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International Dental Journal of Student Research

Dentistry- A noble profession or a profitable business??

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Author Details: VC Rathi, A Rathi, S Kumar

Volume : 5

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2278-3784

Print ISSN : 2394-708X

Article First Page : 89

Article End Page : 90


The debate being whether dentistry is a noble profession or a profitable business has been around since the advent of better facilities pertaining to the field. The desire to have the best outcome via latest technology is often reinforced with monetary backup. The constant improving treatment modalities are accompanied by increase in the cost. Dentistry is a profession with unique combination of business and professionalism. It is a business in terms of set up required and profession in terms of the benefit given to the society by utilizing one’s skill or training.

Profession, Business, Dentistry