June 19, 1999 |
Richard R. DiGuardi, 67, former chief of oral surgery at Episcopal and Brandywine Hospitals, died of complications from a series of strokes Wednesday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. DiGuardi, who lived in West Caln Township, Chester County, retired in 1987 as chief of oral surgery at Brandywine Hospital in Caln after a stroke left him paralyzed and unable to work. He began his practice in 1962 at Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia, where he eventually rose to chief of oral surgery.
November 25, 2006 |
Allen Iverson said he was still feeling the effects of oral surgery when he returned to the 76ers' lineup last night at the Wachovia Center. You wouldn't know it by the way he played. Iverson, who had an abscessed wisdom tooth extracted on Tuesday, broke loose for a season-high 46 points and added 10 assists for the Sixers in a 123-108 win over the Chicago Bulls. The Sixers ended their four-game losing streak with their highest point total of the season in front of a crowd of 16,795.
June 1, 1989 |
A dentist's assistant has been charged with the attempted rape and indecent assault of a patient recuperating from oral surgery and the indecent assault of another patient. Earl Simmons, 26, of the 700 block of Yarnall Street, Chester, was arrested when he surrendered to police on May 24. He was charged with criminal attempt of rape, criminal attempt of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and two counts each of indecent exposure and indecent assault. Simmons was arraigned before District Justice Vincent Gallagher and released after signing a $25,000 bail pledge.
November 25, 1992 |
Nathan Gross, 59, chief of oral surgery at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals/ Stratford Division and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with a practice in Somerdale, died Friday at the hospital in Stratford. Dr. Gross, a Cherry Hill resident who was raised in Philadelphia, had practiced oral surgery from his Somerdale office since 1965. His teaching and staff positions included appointments at the William B. Kessler Memorial Hospital in Hammonton and the American Oncologic Hospital, the Albert Einstein Medical Center, Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania, all in Philadelphia.
July 10, 1999 |
Marvin Maser, 78, a dental surgeon who in retirement returned to college for an undergraduate degree, died of cancer Thursday at his home in East Falls. Dr. Maser practiced for 40 years before he retired in 1985. He maintained a private practice in oral and maxillofacial surgery in Norristown. During various times in his career, he also had served as chief of oral surgery at Montgomery Hospital and chief of the dental department at the former Sacred Heart Hospital. Once retired, Dr. Maser decided to return to college, his family said.
November 2, 1989 |
A Folsom dental assistant who faces trial in the rape of an anesthetized women in a dentist's office has also been charged in a case involving another patient. Earl Simmons, 26, of the 700 block of Yarnall Street, Chester, was charged Oct. 25 with indecent and simple assault. An affidavit filed by police gave this account: A Clifton Heights woman went to the dentist's office in the 700 block of MacDade Boulevard, Folsom, on April 15 to have two teeth extracted. Simmons spoke to her and prepared her for oral surgery.
January 20, 1989 |
Raymond Fonseca, 40, a University of Michigan professor and an expert on oral surgery, has been named dean of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Dental Medicine. Fonseca, who will assume the post July 1, will be the first black dean of the school. He replaces Malcolm Lynch, who has served as acting dean since November 1987. The dental school, which has a $24.4 million annual budget, enrolls 371 students and has 58 full-time faculty members. Founded in 1878, it is the nation's third-oldest dental school.
December 13, 2012 |
Louis H. Guernsey Sr., 89, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, died of kidney failure Thursday, Dec. 6, at a care facility in Frederick, Montgomery County, where he had gone for rehabilitation after hospitalization. Dr. Guernsey came to Philadelphia in 1973 and settled in Wayne. Several years ago, he moved to Shannondell, a retirement community in Audubon, Montgomery County. He was an internationally renowned oral surgeon, author, educator, and pioneer of treatments, but his work resonated most with those whose shattered faces he rebuilt after war wounds or other disfigurements.
August 20, 1990 |
Andy Ashby pitched seven shutout innings and the Reading Phillies scratched out a pair of sixth-inning runs to defeat New Britain, 2-1, yesterday in an Eastern League game. Reading's Kennedy Infante led off the sixth with a double and moved to third when Gary Alexander's grounder was misplayed for an error. One out later, Infante scored on Mike Fitzgerald's single. Alexander moved to second on the single, moved to third on a balk by losing pitcher Kevin Morton and scored on a wild pitch.
October 5, 1989 |
A rape charge was filed against a Folsom dentist's assistant after tests indicated that he fathered the fetus that later was aborted by the anesthetized woman he is accused of assaulting, prosecutors said. At a preliminary hearing Monday, Earl Simmons, 26, of the 700 block of Yarnall Street, Chester, was ordered to stand trial on charges of rape, criminal attempt of rape, criminal attempt of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and two counts each of indecent exposure and indecent assault.