How a Dentist Can Improve Your Experience With Dental Care

Dental practices make it paramount to improve their customer satisfaction by making their experience with dental care memorable. Most customers are known to spend more with a company or retain a dentist with a good history of dental care. 

One of the most common excuses many give for not visiting the dentist is dental anxiety. Nowadays, satisfaction with dental care goes beyond the result. It extends to the entire experience of the dental procedure; patients expect the process to be rewarding and pleasant. The following are ways a dentist can give you a pleasant dental care experience and build lasting relationships.

Improved dental care options

Ease of appointment bookings and follow-up reminders

The dental experience does not start when you walk through the door of the dental office. The process begins with the convenience of booking an appointment and recurrent notifications of appointment. Many dental offices take the smart way of creating an easy appointment process. This includes smartphone apps that allow patient booking rather than the need for a phone call that may cause annoying hold times. The staff of the dental office also have experience with customer service to ensure that patients are handled in a friendly and helpful manner when booking consultations.

Incorporate nonconventional elements

Functional, sterile settings are gradually becoming outdated. When you arrive at the dental office, the staff will ensure that you stay relaxed and comfortable as much as possible; this is done knowing how terrifying the dental office can be for many patients.

The dentist may have soothing music, aromatherapy or relaxation elements. While you sit in the waiting room, you can treat yourself to the calming water features, such as a wall-mounted water fountain or tabletop waterfall. The goal is to put you at ease and give you a memorable experience.

Improve comfortability

Significant levels of comfort can do a lot in giving you an excellent dental care experience. The dental office may have comfortable waiting room chairs, comfy dental chairs and noise-canceling headphones for you while you undergo dental care.

Ease of access

Sometimes the atmosphere and relaxation in the dental office are not all you get. The dentist may personally monitor your condition to see how you are doing and keeps his or her line open for calls if you have an emergency.


Overcoming your fear of the dental office can be challenging. The dentist will discuss with you and allay your fears before commencing treatment. The first course of action is to provide you with enough reassurance that the dental procedure will be painless and give you the best result.

Most times, patients walk into the dental office with low self-esteem caused by their dental condition and its impact on their physical appearance. The dentist will encourage you and give you a chance to express your fears and what you hope to achieve from the treatment. Your needs matter to the dentist, and their primary aim is to give you the best dental care and ensure ultimate satisfaction.

Request an appointment here: or call Brimhall Dental Group at (661) 249-1122 for an appointment in our Bakersfield office.

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