It’s not you…it’s me! Releasing your motivational superpowers

motivationJoin Faye Donald as she discusses ways to motivate your patients during a free webinar on Thursday 27 January at 19:00.

This webinar will help clinicians to structure appointments around home care and oral hygiene instruction, whilst still giving value to the visit.

We’ll look at compliance, the core principles of behaviour change and motivational interviewing. As well as why oral hygiene instruction sometimes fails and how motivating ourselves helps to motivate our patients.

Learning outcomes

  • The importance of educating and motivating patients to change their behaviour
  • Structuring appointments
  • The core principles of motivational interviewing
  • Road blocks to effective oral hygiene instruction
  • Tips for keeping ourselves motivated.

Faye Donald

Faye is a practising dental hygienist. She graduated from Leeds in 2001 and went on to complete the national certificate in counselling skills and behavioural therapy before undergoing further training in Switzerland where she became a certified Swiss Dental Academy trainer.

She now lectures both nationally and internationally and frequently writes for dental journals.

Faye is chairperson for the north east BSDHT and is a key opinion leader for Oral-B. She has twice been voted winner of ‘UK’s Best Hygienist’ and once voted winner of ‘UK’s Dental Hygienist of the Year’.

Faye is a highly motivated hygienist whose passion lays in patient centred, prevention led, minimally invasive treatment approaches and the role that empowering patients plays in contemporary supportive therapy.

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