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Kristia Turben, BSDH

Kristia Turben, BSDH
Kristia Turben obtained her BSDH from West Virginia University. She started her clinical career in a community health center in rural West Virginia where she worked closely with low SES individuals as well as migrant farm workers. She currently works in private practice. Kristia’s passion is working with children, patients with dental anxiety, and special needs individuals. She hopes to expand her career outside of the clinical setting.

Not Just Another Set of Teeth: Building Patient Rapport

Building rapport is a term often used in a dental office. It can refer to relationships between other offices, coworkers, or most importantly our patients. To put it simply, rapport is a way of saying two people understand each other and the lines of communication are open.  When it comes to building patient rapport there will never be a...