The Venturing Dentist
A Blog Filled With Practice Growth Ideas From Dental Warranty and Friends

Be A Healer Not A Cleaner

"Oh, I just wanted my teeth cleaned."  This question, along with, "But my teeth don't hurt?" are two common patient reactions to your recommendation for periodontal treatment.  We asked Dr. Jim Hyland, president and CEO of Oravital, to share his experience with helping patients understand what's really going on with their gum health.