Boy Fakes Own Kidnap To Avoid Seeing Dentist

The dental-drama began late May after he was found by police hiding in a small village, France24 report. When questioned by officers, the boy claimed to have escaped an abduction attempt from nearby town Bagnols. Lying to the Police, the little boy made up stories and invented a scar-faced villain who lured him to his car for directions as he was heading to his dentist appointment. Thats when, without warning, the man pulled him into his car and took off.
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Boy Fakes Own Kidnapping to Avoid Going to the Dentist : People.com

After a month of searching for their man to no avail, police went back to the source. They examined security-camera footage from that fateful day in Bagnols and found no hint of the scarred man in the black shirt and light jeans, and no sign of his vehicle, which the boy had so dramatically described. They decided to interview the boy again. In the face of newly skeptical police questioners, the boy recanted everything. There never was a scar-faced man, and there never was a kidnapping. He had made it all up.
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9 Dentist-Themed Twitter Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into

Its time to get back to the basics of what built the practice in the first place, and thats focusing on the hygiene exam. Take time to discuss any unfinished treatment. Case acceptance is higher with your existing hygiene patients. Patients already have confidence in the doctor and practice. I also suggest scheduling a more comprehensive exam every three to five years to reestablish baseline and take full mouth X-rays. It is important for the hygienist to do a briefing with the doctor to build value in the appointment.
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This new technology may put an end to drilling at the dentist’s office – The Washington Post

With flavored tooth paste, whirring power tools and laughing gas, it would be hard not to have a memorable tale from the dentist’s chair. In this month’s MashableReads book selection, Joshua Ferris’ To Rise Again at a Decent Hour , readers follow Paul O’Rourke, a dentist who has his identity stolen. As Paul grapples with social media and struggles to reclaim his online identity, he quickly begins to lose touch with reality and his dentist practice. See also: 10 Twitter Stories With Plot Twists You Won’t See Coming Inspired by Paul’s dentist stories, we asked readers to submit their own dentist-themed tales for our MashableReads Twitter short-story challenge. Submissions were both terrifying and hilarious, as readers explored everything from what it’s like for a clown to go to the dentist to the horrors of anesthesia. Check out some of our favorites, below: Winners Gumbo the clown understood the irony of laughing gas being prepared but if his dentist wanted chuckles he had big shoes to fill.
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Thursday Troubleshooter: How can hygienist get dentist on board for hygiene exams? – DentistryIQ

Using the electrical method, we can achieve remineralization that would have taken weeks and we can do it an order of magnitude faster and better, he said. These 3D images show a tooth decay lesion inside the tooth decreasing in size and volume (Left to Right) after treatment with the Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralization procedure. (courtesy Nigel Pitts/Kings College London) The World Health Organization estimates that 60-90 percent of schoolchildren and nearly 100 percent of adults worldwide have dental cavities. Now it appears that technology might be close to meeting the growing demand for pain-free, effective solutions to cavities that dont discourage people from coming back to the dentists office for other serious problems such as gum disease.
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Halloween Buy-back Program Aims To Cut Down On Cavities, Help Troops Overseas | Fox News

Kids receive $1 for every pound of candy they turn in, and the sweets collected are shipped by Operation Gratitude to troops serving overseas. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Founder Dr. Chris Kammer of Lifetime Family Dentistry in Middleton, Wisconsin, started the program in 2005 as a way to get candy off the streets, according to the events website. Ditch the candy, thats what were saying.
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Kids trade candy for an even sweeter treat

Last night little ghosts and witches returned home with more candy than they could possibly eat. Now, there is a way that they can get cash for all of that candy. Lisa Henson is a dentist at Regis Court Dental and has been seeing the same thing year after year. Basically kids come and they have been trick or treating all night last night and they decide they have way too much candy, parents are actually deciding that part I think, says Henson. Henson says families have enough candy to last a year, which can lead to a parents worst nightmare cavities. Regis Court Dental adapted the idea of swapping candy for cash 5 years ago.
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A real treat: Sunridge hosts family fair – Mohave Daily News: News

Van Winkle had argued there was insufficient evidence to convict him. Authorities say Van Winkle broke into the home of one of his patients and waited for her with a pistol. They say he bound her hands and threatened her before she escaped to a neighbor’s house. Information from: Southwest Times Record, http://www.swtimes.com/ Copyright 2014 The Associated Press.
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Appeal rejected in Arkansas dentist attack case – KATV – Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports

The free Halloween fair, hosted by Sunridge Village Assisted Living Community, offered trick or treating, games and activities for the children and information and giveaways from more than 30 organizations and businesses for the adults. Its our opportunity to give back to the community, said Sunridge Village Director of Community Outreach Kim Cool. We have the space available to allow a safe trick or treat experience, and everyone looks forward to seeing the kids having fun. It was standing room only as children trick or treated their way through the common rooms of Sunridge Village, stopping to play a game, make a card, get their face painted or to have their photo taken in a suitably spooky photo booth. Outdoor fun included more opportunities to trick or treat, a hay bale maze and a bounce house.
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