Time to drill deeper into what's needed for training of dentists

It is only natural for people to want to protect their rice bowl. And dentists are no exception.

So the suggestion that there may be restrictions in future on the procedures they can offer has caused much unhappiness among those in general practice (GP), who comprise about 84 per cent of all dentists here.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 13, 2019, with the headline 'Time to drill deeper into what's needed for training of dentists'. Subscribe