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Dentist Accused of Sexual Assault on Patients


The Florida Department of Health has imposed emergency restrictions on an oral surgeon  accused of sexually assaulting patients while they were sedated, the Pensacola News Journal reports. The public complaint, which says one of the patients was 16 years old, notes staff members saw that the dentist was touching the patient and was “sexually aroused.” 

A check on Dr. David “Ty” Turbyfill’s license shows it is still active, but he cannot see female or minor patients. He’s also prohibited from using general anesthesia or sedation.