How can you change the lives of your dentine hypersensitivity patients today?
Your patients may not be telling you everything that’s happening in their mouths. Sociologist Professor Barry Gibson, health psychologist Dr Koula Asimakopoulou and dental practitioner Liz Mitrani highlight the importance of asking patients about dentine hypersensitivity. Taking the time to talk sensitivity helps your patients live their lives to the full
Psychology of sensitivity
Patient psychology and Dentine Hypersensitivity
Reframing dentine hypersensitivity as a chronic condition with a psychological impact can allow dental practitioners to be associated with successful patient behaviour change
Diagnosing for a better partnership
One simple question could be the key to revealing dentine hypersensitivity in your patients and so open the door to better communication about their wider oral health
Communication in practice
Good communication skills build patient trust. Proactively asking about conditions on the mild end of the oral health spectrum, such as dentine hypersensitivity, allows dental practitioners to demonstrate empathy and build patient rupport
Quantifying the impact on patient lives with the DHEQ
Find out about the impact dentine hypersensitivity has on patients’ daily lives.