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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

July 12, 2018 News News

Suffering Yukon Dentist Forced to Drill His Own Tooth

by Nancy Thomson, CBC News

A dentist who visits Yukon communities to provide service was recently forced to use his drill on himself. According to another dentist — Helmut Schoener, who lives in Dawson City — it’s because bureaucratic rules prevented him from stepping in to help the ailing doctor. Schoener

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 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 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

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

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

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDentistryOral Health

Office Design: Stoney Creek Dental, A Breath of Fresh Air

by Oral Health

This bright and airy practice is situated in the heart of the Stoney Creek community – hence it’s name. When first discussing the project with our client, Dr. Allen Park, it became evident that this new location was his opportunity

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDentistryFinancesGeneral Practice

The Life of a 58-Year-Old Dentist

by Mark McNulty

There are many key milestones in a dentist’s practice and personal life. One such milestone for the average dentist I know occurs when you turn 58. It is the day you actually start living your retirement plan. That’s because the

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October 18, 2016 Feature Oral HealthOral SurgeryPatient ManagementPeriodontics

Careful Communication Cuts the Cost of Complications

by Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio), MBA, Certified Specialist in Periodontics; Assunta Piccini, CDAII; Stephanie Klok, BA, RDH

A 72-year-old female patient was referred to our office by her physician with the chief concern of a large granuloma on her lower lip. The patient had a medical history positive for hypertension, thyroid disease, hypercholesterolemia, osteopenia, sinusitis and eczema.

October 11, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthResearch

Dr. Les Kalman Awarded Community Service Award

by Oral Health

Dr. Les Kalman has made a significant contribution to Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and serves as a strong role model for all Schulich Dentistry students. His sincerity for helping less fortunate patients demonstrated through the Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS)

September 28, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

UPDATE: 22 Children Infected After Root Canal Procedures in Anaheim

by Courtney Perkes, The Orange County Register

Pediatric dental infections contracted at an Anaheim clinic increased to 22 on Tuesday, as Children’s Dental Group said most of the 500 children who underwent root canals there have been examined for signs of illness. The Orange County Health Care

September 16, 2016 News DentalNewsOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

UPDATE: Dental Office Told to Shut Off Water Following 10 Kids Being Hospitalized

by Courtney Perkes, The Orange County Register

Orange County’s Health Care Agency on Thursday ordered Children’s Dental Group in Anaheim to stop using water for procedures after 10 root canal patients were hospitalized with serious infections. The agency said its lab has confirmed that multiple samples taken

December 4, 2011 News CancerMarketing strategies

Dentists turn to marketing after getting brush-off from patients REDUX

by ken

Posted this a while back…. /2011/12/dentists-turn-to-marketing-after-getting-brush-off-from-patients.html Mississauga Dentist Increases Oral Cancer Awareness Dr. Brian Kaplansky, dentist in Mississauga, offers early oral cancer detection with new technology. http://www.healthcareglobal.com/press_releases/mississauga-dentist-increases-oral-cancer-awareness Less than 30 years ago, the RCDSO would come after you in Ontario