lawrence dentist, attended the 18th annual meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine on June 5-7 in Seattle. Clinicians and researchers from nine countries presented the latest information available relating to oral appliance therapy for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.

Muslim NHS dentist 'tried to force patients to wear traditional Islamic dress' (Daily Telegraph)
A Muslim NHS dentist faces being struck off after a tribunal ruled he tried to force patients to wear traditional Islamic dress before treating them.

Muslim dentist in headscarf row waits for conduct ruling (Bury Times)
A Muslim dentist from Prestwich who repeatedly refused to treat women without the traditional Islamic headscarf is facing an anxious wait over the future of his professional career.

Muslim dentist turned away female patients for refusing to wear head scarves in surgery (Daily Mail)
Muslim dentist turned away female patients for refusing to wear head scarves in surgery

Bloomfield Hills dentist sentenced for ethnic intimidation (Detroit Free Press)
A Bloomfield Hills dentist was sentenced to 60 days in jail and five years probation after pleading guilty to felony ethnic intimidation.

Sonora Dentist Pleads Guilty To One Charge: Additional Offenses Dropped (MyMotherLode.com)
Sonora, CA -- A plea agreement has been reached in the case of Sonora dentist Scott Henning.

Sonora dentist takes plea deal (The Union Democrat)
A Sonora dentist charged with several counts of sexual misconduct pleaded guilty to one of the charges Wednesday in Tuolumne County Superior Court. Scott Carl Henning, 46, pleaded guilty, in an arrangement with prosecutors, to a single felony charge of performing lewd acts with a child of 15.

Dentist sentenced to community service (Ravalli Republic)
A Hamilton dentist was sentenced to 500 hours of community service for breaking into his neighbor’s home and beating him with a carpenter’s level last September after learning about an affair.

Muslim NHS dentist imposed Islamic dress code on patients (New Kerala)
Lancashire, July 2 : In a shocking revelation a Muslim NHS dentist in Lancashire refused to treat his Muslim female patients unless they wore headscarves, and while the men had to take off their gold jewellery.

OAKLAND: Jail for dentist in ethnic-threat case (Detroit Free Press)
A Bloomfield Hills dentist was sentenced to 60 days in jail and 5 years of probation after pleading guilty to felony ethnic intimidation.

Tennis fans needn't fear dentist (Edinburgh Evening News)
A DENTIST has fitted five state of the art TV screens to the ceiling of his surgery so Andy Murray fans won't miss any tennis.

Dentist settles drug case with federal officials (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
WORCESTER - A city dentist has settled a civil drug case with the federal government.

Dentist continues battle to protect client records (Sherbrooke Record)
It has been two years since Dentist Christopher Herten-Greaven began his battle against the Quebec Order of Dentists and the Lennoxville practitioner is resolved to continue fighting for the best interests of his patients.

Islamic dress row dentist can carry on (Independent)
A dentist who told Muslim patients he would treat them only if they wore Islamic dress will be able to continue to practise, a disciplinary panel ruled today.

Dress code dentist can practise (BBC News)
A disciplinary panel rules that a dentist who told Muslim patients to dress in Islamic dress can continue to practise.

'Headscarf' request dentist can work on (The Scotsman)
DENTIST Omer Butt of Manchester, who told Muslim patients he would treat them only if they wore Islamic dress, will be able to continue to practise, a General Dental Council p

Dentist's suspicions were right (The Scranton Times-Tribune)
Q: In 1999, my dentist saw a discoloration on the floor of my mouth. He told me to see a doctor about it. The doctor talked me into having the spot surgically removed. A while back, I remember reading in your column that, 95 percent of the time, discolor

Ask Dr. Gott: Dentist's suspicions correct (The Monterey County Herald)
Dear Dr. Gott: In 1999, my dentist saw a discoloration on the floor of my mouth. He told me to see a doctor about it. The doctor talked me into having the spot surgically removed.

Dentist eyes 13th District race (Bucks County Courier Times)
For Damian Dachowski, holiday meals always include a significant portion of political conversation.

Roadside dentist (Gulf Times)
Street dentist Kulwant Singh treats a patient at his roadside dentistry stall in Amritsar yesterday. Street dentists, many whom do not have formal training, learn their skills by working as dental technicians or assistants and earn about Rs150 a day. Patients can get their teeth cleaned for Rs5.

Dentist eyes 13th District (The Intelligencer)
For Damian Dachowski, holiday meals always include a significant portion of political conversation. That's not surprising since Susan Matthews, his wife of 18 years, is the niece of Republican Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Matthews and left-leaning MSNBC host Chris Matthews.

Dentist sentenced to community service (Ravalli Republic)
A Hamilton dentist was sentenced to 500 hours of community service for breaking into his neighbor’s home and beating him with a carpenter’s level last September after learning about an affair.

Local dentist helps grieving mother with medical bills (The Biloxi Sun Herald)
A Pass Christian mother is using grief over her son’s death to fight for more research into cancers that strike children. Now Wendy Allen’s efforts are being aided by Long Beach dentist Sheila L. Farley.

More than 100 dentists turn out to clean Ala Moana Beach Park (Honolulu Advertiser)
About 170 dentists. family members and staff turned out today to clean up Ala Moana Beach Park today. Sean Holliday, a dentist from Aiea said he and his community did it for public service. "We did it last year at Sandy Beach, but the need here seems to be greater," he said.

BRIEFLY (The Glendale News-Press)
Zarian to host dentist, vegetarian Glendale dentist John Gazazian is scheduled to appear live on “The Larry Zarian Show” Thursday to discuss the importance of oral care on overall health. Physicians have long warned that oral problems can lead to other more serious conditions if left unchecked for too long.

Posted: 06-07-2009 , 17:37 GMT (Al Bawaba)
The actress Basma started filming the second season of the television sitcom “The Clinic” in Cairo, Egypt. The series is about a clinic managed by three doctors, a gynecologist played by Edward, a psychologist played by Khaled Sarhan, and a dentist played by the actress Basma.

ASK THE LAWYER: Should dentist's office be liable for stolen purse? (Daily Breeze)
Purse stolen at dentist's office. What is a hate crime? What is a qualified personal residence trust?

Dentist sentenced to community service (Ravalli Republic)
A Hamilton dentist was sentenced to 500 hours of community service for breaking into his neighbor’s home and beating him with a carpenter’s level last September after learning about an affair.

Ask the Lawyer: Stolen purse, hate crimes (Long Beach Press-Telegram)
Q: Our daughter's purse was stolen at the dentist's office. It was one of the staff who also stole from other patients.

Dentist revives monthly free dental-care day (The New Britain Herald)
SOUTHINGTON — Access to health care is a complicated issue. But when you’ve got a toothache, all you care about is getting rid of it.

Manhattan Dentist Devotes Practice to Treatment of Snoring and Sleep Apnea (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
New York City Dentist Responds to Demand from Patients Seeking Treatment For Snoring and Sleep Apnea and Seeks to Educate The Undiagnosed.

Court queen: STA s Keenan dominates state play (Foster's Daily Democrat)
EJ Hersom/Staff photographer St. Thomas Aquinas' Julia Keenan has been named Foster's girls tennis player of the year. DOVER — Julia Keenan sits quietly in a back room of her father's dentist office in Portsmouth.

Authorities Bust Unlicensed Dentist Operation (KERO 23 Bakersfield)
Dental Board of California officials and the Tulare County Sheriff's Department arrested three people who were posing as licensed dentists.

Open wide (BBC News)
Robot patient takes the pain of the dentist's chair

Children gather for annual Peanut Carnival (The Sentinel)
The decision between a dentist’s visit and Carlisle Summerfair’s traditional Peanut Carnival wasn’t hard for Audrey Neal.

A promising innovation, but not enough are biting (The Globe and Mail)
Dentist Norman Kwan's implant can be set in a single operation and costs half as much as traditional models, yet he has struggled to generate business

Authorities Bust Unlicensed Dentist Operation (KERO 23 Bakersfield)
Dental Board of California officials and the Tulare County Sheriff's Department arrested three people who are accused of posing as licensed dentists.

Dentist revives monthly free dental-care day (The New Britain Herald)
SOUTHINGTON — Access to health care is a complicated issue. But when you’ve got a toothache, all you care about is getting rid of it.

Chuck Wenk: Dentist a talented strummer, too (Highland Park News)
Catching up on my mail (and crumpled, aging press releases):

Dentist busted for being unlicensed: patients left hanging (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
A local woman was distraught Tuesday, one day after learning her orthodontist was arrested on charges of practicing without a license.

Dentist sentenced to community service (Ravalli Republic)
A Hamilton dentist was sentenced to 500 hours of community service for breaking into his neighbor’s home and beating him with a carpenter’s level last September after learning about an affair.