patient fear

The best ways to help dental-phobic patients
The best ways to help dental-phobic patientsMany patients are afraid of the dentist, but a good experience can go a long way to mitigating their phobias.
4 steps for treating nervous dental patientsMany patients are nervous about getting in the dental chair, but there are ways to make the experience less stressful for them.
Are your patients terrified of visiting your practice?
Are your patients terrified of visiting your practice?Some people hate going to the dentist—but here’s one possible solution to help patients feel safe and cared for.
Do your patients trust you?
Do your patients trust you?Trust can be critical in forming a positive relationship with your patients.
10 ways to handle parents of your pediatric patientsParents trust your office with their most prized possessions, and can often cause far more drama than the patients themselves. Your team should go to great lengths to connect with both the patients and their parents.
New research discovers way to eliminate needles for dental anesthetic
New research discovers way to eliminate needles for dental anestheticA new study from the University of São Paulo found that there might be no need for needles when administering anesthetic for dental procedures.
The top 10 things your dental patients are saying about you on WhisperIn short comments, you can tell the world what you think about everything from politics to the gross things best friends do together (yes, that’s an actual category on the site).
What your patients are doing while waiting for an appointment

If you have a patient that is waiting for an appointment to start, you can bet that they're taking the infamous Dental Chair Selfie photo.

Tips for treating children with behavioral issues: It doesn’t have to be painful

If you’re not used to treating children with behavioral issues or patients with special needs, the thought of having one of these patients in your chair can be a little intimidating. You might even be inclined to avoid it all together. But treating these patients can be a rewarding addition to your practice; you just have to take a little extra time to prepare.