This Month’s Features
In the 12th 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.
The following strategies will help oral health professionals prevent and manage infection control exposure events.
Bryan J. Frantz, DMD, MS, discusses the use of cone-beam computed tomography in dental implant treatment, as well as periodontal diagnosis and care.
As the link between maternal and infant oral health becomes more clear, dental hygiene practice must also evolve to reflect this new knowledge.
Oral health professionals must be knowledgeable about the human papillomavirus and its vaccine to effectively educate their patients.
Dental teams can use these strategies to encourage medication adherence among patients and avoid possible adverse drug interactions.
Supporting patient compliance with treatment and addressing oral health implications are key to improving the health of patients with this common disorder.
Every year at this time, our thoughts naturally turn to what’s happened over the past 12 months.
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Children’s teeth don’t develop along the traditionally accepted timeline, according to a study from the University of Missouri School of Medicine.
Lynn Pencek, RDH, MS, was a longtime member of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene’s Corporate Council when she was working with Orascoptic as a senior district manager.
Each month, Newsline features some of our most active Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Brand Ambassadors.
The Medicaid|MedicarelCHIP Services Dental Association, a nonprofit organization that advocates for quality oral health care for Medicaid, Medicare and Children’s Health Insurance Program beneficiaries, has launched a campaign aimed at reducing opioid use for post-surgical dental pain management.
Nonventilator health care-associated pneumonia (NV-HAP)—when patients receive treatment in a health-care setting and develop pneumonia unrelated to their treatment and without the presence of a ventilator—is a significant issue that negatively impacts patient outcomes and swells hospital costs.