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Behavior Management

Emphasis on personalized care: Calming anxieties benefits dental patients and providers alike

December 17, 2014

An unspoken interaction takes place at the start of nearly every dental appointment. The dental hygienist or assistant brings the patient to the chair, and before it has reclined has already assessed if the patient is feeling talkative, tired or even anxious. In many cases, no words are needed for this exchange.