Jun 25, 2021
On this TIPisode we are joined by Stephanie Eddy, RDH BSDH to
talk about motivational interviewing and tools to assist in your
caries risk assessment!
"Patient centered communication is a simple conversational
technique that will help to guide a conversation according to a
patients values and expectations to elicit a change in
"84.5% of patients are classified as having an increased risk
"Can you imagine the difference we could make in our at risk
patients of all ages if we properly identified their risk level and
utilized patient centered communication to work together?"
"Are you taking the time to identify patients in your office
that are at risk for developing decay?"
"43.2% reported rarely or never using caries risk
"Elevates form has 5 simple close ended questions to use to
identify an increased risk of decay, and 4 open ended questions to
understand your patients goals and habits."