The Compassionate Blog

5 Points to Keep in Mind if a Dental Patient is Anxious About Costs

While not all patients show their anxieties about costs in the same way, it’s important to know how to react if you become aware of cost concerns. Of course, your goal will be ...
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3 Ways Technology is Adapting to Improve Dental Practice Care

The dental world has changed significantly within the last decade, and much of that transformation can be attributed to recent technological adoptions and investments by dental ...
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Virtual Reality reduces pain and stress of dental treatment and revolutionizes dental training.

Imagine: Your most reluctant patient is leaning back in the chair, strolling on a white-sand beach while you perform root canal. Or imagine that nervous kid awed by sharks ...
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Affordable dental financing can do more than help those with bad credit—it can help everyone manage money

For many people, dental financing is a necessary evil, complete with high interest rates and unforgiving collection agencies. For those people, in-house financing can be a ...
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The Top 5 reasons patients pick their dentist will surprise you

Why do patients come to you for their dental work? Could it be your gentle chair side manner? Your talent at your profession? The specialized training you took to keep your ...
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4 great tips for a happy healthy summer smile

Summer is great! Camping trips, visits with family, outdoor sports, climbing trees—and a unique time for dental issues. Cookouts and stayovers take children out of their ...
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Keep Them Coming Back - 5 Steps to Help You Grow and Maintain a Healthy Patient Relationship

Healthcare is easier to provide when you know the client. That’s a fact. When you fix a crown or do a root canal, you become familiar with the your patients mouth, dental ...
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The right dental financing can make all the difference

As a dentist, it is your job to peer down into wide-open mouths. You see, maybe, some bridgework and a little plaque. But what’s going on behind those anxious eyes and furrowed ...
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BAD BREATH—BEYOND MINTS AND MOUTHWASH

Bad breath is often seen as a trait of obnoxious characters in TV sit-coms. As a dentist, you know better than that. Chronic halitosis can indicate deeper, critical issues that ...
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8 tips for bringing compassion to the cost conversation

You shake your head as you review the X-rays. In the past, this patient has had some difficulty affording other dental work and now she needs a treatment that may be well ...
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