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How Dentists Can Save Teens From Eating Disorders

By John Lavitt

Your family dentist can check for tooth enamel, gingival bleeding, and gum inflammation, all of which can be early signs of an eating disorder. MORE  

Drunk Dentist Yanks Non-Problem Tooth

By Mei Schultz

A Polish dentist "under the influence" pulls the front tooth of a patient in for a routine crown. MORE  

Quitting Cocaine Without Fanfare

By Andy Bodle

Here's how I finally rid myself of the white powder that had taken over my life: on my own, with a minimum of fuss. MORE  

Dentist Busted for Practicing While Drunk

By Liam Delaney

A Long Island dentist was arrested Monday for working on a patient while intoxicated. MORE  

Drug Addict Dentist Reused Needles on Patients

By McCarton Ackerman

A Colorado dentist may have infected multiple patients with HIV as a result of his addiction. MORE  

ER "Toothache" Pain 'Scripts Surge

By McCarton Ackerman

Too many patients and too little time give ER doctors trouble deciding who needs meds and who just wants them. MORE  

Dentist Does Lines of Coke Before Work

By McCarton Ackerman

Dr. Anthony Monteleone drugged himself before getting his hands on patients' teeth. MORE  

Dentists Urged to Fight Painkiller Abuse

By Dirk Hanson

“Dentists write the third-most prescriptions for immediate release opioids in the United States.” MORE  

Tooth and Consequences: How Alcohol Affects Your Teeth

By Kristen McGuiness

Drugs and booze can wreak havoc on our teeth and gums, so it's no surprise that many former addicts continue to dodge their dentists long after they've achieved sobriety. Let's face it, few people love getting drilled, especally at 8 am. But here are a few reasons you need to brave up. MORE  

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