Compton dentist arrested for lewd acts with 2 girls

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A Compton dentist was arrested on suspicion of committing lewd acts with two girls, police announced Saturday.

A Compton dentist was arrested on suspicion of committing lewd acts with two girls, police announced Saturday.

Dr. Mohammed Kader, 51, of Cypress, was arrested Thursday at Compton Family Dentistry, authorities said.

He was booked on suspicion of committing lewd acts with a minor and annoying or molesting a minor. He posted $120,000 bail on Friday and was scheduled to appear in court Monday at the Compton Courthouse.

The arrest came after the girls, 12 and 17, told their parents Kader kissed them on the lips while they were sitting in an examination chair.

Kader has been practicing at his Compton location in the 1500 block of W. Rosecrans Avenue for two years.

He was employed from 2009 until 2013 at Western Dental and Brighten Dental offices in San Bernardino County, authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine if there are other possible victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Special Victims Bureau at (877) 710-5273. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call "Crime Stoppers" at (800) 222-TIPS.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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