Reconnecting Practicing Hygienists with the Nation's Leading Educators and Researchers.

Impact of Joint Hypermobility

Practitioners should self-identify the presence of joint hypermobility and recognize its potential effect on the musculoskeletal system and the effectiveness of periodontal instrumentation.

In Memoriam: A Lasting Legacy

The matriarch of dental hygiene, Esther M. Wilkins, BS, RDH, DMD, lives on through her seminal textbook, her passion for the profession of dental hygiene, and her personal impact on friends and colleagues.

Master the Method

The use of overlapping, multidirectional strokes in the correct sequence is key to successful instrumentation of deep periodontal pockets.