In Waukesha County, Wisconsin, a 36-year-old woman has been arrested for performing dentistry without a license. The woman, Noemi N. Aguilera, had been installing braces for patients in her own home. She had no sterilization equipment present — she told an officer that she didn’t find it necessary.
Aguilera was arrested after a 13-year-old boy complained of tooth pain and bleeding gums as a result of the installation. A dental clinic found that the boy had cement under his gums that could have resulted in periodontal abscesses. The complaint filed in court says that Aguilera tried to become a certified orthodontic assistant three times, and failed the test each time.
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