7 dentists making headlines

Here's this week's roundup of dentists making headlines.

  1. California dentist Kami Hoss, DDS, wrote a book and songs to ease patient fears amid the pandemic.

  2. New Jersey dentist Richard Boguslaw, DMD, was found dead in his swimming pool, apparently falling in after suffering a head injury.

  3. Utah dentist Blake Matthews, DDS, was charged with child abuse after witnesses told police he forced a child to have dental X-rays without parental consent.

  4. Eleven new complaints and one lawsuit were filed against Sam Wise, DDS, who has faced much criticism since taking over his Longview, Wash.-based practice in 2019.

  5. Georgia dentist Heavenly Kimes, DDS, performed free oral surgery for Miracle Boyd, an 18-year-old activist whose front teeth fell out after she was struck in the face by a Chicago police officer during a protest.

  6. Connecticut dentist Alika Crew, DDS, was charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing her former fiancé's new girlfriend.

  7. Michael Davis, DMD, discussed the personal protective equipment cost surges and shipment delays that have plagued his Spokane, Wash.-based dental practice since it reopened its doors amid the pandemic.

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