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Protecting the Public Protecting The Public

Mr. James D. Kontos

Summary Gender: Male
Language(s): English, Greek
Registration Information Registration Number: 347-78
Status: Active
Effective: 01/23/1978
Discipline & Licence History: Yes
Conditions & Limitations: No
Undertakings: No
Primary Practice Information James D. Kontos Denture Clinic
2425 Eglinton Avenue E. Suite 11
Scarborough, ON M1K 5G8
Canada
Contact Information Phone: (416) 759-4535
Fax: (416) 752-3996
Registration Details
Registration History Date of Change
Active January 23, 1978
Discipline & Licence Restrictions

Discipline Referral Date: July 21, 2020

Allegation

It is alleged that on or about September 27, 2018, the Client had her initial appointment with the Member. The Client was seeking a new set of complete dentures. After speaking with the Member, the Client agreed to purchase a complete set of dentures from the Member. First Set of Dentures: It is alleged that on or about October 16, 2018, the Client’s dentures were completed and delivered to the Client (the First Set of Dentures), It is alleged that the First Set of Dentures did not fit properly and caused the Client pain. It is alleged that the Member attempted to fix the First Set of Dentures but this was not successful. Second Set of Dentures: It is alleged that on or about November 26, 2018, the Client returned to the Member. The Client asked the Member for a refund as the First Set of Dentures were not satisfactory. The Member refused to provide a refund but agreed to make a second set of dentures (the Second Set of Dentures) for the Client. The Client agreed. It is alleged that the Second Set of Dentures were delivered to the Client in or about December 2018. It is alleged that the Second Set of Dentures did not fit properly and caused pain to the Client. It is alleged that in or about March 2019, the Client returned to the Member. The Client asked the Member for a refund as the Second Set of Dentures were not satisfactory. The Member refused to provide a refund but offered to make her a third set of dentures. The Client refused. It is alleged that the First and/or Second Set of Dentures were not fabricated in accordance with standards of the profession. It is alleged that the Member did not fulfill the terms of his agreement with the Client as the First and/or Second Set of Dentures could not be worn, caused pain, and/or were not fabricated in accordance with standards of the profession. Acts of Professional Misconduct: As a result of the above, it is alleged that the Member engaged in professional misconduct pursuant to Clause 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, and as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 854/93 under the Denturism Act, 1991: a. Paragraph 2: Failing to maintain the standards of practice of the profession; and/or b. Paragraph 7: Failing to fulfil the terms of an agreement with a patient, except in accordance with paragraph 6; and/or c. Paragraph 47: Engaging in conduct or performing an act, relevant to the practice of denturism, that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable, unethical or unprofessional.

Hearing Date: February 3, 2021, 10AM

Hearing Location: virtual

Notice of Hearing: Download

Order: Download

Conditions and Limitiations
Mr. Kontos shall successfully complete, to the Registrar's satisfaction, a professionalism course, pre-approved by the Registrar, at the Member's expense, no later than three months from the date of the Order of the Discipline Committee; requiring that Mr. Kontos wrote an essay between 1000 and 1500 words in length, and provide it to the Registrar, no later than one month following completion of the professionalism course, that may be published by the College at a time and in a format determined by the Registrar, on the following issues: i. the lessons he learned in completing the professionalism course; and ii. the methods he will incorporate into his practice to ensure compliance with standards and his obligations as a member of the College