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

This webinar is aimed at helping 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.

Speaker: 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 & 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 who’s 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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This continuing professional development (CPD) activity fully complies with the CPD requirements of the General Dental Council. FMC certifies this activity for one hour of enhanced CPD in the subject of It’s not you… it’s me! Releasing your motivational superpowers.

This CPD meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcome A.

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