The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal has found a dentist guilty of professional misconduct after she failed to have an adequate treatment plan, failed to obtain informed consent, failed to keep adequate records of the patient’s medical history, presenting complaint, observations, treatment options, costs, risks and benefits of the treatment proposed. She also was found to have acted outside her area of expertise and experience.

The dentist was censured and ordered to undergo supervision for 12 months and to pay over $81,000 costs.