Oral health professionals must adhere to evidence-based guidelines to ensure the dental operatory is safe for both patients and clinicians.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry are studying whether mouthrinse can reduce the level of SARS-CoV-2 present in the oral cavity in order to hinder the virus’ ability to spread to…
Utah’s Senate Bill 103, introduced by Senator Todd D. Weiler (R), would require the state’s Department of Health to directly reimburse dental hygienists for certain services provided through Medicaid.
Terri Chandler's, RDH, passion for helping others was one reason she wanted to be a dental hygienist.
A study recently published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene found that 3.1% of dental hygienists have had COVID-19, which is similar to the infection rate of dentists, but significantly lower than other healthcare professionals.