This Month’s Features
This approach is gaining attention for its potential in alleviating work-related pain among oral health professionals.
Silver diamine fluoride provides a variety of benefits in arresting dental caries, yet remains underutilized.
The Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact facilitates the ability of clinicians to move, expands employment opportunities, and reduces the need to maintain multiple licenses.
In order to provide the best possible patient care, oral health professionals need to be aware of the characteristics, pathophysiology, treatment, and oral considerations of this genetic condition.
Special considerations must be made to maintain the health of this type of dental implant.
Oral health professionals play a crucial role in preventing and managing this rare but serious pathology.
A thorough knowledge of the demineralization/remineralization process is critical to effective caries management.
Be patient with yourself, celebrate your progress, and don’t hesitate to seek help if needed.
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Are gel pens acceptable for patient charting, or is the preferred implement still a black ballpoint pen?
Products and Services
Prescription fluoride offers a variety of benefits for kids and adults at high caries risk.
Newsline + Industry Info
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is pleased to welcome two new members to its Corporate Council: Dominic Castro, RDH, BS, and Ellen R. Guritzky, MSJ, RDH, FADHA. Castro is the ambassador activation and community manager for BURST Oral Care. He provides strategic direction and leadership to the ambassador activation team, contributing to the elevation of brand [...]
Harold C. Slavkin, DDS, a tremendous contributor to dental education, dental research, and oral health promotion, passed away on December 22, 2023. A professor emeritus and dean emeritus at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California in Los Angeles, he was also the former director of the National Institute of Dental and [...]
Discovery EXPO for Hygienists, hosted by Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, is an in-person 2-day event — September 13 and 14, 2024 — with exceptional speakers and content supporting the dental hygiene community. Discovery EXPO will present highly desired content focused on periodontal health, anesthesia, caries control, and diagnostics, as well as other key topics in [...]
Harold A. Henson, RDH, MEd, PhD, FADHA, recently received the University of Texas (UT) Health Houston’s 2023 President’s Scholar Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award recognizes Henson’s work in furthering innovative educational programs for both students and educators at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry. The award encompasses a framed certificate, cash prize of $10,000, [...]