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Quackery: Consequence and Advance

Sumaiya Nezam, Anupriya Jha, Virendra K Prajapati

Keywords : Apicoectomy, Mineral trioxide aggregate, Quackery

Citation Information : Nezam S, Jha A, Prajapati VK. Quackery: Consequence and Advance. Int J Adv Integ Med Sci 2018; 3 (1):44-47.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10050-10121

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


The practice of quackery in dentistry is a threat as it challenges the trust of the patients and places the patients at unnecessary risks through their illegal practices. Most commonly, dental quacks are the self-styled experts, whose basic tools are very incompetent and also pretentious. This is a case report of a 12-year-old girl with anterior teeth fracture who fell prey to two such fraudulent dental practitioners over a period of 2 years.

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