Dental Practice Advice–Thoughts on “Maintenance”


Dental Practice Advice--Thoughts on "Maintenance" In my dental practice advice series, I’d like to discuss what most of us refer to as “maintenance” or “preventive” care. Since this type of care is simply a continuation of treatment (i.e. after reconstruction), I recommend not discussing it at length as if it was an entirely new concept following the end of regular treatment. Why? Because it confuses the patient. After “reconstruction”, they are  suddenly forced to make a new decision. It’s sort of like starting all over with them again and having to “re-sell” an entirely different [...]