BRITISH COLUMBIA

Alleged Illegal Dentist Surgery Raided In Vancouver

10/17/2013 06:12 EDT | Updated 12/17/2013 05:12 EST
A suspected illegal dental surgery in East Vancouver was raided by the B.C. College of Dental Surgeons Thursday, in the latest bid to crack down on unlicensed dentists.

The raid, at a house near the intersection of Adenac and Kamloops streets, was also attended by Vancouver police, who said they were there only to keep the peace.

Officials on site were seen loading boxes of dental equipment on to a truck, along with several files.

The raid appears unrelated to the case of alleged illegal dentist David Wu, who was sentenced to three months in jailin absentia for contempt of court by the B.C. Supreme Court Tuesday.

Wu, who also goes by the name Tung Sheng Wu, has been in hiding since August, when college officials searched his Burnaby home, seizing dental supplies and shooting video of dirty and outdated equipment.

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