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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...
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,...
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The parents of a Woodstock teen who died 10 days after losing oxygen during a routine wisdom tooth surgery March 28 in Columbia are suing the anesthesiologist and the oral surgeon involved for medical malpractice, according to court records filed Nov. 30....
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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,...
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...
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...
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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...
WGNO NewsA mission to bring dental care to South America is re-routed Louisiana. WGNO's Vanessa Bolano says dentists and oral surgeons are restoring lives one tooth at a time. Suction devices and drills, two sounds that make most of us cringe, but not here, not...
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...
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