Sunday, 5 July 2015
Fake dentist pulls 5 teeth of woman and charges her $1,500
A man was arrested on a charge of practicing medicine without a license after allegedly pulling out five teeth of a woman in her home, police in Texas said.
Dallas police said that they have arrested 33-year-old Mario Sabillon-Mejia and his assistant, 41-year-old Tiffany Gonzalez, after being accused of providing
Martinez had no dental insurance and suffered from a toothache when a friend referred her to Sabillon-Mejia. Sabillon-Mejia does not have a dental license.
According to the police investigation, the two met Martinez in her house for a consultation. They agreed to treat her for $1,500.
Later, Sabillon-Mejia and Gonzalez returned to the house of Martinez, where she paid $500.
Sabillon-Mejia asked Martinez to lay on the couch, where he began the procedure by injection an unknown drug into her gums.
Sabillon-Mejia proceeded to extract five teeth of the woman. After the procedure, Sabillon-Mejia and Gonzalez washed their instruments in her bathroom.
A week later, Sabillon-Mejia took a mold of her teeth and she paid another $500. After suffering a serious infection, the woman filed a complaint with the police.
Sabillon-Mejia and Gonzalez were arrested and charged with practicing medicine without a license and possession of dangerous drugs.