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Twenty Years and Counting

When Lorene G. Kent, RDH, BA, envisioned the ideal journal for her fellow dental hygienists, one of the most important factors was beauty. She wanted to provide readers with high-level, peer-reviewed content within a visually appealing…

Dimensions’ Editor in Chief Elected to IFDH Board

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene’s Editor in Chief Jill Rethman, RDH, BA, was elected president elect of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) on August 9 at the House of Delegates meeting in Dublin, Ireland. The new board…

Dedicated to Doing the Right Thing

I grew up visiting my Aunt Mary in a nursing home, and too soon after that, I found myself visiting my Grandma Louise in another long-term care facility. Seeing my wheelchair-bound grandma in that facility was one of the hardest things…

Find Your Uncomfortable Zone

Right after I was accepted to dental hygiene school, I was visiting my sister at a well-known hospital when she mentioned that her teeth felt awful from not being able to properly clean them. She asked the nurse for floss who replied, “I…

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