Dentist-patient communication techniques used in the United States: the results of a national survey.

@article{Rozier2011DentistpatientCT,
  title={Dentist-patient communication techniques used in the United States: the results of a national survey.},
  author={Richard Gary Rozier and Alice Munkhoff Horowitz and G D Podschun},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={142 5},
  pages={
          518-30
        }
}
BACKGROUND The authors conducted a national survey to determine the communication techniques that dentists use routinely and variations in their use. METHODS American Dental Association Survey Center staff members mailed an 86-item questionnaire to a random sample of 6,300 U.S. dentists in private practice. Participants reported routine use ("most of the time" or "always") during a typical week of 18 communication techniques, of which seven are basic techniques. The authors used analysis of… 
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