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June 7, 1997 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
California's largest dental HMO, already under state investigation for allegedly "shoddy" patient care, is now the focus of a federal criminal probe into insurance-fraud allegations made by former employees of Western Dental Services. About a dozen investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Postal Inspector's Office raided two Western Dental clinics Friday morning in the Sacramento area and hauled out boxes of medical records sought under court order.
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November 12, 1998 | BARBARA MARSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Western Dental Services Inc. said Wednesday that it named a new chief executive after the death in September of founder Dr. Robert F. Beauchamp, who was best known as the "credit dentist." The problem-plagued Garden Grove company, which bills itself as the nation's largest dental HMO, said it hired Samuel H. Gruenbaum, a lawyer and public accountant, as its new chief executive. Gruenbaum, 46, represented the company last year in its $1.
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September 16, 1997 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"I gave the working people a service for a price they couldn't get elsewhere." --Edgar Rudolph "Painless" Parker, a controversial California dentist from early this century. * By all accounts, "Painless" Parker, who set up shop in Los Angeles in the early 1900s, was a real piece of dental work. Sporting a beaver-skin hat and a necklace strung with extracted incisors, Parker used traveling circuses, newspaper jingles and jugglers to promote business.
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September 16, 1997 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"I gave the working people a service for a price they couldn't get elsewhere." --Edgar Rudolph "Painless" Parker, a controversial California dentist from early this century. * By all accounts, "Painless" Parker, who set up shop in Los Angeles in the early 1900s, was a real piece of dental work. Sporting a beaver-skin hat and a necklace strung with extracted incisors, Parker used traveling circuses, newspaper jingles and jugglers to promote business.
BUSINESS
November 12, 1998 | BARBARA MARSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Western Dental Services Inc. said Wednesday that it named a new chief executive after the death in September of founder Dr. Robert F. Beauchamp, who was best known as the "credit dentist." The problem-plagued Garden Grove company, which bills itself as the nation's largest dental HMO, said it hired Samuel H. Gruenbaum, a lawyer and public accountant, as its new chief executive. Gruenbaum, 46, represented the company last year in its $1.
BUSINESS
June 7, 1997 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
California's largest dental HMO, already under state investigation for allegedly "shoddy" patient care, is now the focus of a federal criminal probe into insurance-fraud allegations made by former employees of Western Dental Services. About a dozen investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Postal Inspector's Office raided two Western Dental clinics Friday morning in the Sacramento area and hauled out boxes of medical records sought under court order.
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