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Mini- and micro-mini-bladed Gracey curets enable access and maximize calculus removal.
Despite a wealth of evidence showing the effectiveness of sealants in caries prevention, this modality remains underutilized.
Exclusively breastfed babies may be at increased risk for vitamin D deficiency, which can affect enamel development and caries risk.
Oral health professionals can play a key role in serving this patient population.
Research suggests some birth control methods may increase periodontitis risk.
The medical history provides an opportunity for clinicians to discuss COVID-19 and how patients can best protect themselves from severe illness.
You’ve seen the photos on social media—your fellow dental hygienists proudly showing their upper arms while being vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Editorial Advisory Board member Wayne A. Aldredge, DMD, was honored with the American Academy of Periodontology’s (AAP) Distinguished Service Award at the end of 2020.
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National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists may have found a new genetic disorder that affects the brain and craniofacial skeleton.
The Dental Hygiene Program at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles—one of the most highly regarded baccalaureate programs in the United States—has announced that its final class will graduate in 2021.
Reflecting on 50 years in dental hygiene, I discovered that major career shifts followed either unique opportunities or bad employment experiences.
Research published in the Journal of Dentistry is helping to inform oral health professionals on how to safely treat patients during the global pandemic by mitigating the risks of dental aerosols, according to a study led by Newcastle University in the United Kingdom.
A growing number of states are authorizing dentists to administer immunizations for COVID-19 to help speed vaccine delivery.
The Pew Charitable Trusts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public policy and encouraging civic life in the United States, reports that even during a challenging year for oral healthcare due to the global pandemic, dental therapy has continued to expand its reach across the US.