A woman was arrested for practicing dentistry out of an apartment without a license, according to the Laredo Police Department.
Esthela Guzman Hernandez was arrested on Thursday. She was detained at an international bridge and remanded to Webb County Jail on a $50,000 bond.
The 47-year-old woman was charged with Dentistry Act Violation (F/3).
The incident occurred on March 12.
LPD said it received a call that an individual had received a root canal from Guzman Hernandez in an apartment located in the 1500 block of E. Lyon Street.
The LPD Crimes Against Persons Unit said investigations revealed Guzman Hernandez lived in Mexico and would cross the border over weekends to perform dental procedures.
However, records from the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners from showed that she did not have a Texas dental license.
Source: LPD: Woman jailed for dentistry out of apartment without license / LMT online