1.3 Consultation and consent

This module guides you in preparing a comprehensive discussion with your patient in order to gain his or her acceptance for implant treatment. This discussion is an important stage of patient communication and a key factor for a successful treatment outcome. It is also essential for patient motivation and compliance.

Learning objectives

  • Be able to discuss the ideal treatment plan and any open questions with the patient, along with risks, benefits and alternatives to the proposed treatment.

  • Use the detailed information provided to obtain informed consent from the patient before the start of implant treatment.

  • Discuss financial aspects and payment options.