Fake dentists are making a comeback - at the unlikeliest of places


PETALING JAYA: Nearly four years after a red flag was first raised, fake dentists are back in force and giving authorities the slip by going online and having “pop-up stores” in the unlikeliest of places, while being helped by local celebrity “endorsements”.

The Star examined 117 profiles on Instagram and Facebook promoting uncertified dental services online, 42% of which provided mobile home-to-home services or set up temporary "clinics" at hotel rooms, making it tricky for authorities to trace and put a stop to their operations.

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