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Reducing the Likelihood of Burnished Calculus

I am about to graduate from dental hygiene school. I was taught that the current standard of care is to avoid creating glassy, smooth surfaces. However, one instructor in the clinic suggested that all surfaces should be glassy and smooth.…

When Perio Isn’t Perio

Ultimately, the treatment decisions we make don’t solely impact our patients. They determine the heart and soul of who we are as dental hygiene professionals.