This Month’s Features
In the 11th edition of this annual feature, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene recognizes the best and the brightest in academia, clinical practice, industry, “mover and shaker,” public health, and research.
Many floss alternatives are available that may help improve compliance and outcomes.
Gloves provide the most important barrier to disease transmission.
Proper training enables oral health professionals to quickly respond to sudden cardiac arrest in dental patients.
Transmucosal drug delivery provides an alternative to traditional enteral, intravenous, or intramuscular routes of medication administration.
Oral health professionals are well-positioned to facilitate obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis and treatment in the dental setting.
The full scope of dental hygiene practice requires a link between the assessment data and the dental hygiene care plan.
It’s difficult to believe that nearly a year has passed since my brother Frank had a stroke.
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While the idea of calming anxious dental patients with a well-trained, adorable therapy or comfort dog appeals to most, new research shows that the use of such animals is not without risk.
Dedicated to the oral health care of medically complex patients with a focus on the oral-systemic link, the American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM) has introduced an academic affiliate fellowship program that enables health care professionals, including dental hygienists, to earn the AAOM academic fellowship credential.