Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Celebrates 20 Years
It is difficult to fathom but Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is turning 20!
It is difficult to fathom but Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is turning 20! The journal was launched in 2002 by Lorene G. Kent, RDH, BA, founder of Belmont Publications, Inc. (now Belmont Business Media), who dreamed of providing dental hygienists with cutting-edge and evidence-based content from the nation’s leading educators and researchers. As a dental hygienist herself with 25 years of experience in general and periodontal settings, Kent’s mission was to create a convenient and concise resource that dental hygiene professionals could use to keep abreast of the latest advances and emerging standards of care.
Kent remains president of Belmont Business Media and publisher of its journals—which, in addition to Dimensions, include Perspectives on the Midlevel Practitioner and Decisions in Dentistry. The company also produces a wide array of digital, social, and influencer media platforms, and continuing education activities. An honorary member of Sigma Phi Alpha, the National Dental Hygiene Honor Society, Kent has also served on the Dental Trade Alliance’s Board of Directors.
We will be celebrating this important milestone all year long with fun promotions and additional stories about the journal’s inception and development.
From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. January 2022; 20(1)12.