dentist patient relations
Summary: The psychological relations between the dentist and patient.
- Borreani E, Jones K, Scambler S, Gallagher J. Informing the debate on oral health care for older people: a qualitative study of older people's views on oral health and oral health care. Gerodontology. 2010;27:11-8 pubmed publisher..This raises important issues for the funding and delivery of NHS oral health care for older people. ..
- Grembowski D, Milgrom P, Fiset L. Factors influencing dental decision making. J Public Health Dent. 1988;48:159-67 pubmed..The latter group was less preventively oriented, were solo practitioners, worked longer hours, and had lower prices. Results suggest patients may have little influence on prescriptions of therapy among experienced general dentists. ..
- Moore R, Brødsgaard I, Mao T, Kwan H, Shiau Y, Knudsen R. Fear of injections and report of negative dentist behavior among Caucasian American and Taiwanese adults from dental school clinics. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 1996;24:292-5 pubmed
- Moore R, Brødsgaard I, Mao T, Miller M, Dworkin S. Perceived need for local anesthesia in tooth drilling among Anglo-Americans, Chinese, and Scandinavians. Anesth Prog. 1998;45:22-8 pubmed..quot; It was concluded that ethnic pain beliefs and differences in health-care systems are powerful psychosocial variables that affect pain perception and the perceived need for anesthetic. ..
- Kaakko T, Coldwell S, Getz T, Milgrom P, Roy Byrne P, Ramsay D. Psychiatric diagnoses among self-referred dental injection phobics. J Anxiety Disord. 2000;14:299-312 pubmed..Further investigation is needed to explore the treatment possibilities for patients with and without additional current diagnoses. ..
- Chapple H, Shah S, Caress A, Kay E. Exploring dental patients' preferred roles in treatment decision-making - a novel approach. Br Dent J. 2003;194:321-7; discussion 317 pubmed..The Control Preferences Scale appears to be appropriate for use in dental settings. ..
- Moore R, Berggren U, Carlsson S. Reliability and clinical usefulness of psychometric measures in a self-referred population of odontophobics. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 1991;19:347-51 pubmed..GFS, STAI-Trait, and MACL discriminated levels of general fearfulness, anxiety and mood fluctuations that can impact on dental fear. ..
- Adair S, Schafer T, Waller J, Rockman R. Age and gender differences in the use of behavior management techniques by pediatric dentists. Pediatr Dent. 2007;29:403-8 pubmed..Overall, however, the 4 gender/age groups report similar frequencies of use of the techniques surveyed in this study. ..
- Weinstein P. Child-Centred child management in a changing world. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. 2008;9 Suppl 1:6-10 pubmed..These days behaviour management begins in the waiting room where initial contact provides the opportunity to shape subsequent behaviours. ..
- Levin R. Moving beyond customer service. J Am Dent Assoc. 2008;139:488-9 pubmed
- Levin R. Four ways to increase implant case presentation. Implant Dent. 2007;16:4 pubmed
- Byers M. You get the behavior you expect. CDS Rev. 2007;100:22 pubmed
- Rossi M. Retiring, selling or closing your practice. N Y State Dent J. 2007;73:6-8 pubmed
- Preston A. Removable prostheses revisited: challenges for primary dental care. I. Complete dentures. Prim Dent Care. 2007;14:67-72 pubmed..The paper will then go on to provide an update of clinical procedures in complete denture provision. A second paper will consider partial denture provision, and a third paper will deal with overdentures. ..
- Boynton J, Johnson L, Nainar S, Hu J. Portable digital video instruction in predoctoral education of child behavior management. J Dent Educ. 2007;71:545-9 pubmed..034). In conclusion, portable digital instructional videos may be a useful educational methodology to help predoctoral dental students acquire knowledge in pediatric behavior management. ..
- Murphy M. The seven habits of highly effective dental teams. J Mich Dent Assoc. 2008;90:50, 52 pubmed
- Wentworth R. Ethical moment: how can I ethically handle a patient's request for what I consider a substandard treatment option?. J Am Dent Assoc. 2008;139:989-90 pubmed
- Rubin R, Rustveld L, Weyant R, Close J. Exploring dental students' perceptions of cultural competence and social responsibility. J Dent Educ. 2008;72:1114-21 pubmed..Overall, this study provides support for the addition of a non-dental community service-learning program into the preclinical curriculum. ..
- Cunha R, Zaze A, Vieira A, Melhado F, Sundefeld M. Longitudinal behavioral analysis during dental care of children aged 0 to 3 years. Braz Oral Res. 2009;23:302-6 pubmed..The behavior of the patients must have been directly influenced by their psychomotor development. Constant attendance and exposure of the baby to non-stressful dental stimuli are factors that favor a cooperative behavior. ..
- Bayat F, Vehkalahti M, Murtomaa H, Tala H. Why do adults entitled to free or highly subsidized dental services select fully out-of-pocket-paid care?. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2010;38:88-95 pubmed publisher..6 times the odds of selecting FOP. Despite the opportunity to use highly-subsidized dental services, good interpersonal and good technical aspects lead patients to select private dentists and to pay fully out of pocket. ..
- Terrades M, Coulter W, Clarke H, Mullally B, Stevenson M. Patients' knowledge and views about the effects of smoking on their mouths and the involvement of their dentists in smoking cessation activities. Br Dent J. 2009;207:E22; discussion 542-3 pubmed publisher..Dentists should inform their patients about the oral effects of smoking and strongly advise them not to smoke, especially in patients diagnosed with periodontal disease and requiring surgical procedures. ..
- Christensen J, Matzen L, Wenzel A. Effect of explaining radiographic information to the patient before third molar surgery. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2010;39:176-8 pubmed publisher..If the dentist still wishes to show the patient the radiograph, the type of image seems not to be important. ..
- Imanaka M, Nomura Y, Tamaki Y, Akimoto N, Ishikawa C, Takase H, et al. Validity and reliability of patient satisfaction questionnaires in a dental school in Japan. Eur J Dent Educ. 2007;11:29-37 pubmed..75 and was statistically significant. The questionnaires used in this study are useful for measuring patient satisfaction in the dental school hospital setting. ..
- McNair A, Gardiner P, Sandy J, Williams A. A qualitative study to develop a tool to examine patients' perceptions of NHS orthodontic treatment. J Orthod. 2006;33:97-106; discussion 95 pubmed..These issues will be used to form the basis of a patient-centred measure for auditing patients' perceptions of orthodontic treatment under the NHS. ..
- Machnowski T. Reputations: victims of the marketing machine. CDS Rev. 2006;99:8 pubmed
- Byers M. Sweat the small stuff. CDS Rev. 2006;99:24 pubmed
- Goldstein A. New directions: the underpinnings of clinical excellence. Dent Today. 2007;26:144, 146 pubmed
- Glick M. Informed consent: a delicate balance. J Am Dent Assoc. 2006;137:1060, 1062, 1064 pubmed
- Eckert S. Another golden age. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2007;22:863 pubmed
- Chambers D. Finding our place in dental ethics. Pa Dent J (Harrisb). 2009;76:27-31 pubmed..Contributions are needed in all areas from individuals with various levels of training and commitment. Building the moral community is unique among ethical activities because it inescapably involves all oral health professionals. ..
- Winland R. Professional development: empathy. Gen Dent. 2006;54:300 pubmed
- Tortopidis D, Hatzikyriakos A, Kokoti M, Menexes G, Tsiggos N. Evaluation of the relationship between subjects' perception and professional assessment of esthetic treatment needs. J Esthet Restor Dent. 2007;19:154-62; discussion 163 pubmed
- Touger Decker R. Diet, cardiovascular disease and oral health: promoting health and reducing risk. J Am Dent Assoc. 2010;141:167-70 pubmed..Reinforcement of healthful lifestyle principles may help reduce patients' risk of developing CVD and improve their systemic and oral health. ..
- Adamjee A, Alfi D, Agarwal D, Braithwaite Y, Chan J, Chey M, et al. What does the fact of advertising convey to patients?. J Am Coll Dent. 2005;72:22-3 pubmed
- Holt V, Ladwa R. Mentoring. A quality assurance tool for dentists. Part 6: Outcomes: patient care, professional development and personal growth. Authentic happiness for dentists. Prim Dent Care. 2010;17:15-20 pubmed publisher..It is an opportunity for great personal growth, with increased levels of job and life satisfaction, leading to greater levels of authentic happiness for all those involved, not least for dentists and the dental team. ..
- Ahmad I. Digital dental photography. Part 2: Purposes and uses. Br Dent J. 2009;206:459-64 pubmed publisher..These uses enhance the status of a dental practice and improve delivery of care to patients. ..
- Milani J, Chi H, Chambers D. Comments as part of a clinical competency rating system. J Dent Educ. 2007;71:235-41 pubmed..The findings suggest that faculty members assume that students are skilled in these areas and tend to comment when their expectations are not fulfilled. ..
- Matthews J. Emerging issues in dentistry: caring for patients in the absence of evidence. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2008;8:139-43 pubmed publisher..Treatment planning and communication with patients require caution when evidence is weak or absent. ..
- Gordon J, Andrews J, Crews K, Payne T, Severson H, Lichtenstein E. Do faxed quitline referrals add value to dental office-based tobacco-use cessation interventions?. J Am Dent Assoc. 2010;141:1000-7 pubmed
- Brands W. The standard for the duty to inform patients about risks: from the responsible dentist to the reasonable patient. Br Dent J. 2006;201:207-10 pubmed..Finally some simple tests will show that informing patients about risks does not have to be a risky and time consuming business for the dentist. ..
- Machnowski T. Leadership and the yellow brick road. CDS Rev. 2006;99:8 pubmed
- Ten Berg M. Dental fear in children: clinical consequences. Suggested behaviour management strategies in treating children with dental fear. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. 2008;9 Suppl 1:41-6 pubmed..In addition, available research studies are discussed and suggestions for guidelines in dental practice are presented. ..
- Levin R. Cardinal rules of implant case presentation. Implant Dent. 2006;15:323 pubmed
- Thibodeau E, Mentasti L. Who stole Nemo?. J Am Dent Assoc. 2007;138:656-60 pubmed..The challenge of countering negative stereotypes of the dental profession as it often is portrayed in the cinema is problematic and has yet to be addressed adequately. ..
- Edwards D, Shroff B, Lindauer S, Fowler C, Tufekci E. Media advertising effects on consumer perception of orthodontic treatment quality. Angle Orthod. 2008;78:771-7 pubmed publisher..The majority of patients do not perceive advertising to reflect poorly on the quality of orthodontic care. However, patients with different income and education levels perceive media advertising differently. ..
- Heaton L, Carlson C, Smith T, Baer R, de Leeuw R. Predicting anxiety during dental treatment using patients'self-reports: less is more. J Am Dent Assoc. 2007;138:188-95; quiz 248-9 pubmed..Dentists may assess patients' anxiety quickly and accurately with the Dental Fear Survey or a similar measure, as well as by asking patients about their current dental attendance and previous dental experiences. ..
- Shepherd S, Young L, Clarkson J, Bonetti D, Ogden G. General dental practitioner views on providing alcohol related health advice; an exploratory study. Br Dent J. 2010;208:E13; discussion 304-5 pubmed publisher..To identify salient beliefs of general dental practitioners (GDPs) regarding their role in the identification of alcohol misuse and the provision of an alcohol related health message in the primary dental care setting...
- McGuigan P, Eisner A. Marketing the dental practice: eight steps toward success. J Am Dent Assoc. 2006;137:1426-33 pubmed..Improving relationships with patients will lead to increased patient retention, reduced marketing costs and greater personal satisfaction. By focusing on strengths, clinicians will improve patients' experiences in the dental office. ..
- Weinstock E. Informed consent. J Am Dent Assoc. 2006;137:1370; discussion 1370 pubmed
- Noar J. Orthodontic treatment philosophies--living with difference. Br Dent J. 2007;203:1 pubmed
- Peltier B, Weinstein P, Fredekind R. Risky business: influencing people to change. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2007;35:794-8 pubmed..It is important for dentists to establish which option works best with each employee, and for the dental care team to do the same with each patient in the practice. ..
- Hyman M. Interview with nationally recognized dental education speaker Mark E. Hyman, D.D.S. Tex Dent J. 2007;124:1130-2 pubmed
- Seacat J, Litt M, Daniels A. Dental students treating patients living with HIV/AIDS: the influence of attitudes and HIV knowledge. J Dent Educ. 2009;73:437-44 pubmed..Results indicated that both knowledge of HIV and attributions of patient responsibility for illness were predictive of negative attitudes toward treatment. ..
- Haak R, Rosenbohm J, Koerfer A, Obliers R, Wicht M. The effect of undergraduate education in communication skills: a randomised controlled clinical trial. Eur J Dent Educ. 2008;12:213-8 pubmed publisher..In contrast, implementation of a course in communication skills improved the practical competence in dentist-patient interaction. ..
- Heiberger M, Acquaviva M. Managing expectations: educating your patient about the denture process. Dent Today. 2006;25:64-5 pubmed
- Kahng L. Patient-dentist-technician communication within the dental team: Using a colored treatment plan wax-up. J Esthet Restor Dent. 2006;18:185-93; discussion 194-5 pubmed..Patient satisfaction is significantly enhanced through effective communication. This article describes the use of a diagnostic wax-up to facilitate optimal communication between the dental team and the patient. ..
- Schumann T. Top 10 lies dentists tell themselves. J Mich Dent Assoc. 2006;88:20 pubmed
- Murphy M. Collaborative interdisciplinary agreements: a new paradigm in laboratory and specialist communication and patient care. J Am Dent Assoc. 2006;137:1164-7 pubmed