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posted by on Wednesday April 26 2017, @03:11PM   Printer-friendly
from the band-name-of-the-week dept.

An Alaska dentist, Seth Lookhart, is being prosecuted on 17 counts of fraud and "unlawful dental acts." It's one of these alleged dental acts — Count XI — that has moved me.

Court papers filed this week say in or around July 2016, Lookhart "performed a dental extraction procedure on a sedated patient while riding a hoverboard and filmed the procedure and distributed the film to persons outside his dental practice."

[...] What if his hoverboard skills weren't perfect? What if he'd slipped at the vital moment as his tools were gripped around the patient's teeth? Please forgive me if I also mention that hoverboards have been known to explode and catch fire.


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  • (Score: 2) by DannyB on Wednesday April 26 2017, @05:51PM (1 child)

    by DannyB (5839) Subscriber Badge on Wednesday April 26 2017, @05:51PM (#500212) Journal

    That is unfortunate. It would be worse if it were doctors instead of dentists.

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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday April 26 2017, @07:20PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday April 26 2017, @07:20PM (#500289)

    that with Doctors, it is hard for the patient to file a complaint if the condition was bad enough. And for those patients who DO pass, there is plenty of permafrost to dispose of them in until the next season :)