This Month’s Features
Site-specific ultrasonic instrumentation is key to achieving effective periodontal maintenance and supporting periodontal health.
Professionally applied topical fluorides are key to personalized caries prevention treatment planning.
Advances in technology may help oral health professionals improve their ergonomic posture and decrease occupational injuries.
Oral health professionals need to be well versed in the adverse effects of e-cigarettes so they can effectively educate their patients.
With effective preparation, practice, and review of patients’ medical histories and vital signs, oral health professionals will be able to appropriately respond to medical emergencies.
Addressing the oral complications caused by hematopoietic stem cell transplants is integral to maintaining health in this patient population.
While its etiology is unclear, the symptoms of burning mouth syndrome can be effectively addressed with a personalized patient treatment plan.
The USA Today article, “Your Smartphone Is 7 Times Dirtier Than Your Toilet. Here’s How To Clean It,” recently made the rounds on the internet and it’s understandable why.
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Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD, the “father of oral science,” has passed away.
The Montana Board of Dentistry voted on Friday, March 8, to broaden the scope of practice for dental hygienists by allowing those with advanced training to apply silver diamine fluoride (SDF) in public health settings.
Graduating from dental hygiene school at Lake Superior College in Duluth Minnesota in 2006, Sherry Morrissey, RDH, began her first job as a dental hygienist in Fosston, Minnesota.