Why Do I Have to Wait at The Dentist?

why-do-i-have-to-wait-at-the-dentistWhy do I have to wait in my doctor’s waiting room past my appointment time? Why are they running behind? I think they forgot about me…. Let’s face it, we all hate waiting for things, especially for an appointment that we may not really want to be at anyway. Why do doctors run behind?

Being a dental assistant, I see what goes on behind the scenes of a dental office and circumstances that cause us to run late. I think it’s good for a patient to know that we aren’t keeping them waiting on purpose. It’s as frustrating to us as it is to them and we’d like to take a moment to maybe get a little understanding as to why this happens. Continue Reading…