Police arrest fake dentist in Cebu City
A former dental assistant who misrepresented herself as a dentist was caught in an entrapment by the Crime Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) at Barangay Basak Pardo, Cebu City on Thursday (September 13).
The suspect was identified as Karen Bucoy, 36.
She was arrested at her residence after the Philippine Dental Association (PDA) received a complaint for malpractice from a patient which the suspect handled.
The PDA Cebu Chapter officials said that Bucoy is among the fake dentists that are operating through online transactions.
Dr. Luis Niñal, Jr., vice-president of PDA Visayas, discourages people to patronize fake dentists who offer cheaper rates due to the potential danger it may bring./Delta Dyrecka Letigio, USJ-R Journalism Intern
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.