Patients are sometimes apprehensive around the time they are due to have their dentures fitted, so for a dentist it is really important to manage their expectations to ensure that the treatment is successful.
Dentures are often seen not as an alternative to having teeth, but as the alternative to having no teeth and patients should be aware that there are certain limitations to the functions of dentures. Discover dentures.
This is why a detailed explanation of the process and what the actual outcome will be is essential; on many occasions the expectations of patients have been too high, and they have ended up disappointed with the service and outcome they receive, Dentistry.co.uk reports.
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In order to provide the best information possible, the General Dental Council recommends that dental practitioners use diagrams, as well as written advice, that patients can take into consideration before agreeing to the treatment or advancing to the next stage.
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Patients should be informed about the possibilities in terms of design, material of choice, but also the potential response to each option. They should also be informed of the details surrounding NHS and private treatment options, the website noted.
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When talking about potential tooth loss and how to deal with it, dentists are advised to introduce the idea of dental implants to patients and try to communicate the advantages and disadvantages of both types of tooth replacement methods. Read more.
According to Dentistry.co.uk, research shows that if professionals manage to paint a clear picture of the procedures patients will be going through, the chances of a satisfactory outcome are higher. Call us on 020 3740 3349.