Preventing failed appointments in general dental practice: a comparison of reminder methods

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Objective: To test the effectiveness of different systems of reminding patients about their appointments in order to reduce the rate of failed attendance. The expense in implementing a reminder system for patients was also estimated.Design: A clinical study in a single-handed dental practice.Subjects: Patients were reminded about their appointment using… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bdj.4809840

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@article{Reekie1998PreventingFA, title={Preventing failed appointments in general dental practice: a comparison of reminder methods}, author={D A Reekie and H. Roslyn Devlin}, journal={British Dental Journal}, year={1998}, volume={185}, pages={472-474} }