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

Hypersensitivity meets psychology

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

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Discussion to diagnosis

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

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Dr Mitrani

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

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Quantifying the impact on patient lives with the DHEQ

Find out about the impact dentine hypersensitivity has on patients’ daily lives.

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Sensitivity Questionnaire

Sensodyne Patient Sensitivity Questionnaire

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Sensitivity: Overview

Read more about the dentine hypersensitivity condition.

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Patient care resources

Patient care resources

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