Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 6

Together Towards Eradicating Dental Quackery in India

Harsha SK1* and Hridya M Menon2

1Department of Private Practitioner, Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Mittal’s Kids and Family Dental Care, Bengaluru, India

2Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Subbaiah Dental College Hospital and Research Center, Shimoga, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author:Harsha SK, Department of Private Practitioner, Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Mittal’s Kids and Family Dental Care, Bengaluru, India.

Received: July 01, 2022; Published: September 30, 2022


The history of dental and medical quackery has been hand in hand with tremendous peak of concern these days around the world including India. Quackery is the fraudulent misrepresentation of one's ability and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of disease or of the effects to be achieved by the treatment offered. Eliminating quackery is a major and vital topic. To halt it at its source, actions should be made in groups. Every dentist has a duty to participate in the mission.

Keywords: Dental Quacks; Tackling Measures; Companies and Startups; Rural India.


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Citation: Harsha SK and Hridya M Menon. “Together Towards Eradicating Dental Quackery in India". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.10 (2022): 112-114.


Copyright: © 2022 Harsha SK and Hridya M Menon. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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