Okay, a touch of sarcasm in the title, but I think it’s quite appropriate for our times. The future of dentistry is in the balance. Unless you live in a cave, you can’t have missed a cultural shift in our profession. It’s been occurring for years, and now we are in a definite realignment. It all started with the fragmentation of dentistry. First with the institution of dental insurance in the seventies, then the onset of professionals advertising and the loss of meaning of the original ADA’s Code of Ethics in the eighties.
The nineties brought us the proliferation of (more…)