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Triggering Change Part 2: Dental Appliances Not Being Used

Posted by Doug Brown on Tue, May 31, 2011 @ 12:05 PM

(BiteFX Forum Article posted by Suzan Bekolay of Click Coaching)

  1. Appliances in drawers

How many patients complied with the recommendation for an orthotic (a term I prefer over splint), wore it for a while and then eventually found it's way to the drawer instead of nightly use as “recommended”?   So much for prevention!  Those who experience symptoms may demonstrate more adherance.   In the interest of clarity; compliance is

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Tags: Guest Blogs, Px Behavior Change

Dental Exam to Consult to Agreement

Posted by Doug Brown on Thu, May 26, 2011 @ 07:05 AM

(Transferred from a BiteFX Forum post by Chris Toomey, DDS.)

I have recently been working extensively on integrating BiteFX with my treatment plans.  As  a matter of fact I just presented to my study club a power point:  Exam to Consult to Agreement.  

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Tags: Guest Blogs, Treatment Acceptance

Dentists' Advice on Getting Started with BiteFX

Posted by Doug Brown on Thu, May 26, 2011 @ 07:05 AM

(Taken from a forum post by Fred Peck, DDS)

Where should you start with the BiteFX? In our office, every new patient undergoes a complete dental examination, x-rays and a complete photographic series. After the exam is complete, the photographs are shown on the computer screen, pointing out any existing occlusal issues, caries and cosmetic issues. Then, BiteFX is opened and we go through any

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Tags: Guest Blogs, Practice Effectiveness

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