The top 5 weirdest dental crime stories

April 30, 2015

Dentists are an upstanding, honorable bunch ... well, except for a few, apparently! We scoured the web for this year's strangest toothy crime stories, and were shocked (thrilled? amused?) by the number we found. Here are our top five.

Dentists are an upstanding, honorable bunch ... well, except for a few, apparently! We scoured the web for this year's strangest toothy crime stories, and were shocked (thrilled? amused?) by the number we found. Here are our top five.

Electric toothbrushes gaining popularity ... with thieves

Maybe the folks with sticky fingers want to ensure they don't have sticky teeth, too.

 

 

 

Ex-dentist suspected in bank-robbing spree

The Tooth Fairy wasn't bringing in enough dough for one dentist's tastes, so he decided to take matters into his own hands - to the tune of over $21,000.

 

 

Office manager arrested after posing as dentist, performing root canals

A dental office manager learned the hard way that playing pretend can result in some very real consequences - for her patients AND her freedom.

 

 

 

Dental practices in Ventura County kept mysteriously going up in flames - and the investigation turned up a surprising saboteur. 

 

 

 

Nothing says love like a quick tooth extraction in the backseat of a car. Ah, romance...

 

 

 

And just for kicks, here's a bonus article!

The creepiest fish we've ever seen. Seriously, why do these fish have teeth like that? IT'S JUST NOT RIGHT. We will never swim again.