This Month’s Features
With a variety of concentrations, application types, and delivery methods, clinicians can recommend the right fluoride product for their patients' individual needs.
Pediatric patients are more vulnerable to the effects of radiation, so clinicians must be prudent when capturing radiographs in this population.
Complete removal of all subgingival deposits is a challenge, but leaving burnished calculus behind threatens periodontal health.
This annual guide is a comprehensive compilation of etching materials, primers/bonding agents, sealants, curing lights, articulating paper, and finishers and polishers, which can be used in any clinical setting.
Caries risk determination is a critical component of the clinical decision-making process.
Inflammation is the link that binds these two common maladies.
Providing dental care to pregnant patients is both safe and necessary to ensure the health of both mothers and infants.
While tobacco use continues to decline in adults, its prevalence is growing among young people, emphasizing the need for effective prevention and intervention strategies.
The efficacy of this technology as an adjunctive treatment for periodontitis and peri-implant diseases remains controversial.
As a "seasoned" dental hygienist, it's fun to look back on the advances that have been made during my professional career.
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Newsline + Industry Info
Georgia is one of the few states in the country where dental hygienists can practice only under the direct supervision of a dentist.
Chicago-based Hu-Friedy announced in January its acquisition of J. Palmero Sales Co.
In December 2016, Sunstar Americas and the National Dental Association hosted a program during the 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting.
Ceatus Media Group announced it would continue its sponsorship of the Nash Institute for Dental Learning in 2017.
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes continues to increase worldwide, decreasing quality of life, shortening lifespan, and increasing health care costs for those affected.
The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) recently published recommendations for improving access to care in the article "Improving the Oral Health Care Capacity of Federally Qualified Health Centers," published in the December issue of Health Affairs.
New research published by the Journal of Dental Research suggests that dental anomalies associated with cleft lip/cleft palate may be the result of salivary gland abnormalities.