Communication Between Dentist and Patient

To avoid any confusion or unhappiness, before any type of dental procedure is started, it is important for the dentist and patient, or the patient’s guardian, to thoroughly understand not only the procedure, but the end result as well.  One Arizona mother thought her young daughter was undergoing routine dental work, but there was nothing routine about the procedure and the end result was shocking to both her and her husband.

On her daughter’s recent dental check-up, the dentist wanted to fill her young daughter’s four cavities.  The mother approved the procedure, her daughter was sedated and then underwent the procedure.

She took her groggy daughter home after the procedure and the child took a nap.  When the girl woke up and the mother checked her mouth%2