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Staying ahead in dentistry: Pleading for language competency and communication skills

May 9, 2014

Language competency can mean different things to different people. A dentist and dental nurse for example, will use a completely different vocabulary to discuss the care of a patient to the one they will use when explaining the treatment and prognosis to the patient and his or her family. A different approach also needs to be adopted when giving emotional and palliative support to the patient and his or her relatives.

Staying ahead in dentistry: Pleading for language competency and communication skills

April 15, 2014

Language competency can mean different things to different people. A dentist and dental nurse for example, will use a completely different vocabulary to discuss the care of a patient to the one they will use when explaining the treatment and prognosis to the patient and his or her family. A different approach also needs to be adopted when giving emotional and palliative support to the patient and his or her relatives.

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Clinical digital dental photography

January 21, 2013

In today’s environment of patient’s high expectations and increased litigation, especially with regard to cosmetic dentistry, good record-keeping is essential. Clinical photography is a very important tool in general practice in documenting treatment, especially in aesthetic and cosmetic cases.

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