Navigation Links
Top 5 Most Annoying Dental Patient Behaviors
Date:2/24/2009

Dentists Dish On What Drives Them Crazy While They Work...

30,000+ Dentists Converge in Chicago February 27-March 1

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Chicago Dental Society:

Who: The Chicago Dental Society (CDS) recently polled more than 300 members to find out some wacky, unusual, and just plain distracting behaviors they've encountered while patients are in their chair.

As we countdown to CDS's annual Midwinter Meeting, one of the largest displays of dental products in North America, here are the most annoying patient behaviors, according to those surveyed. Give your dentist a break and avoid these activities if possible.

5) Public displays of affection. Your breath may be minty fresh after a cleaning, but don't test it on your significant other until after you leave the dental office.

4) Playing games on your handheld. A few dentists reported getting knocked upside the head during an exam while their patients tried to continue playing their games at arms-length. Really, Tetris can wait.

3) Reading a book or magazine while the dentist is trying to perform an exam. You'll have to relinquish that People magazine or John Grisham novel so your dentist can get a look at your teeth.

2) Grooming. The light in the dental chair might be just right for touching up makeup or - heaven help us - plucking your eyebrows, but dentists really would prefer you save those activities for the bathroom.

And the most annoying thing patients do while in the dentists' chair?

Answering cell phone!

Why: Data was collected for the Chicago Dental Society's 144th annual Midwinter Meeting, which begins at McCormick Place in Chicago on February 26, 2009. The exhibit floor opens on February 27.

For more information about from the survey and dental health tip lists please contact Ambar Mentor at 312-408-2580 ext. 25. Information about new products on display at the dental conference is also available.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Chicago Dental Society
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Transcendental Meditation buffers students against college stress: Study
2. The State of the Tooth: Chicago-Area Residents Talk Dental
3. Milestone Scientific to Exhibit at the Chicago Dental Societys 144th Midwinter Meeting
4. Dr Timothy Huckabee Free Day of Dental Care Draws a Crowd
5. New approach to dental visits may ease kids fears
6. Discover Whole Body Wellness Through a Revolutionary - and Natural - Approach to Dental Care
7. National Dental Insurer United Concordia Successfully Launches Real-Time Claims Processing with Tesia-PCI
8. Colgates Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program Brings Free Childrens Dental Screenings to Los Angeles Area Big Lots Stores
9. Dr. Gregory Sawyer, of Los Gatos, Has Been Selected by the American Dental Association for the Evidence-Based Dentistry Champion Conference
10. Atlanta Dental Spa in Alpharetta, GA Offering CAD / CAM Dentistry
11. American Dental Association Applauds Legislators for Introducing Meth Mouth Bill
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/24/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... April 24, 2017 , ... As ... is worth a thousand words. The good news for single women is that she ... Attraction," which is available on April 25th. Joan's insight, personal experiences and sparkling sense ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 24, 2017 , ... Donna Parker, ... but she has not found any of them to be very practical. She wanted ... slowly and easily make changes in their health. It prompted her in writing “ ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... “Learning to Use Your SPIRITUAL COMPASS To Navigate Life Issues”: ... SPIRITUAL COMPASS To Navigate Life Issues” is the creation of published author, Rachel Jamerson, ... of Directors for CONTACT USA, and former member of the American Association of Christian ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... Gainesville, Florida (PRWEB) , ... April 24, 2017 , ... ... at the University of Florida. The event will be held at 7:30 pm on ... and Ken Block and Drew Copeland of Sister Hazel, will support the UF Collegiate ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... A 2-in-1 bottleless ... same place. From 101 Water Texas, here are the ways in which this ... a continuous supply of pure, fresh, oxygenated water, with both cold and hot ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/21/2017)... 2017 Halo Labs announces the launch of ... system called the Horizon at PEGS 2017 in ... system analyzes sub visible particulate matter in biopharmaceutical samples ... as early as candidate selection and pre-formulation. ... research organization Elion Labs for system validation. ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 20, 2017  Vivify Health, the pioneer and market ... awarded a very significant patent for the advancement of ... care via digital health.  This landmark patent provides the ... further secures Vivify,s position as the leader in remote ... the first company to apply consumer mobile devices, wireless ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 Research ... "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: Addressing Production Complexities ... to their offering. ... "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: Overcoming ... provides an in-depth assessment of the current trends in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: