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NYU’s Alla J. Wheeler Award Revealed

The Alla J. Wheeler Ethics and Professionalism Award, which is sponsored by Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, was given to Liam Fomin, AAS, a May graduate of New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry’s Associate in Applied Science…

New Baccalaureate Program Celebrates Graduates

Eastern International College (EIC), a private, for-profit college in Jersey City, New Jersey, opened a 3-year Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (BSDH) Program in 2019. Recently the school celebrated its first graduating…

Medical-Dental Integration Improves Outcomes

A report from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine shows that close communication between dental and medical providers improves health outcomes and reduces barriers to care. As noted in the study, “Medical-Dental…

Grants Awarded to Advance Equity In Oral Health

The CareQuest Institute for Oral Health has funded $2.7 million in grants to foster more equity in the provision of dental care. A national nonprofit focused on creating a more accessible, equitable, and integrated oral health system,…

Taking the Fear Out of Dental Appointments

Alyssa Assante, RDH, knew she wanted to become a dental hygienist in the 5th grade. With a dentist father, she spent her summers helping out at her dad’s practice in Carlsbad, California. She was even nominated for the “Colgate Smile Award”…

Award Winner to Be Revealed in July

Each year, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene’s Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a dental hygienist who has made a tremendous impact on the art and science of the profession.

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