By Bonnie Eslinger
Daily News Staff Writer, San Jose Mercury News
September 12, 2013
A male dental assistant was sentenced Wednesday to one year in jail for fondling a 15-year-old female patient in a Redwood City dental office, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.
Dental hygienist accused of molesting patient
Gabriel Cruz Medina, 47, massaged the patient's breast and touched her genital area over her clothes while she was being treated at the Western Dental center on Veterans Boulevard, according to District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.
"The dental assistant was in the prep stage of things," Wagstaffe said. "That's when the improper touching occurred."
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