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Acupuncture can cure dentist phobia
London, April 1 : A new study has revealed that one five-minute session of acupuncture can significantly help cure the fear of going to the dentist.

Car crashes into dentist office
An automobile driven by Dorothy Johnson, 65, of Rolfing Road in Holly Springs, crashed into the waiting room of a dentists office Thursday morning, killing one and injuring others.

Dentist's $$ for nothing
A Harlem Medicaid cardholder says he received an illegal $15 payment directly from a dentist in return for undergoing an exam that included a slapdash tooth cleaning that took just five minutes. The dentist, who works at Harlem Community Dental at 2022 Lexington Ave., "carries the wad of cash himself...

Dentist swindled for $17M
A Mississauga dentist who claimed he was swindled by a Flamborough man who died suddenly earlier this month is learning that he and other investors may not recover their money.

Legal problems continue to mount for local dentist
A Rancho Santa Fe man who surrendered his dental license last summer following an investigation by the state dental board faces more legal problems, as a dozen malpractice lawsuits filed by former patients remain pending in San Diego Superior Court.

Orland Park dentist donates $1,000 to District 113A
He has no direct ties to Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A, but for Anil Agarwal, education knows no bounds.

Taking an aardvark to the dentist?
Jessi, a 6-year-old female aardvark at Brookfield Zoo, has a full set of 20 healthy teeth, it turns out. But it took an unusual sort of dental exam for zoo veterinarians to find that out Thursday.

Legal problems continue to mount for local dentist
Shervin Erfani By Joe Tash Contributor A Rancho Santa Fe man who surrendered his dental license last summer following an investigation by the state dental board faces more legal problems, as a dozen malpractice lawsuits filed by former patients remain pending in San Diego Superior Court. Shervin Erfani, who lives in the Bridges with his wife, Dana Al-Kasmi, also a dentist, filed for Chapter 7 ...

Dentist displays quilt marvel to Celina Fidelis Inter Se members
Dr. Donald E. Locke said that people have been known to have a religious experience when they first see the quilt he made that depicts DaVinci's painting The Last Supper.

Dentist to fill midtown condo cavity
James Comtois - A new dentist's practice will open in a retail condominium near Grand Central Terminal. The 2,700 square foot space at 5 E. 44th St. was purchased by 2792 Ocean Realty. The asking price was $125 per square foot. The location will be used as a dentist's office under the name Alpha Dental. The practice is slated to open in the fall. David Alani and Jeff Fishman from Robert K ...

Dentist displays quilt marvel to Celina Fidelis Inter Se members
Dr. Donald E. Locke said that people have been known to have a religious experience when they first see the quilt he made that depicts DaVinci's painting The Last Supper.

New dentist in town
Dr. Lauren Anderson, D.D.S. of Implants and Dentistry, the longest standing member of the RP Chamber of Commerce, held a...

Dentist: 17 Arkansas counties with no dental care facilities
A free community dental fair wraps up in Jacksonville with about 200 Arkansans now with brighter smiles. Dentists at the event say there's a real need for oral health events like this in the state.

Brushing up on healthy teeth
TOOTHACHE means an urgent visit to the dentist but it's better to stop the rot before it happens. Oral health means looking after your teeth and your gums.

Dental work that won't give patients the needle
SITTING in the dentist's chair, inwardly screaming for mercy as the needle advances, could soon be a thing of the past.

2010 Masters preview: Here are the top non-Tiger storylines
For those who didnt hear perhaps you were vacationing in Istanbul Tiger Woods is making his much-anticipated return to golf this week at the Masters. Its kind of a big deal, according to the buzz on TV, radio, in print, online, at the dentists office, in checkout lines at the grocery story, etc.

Mount Pocono dentist gets online award
PatientFYI, the innovative new patient referral search engine, selected Dr. Ronald C.

New lab tests medical pot's potency
BOZEMAN, Mont. In the same medical-arts building with an eyedoctor, a dentist and a traditional pharmacy, walls are beingpainted for a new laboratory in Bozeman that aims to test thepotency of marijuana.

Dentist displays quilt marvel to Celina Fidelis Inter Se members
Dr. Donald E. Locke said that people have been known to have a religious experience when they first see the quilt he made that depicts DaVinci's painting The Last Supper.

Microbudget relationship comedy gets details right
If only all couples would be able to exploit their relationship issues as deftly as Daryl Wein and Zoe Lister-Jones, collaborators on the new romantic dramedy "Breaking Upwards."

TCHS student directs childrens play
Early next month, The Colony Playhouse childrens theater presents, "D.K. Molar, the Devious Dentist. or There's Gold in Them Thar' Teeth!" The production is an old-fashioned melodrama by Billy St. John, and is directed and produced by local teens with adult mentors.

Dentist displays quilt marvel to Celina Fidelis Inter Se members
Dr. Donald E. Locke said that people have been known to have a religious experience when they first see the quilt he made that depicts DaVinci's painting The Last Supper.

Thousands of eggs scooped up in hunt
Hannah Vossler, 5, wants to be a dentist, a server and a rock star when she grows up. But Sunday, she was the Easter bunny.

Report: Money for good habits doesn't change lives
An experimental anti-poverty program that pays the poor for maintaining good habits -- $25 to $150 for things such as going to the dentist, staying on the job or opening a bank account -- has not been life-changing.

Phoenix Coyotes Team Report
It took 44 shots, nine unsuccessful power plays and eight shootout rounds, but the Coyotes finally reached their objective two points and finally disposed of the NHL's worst team to solidify their hold on fourth place in the Western Conference.

New Device Offers Drill-Free Experience at Dentist
Scientists in Scotland have designed a device that could bring an end to the dreaded drilling and filling in the dentists' chair, Sky News reported Monday.

Medical marijuana labs, providers aim to self-regulate
BOZEMAN - In the same medical arts building with an eye doctor, a dentist and a traditional pharmacy, walls are being painted for a new laboratory in Bozeman that aims to test the potency of marijuana.

Live chat: Ask a dentist
Tomorrow, the Picture of Health blog will feature a live chat with Dr. Gary D. Hack of the University of Maryland Dental School. Hack is an associate professor and director of clinical simulation in the Department of Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry.

Two Stillwater residents will play Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra performance on Oct. 11
Polly Logan and Forest Crocker would be the first to tell you that they're not professional musicians. Logan is a dentist and Crocker works with large computer systems at Unisys.

3 Day Forecast 2.0
Signup for Deals! How often do you go to the dentist? More than 200-thousand lose jobless benefits nationwide.

Kudzu Offers Consumers New Feature to Evaluate the Health of Service Businesses
ATLANTA, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers who use Kudzu to find and refer their favorite handyman, dentist, plumber and other local service professionals can now see Experian's "BizCheck Approved" badge on those companies' Kudzu.com profiles.

OK man accused in ND killing pleads not guilty
An Oklahoma man accused of hiring his handyman to kill Fargo dentist Phillip Gattuso has pleaded not guilty. Sixty-three-year-old Gene Kirkpatrick of Jones, Oklahoma, waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Monday.

Okla man accused in ND killing pleads not guilty
Associated Press - April 5, 2010 3:15 PM ET FARGO, N.D. (AP) - An Oklahoma man accused of hiring his handyman to kill a North Dakota dentist has pleaded not guilty.

Okla man accused in ND killing pleads not guilty
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - An Oklahoma man accused of hiring his handyman to kill a North Dakota dentist has pleaded not guilty. Sixty-3-year-old Gene Kirkpatrick of Jones, Okla., waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Monday and entered not guilty pleas to conspiracy charges.

Accused mastermind of Fargo dentist slaying pleads not guilty, case heading to trial
The man accused of plotting the beating death last fall of Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso pleaded not guilty today in Cass County District Court, and lawyers said the case is heading to trial.

Gary P. Kaplan, S. Jersey dentist
Gary P. Kaplan, 68, of Cherry Hill, a longtime South Jersey dentist who became an advocate for organ donations after receiving a kidney transplant, died Sunday, April 4, of congestive heart failure at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden.

Redskins' trade for McNabb overshadows Nationals' opening day
So in retrospect, maybe April 5 wasn't the best day to volunteer to take my toddler to her first dentist appointment.

Dentist displays quilt marvel to Celina Fidelis Inter Se members
Dr. Donald E. Locke said that people have been known to have a religious experience when they first see the quilt he made that depicts DaVinci's painting The Last Supper.

State: Bozeman dentist over-sedated patients
BOZEMAN - State investigators say a Bozeman dentist has been over-sedating patients and have permanently suspended his permit to use a certain form of anesthesia.

House to get new life as offices for dentist
BY REBECCA MORTON Staff Writer MARLBORO Patients of Dr. Michael Cohen will not have to worry about their dentist leaving the Marlboro area after members of the Planning Board approved a new office space in town for his practice. read more

State: Bozeman dentist over-sedated patients
State investigators say a Bozeman dentist has been over-sedating patients and have permanently suspended his permit to use a certain form of anesthesia.The Montana Board of Dentistry issued its ruling against Dr. Shawn Tolnay last month and put his dental license on probation for a year.Tolnay was investigated last year following accusations made by former employees. While most of the complaints ...

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Oklahoma Man Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Murder For Hire Plot
An Oklahoma man accused of hiring his handyman to kill a North Dakota dentist has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy charges. 63 year old Gene Kirkpatrick waived his right to a preliminary hearing yesterday and entered not guilty pleas to conspiracy charges.

Artist must pay for dentist
Reader and artist John Pasquarelli writes: To fund my dental implant treatment I

Justified, 'Long in the Tooth': The dentist did it
A review of tonight's "Justified" coming up just as soon as I have the ceviche...

David DeVore has turned 'David After Dentist,' the YouTube hit, into a business
A guy selling a product needs to dress the part, which is why David DeVore's uniform is a black collared shirt emblazoned with a zippy patch of his son's face and the phrase that made the younger David famous: "Is this real life?" The question is followed by a trademark symbol.

Dentist displays quilt marvel to Celina Fidelis Inter Se members
Dr. Donald E. Locke said that people have been known to have a religious experience when they first see the quilt he made that depicts DaVinci's painting The Last Supper.

Expert Dentist Dr. Nushin Shir Celebrates the Grand Opening of Artistic Center for Dentistry with Ribbon Cutting ...
Commissioner Robert Kronovet and Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Laurel Rosen made speeches in honor of Dr. Shir and the Artistic Center for Dentistry

Dentist's office offering free dental day Friday
ZANESVILLE --No appointment or insurance is necessary to receive dental work Friday.

Married dentist 'pinned down woman and asked "Do you want to see the goods?"'
Roger Klein burst into the horrified woman's bedroom telling her 'I'm feeling really horny' before saying he was going to 'lick her nipple', a jury was told.