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Requested from DOH by C. A.S. at 03:36 PM on Sep 29, 2022.
Date of Coverage: 09/29/2022 - 09/29/2022
Tracking no: #DOH-243108306517

A.S. 03:36 PM, Sep 29, 2022

Hi, I want to report one couple who did malpractice of Installing fake braces in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, and Barangay Magdaup. This couple is living based in Zamboanga City, Talon-Talon. According to the source where installation happens, they have already installed 50 fake braces for three days of service, some of which are of minor age. Prior to that number, some numbers already existed. The couple identified as MHERIMAR AKMAD ABDULLA's Facebook account (Margie Akmad Abdulla) and BEAUBRIDGE SAMPANG, including the recruiter NURHAYYAT MOHAMMAD SAMPANG and FARIDA AMIL. It is a malicious act.

Receiving Officer 09:40 PM, Sep 29, 2022

September 29, 2022

Dear Cherrymar,

Thank you for your request dated Sep 29, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for ILLEGAL DENTISTRY "FAKE BRACES INSTALLATION".

We received your request on Sep 29, 2022 and will respond on or before Oct 20, 2022 03:36:50 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #DOH-243108306517.

Thank you.


FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

October 3, 2022

Dear Cherrymar A.S.,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 29, 2022 03:36:50 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request


Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. 

As advised by our DOH Disease Prevention and Control Bureau - Oral Health Division, kindly coordinate first with Professional Regulations Commission as the government regulatory institution on the matter at

You may also report this to the Philippine Dental Association (PDA) as the NGO who is involved in the advocacy on the illegal practice of dentistry at

Thank you

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