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There is evidence that dental instruments and materials are being manufactured in the developing world under poor labour conditions. It is suggested that the level of awareness of the dental team with regard to this is raised and that a culture of greater inquiry into the sourcing of instruments and materials is developed.

Original publication

DOI

10.1038/sj.bdj.2010.925

Type

Journal article

Journal

Br Dent J

Publication Date

23/10/2010

Volume

209

Pages

377 - 379

Keywords

Dental Instruments, Dental Materials, Developing Countries, Employment, Ethics, Business, Ethics, Dental, European Union, Humans, Outsourced Services, Practice Management, Dental, Social Responsibility, United Kingdom, Workplace