Your dentist may be ripping you off. Here's how to avoid that.
There's an invisible problem in dentistry: some dentists using "creative diagnosis" to perform unnecessary work in the interest of making extra money. There isn't hard data on how often this occurs, but it's clear that it's an issue — as highlighted by an op-ed by a dentist in American Dental Association News and recent coverage in Mother Jones. Due to a few different factors — a lack of oversight, rising debt incurred during dental school, and the rise of quota-driven corporate dental chains...