Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 12

Quackery in Dental Field: A Review

Ahila Singaravel Chidambaranathan*

Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, SRM Dental College, Ramapuram, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

*Corresponding Author: Ahila Singaravel Chidambaranathan, Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, SRM Dental College, Ramapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nādu, India.

Received: November 04, 2022; Published: November 21, 2022


In health care, genuineness is not the major issue. Many quacks are dedicated where a many lost their lives and their families using their own remedies. The language of quackery is often very much the same. Quackery is existed in dental field because of high treatment charges, lack of awareness and unbalanced presence of dentists in the area. They can be easily differentiated by incompetence. Many quacks are doing treatment on the street like fitting denture or removing teeth. Also, quacks functioned alongside of the orthodox practitioners in many areas. The orthodox practices were hardly more effective than the peripheral, given the limited scientific basis for medical and dental treatment. Disagreements over the most effective procedures and advertisement and flamboyance, however, were common even among dentists who served in India. It is the right time to fight against quacks for the benefit of patients and the medical and dental profession.

Keywords:Dental Malpractice; Dental Professionals; Quackery; Quacks Street Dentists; Roadside Denturists


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Citation: Ahila Singaravel Chidambaranathan. “Quackery in Dental Field: A Review".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.12 (2022): 109-112.


Copyright: © 2022 Ahila Singaravel Chidambaranathan. 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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