There are 165,000 practicing dentists in the United States, but you will find that there is no equality among them in regard to their level of training, their years of experience, and their tendency to be open and honest about the inherent risks of dentistry. Below, we will look at 10 facts that some dentists may be reluctant to let their patients know about but that every patient ought be aware of.
- Continuing education is the norm in modern dentistry.
In the rapidly changing world of modern dentistry, it is not enough to just hang your dental school diploma on the office wall and read the news headlines whenever a new dental-care breakthrough occurs. A top dentist can be expected to engage in as much as 100 hours of continuing education every single year.