Licensing: archaic attitudes persist

I think most, if not all dentists gave Dr. Rupp a standing ovation for his beautiful article regarding dental licensing and reciprocity. In my mind, this issue is the one that discourages many of us from getting involved in organized dentistry. If any other professional group is aware of this, they probably think that we are fools! We will be a "second class" profession if our archaic attitudes persist. I hope not one of my dental specialist colleagues have to relocate to a warm climate due to i

I think most, if not all dentists gave Dr. Rupp a standing ovation for his beautiful article regarding dental licensing and reciprocity. In my mind, this issue is the one that discourages many of us from getting involved in organized dentistry. If any other professional group is aware of this, they probably think that we are fools! We will be a "second class" profession if our archaic attitudes persist. I hope not one of my dental specialist colleagues have to relocate to a warm climate due to illness.

Kenneth Tobin, DMD

Union City, NJ

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