Illegal immigrant arrested for practicing dentistry without license

Illegal immigrant arrested for practicing dentistry without license
Salomon Kattan, 59, was arrested for practicing dentistry without a license and being an illegal immigrant. (Attorney General of La.)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An illegal immigrant who was a practicing dentist without a license in Jefferson Parish has been arrested.

Salomon Kattan, 59 in Kenner on an expired visa, was charged with one count of performing dentistry without a license and two counts of sale, distribution, or possession of legend drug without prescription.

Through an investigation by the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, it was discovered that Kattan was performing dentistry for other illegal aliens out of his home.

Kattan booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center, and he is under a Homeland Security Investigations detainer.

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