| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:48 PM
We know how difficult it can be to choose a new dentist. We also know that your smile conveys volumes of information about who you are!
Here at Mandeville Center for Dental Excellence, Dr. Charles Schof and his staff have created a very unique experience...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:21 PM
When dentist David Lewis was forced to shut down his Sacramento office amidst allegations of performing unecessary operations on nearly 20 patients, he also left Alexis Ramos worrying.
Ramos is not a former patient of Lewis, but rather an student who was...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Another Sunshine Week passed on March 11-17 — and once again it was marked by a collective yawn from Maryland citizens.
In fact, some other weeks celebrated in March probably got more attention from those engaged in such Internet-fueled pursuits as...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 8:17 PM
The last float of the 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade has exited Colorado Boulevard.
2012 has arrived!
What doth the new year bring?
A few years back, I looked at 2012 with trepidation. Staring a root canal in the face was infinitely more appealing...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:37 PM
If you’d rather be just about anywhere than a dentist’s office, this report may give you some comfort. A just-published Consumer Reports’ survey on oral health shows most people gave their dental care a thumbs up — even when it...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Discount shoppers routinely scour the Internet's daily deal sites for the best bargains. Groupon and LivingSocial, leaders in the field, offer cut-price deals by location on everything from restaurant meals to tire purchases. Increasingly, those deals are...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 10:15 AM
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts dentist was sentenced to one year in jail Monday for using paper clips instead of stainless steel posts in root canals.
Dr. Michael Clair pleaded guilty earlier this month to a list of charges,...
| Jan 30, 2012
My wife required blood hormone tests every two weeks for a while. One lab cost $30 but another charged $145 for the same test. Both were listed in our Blue Shield PPO insurance information.
When we inquired about the higher bill, the lab that charged...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 6:40 AM
A Crofton man pleaded guilty guilty in Massachusetts Superior Court to multiple charges of Medicaid fraud for using pieces of paper clips in root canals instead of standard stainless steel posts, according to an announcement today from the Maryland...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:18 AM
A former Massachusetts dentist who used paper clips during oral surgery instead of medical stainless steel was sentenced Monday to a year in prison.
Michael Clair, 53, was also ordered to pay restitution to the state of Massachusetts and two former...
| Sep 28, 2012
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If you have access to a flexible spending account at work and don't use it, perhaps you're a more-money hater.
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