May 2018

Dangerous Dentistry: What One Connecticut Dentist Did That Got His License Suspended

By |2024-03-14T10:01:09-04:00May 15, 2018|Board of Dentistry, Dental Law, Dentist Defense attorney, Dentistry Law, Dentists, Emergency Suspension Order, ESO, Licensure matters|

Headshot of attorney George IndestBy George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law

Connecticut officials have suspended the license of an Enfield, Connecticut, dentist after a patient apparently died in the dentist’s chair on February 17, 2014. In a single visit the dentist allegedly attempted to extract 20 teeth from a 64-year-old woman who had prior health issues on record. One of the dental assistants reportedly begged for the procedure to be cut short after the patient began gurgling and lost consciousness. CPR was performed on the unresponsive patient before she was transported to a local hospital where she was […]

Florida Dental Receptionist Charged With Stealing Thousands of Dollars From Patients

By |2024-03-14T10:01:22-04:00May 15, 2018|Dental Law Blog|

Headshot of attorney George IndestBy George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law

On October 20, 2017, a receptionist at a Deltona dental clinic was arrested on charges she stole thousands of dollars in cash payments from the business’ customers since the beginning of 2016. Lucina Rodriguez was charged with two counts of grand theft in the case, which involved 30 missing bank deposits totaling more than $18,000 in cash. Rodriguez allegedly collected the cash payments from customers at Dental Care of Deltona, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

The Alleged Theft. 

According to Volusia County sheriffs’ detectives, Rodriguez pocketed the cash deposits that were supposed […]

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