Be curious about your client’s overall dental experience without entering into details. Ask if they have any concerns about today’s appointment.

Take the time to ask questions.

Take the time:

Taking the time to ask in conversation:

“On a scale from 0 to 10, 0 not being anxious at all and 10 being the most anxious you can imagine, how anxious are you about the appointment today?”

Also asking questions like:

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“What could I do to support you today?”

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What would make our time together easier for you?”

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