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This Month’s Features

Take a Break

Here’s how to incorporate relaxation into your daily workday.

The Role of Interleukin-6 in Oral Diseases

The future of oral health care may include the diagnosis and modulation of this cytokine as a strategy for treatment and to improve patient outcomes.

The Price of Safety

Dentistry’s shift from multi-use products to single-use devices has drastically reduced the risk of patient-to-patient disease transmission.

The Power of Selection

Choosing the best insert or tip for the task at hand improves the efficacy of ultrasonic instrumentation.

SUNSTAR Spotlight: Prevent Early Childhood Caries

Through risk assessment and effective prevention protocols, the rising prevalence of this aggressive disease process can be stemmed.

Continuing Education

Digital Dental Imaging

Incorporating the intraoral camera into day-to-day practice can improve the efficacy and efficiency of assessment, patient education, treatment planning, and documentation.

Treating Patients After Weight Loss Surgery

While bariatric surgery is effective in reducing the health risks associated with excess weight, it also presents challenges to oral and systemic health.

Radiography and the Pregnant Patient

The risks and benefits must be weighed when deciding whether a radiographic examination is appropriate for an expectant mother.

How to Care for Patients With Diabetes

Dental hygienists play an important role in providing effective oral health care to patients with diabetes, and in recognizing the symptoms of undiagnosed diabetes.


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