Patient education sheets may be downloaded and given to patients who are diagnosed with BMS. Supplying patient educational material is affective in providing some information that the patient can review after leaving the dental office. Patient anxiety is usually reduced when the patient has material to read after an initial diagnosis has been rendered. Patients tend to only hear the actual diagnosis and “White Coat Syndrome” is known to occur. The patient may not remember what is heard after the initial shock of a diagnosis. Having printed material and instructions written for the individual patient is optimal. Below are links to two downloadable patient education sheets on BMS:
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