When talking about periodontal disease and increasing case acceptance with that part of your practice, this really should be a very simple thing for us to do. Sadly, periodontal disease still goes grossly undertreated in this country and in many of our practices.
So again, what I want you to think about through the lens of optimum oral health, what are some of the terms that we can be talking with patients about to get them to understand?
- I would use words like the silent taker of teeth
- Talk about their breath
- Talk about the drain with the infection affecting their systemic health.
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