Nashville dentist prescribed 100’s of pills to habitual drug user patient, then hired her to work in his practice

Dentist Norman Cordice, who has practiced dentistry since 1982, has surrendered his license after the state board determined he was guilty of prescribing drugs to a habitual drug user, who he then hired to work at his practice. He prescribed 340 Hydrocodone, 420 Oxycodone, and 50 Tylenol w/Codeine, then left signed slips so the new ’employee’ could write herself a script, too.

Dr. Ronald Lubovich surrenders dental license: self-prescribed drugs, practiced while mentally unable to do so

Dr. Ronald Lubovich, well-known dentist to both his patients at Nashville Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, and the state disciplinary board, has practiced on his last patient in Tennessee. Lubovich, who has practiced since 1968, will surrender his license after multiple disciplinary board infractions over nearly two decades. In October of last year, after an already extensive disciplinary history going back decades, Dr. Lubovich entered into a consent order, which placed his license on probation, for providing an excessive amount of sedation to a patient, that was not in the course…