Dr. Pilcher practices a technique she developed called S.A.F.E. S.A.F.E. is a Sequential Approach to Familiarize and Engage pediatric patients. Dr. Pilcher developed this approach to reduce patient anxiety and help her pediatric patients understand the instruments and procedures they undergo. This techinique is part of Dr. Pilcher’s commitment to engage and education her patients on proactive approaches to keeping their teeth clean and healthy.
Dr. Pilcher routinely practices yoga and incorporates mindfulness, meditation and relaxation techniques based in yoga into her daily dentistry practice. She enjoys helping her patients to be comfortable and relaxed during their visit. As a certified children’s yoga instructor, Dr. Pilcher holds classes in her office after hours for her patients, families and friends to share their love of yoga.