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February 6, 2020 News News

New Jersey Dentist Has License Suspended After Patient Dies and 14 Others Infected

by New York Daily News

A New Jersey oral surgeon had his medical license suspended for five years after bacterial endocarditis spread through his practice. Fifteen patients of Dr. John Vecchione, who ran the North Jersey Oral Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery LLC in Budd Lake, contracted

July 29, 2019 News DentistryNews

Vietnamese Refugee Overcomes Troubled Past To Become A Dentist

by VOA News

Sonny Duong went from being a Vietnamese refugee to a career as a dentist in the United States. But his path was not a straight or easy one. Born in Vietnam, Duong came to the U.S. and worked hard as

June 4, 2018 News News

Celebrity Dentist Guilty of Aggravated and Common Assault

by Angus Thompson, The Sydney Morning Herald

A woman who was indecently assaulted by a dentist to the stars has encouraged others to speak out against sexual abuse. The dental assistant was working for Dr David Carr – who has taken to Facebook to boast of clients

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May 15, 2018 Feature OHGdata

Gap in Dentists Performing Health Assessments Caused By…

by Oral Health

A recent trending topic in dentistry has seen dental professionals promoting oral health’s direct effects on patients’ overall health. This is seen in campaigns, days of recognition and association messages, but it’s also become apparent for patients during their dental

April 30, 2018 News News

Dentist Accused of ‘Deplorable’ Conduct for Falsifying Credentials

by John Scheerhout, Manchester Evening News

The owner of a cosmetic dental clinic has been struck off for his ‘deplorable’ conduct following complaints from patients who spent a fortune on treatments. Barrie Lee Semp, the man behind The Smile Centre in Whitefield, Bury, ‘dishonestly’ claimed he

March 19, 2018 News News

Women in Dentistry Symposium Empowers, Educates and Encourages

by Women in Dentistry Symposium

The profession of dentistry continues to evolve, and so does the gender balance that makes up the dentist population. Starting off as a male-dominated profession, dentistry is witnessing a surge in women’s access to and graduation from dental schools. Women

March 12, 2018 News News

Dentists Need to Take Action in Efforts to Reduce Drug Overdoses

by Maryse Zeidler, CBC News

Drug overdoses was one of the hot topics at dental conference in Vancouver last week, where hundreds of dentists learned about the potentially lethal combination of prescribed and illicit drugs. More than 14,000 dental professionals recently attended the Pacific Dental

March 6, 2018 News DentistryNews

American Dental Association Celebrates New Dentists with 10 Under 10 Award

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) today announced the recipients of its inaugural 10 Under 10 awards, which recognize 10 new dentists who demonstrate excellence in their work, community and inspiring others. The ADA New Dentist Committee selected dentists making an

March 5, 2018 News News

Chaperone Ordered for Dentist Accused of Groping Colleagues

by The Telegraph

A dentist has been ordered to work with a chaperone after being accused of groping a colleague’s breasts and bottom, a tribunal heard. Dr Aviva Riley, a partner at a dental practice in Kent, was brought before the General Dental Council (GDC)

February 27, 2018 News Oral Health

Can High-Tech Stress Relief Make You Enjoy Going to the Dentist?

by BarrieToday.com

Barrie dentist features unique, all-natural calming system Keep calm and drill on. Patients are relaxed in the dental chair at the Barrie practice of Dr. Micheal Robinson. Robinson is one of only two dentists out of 21,000 in Canada – including

January 23, 2018 Video Dental Video

Best Advice with Dr. Marina Polonsky

by Oral Health
January 8, 2018 News NewsOral Health

Arizona Dentist Sued After Child’s Post-Procedure Death

by Julianne Herrera, Wate News

An Arizona mother has filed a wrongful death complaint against a dental office in Arizona after her child died following a routine visit. “The mom called back reporting signs of fever from her daughter, the dentist looked at the child,

December 5, 2017 News News

PM Trudeau Names Female Indigenous Dentist as Senator

by John Paul Tasker, CBC News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named two new Independent senators to sit in the upper chamber. Mary Coyle, 63, will sit for Nova Scotia and Mary Jane McCallum, 65, will represent Manitoba. McCallum, who is of Cree descent and a survivor of

October 24, 2017 News Oral Health

Florida Dentist Elected ADA’s Second Vice President

by American Dental Association

Richard A. Huot, D.D.S., a general dentist and practice management consultant in Vero Beach, Florida, was elected second vice president of the American Dental Association (ADA) during a meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in Atlanta. The ADA Board

October 24, 2017 News Oral Health

Delaware Dentist Chosen President-Elect of the American Dental Association

by American Dental Association

Dr. Jeffrey Cole, D.D.S., to assume ADA presidency in 2018 Dr. Jeffrey Cole, D.D.S., a dentist in Wilmington, Delaware, is the new president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Cole was recently elected during a meeting of the ADA

July 25, 2017 News DentistryGovernment regulationsNews

Dentists in the Crosshairs of New Liberal Tax Announcements

by DCY

The federal government has sent another warning shot to dentists and other professionals who have been using private corporations (PC) such as professional corporations/ hygiene service corporations /technical service corporations and holding corporations as a tax savings vehicle. Below are

May 31, 2017 News AnesthesiologyDentistryNews

Alberta Dentists Suspended from Providing Anesthesia

by Slav Kornik, Global News

The Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA&C) has permanently suspended single operator sedation. The motion was passed at a meeting on May 24, which states that registered dentists in Alberta can no longer “simultaneously provide deep sedation or general anesthesia

May 2, 2017 Feature EndodonticsOral HealthViewpoint

Dental Tourism: Caveat Emptor

by Dr. Joel Fransen

Many of our patients are attracted to the allure of cheaper dental treatment abroad. Tooth #36 in the accompanying radiograph (Fig. 1) and photo (Fig. 2) is an example of such a case. Unfortunately in this case, almost every possible

April 28, 2017 News DentalNews

“Best in Vaughan” Dentist Loses License After Sex Scandal

by Jacques Gallant, Toronto Star

Dr. Paul Sclodnick claims on his website that it’s the “positive atmosphere he creates with his caring manner and extensive dental experience” that has brought so many patients into his Maple clinic, including actress Neve Campbell. Ask some of Sclodnick’s

April 24, 2017 News Dental OfficeNewsOffice Management

Dentist Accused of Illegal Staffing, Defrauding Healthcare System

by CBS New York

A Brooklyn dentist used unlicensed people to perform dental work in his office and sent the bills to Medicaid, the New York State Attorney General’s Office alleged Friday. Licensed dentist Joseph Shyknevsky, 46, of Brooklyn, was accused in an indictment