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Location: Mandalay Bay South Convention Center, Surf D
CE: 1.5 Hour(s)
Fee: Included with Smile Pass/ Platinum Smile Pass Target Audience : D,S,T
Research indicates that an overwhelming percentage of patients find dental care to be an anxiety-producing experience. At the same time, dentists and dental teams are frustrated when techniques that comfort one patient backfire on another. This course explores the four distinct types of dental fear, the importance of the intensity of the fear and significance of the patient's underlying personality. Skills to identify these fears and alternatives to treat the patient's fear will be discussed.
Recognize the four types of dental fear
Understand the influence of personality on patient behavior
Determine a treatment strategy to meet the patient's dental fear need
Participants should be aware of the following financial/non-financial relationships:
Larry J. Sangrik, DDS: Disclosure information not submitted.