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Dental hygienist behind bars for posing as a dentist
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Dental hygienist behind bars for posing as a dentist

IDAHO-Cherie R. Dillon, 62, will spend five years in prison for completing dental procedures that legally could only be performed by a dentist. Dillon drilled and pulled teeth, provided patients with fillings and dentures, and offered other procedures that went far beyond her license as a dental hygienist. Dillon did not attend dental school and…

ADA sets new licensing criteria
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ADA sets new licensing criteria

In an attempt to exterminate the practice of using live patients, the ADA is working create an exam test that can effectively assess the clinical competency of a dentist, minus the risk. By 2020, the association plans to develop, test, and introduce the exam to states for licensing purposes. The new format of licensing examination…

Erasing Dental Phobia with a Furry Paw
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Erasing Dental Phobia with a Furry Paw

Scared of getting that root canal your dental surgeon has been prescribing since forever? Well, no-one feels that way anymore at Dr. Lisa Gushin’s dental clinic in North Carolina where a 3 year Maltese dog Boston eagerly waits for patients to come visit. Boston is the resident unofficial therapy dog who helps relax all the…

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