What is your perception of the patient-dentist relationship? Would you convey it as one-sided? In other words, the dentist examines the patient’s teeth, decides on the course of treatment, and performs the procedure-while the patient is an unimportant participant.
It Starts With The Atmosphere
At David A. Rice, DDS, we don’t do things that way. You will realize the difference when you first walk in our doors. You will discover a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We don’t push patients through as if they were on an assembly line.
We see you as a whole person, not just an disembodied mouth full of teeth. When Dr. Rice meets with you, you will be able to talk about more than just your oral health. You will discuss your lifestyle, your past dental experiences, your goals, and your concerns. We want to create a long-term relationship with you—it benefits you and helps us do our jobs well.
When Dr. Rice examines a patient and finds a problem that needs treatment, there is rarely only one solution proposed. Dr. Rice will take as much time as necessary explain the options and answer your questions.
By listening carefully, communicating clearly, and asking the right questions, Dr. Rice can fully assess the many important factors that affect your present and future oral health.
Does This Sound Good to You?