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Henderson man blasts the state’s agency that regulates dentists – VIDEO
 
Henderson man blasts the state’s agency that regulates dentists – VIDEO

At a public comment session, Harold David Moore called out the Nevada Board of Dental Examiners, charging corruption and failures to protect patients. Afterwards, board staff filed a restraining order against him. A Las Vegas justice of the peace rejected the restraining order and admonished the board for violating open meetings laws.

How to check your dentist’s background – VIDEO
 
How to check your dentist’s background – VIDEO

The Nevada Board of Dental Examiners and the courts provide patients with ways to check dentists’ background for actions and malpractice lawsuits. But the Review-Journal investigation found that dental board information is sometimes incomplete.

Vegas woman claims dental board president tried to overcharge her – VIDEO
 
Vegas woman claims dental board president tried to overcharge her – VIDEO

The Las Vegas Dental Association has charged the Nevada Board of Dental Examiners is not treating all dentists fairly. The sister of the LVDA executive director sought treatment from then-board president Byron Blasco. Her complaint to the dental board claims Blasco tried to charge her for unnecessary treatment that other dentists said she doesn’t need. But the board and the Nevada Attorney General dismissed the complaint.

Patients reveal the impact of failed dental work – VIDEO
 
Patients reveal the impact of failed dental work – VIDEO

Patients who claim dentists made mistakes and injured them say the Nevada Board of Dental Examiners isn’t doing enough to protect the public. While complaints have risen, board actions have plummeted and only a handful of dentists lost their licenses in recent years, a Review-Journal investigation found. Auditors also have found serious problems with the board’s disciplinary process.

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