Studies show that it is important to set clear goals with a patient to help behavior change occur.2,6,7 Statements like, “You need to brush better” could be unclear because the patient is left not knowing exactly what this means and why they need to do it. Instead, it is advised that a dental professional follow these three goal-setting guidelines:
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