REGULATORY bodies are demanding greater control of Spain’s dental clinics.

The largest 19 dental chains have more than 1,000 centres in Spain, according to the General Council of Dental Colleges in Spain.

TOOTHLESS: Dental board demands more regulation
TOOTHLESS: Dental board demands more regulation

And following the closure of the Funnydent chain, the board is insisting more needs to be done to licence these surgeries.

“We have seen adverts from dental chains at petrol stations that offer ‘free fillings’ or orthodontists offering free fillings for children with the purchase of textbooks.

“All this is not regulated by the law,” said council president Castro Reino.