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Report: La. Dentist Mistaken For Walter Palmer Getting Death Threats

A Louisiana dentist is reportedly getting death threats after being mistaken for the Minnesota trophy hunter who killed Cecil the lion.

08/05/2015

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We Called the Lion Hunting Dentist…

Here’s how we started the week of Cecil Talk.  My take on calling the dentist office and what it might sound like, followed by me trying to assemble my proverbial parade.

07/30/2015

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Big Game Trophy Hunters Defend Their Passion

Of the nearly 570,000 licensed hunters in Minnesota, fewer than two-tenths of 1 percent will pursue Africa’s exotic game.

07/29/2015

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Patients Of Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Talk To WCCO

The patients of Dr. Walter Palmer that spoke with WCCO all described him as an excellent dentist. But they also expressed shock over the killing of Cecil the lion, as well as the fact that Palmer had a prior felony for poaching a black bear in Wisconsin and a sizable sexual harassment award against him.

07/29/2015

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Politicians Speak Out On The Death Of Cecil The Lion

Politicians in Minnesota and across the country are sounding off on the death of a protected African lion at the hands of a Twin Cities dentist.

07/29/2015

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4 Things To Know From July 29, 2015

From a Minnesota dentist caught up in a global firestorm over a lion hunt to a little boy getting two new hands, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, July 29.

07/29/2015

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Long-Time Hygienist Graduates U Of M Dental School At 60

Spring time is graduation time, when young people look forward to what’s next.
But there was a commencement at the University of Minnesota Friday morning that featured one graduate who is 60 years old.

05/15/2015

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Halloween: A Dentist’s Nightmare

As those little ghosts and goblins go door to door for tricks and treats, there’s one horrifying thing to look out for: cavities. Dr. Jim Nickman with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry knows the dentist can be scary, but he also knows kids love candy.

10/30/2014

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Good Question: How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

You see the commercials on television and hear the ads on the radio: better ways to whiten your teeth. A smile is often the first thing you notice about someone. So it’s no surprise that people give special attention to their pearly whites. Especially as a million dollar smile can be bought for as little as $16.99 these days.

07/10/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

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Teen Version Of David Goes To The Dentist

Check out this young woman who just had her wisdom teeth out.  Funny!

03/29/2013

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Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Brings Free Dental Care To Kids

A trip to the dentist is not always a fun thing for a kid. But it’s a little easier when the dentist comes to you. And, when it’s free.

11/12/2012

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Minn. Dentist Fined $30,000 For Alleged Gropings

A South St. Paul dentist has been fined $30,000 by the state Board of Dentistry for allegedly groping female patients

10/08/2011

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Budget Cuts Force SE Minn. Dental Clinic Closing

State budget cuts are forcing a southeast Minnesota dental clinic that serves the needy to close its doors.

10/06/2011

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Twin Cities University Creates New Type Of Dental Practitioner

Metropolitan State University in the Twin Cities is graduating its first class of seven students who will be licensed to perform basic dental work normally done by a dentist.

07/08/2011

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Easing The Trauma Of A Child’s First Dental Visit

The thought of a dentist’s chair is enough to make many grownups break out in a sweat. Now, imagine being a toddler facing the bright lights, noisy tools and a masked stranger. But there are ways to make it all less scary.

01/12/2011