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Dental Fraud

March 14, 2022 News News

Wisconsin Dentist Guilty of Breaking Patients’ Teeth in Insurance Fraud Scheme

by Boston 25 News

This was not a crowning achievement for a career dentist. A Wisconsin dentist was found guilty of health care fraud for intentionally breaking patients’ teeth and claiming they needed crowns, prosecutors said Thursday. A federal grand jury convicted Scott Charmoli,

November 10, 2021 News News

‘Fake Dentist’ Saw Dozens of Patients Over a Year Before Arrest, Oklahoma Officials Say

by The Charlotte Observer

An Oklahoma man unlicensed to practice dentistry — and who attended dental school for just three days — treated dozens of patients at his office in Broken Arrow for over a year, officials told news outlets. Following his recent arrest,

October 8, 2021 News News

18 Ex-NBA Players Charged in $4M Health-Care Fraud Scheme

by CBC

Eighteen former NBA players were charged Thursday with pocketing about $2.5 million US illegally by defrauding the league’s health and welfare benefit plan in a scam that authorities said involved claiming fictitious medical and dental expenses. “The defendants’ playbook involved

December 23, 2019 News News

Teenagers Impersonate Dentists and are Seized by Police

by Times 24 News

On Thursday, 19, two 15-year-old twin brothers were seized for impersonating dentists at a clandestine dental clinic in Sobral (CE). They serviced dental appliances. A complaint by the Regional Council of Dentistry (CRO) led to investigations into the clinic and

December 7, 2019 News News

A Dentist Was Filmed Riding a Hoverboard While Extracting a Patient’s Tooth

by CNN

As Veronica Wilhelm lay sedated in a dental chair, her dentist was being filmed riding a hoverboard while he extracted her tooth. Wilhelm says she didn’t know about the hoverboard, or that her procedure in July 2016 was captured on

November 20, 2018 News News

Middle Tennessee Dentist With Four Practices Charged With Healthcare Fraud Scheme

by Adrian Mojica, FOX17 Nashville

A Middle Tennessee dentist and his employee are facing federal fraud charges for running an alleged scheme to defraud healthcare benefit programs. 51-year-old Richard N. Schott owns and operates Dental Excellence, a practice with three Murfreesboro locations and one Lebanon.

August 7, 2018 News AnesthesiologyNews

Dental Board Votes to Allow Arrested Dentist to Keep Practicing

by Dave Biscobing, Shawn Martin, ABC15 News

The Arizona dental board rejected calls from Governor Doug Ducey to take stronger action against a dentist facing criminal charges for falsifying his anesthesia credentials. At a public meeting Friday, board members defiantly called on the Governor’s Office to produce

July 11, 2018 News AnesthesiologyNews

Arizona Dentist Falsely Obtained General Anesthesia Permit

by Dave Biscobing, Shawn Martin, ABC15 Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey is demanding immediate answers and action from Arizona’s Dental Board after an ABC15 investigation revealed a Valley dentist obtained a general anesthesia permit using documents multiple people and organizations said are fake and fraudulent. In a letter