Dentist Jailed After Extracting Tooth While On Hoverboard
Umer Jamshaid 1 month ago Fri 18th September 2020 | 11:00 PM
Washington, Sept 18 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Sep, 2020 ) :An American dentist who extracted a tooth from a sedated patient while balancing on a hoverboard has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for crimes including illegal dentistry, fraud and reckless endangerment.
Seth Lookhart, 35, sent phone footage to friends that showed him taking a patient's tooth out while standing on the two-wheeled hoverboard before riding away as he stripped off his gloves and held his hands up in triumph.
"Lookhart almost killed many patients by performing anesthesia thousands of times without training or consent, on patients outside his scope of training and expertise, while stealing money from Medicaid and embezzling from his bosses," the state said in a statement.
CNN in a report published Friday quoted Lookhart as saying "looking back, I can't say exactly when I began to go off course.