Stories tagged: dentist
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
Spokane dentist sentenced to home confinement after improperly prescribing thousands of opioid pills
A longtime Spokane dentist, who faced years in federal prison, was instead sentenced Monday to 15 months of home confinement and three years probation for his part in a drug …
Fri., June 7, 2019, 6 a.m.
A dentist chimes in on potential concerns about oral health and cannabis use.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
A Spokane dentist has pleaded guilty in federal court to manipulating pain-killer prescriptions and distributing drugs to a former patient with whom he was having “inappropriate relationship” for years.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Two cars burst into flames Tuesday in Spokane Valley, but no one was hurt.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
The growing population of black bears in the United States has scientists sorting through thousands more teeth to get a handle on the health of America’s bruins.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016
People approaching retirement don’t always think about dental care costs adding to the bottom line of living expenses, and it’s a common misconception that basic Medicare covers regular trips to …
Fri., June 10, 2016, 5:19 p.m.
A Pullman dentist’s license was suspended by the Washington Dental Quality Assurance Commission in April after he was convicted of fraud in Idaho last year.
Sun., April 12, 2015
When dentist Lisa Ellingsen tells people her specialty – endodontics – some stare back blankly. Then she explains she does root canals, and they screw up their faces in feigned …
Thu., Feb. 5, 2009
My dentist and I have a love/hate relationship. He loves to get my money and I hate going to him. But other than that, we get along fairly well. He’s …
Fri., Aug. 15, 2008
A Spokane oral surgeon accused of malpractice for a series of jaw operations on a young woman took the stand Thursday in his own defense, saying although he doesn’t remember …