Changing patient behaviour: Interventions that work

11:45 - 12:30

Aims

This session will provide an overview of effective practice based interventions to change the oral health of patients.

Objectives

  • Have a knowledge of published research on behaviour change in dentistry
  • Be able to identify the key elements of a behaviour change intervention
Providing guidance
Goal Setting
Planning
Self-monitoring
  • Have considered the steps that would be required to introduce these techniques into their own practice

Professor Tim Newton, Professor of Psychology as Applied to Dentistry, King's College London