This Month’s Features
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is emphasizing the importance of the dental home, the age 1 dental visit, and utilization of pediatric dental care services in the united states and abroad
New strategies are needed to ensure vulnerable children receive preventive and routine oral health care services.
Clinicians need to be prudent when recommending X-rays, adhere to strict safety standards, and use proper technique when utilizing radiography in children.
The effectiveness of fluoride varnish in preventing caries is the focus of this practical review.
This technology can help clinicians in their efforts to completely remove subgingival calculus.
Knowledgeable oral health professionals are uniquely positioned to identify patients early in the disease process.
Dental hygienists are well prepared to help those with this autoimmune disorder maintain their oral health.
Early diagnosis, effective treatment, and patient compliance are integral to successfully managing this rapidly advancing disease.
Preventing and controlling pain are integral to ensuring successful dental appointments among this patient population.
While February is noted for Valentine's Day and Presidents Day celebrations, the oral health care community knows it as National Children's Dental Health Month.
Ask the Expert
What is the correct protocol for a patient who presented with a suspicious lesion and is at increased risk for oral cancer (long-time smoker) but who did not follow up with our referral to an oral surgeon for biopsy?
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A listing of featured products.
Newsline + Industry Info
February marks National Children's Dental Health Month, and reigning Miss Native American USA Kristina Hyatt, RDH, is teaming up with America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health Foundation to improve the oral health of Native American youth.
Dental technicians are important members of the oral health care team, but the profession is not highly regulated.
Washington state has significant access-to-care problems, with the state's poorest residents—generally Native Americans and other minority groups—experiencing disproportionate amounts of dental diseases.
The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Dentistry is the latest recipient of research grants totaling more than $20 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) designed to reduce oral health disparities and improve children's dental health.