While we are told not to be quick to judge a book by its cover, most patients, waiting to see a doctor or dentist, tend to disagree. In the worlds of medicine and dentistry, first impressions are critical. A patient’s opinion about a practice starts the very moment they walk through the entryway. That is why you want to create a reception area that is just as inviting as it is well-designed. The following five tips should help you create a waiting room that is both warm and receptive.