Florida man charged with performing home dentistry without a license

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Posted at 3:01 PM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-15 15:01:42-05

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- A Wesley Chapel man is facing several charges after an undercover detective says the man was doing home dental work without being a licensed dentist.

According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, 33-year-old Jose Mas Fernandez offered to do dental work in his house to an undercover agent.

The agent says Mas Fernandez offered a tooth extraction and antibiotics for $150, and additional numbing medication for $20.

The agent went to the home and found the type of equipment found in professional dental offices.

Mas Fernandez admitted to offering services from his home, and confirmed he was not licensed to do so.

He is charged with practicing dentistry without a license, possession of dental equipment, and possession of prescription drugs with intent to sell.