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…
Evidence supports the effectiveness of this type of traditional Chinese medicine in the management of work-related pain.
With a growing aging population across the United States, oral health professionals are charged with helping this vulnerable population prevent dental disease and improve oral health.
One of my patients drinks a lot of diet soda, which has softened her tooth enamel. What advice should I give her on choosing a toothpaste that will support oral health but not be too abrasive?
Providing oral healthcare during a global pandemic presents challenges, including the effective management of dental aerosols produced during ultrasonic instrumentation.
This caries-prevention modality is effective for a variety of patient populations—from the very young to the very old.
The new system is designed to support clinicians in their ability to provide individualized, patient-centered care.
Clinicians should consider the design of the sickle when deciding upon its use.
A variety of options are available to support clinicians in their efforts to reduce the prevalence of tooth decay.
The only absolute contraindication to CHG mouthrinse use is hypersensitivity to CHG or to any components found in the product formulation.
Gingival health is closely related to the esthetics of the smile.
Choosing the right instrument and implementing the appropriate technique to scaling terminal distal surfaces are key.
As dental practices reopen for elective procedures, oral health professionals will need to be prepared to protect themselves and patients from dental aerosols.
Dental hygienists lead the way in ensuring the health, function, and maintenance of dental implants.
Early detection and treatment are important to effectively manage this common oral condition.