by KEVIN KUO
The Guardian recently published an article that carefully summarizes the concerns shared by the dental community over the now infamous Netflix film "Root Cause". Anna Almendrala, the author, thoroughly described the concerns made by the American Dental Association (ADA), American Association of Endodontists (AAE), and American Association of Dental Research (AADR). She also shared thoughts from different members of the health field.
RootRadar is undoubtedly relieved that a mainstream medium picked-up the story, warning Netflix viewers against the misinformation carried out by the film. We do not want to see a wave of patients asking healthcare providers to start extracting teeth without cause. As stated in a RootRadar Original under the concept of #internetimmunity, we at RootRadar believe that proactive education before widespread untruths is critically important, especially in medicine and dentistry where people's health is at risk.
Read The Guardian article here.