Mr Julian Osorio Munoz – Dental Services – Permanent Prohibition Order

16 February 2022

The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission conducted an investigation into the conduct of Mr Julian Osorio Munoz, an unregistered health practitioner who provided dental services, such as teeth cleanings and fillings, to at least one patient at his NSW residence.

Mr Munoz is not currently registered as a dental practitioner or dental hygienist and has never been registered as a dental practitioner or dental hygienist in Australia.

The investigation found that Mr Munoz carried out basic cleaning procedures and fillings for family and close friends from his residence. He conducted these services for close referrals of his family and friends for a fee.

The Commission’s investigation also found that Mr Munoz had breached the Code of Conduct for non-registered health practitioners in that:

  • A health practitioner must provide health services in a safe and ethical manner; and
  • A health practitioner must not provide health services that he or she is not qualified to provide.

The Commission is satisfied that Mr Munoz poses a risk to the health and safety of members of the public. Accordingly, the following prohibition order is made under section 41A(2) of the Health Care Complaints Act 1993:

Mr Julian Osorio Munoz is prohibited from providing any dental services and/or dental treatment of any description in a paid or voluntary capacity to any clients for a period of two years.

At the expiry of this two-year period, Mr Munoz must not provide dental services and/ or dental treatment of any description until and unless he is granted registration to practice as a dentist by the Dental Board of Australia.

Mr Julian Osorio Munoz is also prohibited from representing to any person or organisation that he is qualified to provide dental services until and unless he is granted registration to practice as a dentist in Australia.

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For further information, contact the Executive Officer of the Health Care Complaints Commission, on (02) 9219 7444 or send an email to

The information in this media release is correct at the time of publication. Orders may change; for example, conditions may no longer apply. For current information regarding the status of a registered health practitioner, including any conditions that currently apply, please check the National Register at

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