Dentist to Face Disciplinary Hearings Following Allegations of Professional Misconduct

A Thunder Bay dentist is facing several allegations of professional misconduct in connection to criminal charges he pleaded guilty to more than two years ago in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario served Dr. James Mao with two notices of a discipline hearing on Feb. 12, 2020, in connection to the following allegations:

  • Abuse of a patient
  • Contravened a federal, provincial, territorial law, municipal by-law or rule of a public hospital
  • Disgraceful, dishonourable, unprofessional or unethical conduct
  • Failed to provide accurate information to the College
  • Found guilty of an offence relevant to suitability to practice

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