Davis KarenExecuting the Ultimate Doctor-Patient Hygiene Exam

Friday, May 7

Time:  1:15 - 4:15 pm  
Quick Summary:  Hygienists often control the perceptions that patients have towards treatment that has been recommended.  How often have you heard "What would you do if it was your mouth?"
Fee:  Doctors $68   All Others $27
Course Description:  Learn how to prevent the "I'll give you a call..." response from patients following treatment recommendations in the dental hygiene appointment.  Strategic screenings provide the pathway for comprehensive diagnosis and treatment enrollment.  Learn the art of prioritization, and the value of a "triangle of communication" between the dentist, dental hygienist, and the patient.
Learning objectives:
  1. Distinguish screenings that can save lives and save smiles.
  2. Recognize strategies to overcome common objections to treatment recommendations.
  3. Appraise technologies to increase efficiency and effectiveness of dental hygiene procedures.
Course most appropriate for:  Dentists, Hygienists, and Clinical Assistants
C.E. Hours:  3 clinical hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code:  557, 738