Suspect charged in unlicensed dentistry

By Curt Autry - bio | email
Posted by Terry Alexander - email

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) – A Chesterfield man has been charged with practicing as a dentist without a license, and to make matters worse - it appears he has no formal training.

52-year-old Jose Hernandez has been charged with practicing dentistry without a permit and violation of the Professions & Occupations Act. Police say he had a going dental practice out of his house.

When police raided his gated home in the 7900 block of Hull Street Road they confiscated all kinds of dental appliances and tools...things like dental forceps, mirrors, pliers - bonding agents and syringes --- all the things you might see in a dental office.

Police are still investigating this case and urge anyone who was a patient of Jose Hernandez to come forward, and call Chesterfield police.

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