Dr. Julian Webber in Times Online: Nothing to smile about

What do you expect from a dentist?

That her or she is committed to preserving your teeth, even though the process may be long and complicated?

… You could be in for a shock! Some dentistry experts believe that many general dentists lack the expertise or inclination to save teeth through complicated procedures such as root canal work. Traditional family dental care is at a turning point.

Dr Julian Webber, a former president of the British Endodontic Society, believes that a growing number of high street dentists – private and NHS – are incapable of high-quality root work and are more interested in removing teeth, then replacing them with gleaming white artificial replacements.

Read the full story on Times Online

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