Dentist Natalia Rogulska takes a photo of the patient’s teeth
Nowadays, cameras have become an indispensable tool in every modern dental clinic. Photographic documentation not only records the patient’s image, but opens the door to many benefits that can significantly improve the treatment process and communication with patients.
Full photo protocol: The patient is always at your fingertips
Taking a complete set of intraoral photos is a fundamental part of our practice. Thanks to this graphic document, we can return to the patient’s initial condition at any time. This is an invaluable value that allows us to closely monitor treatment progress and make more accurate therapeutic decisions.
Collaboration and individual treatment plan
Consultation with experts in various fields of dentistry is crucial to creating comprehensive and personalized treatment plans. Thanks to photographic documentation, we can collaborate more effectively, presenting case details and consulting with other specialists to determine the optimal therapeutic approach for the patient.
Photos as an educational tool
Photos can convey more than a thousand words. Photographs allow patients to better understand the current state of their oral health and the need for any changes. Often, what may be difficult to understand in conversation becomes clear and distinct in a photo. This is an excellent educational tool to help patients make more informed decisions about their treatment.
Track your progress and be satisfied with your smile’s evolution
Photos are also an excellent tool for assessing treatment progress. By comparing before and after photos, both doctor and patient can see the evolution and results of the therapy. Some smile transformations require time and systematic work, but the effects are extremely satisfying. Patients often forget what they looked like at the beginning of treatment, which makes the final visit an exciting and touching moment when they can compare their past and present smiles.
The use of a camera in our dental practice is not only a documentation tool, but above all a communication and motivational tool for both us and our patients. Each photo is a step towards a more beautiful, healthier smile!