In basements and backrooms across the province, with outdated and unsterilized tools, a cottage industry of illegal and sometimes dangerous dentistry is thriving among immigrant communities, a Toronto Star investigation has found.
Offering cut-rate prices for inferior dental care, these bogus dentists attract patients, overwhelmingly new immigrants, who share the same culture. Vulnerable, ill-informed and desperate to save money, they have low expectations for care.
You can read the rest of the story here: Bogus `Dentists` Prey on Immigrants
Source: Toronto Star Online, Bogus 'Dentists' Prey on Immigrants, June 10, 2010 http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/821527--bogus-dentists-prey-on-immigrants?bn=1, Read on June 17, 2010
Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)