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Treating Black Hairy Tongue

This information is from the article Can You Discuss Treatment for Black Hairy Tongue Besides Scraping? By Olga A.C. Ibsen, RDH, MS, FAADH. To read the article, click here.

Assessing Risk of Heart Disease

This information is from the article Pharmacotherapy in Patients With Heart Disease By Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD, FSCDH. To read the article, click here.

Tips for Treating Patients With Alzheimer Disease

Alzheimer disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that causes cognition impairment and memory loss, affecting activities of daily living. In the United States, an estimated 4.5 million people have AD and this figure is…

Tips for Instrument Sharpening

This information is from the article Strategies for Effective Instrument Sharpening by Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS. To read the article, click here.

Controlling Plaque Biofilm

Oral healthcare is focused on preventing and treating oral diseases. Periodontal diseases and caries, while largely preventable, are pervasive. In most cases, they can be prevented by controlling plaque biofilm via toothbrushing,…

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.

Benefits of Furthering Your Education

Although dental hygiene is a young profession comparatively speaking, the number of dental hygienists has grown significantly in recent years in correlation with the increase in the number of dental hygiene schools. The United States Bureau…

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