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A dentist who pulled someone’s tooth while riding a hoverboard has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for fraud and ‘unlawful dental acts’

  • An Alaska dentist who pulled a woman’s tooth while riding a hoverboard has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for fraud, embezzlement, and “unlawful dental acts.”
  • The video was part of prosecutors’ case against Seth Lookhart, who was found guilty of defrauding his customers by administering unnecessary procedures to rack up Medicare charges.
  • Prosecutors are seeking $2.2 million in damanges, and Lookhart could also permanently lose his medical license
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Hoverboard-riding dentist sentenced to 12 years for Medicaid fraud

An Anchorage dentist captured on video extracting a patient’s tooth as he rode a hoverboard was sentenced to 12 years for Medicaid fraud and other crimes.

Seth Lookhart’s antics “darn near killed some people,” Alaska Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton said at sentencing Monday.

“And then, after that,” the judge said, “you bragged about it in your texts.”

The 2016 hoverboard stunt, which took place as Lookhart performed a tooth

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Alaska dentist who defrauded Medicaid sentenced to 12 years

The Alaska dentist was sentenced after he was convicted on 46 counts of defrauding the federal Medicaid program.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Editor’s Note: The video above is from Jan. 21, 2020.

An Alaska dentist convicted on 46 counts of defrauding the federal Medicaid program has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Seth Lookhart, 35, was also filmed riding a hoverboard during a procedure on a patient who was under

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Dentist who rode hoverboard during operation sentenced to 12 years

An Alaska dentist convicted on 46 counts of defrauding the federal Medicaid program has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Seth Lookhart, 35, was also filmed riding a hoverboard during a procedure on a patient who was under anesthesia, KTUU-TV reported Monday.

Anchorage Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton found Lookhart guilty Jan. 17 of pressuring patients to needlessly undergo intravenous sedation to bill Medicaid for the service.

Wolverton on

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Halifax Hospital Taxing District raises taxes for 1st time in 13 years

Nikki Ross
 
| The Daytona Beach News-Journal

For the first time in 13 years, the Halifax Hospital Taxing District has raised its taxes, a unanimous decision made during the final tax and budget meeting Wednesday evening. 

The Halifax Hospital Taxing District Board of Commissioners voted to adopt the final tax rate of $0.98 per $1,000 taxable dollars, which will bring in $19.6 million. 

[READ MORE: Halifax Hospital Taxing District approves

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Soroti hospital registers 3,500 sickle cell cases in two years

By Simon Peter Emwamu

Soroti Regional Referral Hospital has registered more that 3,500 cases of sickle cell disease in a space of one year.
At the paediatric ward of the hospital, most of the anaemic cases have been attributed to the sickle cell disease.
Ms Lilian Atoo, the officer-in-charge of Soroti hospital children’s ward, told Daily Monitor on Tuesday that in 2019, at least 2,500  cases of sickle cell were

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Less than half of adults saw NHS dentist in past two years, figures show | UK News

Less than half of adults in England were seen by an NHS dentist over the last two years, according to new data.

Figures from NHS Digital have shown that within a 24-month period, up to the end of February, only 49.7% of adults received any dental treatment.

Within the same time period, only 59% – less than two-thirds – of children were seen by a dentist.

Embargoed to 1300 Sunday April 26 File photo dated 19/05/11 of a dentist at work. A special "kickstart" package to save dentists from the impact of the coronavirus crisis is needed, a representative organisation in Ireland said.
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Dental practices were
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100 years ago in Spokane: Dentist confronts gas thief as shortage riles city

Spokane’s gasoline shortage was becoming critical, and it resulted in an action-packed early morning confrontation on a Spokane street.

A Spokane dentist foiled a gasoline thief in “an encounter that would put the ordinary movie thriller to shame,” proclaimed the Spokane Daily Chronicle.

Dr. Charles D. McBean said he was called out for an emergency visit to a patient at an apartment house on Howard Street and Sinto Avenue.

He

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