How to Position and Treat Dental Patients with Disabilities

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Treating patients with physical and development disabilities is a challenge for any dental practice. Every dental patient is different, this is especially true for patients with special needs. Some will have physical limitations that prevent them from being positioned in certain ways, which can make treating them difficult and uncomfortable. Other patients will have development […]

How to Work with Dental Patients Who Don’t Confirm Appointments

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Even dental offices that have no problem getting and retaining new patients struggle with one thing: the everlasting problem of patients who schedule appointments and then fail to show up. It’s a problem that not only wastes the time of dental staff, it also prevents other (paying) patients from getting treatment. There’s another albeit smaller […]

Tips for Avoiding Dental Malpractice Claims

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Every dental practice works hard to treat their patients properly, but every one of them also knows there malpractice complaints are always a possibility. That’s why it’s essential ensure the standard for care is always met or exceeded. Some of the common situations that lead to dental malpractice claims include: Mistakes with treatment or misdiagnosis. […]

How Dentists Can Communicate Better with Patients

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Even if you are an excellent dentist who can provide the most advanced treatments, a lack of compassion and communication when dealing with your patients can significantly undermine your practice. Learning how to better communicate with your patients whether on the telephone, during an examination or in your follow-up consultation can help your patients feel […]