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Rules on Patient Numbers

This information is from the article Standards for Patient Scheduling by Michele Carr, RDH, MA and Rachel Kearney, RDH, MS. To read the article, click here.

Impact of Estrogen on TMJ Pain

Affecting the quality of life for more than 10 million Americans, temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) are musculoskeletal conditions associated with pain and dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and muscles of mastication. The…

Social Distancing Is Key to Controlling Viral Spread

In light of the United States’ state-by-state approach to the COVID-19 pandemic and Americans’ high-level of mobility, the novel coronavirus spread to all 50 states and 90% of all US counties within 4 months of the initial outbreak,…

A Bright Spot in Difficult Times

While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced dental practices to close— leaving many dental hygienists unemployed—there are always bright spots. Have you done something to offer light during these dark times? If so, Dimensions wants to know! From…

Increase Your Knowledge of Restorative Materials

Dental hygienists routinely deal with prophylaxis of not only teeth, but a vast array of restorative materials. These restorations involve metallic, ceramic, polymeric, and composite materials that are part of the huge armamentarium…

Oral Hygiene for Implants

While current guidelines for maintaining implant-supported prosthetics are poorly defined, periodic evaluation by a dental professional is suggested for the preservation of healthy peri-implant tissues.

Supporting Oral Health Among the Visually Impaired

Oral health professionals will likely encounter patients with age-related macular degeneration in the clinical setting. Visual impairment can impact oral health in many ways. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about this disease and how…

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