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What Do You Know About Mouthrinse?

The use of mouthrinses can benefit patients’ oral health in a variety of ways—from reducing caries risk to supporting periodontal health. Read on to see how much you know about this important part of an effective self-care regimen.

How Much Do You Know About Musculoskeletal Disorders?

Dental hygienists should learn to recognize the common signs and symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders. Better awareness of these problems and their treatments may result in improved long-term outcomes. Read on to test your…

Test Your Knowledge on Fluoride Varnish

Fluoride counteracts dental caries by enhancing the uptake of minerals, incorporating into the crystal structure of enamel to increase resistance to acid attack, and disrupting cariogenic bacterial activity. High-concentration delivery…

How Much Do You Know About Periodontal Disease Management?

Dental professionals are instrumental in the prevention and management of periodontal disease. Superior knowledge on this multifactorial disease will help clinicians create individualized treatment plans. How much do you know about managing…

Increase Your Understanding of Precision Dentistry

The ultimate goal of precision dentistry is to provide patients with accurate and timely diagnoses and improve treatment and outcomes. This individualized therapy plan is poised to positively impact treatment planning, care delivery, and…

Test Your Knowledge on Ultrasonics

Clinicians should become well versed in the differences in techniques when using magnetostrictive and piezoelectric devices. While these devices are similar, understanding how to use them properly is integral to achieving ideal outcomes.…

How Much Do You Know About Personal Protective Equipment?

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a crucial component of preventing disease transmission in the dental setting. When appropriate PPE is selected and used as intended, it prevents patient body fluids and operative debris from contacting…

Test Your Knowledge on Birth Outcomes and Oral Health

Although optimal oral health is critical to the overall health of pregnant women and their babies, maternal oral health is often overlooked during prenatal care. As untreated maternal oral conditions can be a major risk factor for health…

How Much Do You Know About Gingival Recession?

Clinicians must be familiar with the diagnosis and procedures for controlling gingival recession, as it is a common clinical condition. Read on to evaluate how much you know about strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of gingival…