KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Authorities mentioned a Florida man was arrested, accused of training dentistry with no license and this isn’t his first run-in with the legislation.
In accordance with his arrest warrant, Hugo Milto Perez, 56, has been training dentistry from completely different places – typically out of a Fifth Wheel Camper trailer and most lately out of a house on Cordova Drive in Kissimmee.
Information present the investigation into the allegations began a 12 months in the past. One affected person informed investigators he paid $25 for an examination that included X-rays.
Osceola County Sheriff Marcos Lopez known as it “very harmful.”
“He was doing cleanings, cavities, caps, and extra,” Sheriff Lopez mentioned. “He did have fairly a little bit of clientele, you recognize, and most of his enterprise was generated by way of phrase of mouth.”
Black and white footage accompanying the arrest affidavit present what regarded like an actual dental workplace inside a storage, together with a dentist chair, particular overhead lighting, a lab space, and an X-ray machine.
Investigators mentioned Perez was as soon as a licensed dentist within the Dominican Republic however has by no means been legally licensed in america.
“You recognize, you may need to actually assume twice about permitting someone who’s not licensed – when you go to somebody’s storage and their home in there – they usually’re doing a little surgical procedures or extra medication,” Loez added. “That may be a ‘crimson flag’ that you simply in all probability do not need to be part of that as a result of you recognize realistically it may be actually harmful and it may be deadly.”
Lopez is out of jail on a $15,000 bond. Investigators mentioned he was arrested, accused of doing the identical factor in 2017.
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