Motivational Interviewing for Dental Hygienists
The majority of periodontal patients can retain their dentition with appropriate treatment, effective plaque control, and regular maintenance
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the advantages, clinical uses, and evidence supporting motivational interviewing (MI) in oral health care.
- Identify MI strategies that can be used in clinical practice.
- Explain the key elements and terminology of MI in dental settings.
This course was published in the May 2017 issue and expires May 2020. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.