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10 Feb Dentist In Cocoa Beach Florida Learns a New Language for his Patients

A true and dedicated health care professional is someone who can take care of his patients regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, and ethnicity. As healthcare is virtually for everyone, it becomes all the more important for healthcare professionals to learn more about the implications of transculturalism in the practice of their profession. For example, a dentist should not only be able provide exemplary dental services to English-speaking American-born Florida citizens; he should also be able to provide the same level of quality oral and dental health care to other individuals who may speak another tongue.

dentists in cocoa beach learn a new languageWhile many may be averse to learning different languages, Dr. Keith Vevera, a Cocoa Beach dentist (www.veveradental.com), considers studying other languages as particularly important in his practice of dentistry. This is because more than 1 out of 5 residents in Cocoa Beach are Latinos or Hispanics whose English may not be that impeccable. And while no one can really coerce these individuals to learn the English language, Dr. Vevera has taken it up upon himself to learn the language in order to be able to provide better dental and oral health care for the Latino or Hispanic population.

With more than a quarter of a century practicing dentistry, Dr. Vevera prides himself of being able to provide a whole range of quality dental and oral health services that include general and restorative dentistry. He also recognizes the value of having pearly white teeth on the improvement of one’s self-esteem and self-confidence that he has sought to specialize as well in cosmetic dentistry. He and his team at his clinic have been perfecting their craft for many years now in an effort to provide the residents in the community the kind of teeth that they can really be proud of.

Dr. Vevera and his team of dental clinic professionals place emphasis on the alleviation of anxiety and the establishment of trust between them and their clients as a necessary step in successfully completing any dental or oral health procedure. This is imperative because the experiences one has with just a single session of dental procedure can already affect his attitude towards general dental and oral health. This is why Dr. Vevera will always make sure to communicate well with his patients even before he starts the procedure.

And with a new learned language, Dr. Vevera is much more confident that he can serve other local residents and not only the English-speaking ones. This is how this dentist in Cocoa Beach is trying to improve the delivery of dental and oral care so that everyone – regardless of language – can benefit from his services.

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25 Jan Asking For a Dentist In a Foreign Language

Written By Timothy Conway – Age 13

Foreign language learning is a wonderful tool and to learn how to master a language you’ve always dreamed of learning. Whether English is your first language or not foreign language training is both fun and beneficial in many ways. For example, it could boost your prospective job opportunities by noting you are bilingual on your resume. This article was actually conceived during a trip overseas where a member of our group desperately needed a dentist. Because we learned this country’s language, we rose to the occasion!

dentistLearning a foreign language, unlike learning a language at school is a lot different for adults. Modules, classes, and lessons are given with the knowledge that the student is an adult who might be working full time and does not necessarily have the time to dedicate a number of hours to it. But why would anyone want to take their time to learn a foreign language? The benefits are numerous, apart from being able to add it your resume it is also helpful when traveling and are in desperate need of a dentist! Just think… you will be able to ask for whatever services you may need using the skills gained from learning a foreign language.

Then are there also the psychological and cognitive benefits that may help you make a decision to enroll in foreign language class. Studies have shown that by learning a new language that your first language is improved while your memory is also improved. The science behind it is that the more your brain is used the better it functions. In addition, learning another language may open one’s mind up to other cultures and religions. When learning a new language and you hear it being authentically spoken, you naturally want to use the language you are being taught. Even if it is something as lame as asking for the dentist!

But it’s not only about the fun stuff. When you learn a foreign language, doors can open for you in many other ways. In a global business world, you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home to communicate with business associates in places afar. Learning a new language and using slightly in a presentation could help you “seal the deal.”

Additionally, including a language under your set of skills on a resume could be beneficial for your career. Although your position does not require it for to perform the job duties, simply having it as a skill set it simply sets you apart from other candidates. Also consider that those working in the service industry, whether as a dentist, nurse or call center agent, being able to learn a foreign language will aid you during an encounter with a patient or customer. By speaking three or four languages you will be able to better service the customers in your industry and help them a lot quicker. It also prevents you from getting frustrated when you can’t understand what your clients want.
All in all being able to learn a foreign language means you can open your mind and memory, learn something new and create better opportunities for yourself. And, of course, be able to show off in foreign where you can speak the language.

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