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ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) – A Fenton dentist pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining prescription drugs Friday, according to U.S. Attorney's office of Easter District of Missouri's office.

Dr. Kurt Morgester pleaded guilty to a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance by subterfuge.

According to court documents, Morgester wrote and picked up prescriptions for Oxycodone for his dental patients without their knowledge between December 2012 and January 2013.

He faces up to four years in prison and fines up to $250,000. His sentencing is scheduled for May 8.