DENTIST

  • DENTIST Jan 14

    Working 4 Your Health: The Importance of Dental Health for Children

    Helping your kids keep their teeth clean and healthy could improve the overall health of their teeth as adults. News4’s Aaron Gilchrist reports.

  • Hoverboards Dec 8, 2019

    Prosecutors Say Alaska Dentist Rode Hoverboard at Procedure

    An Alaska dentist accused of fraud and unnecessarily sedating patients also performed a procedure while riding a wheeled, motorized vehicle known as a hoverboard, authorities said. Prosecutors charged 34-year-old Seth Lookhart with felony Medicaid fraud and reckless endangerment. A former patient testified Wednesday at his trial that she was angered when an investigator showed her an unauthorized 2016 video of…

  • Oct 28, 2019

    Robert Evans, Iconic Producer of ‘Chinatown,’ Dies at 89

    Robert Evans, the protean, fast-living Hollywood producer and former Paramount Pictures production chief who backed such seminal 1970s films as “Chinatown,” ”The Godfather” and “Harold and Maude,” has died. He was 89. Evans publicist, Monique Moss, confirmed that Evans died on Saturday. No other details Monday were immediately available.

  • Oct 2, 2019

    Bowie Native Becomes Maryland’s Youngest Medical Cannabis Dispensary Owner

  • Sep 14, 2019

    Free Dental Clinic for Underserved at UMd.

    The Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland has turned into a giant dental clinic this weekend. Aimee Cho reports about 1,000 dentists, hygenists and others teamed up with Catholic Charities to offer free full service dental care for underserved and uninsured people in Maryland.

  • Jul 5, 2019

    Texas Prisons Start 3D-Denture Printing Program

    Seven months after the Texas Department of Criminal Justice announced plans to launch a start-of-the-art denture clinic in response to a Houston Chronicle investigation, inmates from across the system are starting to get some of the first sets of 3D-printed teeth ever made inside a U.S. prison.

  • Jul 2, 2019

    Trump Facebook Ads Use Models to Portray Actual Supporters

    A series of Facebook video ads for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign shows what appears to be a young woman strolling on a beach in Florida, a Hispanic man on a city street in Texas and a bearded hipster in a coffee shop in Washington, D.C., all making glowing, voice-over endorsements of the president. “I could not ask for a...

  • Jun 27, 2019

    Mother Mourns Daughter Killed in DC Crash

    A mother is mourning after her only child, 27-year-old Brittany Burks, died in a crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Burks moved to the D.C. area from New York to study dentistry at Howard University.

  • Jun 26, 2019

    Howard Dental Student Killed in Crash

    Brittany Burks was in her car on the shoulder of Baltimore-Washington Parkway when a suspect slammed into her car, killing her. News4’s Pat Collins reports Burks was a student at Howard University and wanted to be a dentist.

  • Jun 25, 2019

    Innocent Woman Killed in Crash After Police Chase

    A suspect on the run crashed into another car on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, killing another woman, police say. News4’s Pat Collins reports from the scene of the crash.

  • Apr 17, 2019

    60 People Charged in Illegal Prescription Opioid Crackdown

    Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other dangerous drugs. U.S. Attorney Benjamin Glassman of Cincinnati described the action as the biggest known takedown yet of drug prescribers. Robert Duncan, U.S. attorney for eastern Kentucky, called the doctors involved “white-coated drug...

  • Feb 27, 2019

    Sources: O’Rourke Will Not Oppose Cornyn in 2020 Senate Race

    Former congressman Beto O’Rourke will not make another run at a U.S. Senate seat. NBC 5’s media partner The Dallas Morning News reported Wednesday that O’Rourke has decided not to challenge incumbent Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, in 2020.

  • Feb 23, 2019

    Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Denies Charges of Soliciting Prostitute

    The NFL franchise owner faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a shopping-center massage parlor in Florida, police said Friday.

  • Feb 18, 2019

    First Virginia Election Since Political Scandals Broke

    Political observers and activists will be closely watching a Northern Virginia special election to see if Democrats will be hurt by the scandal impacting the party’s top three leaders. The 86th House of Delegates district runs from Herndon to Chantilly, a heavily Democratic area. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey looks at whether the crisis in Richmond could change...

  • Feb 11, 2019

    Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to New Charges

    The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges Monday as his new lawyer, a prominent death penalty litigator who represented one of the Boston Marathon bombers, signaled he might be open to a plea deal. Robert Bowers, a truck driver who authorities say gunned down 11 people at Tree of Life Synagogue, appeared in...

  • Jan 30, 2019

    Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre: New Charges for Accused Gunman

    A man accused of opening fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October, killing 11 people and wounding seven others, was indicted Tuesday on additional counts that include allegations of hate crimes. A federal grand jury added 19 charges to the 44 counts previously levied against Robert Bowers, 46, of Baldwin, Pennsylvania. Thirteen of the new counts are hate crime violations...

  • Jan 29, 2019

    Walgreens, CVS Offering Ways to Fix Your Teeth in Stores

    You can already get checked and treated for strep throat at many drugstores. You can now get your teeth cleaned and straightened at some. CVS Health is running a pilot with SmileDirectClub to fit people for the start-up’s invisible braces in CVS’ drugstores. Walgreens opened an Aspen Dental office in one of its Florida stores, with plans to open another...

  • Jan 26, 2019

    DC Area Workout Group Going Strong After 35 Years

    News4’s Barbara Harrison met a group of women who have stuck together through their weekly workout class since 1987.

  • Jan 5, 2019

    Fredericksburg Dentist, 81, Combines Old-Fashioned Customer Service With New Dentistry Approaches

    “I’ve never reached the point that I said, ‘This is it.’ I like the feeling of coming to work,” 81-year-old Fredericksburg, Virginia dentist John Willhide said. “I like to be productive, and I like to help people.”

  • Nov 29, 2018

    How to Pick the Right Pillow for You

    With so many choices — like anti-snore, memory foam and wedges, picking the right pillow can be difficult. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan has advice to help you decide.

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