Emphasize the importance of maintaining proper oral health at the time of regular dental examinations. Recommend another recall appointment in 6 months or when deemed suitable depending on the patient’s oral status and needs. The receptionist must verify the patients contact details including name, address, e-mail and telephone contacts. A reminder can then be sent at a suitable time. This will prompt an appointment by the patient. This is the first step for developing a continuous care system.
A successful practice whether new or running is dependant to a certain extent on developing and implementing a continuous care system.
A successful practice whether new or running is dependant to a certain extent on developing and implementing a continuous care system. It is a well known fact that dental diseases if diagnosed early can be treated successfully. The purpose of these periodic recalls is not only to do a prophylaxis and take radiographs but also to re- educate and re-motivate the patient to maintain optimum oral health. Reminders or recall by dentists is a good practice builder and encourages a steady flow of patients. It helps reduce slack times and congestion periods in the clinic. Therefore reminders to patients,