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Video: 30-second commercial for Chatsworth pediatric dentist Dr. Edward Dove
While parents protest about the techniques used by pediatric dentist Dr. Edward Dove, this commercial can be seen on his website.

Parents allege Chatsworth dentist hit, pinched crying kids
CHATSWORTH - Angry parents demonstrated Friday outside the office of a pediatric dentist, accusing him of hitting young patients who cried and pulling teeth without proper sedation.

Patient stabs dentist to death over treatment
POLICE arrest a man who stabbed his dentist to death after a year-long row over unsatisfactory treatment.

Hyderabad dentist booked for murder
As the burglars noticed watchmen waiting outside for them, they tried to flee from the rear side. Naresh went to the balcony on the rear side and asked Murali and Shiva to surrender and threatened to open fire.

Dentist trains to become a master falconer
share: digg facebook twitter WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — For Nocona-area folks, Dr. David Sears may be their neighborhood dentist, but he also has the distinction of holding a master falconer's license, allowing him to train, hunt with and raise birds of prey. Birds of prey are those that hunt for food primarily on the wing, using their keen senses, such as their vision. While living with his ...

A day at the dentist
25 pupils and 3 teachers from year 1 of St.Bernard’s First School attended the Dental Department as a group, as part of the recently launched ‘Day at the Dentist’ Programme. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed themselves and were presented with their own toothbrush and toothpaste.

Unlicensed dentist to be sentenced
A Chesterfield man is scheduled to be sentenced Monday, October 2, for practicing dentistry without a license.

MintDental Celebrates New Anchorage Dentist Office and Website Launch
Mint Dental announces the opening of the company’s new Anchorage dentist office and website. To celebrate the launch, new patients are now rewarded with a $150 discount on any service.Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 The demand for a quality dentist in Anchorage, AK continues to grow. To service this need, Mint Dental announces the opening of a new practice and launch of the ...

Boy Pulls Out Teeth After Dad Delays Dentist Visit
EASTON, Pa. – A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment after his teenage son tried to pull out his own teeth because he hadn't been taken to a dentist.

Denied dentist visit, teen pulls out own teeth
Dad who "procrastinated" in taking son to dentist pleads guilty to reckless endangerment, but blames insurance problems

Pa. boy pulls out teeth after dad puts off dentist
A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment after his teenage son tried to pull out his own teeth because he hadn't been taken to a dentist.

Estate of Somerville firefighter who died of cancer files malpractice suit against local dentist
SOMERVILLE — The dentist of a local firefighter who last year died of cancer at the age of 33 is being sued by the man’s estate for failing to warn him quickly enough that an abnormality of his tongue could have been a troubling sign of a bigger problem, according to a malpractice lawsuit filed in Superior Court.

Somerville dentist negligent in tongue cancer case, lawsuit claims
SOMERVILLE — The dentist of a local firefighter who last year died of cancer at the age of 33 is being sued by the man’s estate, which accuses him of failing to warn his patient quickly enough that an tongue abnormality could have been a troubling sign of a bigger problem.

TEMECULA: Dentist ordered to stand trial for alleged sex with girls
RS Dentist Sex Dentist Ordered to Stand Trail for Alleged Sex with Girls Eds: NOTE nature. Reiakvam is pronounced Rick-vam. Riverside County District Attorney ' s Office Public Information Officer Joh

Cosmetic Dentist in Houston Discusses Latest AACD Statistics and Choosing the Right Practice
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) reports in a recent study that cosmetic dental procedures have increased significantly over the past five years, with teeth whitening showing a growth of over 300% and porcelain dental veneers increasing by 250%. According to another statistic by the AACD, 99.7% of Americans believe a smile is an important social asset and 75% feel an ...

Row over $700,000 dentist bill
MEDICARE Australia is under fire for demanding a dentist repay more than $700,000 for failing to comply with paperwork.

Utah dentist sentenced for tax evasion
Utah dentist sentenced for tax evasion The Salt Lake Tribune Published Oct 4, 2011 09:54AM MDT A Salt Lake County dentist will have to pay about $165,000 for failing to file tax returns and evading paying taxes. He could face prison time and additional charges if he fails to comply with conditions of his sentence. Benjamin Lee Gilstrap, 59, was found guilty of one second-degree felony count of ...

Sandy dentist guilty of tax evasion, racketeering
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say a Salt Lake County dentist must pay $165,000 or face prison and more charges for evading taxes. Fifty-nine-year-old Benjamin Lee Gilstrap has been found guilty of one count of racketeering and two counts of tax evasion and attempted tax evasion. The Utah Attorney General's Office says the South Jordan man had an office in Sandy and didn't pay taxes during a ...

The Dentist Place adds to staff
Robert Capozza, DMD, recently joined The Dentist Place located at 12009 Cortez Blvd. in Brooksville.

Fayette Co. faces dentist shortage
At the end of this year, Fayette is poised to lose its only dentist, when he retires.  But the city believes keeping a dentist is extremely important.  So it's working to provide financial incentives to bring a new doctor to town.

Dentist set to close over $700,000 error
A MELBOURNE dentist believes her clinic is being made a scapegoat in the Gillard Government's bid to trash a scheme aimed at helping seriously ill patients.

Dentist could close over $700,000 error
A MELBOURNE dentist says she will close if she is forced to repay $713,803 in Medicare rebates because of botched paperwork.

Bushnell continues search for dentist
Following the recent retirement of Bushnell’s only dentist, Dr. David Jameson, the Bushnell City Council is continuing its effort to attract a new dentist to town. At Monday evening’s regular council meeting, Macomb Area Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Kim Pierce presented the council with copies of a Bushnell promotional book put together by her organization to help with the ...

Torrance Dentist, Dr. Mondavi, is Now Having a Special Promotion for Invisalign Aligners
Torrance cosmetic dentist, Dr. Robert Mondavi, is now offering his patients a special new Invisalign offer. Visit http://www.robertmondavidds.com for more information about this offer and other special promotions offered by Dr. Mondavi.Torrance, CA (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 As summer is beginning to wind down and the school year is picking up, the residents of Torrance are finding that they ...

Dentist to send candy to U.S. troops
Dentist Dr. Teresa Conley of Swansboro is redefining the phrase “put your money where your mouth is.” This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy and receive $1 per pound for unopened wrapped candy. All the candy collected will...

Innovative dentist made office green
By Deanna A. Mims Special to the Chronicle -- Over the past few years, Dr. William McFatter, founder of the Beachton Denture Clinic, has been busy impacting those in and out of his community. An innovator in building practices and dental technology, McFatter recently opened his new office and returned from his second dental mission.

October Is National Dental Hygiene Month: Dentist Says, Despite The Economy, "Oral Healthcare Can't Wait"
New York City celebrity dentist and author Dr. Catrise Austin is conducting a local awareness campaign during October's National Dental Hygiene Month to warn consumers about the risks of putting off dental checkups and treatment.

Tulsa Dentist Turns Office Into Art Gallery
The Tulsa Girls Art School Project is in its fifth year, and they're always looking for new places to display the paintings the girls create.

Dentist on wheels rolls into Pottsville
To help serve the dental needs of low-income residents and people on medical assistance, the City of Pottsville allowed a dentist office on wheels from Philadelphia to set up shop."When we first met them, we were like, 'Is this for real?' It was somethi

50 Cent Takes Us Behind The Scenes... At The Dentist! (PHOTO)
Credit: @50cent Props to 50 Cent for utilizing Twitter to the fullest and employing those 140 characters for what they were initially meant for: Extreme oversharing! Yesterday WHILE IN THE DENTIST CHAIR 50 live-tweeted a picture from his exam saying, "This is my dentist brian kantor every time I see him he tells me there something [...]

MANVILLE: Dentist will buy back kids' candy
The Manville Dental Group is gearing up for its fourth annual Halloween candy buy-back.

Ask the Dentist: Endo Rescue Kits
Ask the Dentist: Endo Rescue Kits

Ask the Dentist: Saving old crowns
Ask the Dentist: Saving old crowns

South St. Paul dentist keeps license despite new troubles
Complaints against Dr. Keith Ostrosky include touching women's breasts.

South St. Paul dentist with 'lewd' record keeps license
Complaints against Dr. Keith Ostrosky include touching women's breasts.

Minn. Dentist Fined $30,000 For Alleged Gropings
A South St. Paul dentist has been fined $30,000 by the state Board of Dentistry for allegedly groping female patients

Marathon sparks idea for product
HUDSON - Dentist David F. Paquette will always remember the 2004 Boston Marathon. After running in 90 degree heat, the Southboro resident had to be treated with an IV for dehydration. The almost immediate relief gave him an idea

Marathon sparks idea for product
HUDSON - Dentist David F. Paquette will always remember the 2004 Boston Marathon. After running in 90 degree heat, the Southboro resident had to be treated with an IV for dehydration. The almost immediate relief gave him an idea

Retired dentist's violent death leaves unanswered questions
A National Merit Scholar who left a career in the space industry to become a dentist, Dr. Francis.H. Morrell was short-tempered, eccentric and sometimes arrogant.

MANVILLE: Dentist will buy back kids' candy
The Manville Dental Group is gearing up for its fourth annual Halloween candy buy-back.

Minn. dentist fined $30,000 for alleged gropings
A South St. Paul dentist has been fined $30,000 by the state Board of Dentistry for allegedly groping female patients

MANVILLE: Dentist will buy back kids' candy
The Manville Dental Group is gearing up for its fourth annual Halloween candy buy-back.

Retired dentist's violent death leaves unanswered questions
A National Merit Scholar who left a career in the space industry to become a dentist, Dr. Francis.H. Morrell was short-tempered, eccentric and sometimes arrogant.

MANVILLE: Dentist will buy back kids' candy
The Manville Dental Group is gearing up for its fourth annual Halloween candy buy-back.

UPDATED: Man who conspired to murder Fargo dentist receives life in prison without parole
FARGO - An Oklahoma man convicted in July of conspiring in a murder-for-hire plot to kill his son-in-law, Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso, received life without parole during a sentencing hearing this morning.

Dentist issues reminder of Mouth Cancer warning signs
Its a disease which has affected the lives of celebrities such as actor Michael Douglas, DJ Danny Baker and former England football captain Bryan Robson.Mouth cancer kills more people in the UK than cervical and testicular cancer combined.Its a fact that the British Dental Health Foundation BDHF wants to make more people in the UK aware of in an effort to make dentists, doctors and...

Nashua Dentist Dr. Judith Whitcomb Named One of Top Dentists of 2011
Finding a good dentist can be as hard as -- well -- pulling teeth. But being named one of the top dentists in your state should help you stand above the rest.

The dentist and the pink toothbrush
No offence if you’re a dentist, but I don’t like them. Or rather, I don’t like what they do. Who on earth decided, upon leaving school, that they wanted to stare down a variety of throats for a living? All those teeth of different shades and conditions...

Ask the Dentist: Swallowed denture
Ask the Dentist: Swallowed denture

How to Make Visits to the Dentist Easy
Are your kids scared of the Dentist? We have some tips to help make those important visits easier on everyone.