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Leading Main Line and Philadelphia Dentist Now Offering Free Exams and Video Tours of a Mouth

(Reuters) – A lady who underwent a full face transplant after being mauled by a chimpanzee will accept about $4 million from a estate of a animal’s owner, who has given died, according to media reports on Thursday. Charla Nash was pounded in Feb 2009, when her friend’s 200-pound chimpanzee went on a uproar and ripped off her nose, lips, eyes and hands. The chimp was shot and killed by a military officer. Nash’s brother, Michael, filed a lawsuit on his sister’s behalf, seeking $50 million from a estate of a chimp’s owner, Sandra Herold, who died in 2010.

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Monday, December 3rd, 2012 General Dentistry No Comments

Fayette hits ‘racial map’ drawn by NAACP

The latest brawl in a district voting lawsuit is either or not a new county elect district map due by a National Association for a Advancement of Colored People was drawn only for secular reasons or if other factors were deliberate by a demographer who combined it.

The NAACP contends a map was not combined formed only on race, though attorneys representing a Fayette County Commission contend that a deposition of a NAACP’s consultant demographer uncover he did not embody other considerations in building a map as compulsory by law.

The NAACP filed a sovereign lawsuit late final year in an effort

Article source: http://www.thecitizen.com/articles/10-31-2012/fayette-hits-%E2%80%98racial-map%E2%80%99-drawn-naacp

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Saturday, November 24th, 2012 Salary Of A Dentist No Comments

Dental Industry Leader Vows to Lead Crusade Against 'Corporate Dentistry'

MISHAWAKA, Ind., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Late final month, a inhabitant news story pennyless concerning a class-action lawsuit filed opposite Aspen Dental Management and their infancy stakeholder, private equity organisation Leonard Green and Partners. Filed on interest of 11 people from 11 states, with a intensity to yield indemnification to thousands of additional patients, a lawsuit claims Aspen dental clinics work illegally and rivet in aggressive, dubious practices that means patients mistreat according to a Associated Press http://abcnews.go.com/m/story?id=17514434sid=81.

This is on a heels of a PBS Frontline story constructed in tandem with a Center for Public Integrity back

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Monday, November 19th, 2012 General Dentistry No Comments

Former Employee's Lawsuit Says Texas Dentist Padded Medicaid Billing

DALLAS, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The former bureau manager for Premier Family Dentistry in Plano, Texas, has filed a prejudicial stop lawsuit opposite her former employer formed on claims that she was dismissed for refusing to take partial in “improper and bootleg billing practices.”

Shelly Hamnett began operative for Dr. Sweeta Walia and Premier Family Dentistry in February. Her prolonged career in a dental attention includes 19 years in dental billing, though she was dismissed in Oct after lifting concerns about Dr. Walia’s billing practices, according to a lawsuit. Attorney Matt Scott of Dallas’ Kendall

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 Dentistry No Comments

Mobile dental clinics sketch scrutiny

The association operates underneath a kid-friendly name Big Smiles and promises entrance to profitable dental caring for disadvantaged youths.

It dispatches dentists to dozens of Arizona schools after removing a schools’ permission. Once there, they take X-rays, perform base canals or fit crowns on low-income students.

Representatives of a association that operates a Big Smiles chain, ReachOut Healthcare America of Phoenix, contend a sequence performs a profitable service, providing dental caring for underserved children enrolled in a Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, a state’s Medicaid program. The children might not have a unchanging dentist or might live in farming areas with

Article source: http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2012/08/10/20120810mobile-dental-clinics-scrutiny.html

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Sunday, August 19th, 2012 Dental Offices No Comments

Readers Feel…

AUSTIN — While Texas works to repair a complement that authorised dental clinics to assign a state millions of dollars in questionable Medicaid bills, dental providers contend bankrupt Texas children do not have adequate entrance to caring and that a state’s rocky transition to Medicaid managed caring is compounding a problem. 

Concerns over a complement will be addressed Friday, when a state’s Health and Human Services Commission binds a “dental stakeholders” meeting
in Austin. John Roberts, an central with HHSC, pronounced a dental
directors of managed caring health plans, members of state supervision and
other state officials

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Saturday, July 28th, 2012 Salary Of A Dentist No Comments

Medicaid Dental System an Ongoing Challenge

Concerns over a complement will be addressed Friday, when a state’s Health and Human Services Commission binds a “dental stakeholders” meeting in Austin. John Roberts, an central with HHSC, pronounced a dental directors of managed caring health plans, members of state supervision and other state officials will residence 14 questions formerly submitted by dental providers opposite a state. One subject on a agenda: “Discussion on orthodontic delay of caring for deserted patients.”

Shannon Ash of Lewisville says her 3 teenagers haven’t been means to get their braces checked by an orthodontist for dual months and are regulating polish to

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Friday, July 27th, 2012 Salary Of A Dentist No Comments

Dental Abuse of U.S. Poor Dodges Ejection from Medicaid

The association behind a sequence of dental
clinics that mistreated pediatric patients was hold breaking
health-care manners so mostly that U.S. regulators threatened to
expel it from Medicaid in March, according to newly released
documents and interviews with sovereign officials.

The authorities corroborated off after a company, Church Street
Health Management LLC, pronounced expelling a supervision funding
might means clinics to tighten and interrupt caring to thousands of
poor children. Nashville-based Church Street manages 63 dental
centers underneath a Small Smiles, Wild Smiles and other “Smiles”
brands in 21 states.

Now a troubled, closely hold organisation has emerged with a

Article source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-26/dental-abuse-of-u-s-poor-dodges-ejection-from-medicaid.html

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 Dental Offices No Comments

New Lawsuit on Denture Cream: Severe Adverse Events

According to justice documents, on May 14th, 2012, Debbie Reynolds, of Reedy, W.V. filed a mass tort product guilt explain in Philadelphia’s Common Pleas Court (case no. 120501125) alleging her use of a denture cream Fixodent caused her to knowledge stoppage and other physical injuries. In a Apr 1st, 2011 emanate of General Dentistry, a investigate conducted by a University of Maryland was published divulgence that extreme use of zinc-based denture adhesive cream might means neurological repairs and other problems from zinc poisoning. The lawsuit was filed as a short-form

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 General Dentistry No Comments

American Academy of Implant Dentistry Sues Texas Dental Board

CHICAGO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Austin seeking to nullify a Texas law that exceedingly restricts dentists from promotion their bona fide AAID certification in make dentistry.  In 2009 and 2010, AAID won authorised verdicts overturning identical manners enforced by state dental play in Florida and California. 

AAID’s arch authorised counsel, Frank Recker, JD, DDS, sensitive a Texas Board of Dental Examiners in essay about a undeniable authorised precedents and hoped to remonstrate a Board to revoke the restrictions and equivocate litigation.  “The Board

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Dentistry No Comments


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