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A Science-Based Approach to Communicating the Oral-Systemic Message to Your Patients and Your Team


Presented by: Dave Striegel, PhD

Original Publication Date:  August 16, 2017

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Course Description:

With the proliferation of technology designed to assist in communication with patients and teams, we in the field of dentistry are unintentionally becoming disconnected from the people we work with and serve.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the latest research in neuroscience and psychology that points to the need to find time and place a premium on live, face-to-face interactions with patients and team members when communicating the critical oral-systemic message.
  • Discover a communication strategy for approaching patients and team members and the science behind why this type of strategy is so important today.

Speaker Bio:

Dave Striegel’s unique background, including a Ph.D. in applied sport psychology and a highly engaging, no-nonsense communication style, has led to nearly 20 years of success as a performance coach, consultant, speaker, and coach to many individuals and organizations, including professional and elite amateur athletes, business owners, doctors, Fortune 500 executives, top educators and law enforcement specialists including FBI Hostage Rescue Teams and members of the military’s Special Forces.

As a professional speaker, Dave’s speaking style is dynamic, highly motivational, and engenders confidence and trust. As a professional business coach for dentists, Dave coaches his clients to thrive under the pressure of these uncertain economic times to maximize the experience of owning and managing a dental practice. He transfers the critical meaning and lessons from his work with high-level athletes and executives into terms that anyone wanting to enhance performance can apply immediately in their lives.