Two dentists fined and suspended over unsupervised work

The dentists, both of whom are with the Smileworks chain, also have to pay the cost of their disciplinary hearings and provide a written undertaking not to repeat the offence.
The dentists, both of whom are with the Smileworks chain, also have to pay the cost of their disciplinary hearings and provide a written undertaking not to repeat the offence.PHOTO: ST FILE

Two dentists were suspended and fined for ignoring repeated reminders by the Singapore Dental Council (SDC) that dentists on conditional registration need to be supervised in their work.

The designated supervisor, Dr Lam Ying Keat, was suspended for six months and fined $8,000 while the dentist under her supervision, Dr Law Lay Yin, was suspended for three months and fined $2,000.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 04, 2019, with the headline 'Two dentists fined and suspended over unsupervised work'. Print Edition | Subscribe