Statistics show the importance of regular dental care in maintain oral health.
(PRWEB) January 29, 2014
Tariq Drabu is a highly respected dentist, and owner of the successful Langley Dental Practice in Middleton, Manchester. He is also the the Clinical Lead Dentist for the Oral Surgery Clinical Assessment and treatment Services for NHS Heywood Middleton and Rochdale. He was speaking recently about the need to effectively promote dental services, and encourage patients to return to the dentist’s chair. He is keen to promote the advantages of regular dental care, and the need for check-ups to maintain good oral health.
Tariq Drabu was speaking in reference to a recently published article in the Denistry website which discusses the need to encourage patients to return to the dentist for regular check-ups. The article can be read here.
The article suggests that practices across the country should consider taking the opportunity to consider ways of marketing to existing patients who have not attended the dentist for a long period of time. Tariq Drabu said, “Statistics show the importance of regular dental care in maintain oral health. Often people have busy lives and attending the dentist can be forgotten about. My team and I will be developing ways to encourage our patients to return for a check-up. Good oral health is vital to prevent tooth-loss, decay and gum disease. Regular dental checks can help address any issues and keep patients in excellent oral health.”
Tariq Drabu has been running his successful practice in Manchester for over 25 years, and he understands that sometimes attending dental checks are not high on patients’ lists of priorities. However, he believes that dentists should do whatever is necessary in order to focus on attracting previous patients back to their practice. He went on to say, “In my experience, all dentists have lapsed patient lists. These lists could contain patients who potentially need our help. I believe it is important that we attempt to encourage our lapsed patients to return for a check-up by contacting them and letting them know about our services.”
Tariq Drabu continued by saying, “The article suggests that some practices are hiring marketing specialists to help them encourage patients to return. I am not convinced this is always necessary. For most practices, additional budgets for marketing are not available. Here at Langley we are fortunate. We have an extremely gifted team of administration and support professionals who understand marketing. I will work with my team to develop and implement appropriate ways to reach out to previous patients and encourage them to pay us a visit.”
Tariq Drabu closed by saying, “If anyone is interested in returning to Langley for treatment, or if new patients wish to enquire about our treatments, I suggest they contact the practice to make an appointment at a suitable time. We offer a wide range of specialist dental treatments, family dentistry, and we also offer a range of popular cosmetic dental treatments. I would also suggest that interested parties refer to our website which contains detailed information on all the treatments we offer.”
About Dr Tariq Drabu
Dr Tariq Drabu is a highly experienced and well known Manchester dentist and GDC registrant. He is accredited as a Specialist in Oral Surgery by the General Dental Council. Dr Tariq Drabu practices at his Langley Dental Practice in Manchester. Dr Drabu is a leading name in dentistry, with more than 25 years’ experience in both general practice and hospital dentistry. Dr Tariq Drabu is also the Clinical Lead Dentist for the Oral Surgery Clinical Assessment and Treatment Services at NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale. He is a specialist staff member at The UCLan Dental Clinic in Preston.