This Month’s Features
Learn how these advanced three-dimensional imaging modalities can improve diagnostic capabilities and support treatment planning in the dental setting.
As the use of ultrasonic therapy grows, dental hygienists must be knowledgeable about how to best use this modality.
An individually designed program provided by a physical therapist can help oral health professionals improve strength, flexibility, endurance, and patterns of posture and movement.
Research supports a variety of techniques to treat this common malady.
Antibiotic resistance is a global health problem that can be addressed through education, effective infection control protocols, and prudent prescription practices.
Dental professionals can improve the oral health of long-term care facility residents by teaching caregivers how to provide daily oral hygiene services.
An important tool in radiographic imaging during orthodontic treatment, dental professionals need to understand its inherent benefits, while also considering the risks of increased radiation exposure.
Oral health professionals are charged with educating their patients about oral cancer risk and detection, as well as ensuring effective screenings are performed at every dental appointment.
Two reports were recently published that bode well for dental hygiene's future.
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Citing an increased need to prevent early childhood caries (ECC)—the most common chronic childhood disease in the world—the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs has released updated guidelines regarding the use of fluoride toothpaste in children.
Supplement sighlights importance of informed dental patients .
Two University of Maryland School of Dentistry faculty members received the Kathy Lyter Oral Health Hero Award.
A new study found that adolescent girls undergoing orthodontic treatment have a lower pain tolerance than their male counterparts.
Dental hygiene is a flexible career with good pay—at least that's how Linda Perhacs, RDH, saw it when she graduated with a degree in dental hygiene from the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles in the 1960s.