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Internet mauls dentist accused of illegal kill of popular lion

Technically Incorrect: Walter Palmer, a dentist in Minnesota, has his Yelp entry attacked by those not fond of his allegedly illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.

By July 28, 2015

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Make like a dentist with this in-home tooth scanner

Soon, a scanner using light spectroscopy might be able to tell if you have cavities or if you're giving all your teeth equal attention when you brush.

By December 8, 2014

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Let it be: Dentist wants to clone John Lennon from tooth DNA

Michael Zuk, a Canadian dentist, has already bought one of John Lennon's teeth. Next step: clone the rest.

By August 22, 2013

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Tooth sensor stops you from lying to your dentist

Researchers at National Taiwan University have created a wearable mouth sensor that can differentiate your bad habits, and send that information straight to your dentist.

By August 1, 2013

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'Beam Brush' lets you share hygiene data with dentists

The Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush, which became available as of last week, is embedded with a sensor to track brushing habits and enable users to send their oral hygiene particulars to dentists.

By January 14, 2013

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Drill, dentist, drill -- with tool that replaces buzzing with ballads

Enterprising Indonesian dentist modifies a standard dental drill to emit far more pleasant sounds than the standard ominous high-pitched whine.

By October 9, 2012

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Oral-B Smartseries Bluetooth toothbrush brushes up on oral health

Treat your pearly whites right with a Bluetooth toothbrush and app that makes sure you clean your teeth properly, tracks your brushing, and helps you find a dentist.

By February 23, 2014

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Sex doll tech moves to the dentist's chair

Showa Hanako, a robotic dental patient created to help train dental students, gets more realistic, thanks to silicone parts from a Japanese sex doll maker.

By July 1, 2011

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Homemade portable NES pushes our buttons, Ep. 134

This week on Crave, a Canadian dentist wants to clone a Beatle with a John Lennon tooth he bought for $31,000. A computer scientist builds an awesome homemade portable Nintendo Entertainment System, and we all want to play on the beercade machine that serves up cold brews as you play vintage video games. All that and more on this week's episode.

By August 23, 2013

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Dentist charges patient for negative Yelp reviews, suit says

A New York dentist is accused of making patients sign away their copyright to negative reviews and then billing a patient $100 a day for posting unhappy reviews on Yelp. The dentist is now being taken to court.

By December 1, 2011