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The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons will announce Dr. Charles Hasse of Irvine as its new president at the group's annual scientific conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., next week. Hasse, a surgeon at Hoag Hospital and director of the...
Aberdeen-area dentists say incidents like the one that put Oklahoma oral surgery patients in danger are rare. In March, negligent practices at a Tulsa, Okla., oral surgeon's office required patients to be tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV,...
A medical malpractice case filed by the parents of a Woodstock teen who died days after being deprived of oxygen during a routine wisdom teeth surgery in Howard County two years ago has been settled out of court, according to court records and an attorney...
Oklahoma health officials on Saturday begin testing dental patients in the Tulsa area for a variety of blood-borne viruses that cause hepatitis and AIDS, a precautionary measure to deal with what officials call the largest such incident in the state&...
After a full day of classes during my first semester at Imperial Valley College, an unexpected telephone call came in from a person that would have a profound impact on my course in life. “This is Dr. Richard Barsan. Is Jackie available?” he...
When Richard Lee Norris opened his eyes after a marathon 36-hour surgery to give him a new face, he immediately wanted a mirror. A natural reaction for a man who had been practically living as a recluse since a 1997 gun accident took off his nose, chin,...
A healing technique that has been used for many years in hospitals but gained widespread attention in the field of sports medicine is now making waves among oral surgeons and their patients. In Central Virginia, the technique is being used in at least one...
A smile revealing rows of healthy white teeth spreads across 8-year-old Maria McCarthy's face. Confident and poised, the Skokie girl smiles easily. But five years ago, when she arrived as a foster child at the home of Michael and Ana McCarthy, her baby...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelThe Florida Dental Association has announced the election of new offiers to its executive board, including the first Cuban-American president, Dr. Cesar Sabates of Coral Gables. Dr. Cesar R. Sabates, President Dr. Sabates, a general dentist in private...
KIAHHate going to the dentist? Maybe this is why... Oregonian Karen Butler went to have oral surgery at her dentist's office When she woke up she had more than a new set of pearly-whites! "I went to sleep and when I woke up I had this accent. It was...
NEWPORT BEACH — Jeffrey Haupt is a little like Clark Kent, except instead of swapping a reporter's notebook for Superman's cape, the doctor hangs up his stethoscope for an electric guitar and microphone. "It's a lot like living a double life,"...
Sam Aanestad Political party: Republican Occupation: Oral surgeon, California state senator Age: 63; born in North Dakota City of residence: Grass Valley Personal: wife, Susan Aanestad; three children Education: bachelor's degree, UCLA, 1969; doctor...
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