Multimedia Education

By: Lord Dufferin Dental  09-12-2011
Keywords: Dentists

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Dentists have learned a few things about patient education. They've learned that words alone don't cut it. Neither do static diagrams. Their patients want visual education. They want dazzling 3-D graphics, animation, and sparkling color. And patients want to control what they watch. They want multimedia patient education. Several programs are out there. But the number-one multimedia patient education program is CAESY (Clinically Advanced Education SYstem). 
Do your kids visit a children's dentist (pediatric dentist)? The CAESY Clubhouse delights and educates children with presentations that feature Kirby, a real and very smart chimpanzee, and two curious terriers who take young viewers on a tour of a dentist office. With full-motion video, amazing 3-D graphics, before-and-after photos, theater-quality music, and multi-language narratives, education. It will definitely make you an informed dental consumer. 

Keywords: Dentists

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