- Nelson Chia, 73, who was arrested on Friday on suspicion of murder, apparently hung himself in his own cell hours after his arrest.
- Chia was arrested for the murder-for-hire killing of his longtime girlfriend, Dr. Lili Xu, a prominent 60-year-old dentist in Oakland’s Chinatown, on Aug. 21.
- At the time, the couple was reportedly in a parked Mercedes-Benz at the intersection of East 11th St. and Fifth Ave. when someone from another vehicle approached Xu and then shot her multiple times.
- Police on Friday also arrested the alleged gunman, 33-year-old Hasheem Bason, who was expected to be charged with murder. If convicted, Bason may be sentenced to life in prison or sentenced to death.
A man arrested for the murder-for-hire killing of a beloved dentist in Oakland, California, has apparently died by suicide, according to police.
Oral surgeons and pathologists at Saveetha Dental College and Hospital in Chennai, India were shocked to find more than 500 teeth inside a mass that grew in a 7-year-old boy’s jaw.
The boy’s parents noticed swelling in his lower right jaw when he was three years old. They brought him to a nearby hospital but he refused to cooperate for any investigative procedures, according to the dental college’s published report.
A 4-year-old in Oakland, California died after visiting a dentist where he was given two doses of anesthesia and stopped breathing.
Dung Ly’s mother was in the waiting room of Youthful Tooth and was worried about why her son’s dental procedure was taking longer than expected.
While milk can be good for the body, leaving it inside the mouth for days without brushing can definitely bring problems to one’s oral hygiene, like what happened to a 4-year-old boy from Thailand when he refused to brush his teeth every time he drank milk. This just shows how important proper oral care and regular visits to a dental office like Gentry Dentistry are in ensuring an optimal dental health.
Sathian Ken Suravisankul, a pedodontist (dentist that specializes in childhood dental health and care) at Smile Station clinic in Phuket, recently shared the story in a Facebook post. In the picture, the boy can be seen undergoing an operation to remove 18 of his teeth.
Three dentists in North Carolina sparked fury on social media after wearing traditional dresses of other cultures for a “whitening” advert.
The dentists, identified as Anita Wells, Jill Sonner, and Anna Abernethy, wore what appeared to be Japanese, Native American, and Scottish garb in the ad of Renaissance Dental Center, which was published in Midtown Magazine.
Ladies, prepare yourselves. A contestant from Australia’s “Hard Quiz” is stealing the hearts of many social media users with his Disney prince-like charms and heart-stopping smile.
Theja Surapaneni, a 24-year-old dentist and a resident of Melbourne, Australia, has become quite the internet darling after his appearance on the show on March 14.
A Taiwanese man has been ordered by the local Supreme Court to pay his mother back almost $1 million in return for the amount she spent raising him and sending him through dentistry school.
The ruling of Taiwan’s top court was based on a contract the mother and her son agreed to sign in 1997, according to BBC.
A robot in China is making headlines for completing the first successful dental implant surgery without human intervention.
The groundbreaking procedure was carried out in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, on Saturday.