THE PROTECTION FOR CONSUMERS OF DENTAL PROSTHESIS CARE
This study examines about the legal protection for consumers of dental prosthestis care. The aim
of this study is to reveal fundamentally how the liability of dental artisans for consumers who
experience disadvanatge in using the services of that dental artisans. The researcher uses legal
research method. The result of this study shows that the Government through the Ministry of
Health has regulated the dental prosthesis care into the Regulation of the Minister of Health No.
39.2014. Meanwhile, if there is a detrimental violation to the consumer, hence, this dental artisan
will be sentenced through Article 62 section (1) of the consumer protection act (UUPK). And if
the dental service business does not have a permission, it will be subjected to a criminal penalty
in accordance with Article 78 of the Medical Practice Act. The supervision of the dental artisans
practice in Indonesia does not seem strict although this practice is a health practice which has a
high risk of malpractice to the patients.
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