This Month’s Features
Evaluating the evidence behind strategies designed to reduce the risk of these common injuries is key to improving the ergonomics of clinical practice.
Removing tenacious calculus deposits requires a complementary approach that includes both ultrasonic and hand instrumentation.
Myriad resources are available for dental professionals who serve in this important role.
Dental professionals need to be prepared to safely and effectively treat patients with age-related macular degeneration.
Periodontal probing and dental radiography are important components of evaluating the location and severity of this common oral disease.
The debate over whether antibiotic prophylaxis is necessary to prevent this life-threatening infection remains ongoing.
This vulnerable population is at increased risk for a variety of oral diseases, including caries, periodontal diseases, and fungal infections.
As the calendar turns another page, there is much to celebrate within the profession of dental hygiene, as well as ongoing challenges to face in the coming year.
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Products and Services
Oral Health Products Inspired By Dental Professionals.
Toothpaste Protects and Strengthens Enamel.
New Defense Against Plaque and Gingivitis.
Enamel Enhancing Preventive System.
Caries Prevention Mouthwash Makes a Splash
Newsline + Industry Info
Individuals who fear the dentist may avoid the dental office for years, leading to poor oral health and lack of trust.
Hu Friedy, Chicago, has launched a new line of instruments—Periodontal Maintenance Curettes—developed in partnership with Anna M. Pattison, RDH, MS, renowned dental hygiene educator and practitioner and Dimensions of Dental Hygiene's editor in chief emerita.
The recent launch of the Colorado Medical-Dental Integration Project (CO-MDI) is helping make affordable medical and dental care for the centennial state's most vulnerable residents more accessible than ever before.