MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami man has been arrested and charged with practicing dentistry without a license.
According to Miami police, 72-year-old Cristino Bravo was found to have multiple dentistry services inside his home at 1260 SW 6th Street.READ MORE: Two Doral Police Officers Shot Near Miami-Dade Police Headquarters
Bravo, who is from Cuba, told police that he has been doing dentistry for 50 years.READ MORE: Halloween Spending Could Hit A Record This Year
According to the police arrest affidavit, Bravo said labs hire him for $50 for each dental piece that he makes based on dental imprints he received. He is supposed to have a license to practice dentistry tech work. He said business has been slow and he can’t afford a license, stated the affidavit.
A judge set his bond at $5,000 and ordered him not to perform any dentist work that he’s not authorized to do.MORE NEWS: Opa-locka City Hall Evacuated After Bomb Threat