Dentists here have the skills for riskier procedures: Dental body

No need for watchdog's proposed certificates of competency, it says

Local dentists have said they are perfectly capable of carrying out riskier procedures and should not need to get certificates of competency, as has been suggested by the industry watchdog.

The Singapore Dental Association (SDA) said that dentists are already well trained and have the necessary skills.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 07, 2019, with the headline 'Dentists here have the skills for riskier procedures: Dental body'. Print Edition | Subscribe