Dental Experience

Improved outcomes. Happier patients. Healthier bottom line.

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     Ver·i·fy Your Patients' Experience

DifferentKind has partnered with the NMTC to bring innovators like you closer to your patients' voice.
We then help you develop the evidence-based skills to build trust and develop loyalty.

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Meaningful Measurement

We help dental professionals measure and improve the aspects of the patient journey that most impact trust and loyalty. Learn what matters to your patients - and continually make it better.

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Improvement Insights

Our actionable, targeted insights help dental professionals improve - at the provider-level, at the practice-level, and at the organization-level.

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Automated Workflow

Your time is valuable. We make it effortless to get the information you really need, and are integrated with most EDRs, including Dentrix, OpenDental, Eaglesoft, Denticon, & more.

What people are saying about DifferentKind

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The patient experience has never been more important for dental practices than now! DifferentKind is the industry leader in cultivating not only a better patient experience but in creating transformation within the mindset of the dental team - leading to more efficient and effective patient care.

Melissa Turner
Co-Founder, National Mobile & Teledentistry Conference
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DifferentKind makes me excited about the future of patient-facing measurement in dental care, enabling a better match between patients and dentists.

Kerry Hicks
Founder and former CEO, Healthgrades
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Our health center has worked with the DifferentKind team for over a year.  It’s exciting and motivating for our staff to see how their skills are reflected in positive scores in our patient experience dashboards.

Alynn Vienot Hayes
Director of Dental Program Operations,
Neighborhood Health Center
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What Optimal Patient Experience Can Do For Your Practice
↑ Treatment Plan Adherence
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↑ Quality, Safety, & Efficiency
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↓ Employee Turnover
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↑ Patient Loyalty
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Creating trust requires
partnership & transparency.

If you're looking for the data to demonstrate your practice's commitment to patient-centered, evidence-based dental care, we'd love to chat with you.

Our Founders

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Matthew Allen, DDS

  • Leading expert on person-centered care in dentistry
  • Given over 100 talks to dental and medical professionals around the globe
  • Published 8 articles in peer-reviewed journals and other industry publications
  • The only US-based dentist member of MINT, the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
  • Part-time volunteer faculty at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine.
Dental patient experience leader Carolyn Brown, DDS, MA

Carolyn Brown, DDS, MA

  • Operates as a health care change agent  in a consulting practice spanning over 10 years.
  • Veteran subject matter expert in teledentistry, value-based care, medical-dental integration, and dental benefits.
  • Previously the dental director at The Native American Health Center, Inc
  • The only dentist to hold a certificate in value-based care from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College