Hygienists play a critical role in growing their practice. Learn what you can do to improve all aspects of hygiene operations, including scheduling, case presentation, dentist-hygienist communication.

Patient Communication

Hygienist patient communication in action

Hygienist-patient communication plays a very significant role in hygiene appointments. In addition to the many preventive and diagnostic procedures the hygienist performs for her p...

Case Presentation and Hygiene

Hygienist supporting with dental case presentation

Only you, the dentist, can recommend treatment, but in cases that aren’t immediately accepted by patients, members of your staff can have significant influence over dental case pre...

Promoting Home Care Products

Product for dental care at home

In addition to performing a range of diagnostic and prophylactic oral health procedures, dental hygienists also play a vital educational role. Observing the condition of patients’ ...

Hygiene Scheduling

Receptionist and Dentist scheduling dental hygiene appointments

Finding new patients has become more difficult than ever. Convincing them during their first appointment to join your practice is critical. However, in the long run, scheduling the...

More than Cleaning

Dentist showing patient the hygiene appointment is more than just a cleaning

The hygiene appointment not only helps maintain patients’ oral health but also has everything to do with maintaining a healthy patient-practice relationship. Without these routine,...