Mastering the art of dental anesthesia helps support the highest levels of patient-centered care.
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.
I work in a family dental practice that will see children only beginning at age 5. I know the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends children visit their dental provider by their first birthday. How should I approach my…
Despite a wealth of evidence showing the effectiveness of sealants in caries prevention, this modality remains underutilized.
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.
What are appropriate guidelines for referring a patient to the periodontist for a localized or complete periodontal evaluation?
In the 13th edition of this annual feature, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene recognizes the best and the brightest in academia, clinical practice, industry, “mover and shaker,” public health, and research.
With a growing body of evidence in preventive dental science and increased focus on patient-centered care, oral health professionals should consider new approaches to caries management.
Risk assessment, effective communication, and self-management goal setting are integral to supporting the oral health of children.
The use of a simple antimicrobial preprocedural mouthrinse supports the safe practice of dentistry.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seriously impacted dentistry. All oral health professionals are concerned about remaining safe during the provision of dental care and ensuring the safety of patients. The appropriate wearing of masks is key to the…