This Month’s Features
In-office treatment of this common dental complaint can provide effective relief.
The use of cordless handpieces may help dental hygienists mitigate their risk of musculoskeletal disorders.
Technique plays an important role in enhancing patient comfort during periodontal debridement.
The use of the infraorbital, anterior middle superior alveolar, and maxillary nerve blocks provide safety and efficiency benefits during the administration of local anesthesia.
Dental hygienists can help patients improve their oral health by identifying dietary contributors to oral disease, assessing patients for nutrition-related risks, and providing dietary counseling.
Oral health professionals are well positioned to screen for this preventable cause of death during the dental hygiene process of care.
Although the research is mixed, the use of laser technology in periodontics and implantology continues to grow.
Spring has arrived, which always evokes thoughts of renewal and rebirth.
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In January, a 20 year old Italian woman was diagnosed with a febrile illness after spending 2 weeks in the Dominican Republic.
New York based Colgate Palmolive and Laval, Quebec based Klox Technologies Inc recently announced an agreement to foster further development of Klox's Human Oral Health technology platform.
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care in March.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is awarding more than $7 million in first-year funding to 10 research grants designed to eliminate inequalities in access to dental care among children.