Remember the Anchorage, Alaska dentist who was busted for pulling a patient's tooth while balancing on a hoverboard? A judge just sentenced Seth Lookhart, DDS, to a dozen years in prison for charges including Medicaid fraud, reckless endangerment, and unlawful dental acts. Apparently, he sedated patients for much longer than necessary, removed teeth without permission, and even permitted his office manager to pull someone's tooth. But it was the hoverboard that made headlines. From Anchorage Daily News:
"In reviewing all this over and over again, I have this visceral response — you darn near killed some people," [Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton] said […]
In a video recorded on a cellphone (still frame above), the dentist can be seen standing over an unconscious patient and pulling her tooth while riding a hoverboard. He then rode into the hallway with his hands over his head and spun around.
image: Alaska Court System