Comment: "Evil intentions of dentists" lol

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"Evil intentions of dentists" lol

Have you been reading "natural health" propaganda? That sounds like a typical ignorant accusation of Mike Adams.

Okay, guy. First off, a tooth with a larrge carious lesion is not "perfectly fine." Deciduous teeth are far more prone to caries than adult teeth because of their anatomy and because of poor hygiene by many children. If the infection has reached the pulp, which happens quickly, and the damage is irreversible, you can't just put a composite filling in it. Those "evil dentists" did not put the disease there.

Second, Medicaid does not pay shit. Most dentists who treat Medicaid patients LOSE MONEY on them. This is why less than 20% of dentists accept Medicaid. Children do not have money. Dentists who specialize in pediatric dentistry do so knowingly taking a paycut. This is compounded by the fact that many parents refuse to pay for treatment, often out of lazy ignorance, and possibly because they listen to alternative medicine con artists, and many never teach their children good hygiene or understand the consequences of poor pediatric oral health.

Some pediatric dentists get overzealous with public health, usually through the government, but it is due to a different ethical system. It is not malicious or out of greed. Believe it or not their are people who are trying their best to stop poor health and suffering, especially in children, who have little control over their environment. Not everyone is a libertarian, and many people truly believe that it is unethical NOT to go help children.

I have had several professors mock dentists who oppose water fluoridation because they view them as greedy and deliberately wanting to refrain from fluoridating the water supply so that caries is more rampant. Some of my classmates hold me in poor regard because of my outspoken opposition to water fluoridation and Head Start. I think they are unethical for supporting government, and they think I am unethical for opposing government. Does this make one side "evil?" No one has sinister intentions.

Of course if you wallow in quackery sensational propaganda cesspools like NaturalNews you might be tempted to believe that DOCTORS ARE SATAN AND MEDICINE IS A CONSPIRACY TO HARM US ALL AND PROFIT, and I probably won't be able to convince you otherwise, as it seems some people prefer to live in a black and white paranoid fantasy world rather than than the complexity of reality.