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White toothOn the July 1, 2012 episode of my show, Exposing Faux Capitalism, a caller raised the issue of problems with common dental treatments (starting at 1:35:14).

I relayed my personal story of not wanting to have an X-ray, and being satisfied with an examination of my teeth by my dentist, and how I was informed that it wouldn’t be possible for her to continue treating me if I refused to have an X-ray.

I even asked if it would be okay if I signed a waiver stating that I wouldn’t sue as a result of any problems arising from not having an X-ray at that particular time, and was told that still wouldn’t be acceptable.

The reason? Not because she didn’t agree to that, but because her Dental Association prohibited it as part of their so-called professional treatment standards.

This is an example of how the medical establishment gets in between medical professionals and their patients, despite the focus being on government and private health insurance company interference.

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