7 dentists making headlines

Here's the latest roundup of dentists making headlines.

1. David Crandell, DDS, a Michigan dentist, discussed staffing challenges and closing his office to routine dental care amid the pandemic.

2. Natasha Lee, DDS, was appointed to California's Economic Recovery Task Force by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

3. Liana Tremmel, DDS, a Chicago-area dentist, voiced her frustration after being denied a Paycheck Protection Program loan as chain restaurants received millions of the aid dollars aimed at saving small business owners.

4. Phil Cai, DDS, experienced about a 90 percent drop in business at McLean, Va.-based CAI Dentistry, though he said the emergency patients he is still treating seem happy to leave the house.

5. Frank Henrich, DDS, a dentist in Tulsa, Okla., is asking for donated sleep apnea machines to create respirator masks for front-line healthcare workers.

6. Gary Moore, DDS, a dentist in Colorado Springs, Colo., is creating negative air pressure rooms in his dental office so he can see patients.

7. Christopher Bereznak, DDS, received a nearly nine-month sentence for eight counts of unlawful drug distribution through illegitimate prescriptions, had his license suspended and was fined $5,000.

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'We don't have a choice': How one dentist revamped his office to limit COVID-19 spread

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