Rt1 Dental Case Study

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When people hear the word dentist, they immediately think of pain and, “how much is this going to cost me?” Most people tend to shy away from the dentist because of these factors. However, when it comes to Dr. Trakhtman and the staff at Rt1 Dental, they take dentistry above and beyond by ensuring patient needs and concerns. Dr. Trakhtman’s motivation stems from wanting to change peoples’ lives by providing an outlet where their cosmetic desires are met, as well as providing comfort and affordability. The team at Rt1 Dental focuses on quality of care by implementing the latest treatment techniques. A hygienist is known for cleaning plaque off all surfaces of the teeth and gums and teaching patients how to floss properly. At Rt 1 Dental, the hygienist goes more in depth to explain how bacteria build up can affect the teeth by using teeth models and videos. If you are already diagnosed with bacteria build up or periodontal disease, the hygienist also has the tools to help patients control the inflammation caused by the bacteria. Fluoride is one product used in the office to help prevent tooth decay. When it comes to cosmetics, the hygienist is well versed in teeth …show more content…

Dental assistants’ contribution to the doctor is to allow for efficient dental treatment by preparing the patient for the procedure, sterilizing instruments, passing instruments during the procedure, holding suction devices, exposing dental radiographs, taking impressions, and fabricating provisional crowns. Along with crowns, Rt1 Dental offers veneers which are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve your smile. Many people are skeptical about other procedures like cavities and root canals. During these procedures, pain is thought to be the leading dynamic because of the injections. The assistants and Dr. Trakhtman know of various techniques to help lessen the pain

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