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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.

Dental Hygiene Loses Beloved Leader

Winnie Furnari, MS, RDH, FAADH, FAAFS, FADE, the 2022 recipient of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene’s Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award, passed away on April 20.

Global Oral Health Status Is Grim

A new “Global Oral Health Status Report” published by the World Health Organization (WHO) provides the first-ever comprehensive picture of oral disease burden, with data profiles for 194 countries that offer key markers of oral health.

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