This Month’s Features
The dental care delivery system is evolving, putting the dental therapist center stage in the next generation of oral health care.
Understanding the anatomy, topography, and calculus type is essential to effective power instrumentation of deep pockets.
A well-versed infection control coordinator is integral to making sure a site-specific infection control program is both compliant and effective.
As the popularity of these therapeutic injections increases, oral health professionals should be familiar with their mechanism of action, indications, adverse effects, and evidence for safe and effective use.
How to safely and effectively care for dental restorations.
Strategies for using the Core Four to help prevent musculoskeletal disorders.
HIV testing in the dental setting can help patients get connected with the care they need to improve their long-term health outcomes.
A significant piece of legislation regarding oral health care was recently passed.
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Older adults with 10 teeth to 19 teeth are at increased risk for malnutrition compared with those who have 20 or more teeth, according to a new study out of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
The New Haven Public Schools district in Connecticut is addressing access-to-care issues by bringing dental services to children’s classrooms.
The Special Care Dentistry Association (SCDA)—an international organization of oral health professionals dedicated to promoting oral health and well-being for people with special needs—offers a Special Care Dental Hygiene Fellowship Program for dental hygienists who work with patients who have special needs in both community and institutional settings.
A bill authorizing the licensing of dental therapists in the state of Michigan—Senate Bill 541—passed the House of Representatives in December 2018.