While rare, this genetic disorder impacts multiple organs and systems, including oral health.
Gingival crevicular fluid may be used as a biomarker for assessing the risk and stages of periodontal disease, as…
Research shows that both methods are equally effective in nonsurgical periodontal therapy.
Altering techniques to obtain diagnostic quality images in all patients—including children and those presenting with challenges—is key to the safe and effective capture of radiographs.
Illinois dental hygienists are disappointed over their exclusion in COVID-19 vaccine efforts.
As dental caries remains a serious public health problem, implementing minimally invasive approaches to addressing caries risk and preventing tooth decay is prudent.
Oral health professionals must adhere to evidence-based guidelines to ensure the dental operatory is safe for both patients and clinicians.
Mini- and micro-mini-bladed Gracey curets enable access and maximize calculus removal.
Accurate diagnosis and implementation of evidence-based therapies are key to addressing this common patient complaint.
Myriad factors impact oral health professionals’ risk of developing these painful and possibly career-ending injuries.