This Month’s Features
The career paths for dental hygienists continue to expand, providing additional professional opportunities and improving access to care.
Learn how to improve the effectiveness of your power instrumentation during initial periodontal therapy, prophylaxis, and periodontal maintenance.
In light of declining vaccination rates, oral health professionals need to be knowledgeable about current vaccine recommendations so they can best advise their patients and support public health.
Patients with this genetic, autoimmune disorder experience significant oral health effects.
Dental hygienists are well positioned to implement risk-based recare intervals in order to improve patient compliance and outcomes.
Hormonal fluctuations may be a contributing risk factor for TMD-related pain.
Oral health professionals should be prepared to provide equitable care to this often stigmatized population.
A new year is upon us! Greeting another year is always thought-provoking since it’s likely the only time that we reflect back and look forward simultaneously.
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The American Dental Association (ADA) has released a new guideline that suggests antibiotics are not appropriate for toothaches in most cases.
A federally qualified health center—Penobscot Community Health Care—in Bangor, Maine, has received the necessary funding to begin a pilot project that would integrate the state’s first dental hygiene therapist into its dental center’s care team.
Research from the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine and University of Maryland School of Dentistry indicates patients with deficit schizophrenia have a wider oral palate than individuals with other forms of the disease, as well as those without the disorder.
If you could change anything about providing oral health care, what would it be?
Each month, Newsline features some of our most active Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Brand Ambassadors.
To kick off the new year, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is excited to announce the launch of two new columns—”Digital Agenda” and “Social Commentary.“
The second annual Teledentistry Innovation Awards, sponsored by MouthWatch LLC, an intraoral and teledentistry solutions company based in Metuchen, New Jersey, were presented at a ceremony during the Greater New York Dental Meeting in November 2019.
New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry’s World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for Quality Improvement and Evidence-Based Dentistry, together with The Lancet, hosted an event at the United Nations to bring oral health into the conversation about universal health coverage.
Digital Agenda covers all that’s happening under Dimensions’ social media platforms.