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Purchasing Insurance

This information is from the article What Type of Insurance Should I Purchase Before Starting Practice? By Michele Carr, RDH, MA. To read the article, click here.

Ease Pain With Acupuncture

In healthcare and, more specifically, the dental field, musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most critical occupational health concerns affecting clinicians. The prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal pain among dental hygienists…

The Caries Problem Among Older Adults

The most recent United States census estimates the number of adults age 65 and older is expected to reach 98 million, or 24% of the overall population, by 2060. This demographic change will impact the delivery of both medical and dental…

Is Retipping An Option?

This information is from the article To Retip or Not to Retip Dental Instruments by Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS. To read the article, click here.

Combatting Social Isolation

Dental hygienists are uniquely positioned to identify older adults who are socially isolated or lonely during patient care appointments. Dental hygiene’s core value of beneficence allows clinicians to assess for signs of isolation and…

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