This Month’s Features
With most dental practices having already made the switch from film to digital, oral health professionals need to consistently evaluate their technique to ensure they are effectively capturing patient images.
Using loupes and lights may help clinicians compensate for visual deficiencies and improve ergonomics, possibly increasing career longevity.
Two dental hygienists expand their professional horizons through their work with the Hispanic Dental Association.
Proper sterilization monitoring processes include a combination of mechanical, chemical, and biological indicators.
The implications of occlusal trauma should be part of a comprehensive periodontal examination.
While treating periodontally involved furcations is fraught with challenges, several approaches are available to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.
High-quality instrumentation in addition to good self-care, appropriate re-evaluations, and additional treatment are key components of a successful periodontal treatment regimen.
The International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) celebrates its 35th anniversary this year.
Ask the Expert
Most of the patients I see either outright refuse to floss or lie about it. What are some good alternatives to recommend?
Products and Services
From supporting good ergonomics to providing infection control safeguards, Pac-Dent’s ProMate CL offers dental hygienists a win-win in handpiece selection.
EverSmile® WhiteFoam™, AlignerFresh™, and OrthoChews™
A listing of featured products.
Newsline + Industry Info
Digital Agenda covers all that’s happening under Dimensions’ social media platforms.
On July 23, 2021, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed HB 144/SB 146 into law.
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Editorial Advisory Board member and frequent contributor, JoAnn Gurenlian, RDH, MS, PhD, AFAAOM, is the new director of education and research at the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) as of August 2.
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The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) and American Dental Association (ADA) are advocating for license portability for both dentists and dental hygienists.
Growth and advancement occur when you allow yourself to step outside of your comfort zone.
Naoko Fujimori, RDH, MA, a 2009 graduate of the Dental Hygiene Program at New York University, returned to her native Japan and started an international study club called Team Grin’n in 2015.