Dentist

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

Steven Ciccone, Denise Williams

Lawsuit Planned On Behalf Of Woman Injured In Metro-North Derailment

Attorneys for one of the passengers on the Metro-North train that derailed in the Bronx this past weekend has announced plans to file a lawsuit against the railroad.

12/03/2013

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New Jersey Dentist’s Halloween Candy Buyback Held Saturday

Parents in North Jersey who want to find something positive to do with all the candy their kids received on Halloween have an option to sell it to a dentist.

11/02/2013

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Dr. Max Gomez: A Painless Trip To The Dentist

Fear of pain is a big part of dental-phobia and can lead to avoidance and possible health problems.

10/30/2013

Prescription painkillers (file/credit: CBS 2)

Former N.J. Dentist Sentenced To Three Years In Sex For Percocet Sting

A former northern New Jersey dentist who admitted dispensing a popular painkilling drug in exchange for sexual favors has been sentenced to three years in prison.

09/21/2013

Michael Mastromarino

Brooklyn ‘Bone Snatcher’ Dentist Dies Of Cancer

The Brooklyn dentist who was accused of stealing bones, organ tissue and other body parts from over 1,200 corpses has died of cancer.

07/08/2013

CBS 2's Dave Carlin, left, speaks with a man who identified himself as Dr. Sakuk on April 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Dentist Charged With Sexually Abusing 19-Year-Old Patient

Bedros Yavru-Sakuk, 62, of Edgewater, N.J., was arraigned Monday night on charges of third-degree sexual abuse.

04/23/2013

Firefighters battle a blaze in lower Manhattan on Monday, March 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Building That Caught Fire Twice Being Demolished

A building on Fulton Street in the Financial District was being demolished Tuesday, after two fires broke out on consecutive days, according to a published report.

03/26/2013

Robert Garelick (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Dentist Charged With Practicing While Under The Influence Of Alcohol

A well-regarded dentist on Long Island spent Monday night in jail, accused of boozing it up and then performing a complicated drilling procedure in the mouth of his patient.

01/22/2013

Manuel Carranza, inset, and items police say were seized from his New Cassel home (credits: Handout and Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Fake Dentist Case Spurs Investigation Into Unlicensed Doctoring

An investigation is underway to determine whether any labs participated in a cover-up and into just how widespread unlicensed doctoring may be.

04/27/2012

Manuel Carranza (credit: Handout/Nassau County Police)

Police: New Cassel Man Ran Fake Dental Practice Out Of His Home

Detectives went to Manuael Carranza’s New Cassel home on Wednesday afternoon after receiving a call that the 46-year-old was operating an unlicensed dental practice.

04/26/2012

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Dentist Sued For Allegedly Trying To Get Patients To Not Criticize Her Online

A lawsuit says there’s at least one dentist who wants her patients to shut their yappers.

12/01/2011

Mazeltuv Borukhova (credit: CBS 2)

Judges Weigh Appeal In Sensational NY Murder Trial

A state appeals panel must decide whether to throw out the conviction Dr. Mazoltuf Borukhova, who was convicted of hiring her distant cousin to gun down her husband and sentenced to life without parole.

03/05/2011

Mazeltuv Borukhova (credit: CBS 2)

NY Appeals Court Hears Arguments In Dentist Death

A New York state supreme court panel is weighing whether to overturn the murder conviction of a woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill her husband.

02/10/2011