Educating patients on protective oral measures can help this patient population maintain their oral health and…
When the patient-clinician relationship is established and shared decision making is incorporated, patients are well prepared to meet their oral healthcare goals.
The skills and knowledge of this key dental team member are needed today more than ever before.
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.