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Maryland Orthodontist and Pediatric Dentist Launch State-of-the-Art Mobile Website

Bethesda Dental Specialties Improves Patient Education With Easily Accessible Information

BETHESDA, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 01/23/13 -- Dr. Wayne Hickory and Dr. Joseph Lopez recently released a new mobile website for their Maryland orthodontics and pediatric dentistry practice. The doctors say the new mobile site will allow current and prospective patients access to the practice's information formatted for a range of mobile devices.

In addition to using advanced techniques, such as Invisalign® and SureSmile™, Dr. Hickory and Dr. Lopez are committed to staying up-to-date with the technology used by their patients. Adapting to the contemporary lifestyle of mobile technology and giving patients easy access to information in a manner that is convenient for them facilitates a pleasant experience for the patient when browsing through the variety of procedures the practice offers.

The new mobile website provides patients with a user-friendly interface to research their dental treatment options whenever -- and wherever -- patients please. Dr. Hickory and Dr. Lopez offer orthodontics for teens and adults as well as pediatric dentistry. As prospective patients learn about the doctors and their services, they can view testimonials from former and current clients and access a map leading them directly to the practice from their current location.

Many people today are finding their medical and dental providers through Internet research. Maryland orthodontist Dr. Hickory believes that an educated patient facilitates personalized dental goals for the individual. By providing prospective patients with an easy-to-navigate website and valuable information at their fingertips, patients can arrive to consultations more knowledgeable about their treatment options. The doctors highlight that well-informed patients are better able to communicate with their healthcare providers about expectations, which improves treatment outcomes and yields a more satisfied patient.

About Wayne Hickory, DMD, MDS
Dr. Wayne Hickory is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine where he earned his dental degree (DMD) and his Master of Dental Science (MDS). He then participated in a three-year postdoctoral certificate program in Orthodontics at the Vrijie University, Amsterdam and the University of Maryland. Dr. Hickory has twenty years practice experience in orthodontics and also teaches orthodontic courses internationally. He is available for interview upon request.

About Joseph Lopez, DMD

Dr. Joseph Lopez is a graduate of the University of San Francisco and earned his dental degree at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine. He has also served as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Lopez is available for interview upon request.

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