I Went to 50 Different Dentists: Almost All Gave a Different Diagnosis

In this article, the author describes their experience visiting 50 dentists across the United States to assess the consistency and fairness of American dentistry. They received vastly different diagnoses and treatment plans from each dentist, with costs ranging from $500 to almost $30,000. The author highlights the lack of standardization and inconsistency in dentistry, pointing out that high fees don’t necessarily guarantee quality treatment. They also mention the growing trend of dentists seeking ways to maximize profits and sell unnecessary procedures. The author suggests seeking second or third opinions to protect oneself from overtreatment and overcharging.


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