Presenter: Trisha E. O'Hehir, RDH
Patients think "polishing" is the "prophy" and the rest is just "poking around." By polishing first, the "cleaning" is complete in the patient's mind and the periodontal examination can begin. Make the distinction between health and disease for patients with a unique probing technique. Explore strategies to avoid doing undercover periodontal treatment, stay on schedule, and improve both the oral health and the bottom line of the hygiene department.