Tag Archives: recare

The One Thing Every Dental Patient Really Wants to Hear

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Periodontal Management, Recare, Total Health

Are you frustrated by patients who skip or postpone recommended treatment? Are you tired of patients lying to you about flossing, while you watch their gums bleed? Have you ever wondered why your patients don’t seem to care about their … Continue reading

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Why Patients Cancel Their Dental Appointments (and how to stop them)

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Recare, Total Health

As your afternoon schedule slowly falls to pieces, have you ever wondered “why”? Why are patients (who would never dream of skipping a pap smear or other health screening) perfectly comfortable delaying or cancelling their scheduled dental care? There are … Continue reading

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Flossgate 2016

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Recare, Total Health

By Wendy Briggs, RDH What in the world is happening in our society? The AP publishes an article saying that science doesn’t support flossing as beneficial, and our world goes crazy! Here are a few headlines: Dentists Say You Need … Continue reading

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Need for Gingivitis Treatment Recognized with New CDT Code

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

Over the last few years, new research has broadened our understanding of the implications of gum disease. As the connection between oral bacteria and inflammation, and overall health has become clear, there has been an increased emphasis on treating gingivitis … Continue reading

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The Absolute Best Way to Increase Case Acceptance

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Practice Analysis, Practice Management, Recare

Move your hygiene check! You’ve listened to countless lectures on how to do an examination. You’ve spent hours upon hours in dental school hearing about data collection and interpretation as well as treatment planning and case presentation. Subsequently, you’ve used … Continue reading

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Have your patients moved dental care from a need to a nice-to-have?

Posted on by Jim Philhower | Category Recare, Total Health

A recent survey shows that 35% of people who regularly visit the dentist have cut back on their dental visits. It’s an alarming percentage when we consider the ramifications of undiagnosed oral cancer, untreated periodontal disease and potential oral systemic … Continue reading

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