The Dangers of Visiting an Unlicensed Snellville Dentist


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Aug 23, 2012
A few years ago, visits to the dentist’s office were limited to oral cleaning, treatments like root canal etc. But now, thanks to the internet, there’s plenty of awareness among people about the latest techniques. Dentistry too, has become a competitive field, with almost everyone promising quick, effective and advanced treatment. But are all dentists made alike? Certainly not, and the consequences of visiting an unregistered Snellville dentist can be dangerous, to say the least. The problem begins with our obsession for a quick fix. Just as fast food, there’s also the fast treatment realm. A quick glance on the internet and you’ll understand what I’m about to say. There are hundreds of websites that lure gullible patients with all sorts of adjectives including cheap, affordable, quick … et al. This is more predominant in the field of cosmetic dentistry. It isn’t common for people with no proper training in cosmetic dentistry to advertise that they perform cosmetic dentistry procedures. Generally speaking, aesthetic dentistry revolves around the use of injectables and non-invasive procedures. Dentists with no skill or proficiency in surgical medical training often hide beneath vague rules and regulations to provide these cosmetic dentistry procedures. Drugs used for these non-invasive procedures are often aggressively promoted by pharma companies, through the internet. Once word about the procedure is spread on the internet, you have a whole lot of people looking for information. There’s yet another trend to allow patients try new drugs without prescription through the internet. And every time, dissenting voices make their appearance, they are suppressed beneath a pile of aggressive promotions. As with everything phony, these dental practitioners make sure that their services are packaged with utmost glitz and glamour. Everything including their official site would look professional and above-board. But it’s only after the treatment that one realizes their worth. Before you choose a dentist, make sure you’ve enquired about the dentist. For example, a Snellville cosmetic dentist who is accredited to prestigious associations, like the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry ensures that the strict regulations laid down by the association are followed. Associations like these often set the benchmark for accepted practices in the profession of cosmetic dentistry. If something is too good to be true, it probably is. A dentist making tall claims about providing extra ordinary results, even when the situation points to the contrary should be red flagged. And then there are some, who do not educate patients about the risks involved in the procedure. There’s always a positive picture that’s painted. Of course, there are plenty of Snellville dentists who offer exemplary service and have withstood the test of time. Just make sure that you’ve chosen the right professional! Even with the number of professionals practicing dentistry, finding the right Snellville Dentist can be challenging. The author is a practicing Snellville cosmetic dentist who has written several articles on dentistry, and has also written articles to help people find the right Snellville dentist. Share Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on Orkut share via Reddit Share on identica Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser