This Month’s Features
With the use of amalgam restorative materials declining, oral health professionals need to remain up-to-date on the alternatives so they can best advise their patients.
Clinicians must be able to gain access and remove all deposits from the base of the pocket in order to control disease and prevent probing depths from increasing.
Dental hygienists should be prepared to recognize the disorder, provide prompt referral for medical care, and educate patients on protecting their oral health.
This salivary gland dysfunction presents a multidimensional challenge to oral health professionals who must be well versed in sialorrhea’s causes and progression in order to effectively treatment plan.
As technology advances, dental hygienists need to be well versed on the practical benefits of intraoral scanner use.
With the recent rise in incidence, oral health professionals should be able to recognize measles and understand the related oral health considerations.
It’s been a long time since something truly groundbreaking has happened that may impact the way individuals practice their professions.
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Students at Lynn Middle School in Las Cruces, New Mexico, can now receive preventive dental care every Wednesday at the Happy Smiles School-Based Dental Clinic.
Mary Jensen, RDH, MS, has been a practicing dental hygienist for the past 38 years.
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, along with premier sponsor Colgate and supporting sponsors Patterson Dental and PDT Inc, will present the 10th annual The Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award during the American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s 96th Annual Session in Louisville, Kentucky.