The Sixth District Dental Society

149th Semi-Annual Meeting

Doubletree Hotel Binghamton, NY

May 12, 2017

Registration and Exhibits: 8:00 AM

Lecture: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Dr. Jeff Horowitz

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning For Success — Protocols and Techniques for Increasing Treatment Plan Acceptance

Dr. Terrence J. Thines NYS Requirements for Prescribing Opioid Drugs  The Mandatory Pain Management, Palliative Care, and Addiction Education/ Training for Prescribers Presented by the New York State Dental Foundation* It happens every day. You are running behind when the hygienist or assistant pages you for a new patient. You have to walk the tightrope to make the patient feel welcome while getting out of there in time to save your schedule. Do you tell the patient what they need right then, bring them back for a consult, or have your staff explain? This course will detail the new patient experience as THE MOST CRITICAL procedure you perform. This course is suitable for the entire team and will take participants from the initial phone call or web inquiry through restorative care. The techniques taught in this course will immediately translate to more committed patients, who will then become your best referral source.

Objectives: At the conclusion of this course, participants should expect to understand:

• Thegreatestbarriers tocaseacceptance.

• How todesign examinationsandtreatmentplanningtofacilitate case acceptance.

• Detailedrecordtakingandinterpretation.

• Verbiageandskills that will create committedpatients.

• How toaddprocedures/techniques that will instantlyaddtoofficeproduction.


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