This Month’s Features
Maintaining fitness and sticking to a regular exercise routine may help oral health professionals prevent work-related injury.
Salivary diagnostic testing is poised to move the dental setting into primary, preventive care.
Sufficient power, proper adaptation, and appropriate stroke activation are integral to successful use of this modality.
With increasing numbers of hepatitis C virus infections, oral health professionals need to advise their baby boomer patients to seek testing.
The matriarch of dental hygiene, Esther M. Wilkins, BS, RDH, DMD, lives on through her seminal textbook, her passion for the profession of dental hygiene, and her personal impact on friends and colleagues.
Staying abreast of the changing landscape of caries risk assessment, management, and prevention will help oral health professionals provide the highest quality patient care.
Oral health professionals play important roles in detecting and treating obstructive sleep apnea.
In order to safely and effectively manage this patient population, oral health professionals should be able to recognize the medical indications for which antiplatelets are prescribed and understand their adverse effects.
This complex neural tube defect causes a variety of impairments that can impact the delivery of dental treatment.
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Dimensions of Dental Hygiene announced the honorees for the ninth annual "Six Dental Hygienists You Want to Know" in its December 2016 issue.
In Southern California, a pilot teledentistry program called Smiles X-Press is increasing access to care for local children.
The first vaccine to prevent chronic periodontitis may be one step closer to reality.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted "Breakthrough Therapy Designation" to silver diamine fluoride (SDF) (38%) for the arrest of dental caries.
Chicago-based Oral Health America (OHA) recently received a $50,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation.
The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) recently announced its two newest corporate members.