Shared Decision Making in Dental Hygiene Appointments
The purpose of this project was to estimate the patient participation in decisions commonly arising in scaling and root planning as functions of the professionals’ preferences of dental hygienists, typical situation in this procedure, common approaches to patient interaction, and the interaction of these factors.
Author(s): José A. Verdugo, DH ’22
Mentor(s): Dr. Dave Chambers, Prof. Lory Laughter
Dental Hygiene Research Award