Treatment acceptance for male patients: Leveraging personality type

June 28, 2024
DiSC personality types are a tried-and-true way to improve patient education and treatment. Get tips from Dr. Rice and Amanda Hill on how to use them in this episode of Gloves Off.

It's June and we have some "man topics" to discuss on Gloves Off—because sometimes men struggle to proactively manage their health. It's a well-documented phenomenon, and a huge contributor to early mortality among men.

For our second video, Dr. Rice and hygienist Amanda Hill share how they leverage DiSC personality profiles to approach patients in a way that makes sense for them.

Missed the previous episode? Check it out here.

About the Author

David R. Rice, DDS | Chief editor

Founder of the nation’s largest student and new-dentist community, igniteDDS, David R. Rice, DDS, travels the world speaking, writing, and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. He is the editorial director of DentistryIQ and leads a team-centered restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, New York. With 27 years of practice in the books, Dr. Rice is trained at the Pankey Institute, the Dawson Academy, Spear Education, and most prolifically at the school of hard knocks. Contact him at [email protected].

About the Author

Amanda Hill, BSDH, RDH, CDIPC

Amanda Hill, BSDH, RDH, CDIPC, is an enthusiastic speaker, innovative consultant, and award-winning author who brings over 25 years of clinical dental hygiene and education to dentistry. Recipient of OSAP’s Emerging Infection Control Leader award and an active participant with the advisory board for RDH magazine, DentistryIQ, and OSAP’s Infection Control in Practice Editorial Review Board and membership committee, Amanda (also known as the Waterline Warrior) strives to make topics in dentistry accurate, accessible, and fun. She can be reached at [email protected].