- Published: Thursday, 28 November 2013 07:33
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At the end of February 2013, London’s Excel centre hosted a trade show called "The Professional Beauty Exhibition". Amongst the exhibitors was a company called ‘Whitening Products’, which operates out of Edinburgh. offering tooth whitening training and services. Nabeel Mohammed was on the stand and when spoken to by GDC investigators unlawfully held himself out as being prepared to practise dentistry.
On 21 November 2013, Nabeel Mohammed was found guilty in his absence at Thames Magistrates’ Court of unlawfully holding himself as practising, or being prepared to practise dentistry, contrary to sections 38 (1) and (2) of the Dentists Act 1984. He was fined £1500, ordered to pay a £120 victim surcharge and full costs to the GDC of £1639.34. He claimed to be registered with the GDC, but when he applied for registration in 2011 he was refused on the grounds that he was not suitably qualified.
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