Overtreatment at the dental practice: The patients' perspective

July 30, 2021
Dr. David Rice, editorial director of DentistryIQ, responds to a recent exposé about overtreatment and offers three keys patients should keep in mind when choosing a dental provider.

DentistryIQ recently shared an article with the tough-to-take headline "More Reasons to Hate the Dentist." In it, two journalists take a deep dive into dental fraud, including the well-known case of John Lund, the California dentist whose egregious overtreatment for many years included 18 root canals on the same patient.

In this video, Dr. David Rice, chief editor of DentistryIQ, responds to the issue from a patient perspective by offering three key ways to make sure they're in the right hands.

David R. Rice, DDS, chief editor of DentistryIQ, is the founder of the nation’s largest student and new-dentist community, igniteDDS. Dr. Rice travels the world speaking and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. In addition to igniteDDS, he maintains a team-centered restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, New York. Contact him at [email protected].