Dentists' association launches 'fake dentist' alarm
Approximately 15,000 unauthorized practitioners in Italy13 February, 16:46
"They are false professionals, without qualifications or degrees," Andi President Gianfranco Prada said.
Investigators said that in 60% of the cases, the unauthorized dentists practice under the name of a certified dentist.
A hotline has been set up for patients to verify a clinic's authenticity (800911202) and check if the dentist is an authorized practitioner.