In a recent Discipline Hearing Report, the Hearing Panel concluded that the decision should be reported on a named basis.
The following is an edited summary of the Discipline Hearing concerning:
Dr. Wayne H. Hills
Main Street Dental Centre
399 Main Street
The charges against Dr. Hills related to the provision of posterior composite restorations and fixed prosthodontic treatment.
The Discipline Hearing found that the posterior composite restorations and some of the fixed prosthodontic treatments which were the subject of the charges did not meet the standard of skill, knowledge and judgement expected.
The Discipline Hearing imposed the following sanctions:
Dr. Hills has filed a Notice of Appeal of the decision of the Disciplinary Hearing with the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal.
Update February 2009
Further to Dr. Wayne Hills’ appeal of the Dental Board’s Discipline Committee’s decision that he engaged in unprofessional conduct by providing substandard treatment and its decision that he pay costs of $ 60,000, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal dismissed Dr. Hills’ appeal with costs payable by Dr. Hills to the Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia. The full text of the Court of Appeal Decision can be viewed at www.courts.ns.ca/appeals.