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Dentistry News 09/2011



Senator is all smiles after marrying dentist
Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer returned from the Legislature's two-month summer recess with reason to smile — and we're guessing her smile is well-maintained. Whitmer, 40, married her Lansing dentist, Marc Mallory, 50, on July 17.

Dentist gives back patients’ smiles
Long after their bruises heal, victims of domestic violence suffer the humiliation of broken or missing teeth. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence estimates that 1.5 million Americans annually are subject to violence committed by an “intimate partner.”

Facebook removes anti-dentist site
Facebook has removed a local parent's group page that he created last week to blast the care of Bakersfield dentist Dr. Edward Dove.

Dentist donates building to Community Health
Longtime Butte dentist Paul Rosenthal and his wife, Barbara, donated their dental practice building, 1145 S. Montana St., to the private nonprofit Butte Community Health Center on Thursday, according

Dentist hacks wife to death, kills self
An Ermelo dentist hacked his dentist wife to death and then killed himself by driving his car into a truck, Mpumalanga police say.

Dentist dies after allegedly killing wife
A dentist died in a car accident shortly after allegedly stabbing his wife to death in Ermelo, Mpumalanga, the Beeld newspaper reported on Saturday.

Oregon Dentist and Chiropractic Boards Ban Groupon
If you’re living in Oregon and are looking for discounted crowns or a backiotomy, Groupon isn’t your place. Both the Oregon Board of Dentistry and the Board of Chiropractic Examiners have banned the use of Groupons. The reason for the …

Dentist who burned himself will be able to keep face
What a difference an hour makes. That's how long North Shore dentist Phil Martin spent dousing his badly burned face and hands with water after a rubbish fire "exploded" when he accidentally lit it with petrol. He had thought it was...

Sunday Salute: Dentist Grimes loved to see people smile
For 47 years as a practicing dentist in Fayetteville, William Grimes had one guideline: "If I can't practice like I want to, then I guess I won't anymore."

Libya: from Cardiff dentist to rebel controller
Niz Mhani had lived in Britain for ten years, becoming a successful dentist. But that didn't stop him travelling to Tripoli and playing an important role in Libya's revolution, as he tells Andrew Gilligan.

Top dentist rapped after 19 patients complain about their treatment
EXCLUSIVE: A HIGH-FLYING dentist has been placed under supervision after complaints over the treatment of 19 patients.

Avondale dental practice earns eco-friendly gold rating
Phillip Moorad, a dentist in Avondale, earns a gold rating from the Eco Dentistry Association.

Local Fayetteville Dentist Reaches Out to Patients through Online Web Presence
As the popularity of online search continues to rise among people searching for medical care, The Smile Design Center responds with an intuitive, patient-interactive website.Fayetteville, GA (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Cosmetic Dentist, Shrenna Clifton, DDS of The Smile Design Center has announced the launch of a new, patient-focused website. The practice recently launched the new website created ...

Dentist interupts op due to 'personal problems'
A dentist in Halmstad in western Sweden called off an operation to remove a patient's wisdom tooth citing personal problems, despite having already made an incision in the woman's gum.

Pace Dentist Receives 2011 Mastership Award from the Academy of General Dentistry
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists dedicated to staying up to date in the profession through continuing education to better serve the public, is pleased to announce that Noel Lee...

Ask the Dentist: Preventing adverse reactions
Ask the Dentist: Preventing adverse reactions

Dentist Jatin aims high to help charity
A DENTIST is preparing to climb the highest mountain in Africa to raise money for charity.

Twin Towers: The View from New Jersey
A love story between a dentist from New Jersey with a passion for photography and the iconic New York skyline.

Houston Cosmetic Dentist Discusses Latest Statistical Trends for Smile Makeover Procedure
According to the latest American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) member poll, cosmetic dental procedures have increased substantially over the past five years. Teeth whitening procedures showed the highest growth rate, rising 300% in the past five years, while dental veneers increased by 250% and direct bonding by 100%. As cosmetic dental procedures continue to grow in popularity, Dr ...

1-800-DENTIST® Launches New TV Campaign
1-800-DENTIST® just launched an innovative new TV campaign with a series of humorous 30-second spots as part of its $50 million 2011 consumer advertising campaign. The spots feature great casting, high production values and a fresh contemporary style, using humorous real-life vignettes involving friends, family and coworkers, to show that 1-800-DENTIST is the best and most reliable way to find ...

Art collector-dentist to celebrate 30 years of practice
When it comes to sticking with a Morse Road location for his dental practice, Dr. Roy Gottlieb doesn't like to think that he's either stupid or stubborn, or both.

Poway dentist Stephen Fenn retiring
After nearly 38 years, Poway dentist Stephen M. Fenn, D.D.S., is retiring. Longtime staff and patients will say farewell to Dr. Fenn this week as he crosses this bittersweet milestone.

Dentist pleads to false identity in painkiller scheme
share: digg facebook twitter The pharmacist, however, got suspicious and called the other dentist's office to confirm the request. “I have a problem,” police noted Maultsby saying when he was arrested — still wearing hospital scrubs— at the University of Texas Health Science Center, where he worked as a teaching assistant.

Dentist shot dead in Allahabad
Allahabad, Sep 8 : A dentist, was shot dead in George Town area of Allahabad city of Uttar Pradesh last night.

New Jersey Dentist Offers “Smile Out Loud” Patient Referral Program
New Jersey cosmetic dentist Dr. Harold Pollack is announcing the Smile Out Loud program for patient referrals. The program rewards patients with a $25 gift card for referring friends, family members, or colleagues to his cosmetic dentistry practice, Beautiful Smiles. Dr. Harold Pollack says regardless of whether he is performing preventative or family dentistry, teeth whitening or porcelain ...

Bronx Dentist Discusses Keys to Choosing a Dental Practice
According to a recent study by the American Dental Hygienist Association (ADHA), nearly 75% of adult Americans suffer from various forms of gum disease and are unaware of the condition. Dr. Victor Oelbaum, a dentist in Bronx, NY, says that having routine dental checkups is crucial to maintaining good oral health. He also discusses key qualities to look for when selecting a dental practice.Bronx ...

Grand Rapids Dentist Brightening and Whitening Back-to-School Smiles
Long-time dentist in Michigan working overtime to provide general dentistry services to families in time for start of fall semesterGrand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) September 08, 2011 Dentists in Grand Rapids, Michigan understand the feeling: Summer is over. School is back in session. And kids are not happy about it. One Grand Rapids dentist, at least, has a way to make kids beam again — Michigan dentist ...

Neal Rubin: Finding faith in the rubble: Forensic dentist worked at Ground Zero
You learn things from the bodies, and not just who they are. That's the assignment when disaster descends and Pamela Hammel's phone rings in Grosse Pointe: figure out which unfortunate soul is which. But if you're paying attention, you see more than bridgework and bite patterns.

When it comes to teeth, pay now or pay more later
It isn't easy convincing some people to visit the dentist.

Andover dentist receives award
Andover The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists, is pleased to announce that John T. Lynch, DMD, of Andover, received the association’s 2011 Fellowship Award during the AGD 2011 Annual Meeting and Exhibits, held July 28-31 in San Diego, CA.

Neal Rubin: Finding faith in the rubble: Forensic dentist worked at Ground Zero
You learn things from the bodies, and not just who they are. That's the assignment when disaster descends and Pamela Hammel's phone rings in Grosse Pointe: figure out which unfortunate soul is which. But if you're paying attention, you see more than bridgework and bite patterns.

Andover dentist receives award
Andover The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists, is pleased to announce that John T. Lynch, DMD, of Andover, received the association’s 2011 Fellowship Award during the AGD 2011 Annual Meeting and Exhibits, held July 28-31 in San Diego, CA.

Millionaire dentist branded 'skinflint' after using dead man's disabled badge to park his £140,000 Ferrari
Dr Chirag Patel, 33, used the blue permit outside one of his Perfect Smile dental practices in south London just to avoid the £15 a day charge.

SL dentist recognized by Gov. Branstad for helping underserved Iowans
Delta Dental Loan Repayment Program/FIND project reaches $1 million investment milestone.

Dentist identified dead of 9/11
Dr. David Clemens, DDS, stands in front of the poster his sister made commemorating his work helping identifying the victims of 9/11. He wears the T-shirt he received for his work.

Millionaire dentist used dead man's permit to park £140,000 Ferrari
A millionaire dentist branded a "miser" after fraudulently using a disabled badge to park his £140,000 Ferrari was ordered by a court to pay more than £2,000 yesterday.

Andover dentist receives award
Andover The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists, is pleased to announce that John T. Lynch, DMD, of Andover, received the association’s 2011 Fellowship Award during the AGD 2011 Annual Meeting and Exhibits, held July 28-31 in San Diego, CA.

Bridgewater dentist: identifying 9/11 victims from their teeth
BRIDGEWATER — Stacy Weedon won’t be attending a 9/11 memorial event on Sunday. The pediatric dentist will be at her daughter’s soccer game. But that doesn’t mean she won’t be thinking about the victims of the World Trade Center...

Dentist retrieved tooth from bin and sewed it back two hours later after pulling out wrong one
Kim Green, who was in agony from a root canal infection, did not know that her healthy tooth had lain among bloodied tissues and needles used on other patients.

Crowning glory
Dentist gives town big smile post Irene Warwick Dr. Philip Laskin, a dentist and resident in the Town of Warwick since 1978, is all smiles now that the town has repaired Barrett Road.

Dentist retrieves tooth from bin, fixes it back
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A lady in Britain was shocked after her dentist first mistakenly pulled out the wrong tooth, then replanted it by allegedly retrieving it from a medical waste bin.

Dentist identified dead of 9/11
Like many others, Dr. David Clemens, DDS, remembers where he was when he first heard about planes hitting the World Trade Center, but he even more vividly remembers the following two weeks.

Crowning glory
Dentist gives town big smile post Irene Warwick Dr. Philip Laskin, a dentist and resident in the Town of Warwick since 1978, is all smiles now that the town has repaired Barrett Road.

Dentist 'extracted wrong tooth'
A woman from Somerset plans to fight for compensation after she claims the wrong tooth was removed during a visit to the dentist.

Myrtle Beach dentist suing Divine Dining over $5 million debt
Myrtle Beach dentist Wade Nichols is going to court to collect on $5 million in loans he says he made to the Divine Dining Group restaurant company

DENTIST: It's Simply Not True That We Kill Ourselves All The Time
We based the post on the work of Wayne State's Steven Stack. Stack concluded that dentists are 5-times as likely to kill themselves as average people (thus topping our list of suicidal careers).

Stockton Dentist Introduces Website to Educate Patients
As the popularity of online search continues to rise among people searching for dental care, Bradley C. Louie, DDS Family Dentistry responds with an intuitive, patient-interactive website.Stockton, CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 Family and Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Brad Louie of Stockton is proud to announce the launch of a new, patient-focused website created by dental website design leader ...

Andover dentist receives award
Andover The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists, is pleased to announce that John T. Lynch, DMD, of Andover, received the association’s 2011 Fellowship Award during the AGD 2011 Annual Meeting and Exhibits, held July 28-31 in San Diego, CA.

Lawyer: Dentist in I-88 fatal crash has incurable brain disease
The Naperville dentist who authorities said caused a fatal accident when he was driving the wrong way on the Reagan Memorial Tollway last month is suffering from an incurable brain disease that may have played a part in the incident, his attorney said Tuesday.

Lawyer: Dentist in crash has brain disease
The Naperville dentist who authorities said caused a fatal accident when he was driving the wrong way on the Reagan Memorial Tollway last month is suffering from an incurable brain disease that may have played a part in the incident, his attorney said today.