Posted on December 3 2013

Overcoming barriers to affordable dental care

In light of the recent arrest of the unlicensed Burnaby dentist Tung Sheng (David) Wu earlier this month, a vigorous debate was sparked around the cost of dental work and how much of a barrier there is to getting proper care. “There’s a big social question out there around dentistry and why it isn’t part of the public health system,” says Jerome Marburg, Registrar and CEO of the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C. “There is a portion of the population for which cost is a hurdle.
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