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Retired Sydney dentist Rodger Garry Leighton jailed for molesting girls

Sun, 2017-07-23 22:37

A frail 81-year-old retired dentist has been jailed for a second time for sexually molesting girls and young women while they were under the influence of nitrous oxide gas at his Sydney surgery. On Monday in the District Court in Parramatta, Judge Chris Craigie set a minimum term of three years for Rodger Garry Leighton who pleaded guilty to molesting five girls and three women between 1974 and 1983.

Dental care is a right - not a luxury

Sun, 2017-07-23 11:37

In university, I had just learned that my student health plan covered dental care and so I went to the dentist's office to get a cleaning - for the first time in more than a decade. The dentist was dismayed at what he saw and lectured me about the importance of getting my teeth cleaned routinely.

What teeth can teach about how mankind developed

Sun, 2017-07-23 02:36

A leading paleoanthropologist from Arkansas describes in his new book what can be learned from the 'living fossils' in our mouths. If we are what we eat, then it is not only because of what food passes through the digestive system but also how the teeth nibble, gnaw, chew, crunch, munch and scrunch on what food is available.

Patterson Companies (PDCO) vs. Merit Medical Systems (MMSI) Head-To-Head Contrast

Sat, 2017-07-22 22:15

Patterson Companies and Merit Medical Systems are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and profitabiliy. 90.0% of Patterson Companies shares are owned by institutional investors.

Remote Area Medical founder: Donald Trump should be here

Sat, 2017-07-22 17:49

Ronnie Holden, 23, of Church Hill, Tennessee has teeth extracted by Andrew Vorona, dentist and Jamie Davita, hygienist, from the Charlottesville Free Clinic, on Friday at the Remote Area Medical Clinic at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

Milpitas Post Editorial: Changing Milpitas one building at a time

Sat, 2017-07-22 13:15

Of all the volunteers who give unselfishly back to the community, perhaps the most unsung and under-appreciated are members of the Milpitas Planning Commission. They often have to disappoint neighbors or friends who have a specific complaint about a project.

Bride spent A 25k after supergluing her own teeth to make sure she got wedding of her dreams

Sat, 2017-07-22 08:42

Gateshead's Mavis Nelson-Chapman spent the money as she prepared to walk down the aisle with husband Stephen who has incurable cancer But so embarrassed with her crumbling teeth, she splashed out a whopping 25,000 so she could smile while walking down the aisle with husband Stephen. Now she is proud to show off her wedding pictures as she fondly remembers her day when she smiled her way to the alter.

Thousands flock to free medical clinic, as Washington dithers on health care

Sat, 2017-07-22 04:20

Hundreds waited overnight in a parking lot for the gates to open at 5 a.m. in hopes of getting free medical or dental treatment. The sick and the disabled pour out of these mountains every summer for their one shot at free health care, but this year was supposed to hold hope for a better solution.

United States Dental Bone Graft Substitutes and Other Biomaterials...

Fri, 2017-07-21 23:52

A major limiter preventing market growth in the dental bone graft substitute and other biomaterials markets is the tendency to supplement large-scale implant purchases with discounted, and even complimentary, DBGS materials. As periodontists and oral surgeons outnumber general practitioners in terms of dentists placing implants in the United States, and as these specialists tend to buy in bulk, this trend is expected to persist in the future.

Middlesex-London Health Unit to shutter dental clinic

Fri, 2017-07-21 19:32

Cambrian College's dental clinic is offering dental services to adolescents who are 25 years old or younger, from May 9-17. Middlesex-London Health Unit is getting out of the cavity-filling and crown business, and plunging into prevention services instead.

Dumfries dental clinic recommended for closure

Fri, 2017-07-21 17:04

Lochside dental clinic patient John White this week hit out at plans to determine its fate in "just 15 minutes". And a 132-page report on the proposal has been allocated a quarter of an hour at an upcoming meeting of the region's health partnership to consider the move.

Xanda, Son Of Cecil The Lion, Also Killed

Fri, 2017-07-21 12:22

Cecil the Lion, photographed in 2013, was killed by a trophy hunter in Zimbabwe in 2015. Two years later, his son, Xanda, came to the same end nearby.

Cecil the lion's son, Xanda, shot, killed in trophy hunt Just two...

Fri, 2017-07-21 12:22

Just two years after Cecil the lion was shot dead by a trophy hunter, the animal's eldest son has met the same fate . Cecil's son, six-year-old Xanda, was recently killed not far from where Cecil died, just outside the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, People magazine reported .

Xanda, Son Of Cecil The Lion, Also Killed

Fri, 2017-07-21 12:22

It appears that the six-year-old son of Cecil the Lion has met with the same fate as his father, two years after the famed lion's killing at the hands of a trophy hunter sparked a global outcry. Xanda was killed near Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park on July 7, according to the Oxford scientists who were tracking him with a GPS collar like the one they used to track his father.

Public Agenda: proposed dog park; Stanford Gup application

Fri, 2017-07-21 07:39

The commission plans to consider adoption of the new Parks, Trails, Natural Open Space and Recreation Master Plan; hear an update on the design of the Highway 101 pedestrian/bicycle bridge; discuss a proposed dog park at Peers Park and hear an update on the master plan for Cubberley Community Center. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here .

Are fizzy drinks harmful for your teeth?

Fri, 2017-07-21 02:56

On a sizzler like today something cold and fizzy can be hard to resist so many of us try to choose wisely if you've had enough just plain water. No sugar, no calories, no color, little to no sodium just wet, cold, clear and fizzy-- flavored or unflavored.

Camas police want to protect young noggins

Thu, 2017-07-20 22:27

Camas Code Enforcement Officer Tami Strunk, Hayden Stinchfield and Camas Police Chief Mitch Lackey show off the variety of helmets available now, for free, to any youth in need of a helmet.

Dentist warns how stress and anxiety could be ruining your teeth

Thu, 2017-07-20 17:47

A Newcastle dentist has revealed he sees stress-related problems 'every day' after actress Demi Moore blamed anxiety for losing two of her teeth But a Newcastle dentist has warned of a less commonly known side effect - the damage it could be doing to your teeth. And Dr Rob Wain, of Newcastle-based Dovetail Bespoke Dental Solutions, says the star's story is more common than people might think.

Former Des Moines dentist pleads guilty to drug, firearm charges

Thu, 2017-07-20 13:00

The Department of Justice said Shawn Michael Kerby, 38, pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of obtaining hydrocodone by misrepresentation and being a user and addict of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm. Kerby previously pleaded not guilty to several charges in March, including eight counts of distributing and dispensing hydrocodone outside the usual course of professional practice and not for a "legitimate medical purpose."

Cecil's Son Shot Poachers kill lion in replay of father's plight

Thu, 2017-07-20 10:38

The son of Cecil the Lion, whose death two years ago sparked international outrage, was shot and killed by hunters in western Zimbabwe, in an incident eerily reminiscent of how his dad's life ended. The 6-year-old lion named Xanda was killed outside of the Hwange National Park, according to The Telegraph .