Doctor/ treatment coordinator (or hygienist or assistant)
Performs clinical exam.
Treatment coordinator (or hygienist or assistant) enters information into the chart.
Treatment coordinator (or hygienist or assistant) helps doctor by reinforcing doctor's statements.
Doctor asks patient if they knew they have dental disease.
Doctor presents treatment plan and educates on next phase of disease if untreated.
Gets patients commitment to correct each area found before explaining next condition.
Informs patient the treatment coordinator will go over all treatment needed and the costs involved.